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Using Compressed Air for Bridge Painting

Compressed air is everywhere. Portable diesel air compressors bring compressed air wherever it is needed: plantside, roadside, refineryside and many other jobsites.

This month’s feature application is using portable air compressors for bridge painting.

Bridges and overpasses periodically require surface preparation and repainting on the steel supports and super structures. A contractor will come in and “tent” the structure to mitigate debris and overspray from contacting cars in traffic.

Contractors typically use big air between 900-1600 cfm, but predominantly 1600