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Hycomp October 2013 Newsletter October 2013: Volume 4, Issue 2
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“A Case Study in Nitrogen: Kateeva OLED Displays”
California based Kateeva is creating a new class of production equipment for advanced flat panel display products like OLED (organic light-emitting diode) TVs. Through this process they questioned, what is the most efficient and effective way to compress nitrogen? …more

“A Study in Nitrogen”
Nitrogen (N2) is a colorless, odorless and tasteless gas that constitutes 78.08% by volume of the air we breathe. Nitrogen is an inert gas; the term inert basically means unreactive. …more

“Natural Gas Compressor for Ceprot Systems”
Ceprot Systems have been a packager of natural gas compressors for well head applications in Estonia and the Baltic region since 2005. They offer engine and motor driven reciprocating and rotary screw compressors. …more

“Hycomp Welcomes Brian Llewellyn”
Hycomp is proud to introduce Brian Llewellyn as our new Engineering Manager. As Hycomp continues to grow, Brian is now part of this exciting expansion. …more

Hycomp September 2013 Newsletter September 2013: Volume 4, Issue 1
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“Hycomp Donates to INSTEP for Expansion”
Hycomp is proud to donate a portion of four compressor packages that were sent to Institut Teknologi Petroleum Petronas (INSTEP) in Kuala Terengganu, Malaysia…more

“Hycomp Made the List, Inc. 500|5000”
For the third year in a row, Hycomp is listed on Inc. Magazine’s annual Inc. 500|5000 list…more

“Lisa Perkes: New Hycomp Marketing Specialist”
Hycomp is pleased to announce the addition of Lisa Perkes, a marketing specialist…more

“Helium Shortage Creates Need for Reclaim Compressors”
Whether you have noticed or not, a global shortage in helium (He) has existed since May of 2012…more

“International Hycomp”
A major contributor to Hycomp’s growth these past few years has been in the international market…more

Hycomp July 2012 Newsletter July 2012: Volume 3, Issue 7
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“Oil Pump Housing: Bigger – Better – Stronger”
We all want to torque bolts down so that they are tight and snug. But when dealing with standard NPT threads, too much torque can lead to …more

“Running Almost 200 Miles is Actually Pretty Fun”
If you were to drive 197.4 miles it would take you between 2 and 3 hours. Running that same distance through the mountains of Utah only took our team of relay runners …more

“Hycomp Gas University: Ethylene”
Ethylene is a colorless, flammable gas with a faint odor that is sweet and musty. It is nontoxic and has been used as an …more

Hycomp June 2012 Newsletter June 2012: Volume 3, Issue 6
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“Special Tools & Engineered Solutions”
When you are the only distributor around that has the right tools for the job, and when potential customers need help …more

“AICD 2012: Return & Report”
Manufacturer loyalty was a big topic of discussion during the entire weekend. It is always an …more

“Hycomp Gas University: Ethane”
Typically found in many gas mixtures compressed by Hycomp gas compressors, ethane is a colorless, odorless, flammable gas that is …more

“Technical Bulletin: Hycomp ID Coding System”
The Hycomp documents T111 Air Compressor ID Coding System, T112 Air Booster ID Coding System and T113 Gas Compressor ID Coding System have been recently updated and …more

Hycomp May 2012 Newsletter May 2012: Volume 3, Issue 5
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“Thriving in a Niche Market”
Every company should have a target market in which it thrives. Hycomp flourishes in a market segment that requires oil-free and …more

“Rome Strip Steel: Hycomp Service Testimonial”
It always feels good when someone tells you that you have done a good job, and it’s even better when a happy customer becomes a …more

“Hycomp Gas University: Krypton”
If you have ever seen a white or green “neon” sign then chances are you have seen Krypton in action. It is not normal for a Hycomp compressor to be employed in compressing high concentrations of …more

Hycomp April 2012 Newsletter April 2012: Volume 3, Issue 4
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“Discontinued Lines: Hycomp Has the Answers”
Finding replacement parts for discontinued compressor models can feel like a wild search for buried treasure. If and when the parts are …more

“Meet Freda Lasley: Sales & Parts Coordinator”
If you have questions related to parts or sales, all you have to do is say, “Is Freda there?” Hycomp Sales Coordinator, Freda Lasley, has the answers you want and even some you didn’t know you needed. …more

“Hycomp Gas University: Ammonia”
Ammonia is used for far more than cleaning your oven, making your crystal sparkle or …more

Hycomp March 2012 Newsletter March 2012: Volume 3, Issue 3
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“When it seems like everything is going wrong, who’s got your back?”
Even the best products from the highest quality companies have been known to occasionally experience a problem or two. What sets a company above the rest is how they react to the situation. …more

“Meet Ben Brough: OEM Account Manager (he speaks “Engineering”)
When you contact a company in the compression industry it is very advantageous to connect with someone that truly understands what you are talking about and …more

“Hycomp Gas University: Argon”
Sir William Ramsay discovered Argon with the help of Lord Rayleigh, in Scotland circa 1894. Argon is the third most abundant gas in the Earth’s atmosphere. Every year …more

Hycomp February 2012 Newsletter February 2012: Volume 3, Issue 2
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“Sizing Compressors – Complete Information”
When precision is paramount – information is king. A well built compressor is like a tailored suit, exact measurements need to be recorded and …more

“3 Situations You Need to Know About”
Hycomp compressors fit into three main situations. This may seem like an over simplified view of what Hycomp offers, and that is …more

“Hycomp Gas University: Helium”
Helium is a unique molecule that is used for much more than inflating balloons at the county fair. After hydrogen, helium is the lightest element and …more

Hycomp January 2012 Newsletter January 2012: Volume 3, Issue 1
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“Pressure Drop: Understand it, Plan for it”
There is nothing worse than making it through a technical project only to be disrupted by some critical detail that was overlooked. Pressure drop is …more

“Remote Mounted Controllers”
The advantages of remotely mounting a compressor control panel far outweigh the disadvantages, but when hazardous conditions are not a factor …more

“Hycomp Gas University: Natural Gas”
Methane is a colorless, odorless, tasteless, flammable gas. It is the first member of the paraffin (aliphatic or saturated) series of hydrocarbons. It is the …more

Hycomp December 2011 Newsletter December 2011: Volume 2, Issue 8
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“Gas Packing Step Into The Ring: Chevron Vs Tangent-Tangent”
When purchasing capital equipment it is wise to protect that investment through proper packaging and installation. Inlet and discharge receiver tanks are …more

“Hycomp Gas University: Carbon Dioxide”
Carbon dioxide is a compound of carbon and oxygen in proportions by weight of about 27.3 percent carbon to 72.7 percent oxygen. A gas at normal atmospheric temperatures and …more

Hycomp October 2011 Newsletter November 2011: Volume 2, Issue 7
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“Reciprocating Compressors: Pulsation Dampening Paramount”
When purchasing capital equipment it is wise to protect that investment through proper packaging and installation. Inlet and discharge receiver tanks are …more

“Hycomp Gas University: Nitrogen”
Over the next year or two we will be creating short gas information and application articles. These gas articles will be formatted to …more

“NAACD: Return & Report”
Our Hycomp Sales Managers headed to Florida for the 2011 NAACD conference (North American Association of Compressor Distributors) with the President of Hycomp and …more

Hycomp October 2011 Newsletter October 2011: Volume 2, Issue 6
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“Distributors: Working The Hycomp System”
In the world of compressor sales, knowledge is power. Becoming a Hycomp Distributor via our “Hycomp System” of training and partnership gives our distributors the …more

“9/11 Memorial Plaza”
September 11th means a lot more to Americans since the tragedy of 2001 took nearly 3,000 lives and decimated the World Trade Center buildings in New York. Now that same area, known as …more

Hycomp August2011 Newsletter September 2011: Volume 2, Issue 5
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“Hycomp Makes The List”
We are very pleased to announce that Hycomp is currently one of the fastest growing companies in the United States according to …more

“Understanding The Nitrogen Market”
The market for nitrogen compression continues to expand and the applications for high pressure nitrogen are nearly everywhere. However, once you find an application, many questions still …more

“Nuclear Nitrogen Running Strong”
In 2005, the plant’s original nitrogen compression system was experiencing constant failures and proving very unreliable. The nuclear power plant needed a …more

Hycomp August2011 Newsletter August 2011: Volume 2, Issue 4
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“Downtime Hurts, Redundancy is The Answer”
Redundancy is a big word in business; it can be a great word or a bad word. If you have it, it’s a really good word. If you don’t, it’s a bad reminder of when you…more

“Tracking History, One Compressor at a Time”
When one of our compressors is placed with an end-user we do not believe our responsibility with that customer ends, not even when the warranty period is far past…more

“Hycomp Digital Control: Smarter & Easier”
Hycomp has completely overhauled the programming in our compressor digital control systems to streamline usability and increase functionality…more

Hycomp July2011 Newsletter July 2011: Volume 2, Issue 3
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“Distributor Training: Closing More Sales”
Hycomp Distributor Training explains where we fit into your sales plan. We sell a niche product and are not looking to overtake any of your main product lines. We simply offer …more

“Service Training: Success With Air Liquide”
Though the crew got caught in the rain towards the end of the four-mile hike, they certainly didn’t let that dampen their spirits. Dan Davey of Air Liquide commented, “Best corporate event ever!” …more

“191.5 Miles, But Who’s Counting”
A day, a night, and half a day of continuous running? Sign us up, please! Meet team “If We Weren’t All Crazy, We Would Go Insane” —a crew of Hycomp employees and friends …more

Hycomp May2011 Newsletter May 2011: Volume 2, Issue 2
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“Hycomp Gas Compression: Safe & Reliable”
Hycomp engineers truly understand gas compression, and more importantly, we know how to engineer gas compressors and boosters that are both safe and reliable. …more

“Rob Hunt: NEW Hycomp Area Sales Manager”
During these first fast paced few months, one bit of news we are pleased to announce is the addition of Robert J. Hunt to our team …more

“Solid Factory Service With An Intuitive Edge”
In the multi-billion dollar empire of medical product manufacturing, contaminations such as …more

“AICD 2011: Las Vegas, May 14 – 17”
This year The AICD meeting is heading to The Red Rock Resort in beautiful Las Vegas, Nevada …more

“ICDA 2011: Florida – Return & Report”
Rob Hunt and Ken Schiefer had the honor of attending the 32nd Annual Industrial Compressor Distributor Association (ICDA) meeting …more

Hycomp Feb 2011 Newsletter Feb. 2011: Volume 2, Issue 1
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“Proper Filtration First Priority”
You wouldn’t run your car without an air filter, so you certainly wouldn’t want to operate a compressor without proper filtration. Sounds simple enough, but some important precautions concerning filtration often go overlooked …more

“Quality VS. Price”
No one wants the blame for low quality unreliable equipment. Lower priced compressors may save money on the front end, but …more

“Pharmaceuticals: Clean & Reliable Compressed Air”
In the pharmaceutical manufacturing industry, clean and reliable compressed gas is paramount. Pharmaceutical plants must meet the Food and Drug Administration’s regulations (FDA). If the process and product is not …more

Hycomp Nov/Dec 2010 Newsletter Nov./Dec. 2010: Volume 1, Issue 12
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“A Letter From The President”
As we all know, luck is a fickle thing. Hycomp has been blessed with an abundance of it. Looking back over 2010, I know our growth was not truly luck. Hard work, foresight and good decision making? Absolutely. But there is another very significant reason: sticking with our core value of building trust with our customers. …more

“Hycomp Distributor Protection”
Have you ever heard a distributor say, “I did all the work and somebody else got the sale”? At Hycomp we understand how tough sales can be and that’s why we …more

“Big Problems & Big Solutions”
Big issues require big solutions, and we have the knowledge and skills necessary to handle the jobs that come our way. From the humid climate of Cadereyta, Mexico, to the extreme dry heat of the Algerian Sahara Desert, Hycomp is …more

Hycomp October 2010 Newsletter October 2010: Volume 1, Issue 10
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“Heavy Duty Industrial Compressors”
Hycomp compressors are designed, engineered and manufactured with two main goals in mind. 1) To provide performance that exceeds expectations and 2) To produce safe oil-free compressors and compressor systems that …more

“Compressor Maintenance: ‘No Worries'”
With over 40,000 hours of operation and only oil changes for maintenance, a Hycomp nitrogen compressor in Eugene, Oregon is …more

“Hycomp Goes Synthetic “
Cut the amount of oil changes your compressor needs by 75% by switching to Hycomp’s new synthetic crankcase oil …more

Hycomp Newsletter: September September 2010: Volume 1, Issue 9
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“Fully Packaged to Your Application”
When compressing air and other gases at higher pressures the components used must stand up to the rigorous demands placed upon them. And when our clients bring us specialized requirements we design what their application needs. Hycomp engineers have often …more

“Hycomp Q&A: How does Hycomp handle XP packaging?”
The acronym XP, stands for explosion proof. When a compressor system is referred to as XP, it is inferring containment against a potential explosion. Hycomp compressors and boosters are available with …more

Hycomp Newsletter: August August 2010: Volume 1, Issue 8
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“Full Hycomp Factory Support”
Hycomp offers full factory support. When you need us we will be there for you 24 hours a day and 7 days a week as a standard service …more

“Hycomp Q&A: How do I handle a warranty issue?”
We stand behind our product 100% and when warranty issues arise we want to resolve those issues as fast and accurately as possible. …more

Hycomp Newsletter: June June 2010: Volume 1, Issue 6
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“Gas Booster Niche, Higher Profits”
Our gas compressor niche basically exists because most large manufacturers do not address the problems that Hycomp compressors solve. Many of the companies that have been serving this market are also pulling out of the gas compression market, even as it is growing. This increasing demand for gas compressors offers Hycomp distributors very exciting opportunities. …more

“Q&A: Natural Gas, Moving Forward With Confidence”
Hycomp is an industry leader in designing, engineering and manufacturing natural gas compressors that are not only safe to use and operate, but are specifically tailored to your exact application. It is our job to be the experts; you do not need to know everything about natural gas. …more

Hycomp Newsletter: May May 2010: Volume 1, Issue 5
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“Nitrogen Applications On The Rise”
The demand for pure, high pressure reliable nitrogen is increasing, and Hycomp has the answers that your clients want.

In the last six months 42% of the inquires we received were for nitrogen compressors and boosters. These inquires represent …more

“Hycomp Presentation At AICD”
The presentation will help distributors better understand the market and how to find more opportunities and success. The basics of air and gas boosting will be addressed. We will also delve into some key technical engineering points to help those in attendance fully understand when, where, and why air and gas boosters are …more

Hycomp Newsletter: April April 2010: Volume 1, Issue 4
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“How To Size A Compressor: Application Worksheet Success”
A well built compressor is like a tailored suit, exact measurements need to be recorded and followed or the suit will not fit properly. Hycomp compressors are engineered to be an exact fit for their intended use and …more

“Hycomp To Attend 2010 ICDA”
Ken Schiefer, Area Manager – North America, will be representing Hycomp Inc. at the 31st Annual ICDA meeting located in Palm Springs, California on April 25 – 27. “I am very excited to talk to Gardner Denver distributors about gas compressors …due to recent events with Gardner Denver, people are …more

Hycomp Newsletter: March March 2010: Volume 1, Issue 3
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“Worry-Free Factory Startup”
Two key questions often come up during a capital equipment purchase. “How many other unforeseen expenses are there going to be?” and “How long will it take to be up and running?” Hycomp Factory Startup eliminates these concerns and includes: an additional six months manufacturer warranty, efficient and …more

“Factory Testing”
At our Hycomp factory in Northern Utah, we test every compressor we manufacture to ensure that it performs as designed. …more

Hycomp Newsletter: February February 2010: Volume 1, Issue 2
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“‘Engineer To Engineer’ Means Full Engineering Involvement”
John O’Donnell, President of J. O’Donnell & Associates recently experienced Hycomp’s engineering involvement. John was the conduit in providing a solution for Air Products & Chemicals, a fortune 500 – 8.3 billion dollar company. “It was a pleasure working that job and receiving the cooperation from Ken Schiefer and the Hycomp engineers. The [Hycomp] engineers were about 3,000 miles away but it felt like they were just down the street…” said O’Donnell. …more

“You Ask The Questions & Hycomp Answers: Hycomp Q & A”
Question: Flow measurements, such as: CFM, SCFM, ICFM, and ACFM are often blended when specifying the capacity of a pump. How can we make sense of these measures of flow and understand what is needed to provide a solution? …more

Hycomp Newsletter: January January 2010: Volume 1, Issue 1
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“The New Hycomp Distributor Kit”
John Haslam, Charlotte Branch Manager of Universal Air Products Corporation was excited to receive his kit. “We received your ‘Dealer Package’ yesterday. Hats off to the folks who put this together. I’ve been in this business for more years than I want to admit, and this binder is one of the best I’ve seen from any manufacturer.” …more

“Distributor Training”
Distributor training, via a live webinar presentation, will explain how to utilize the resources contained in the kit and answer any questions you may have …more

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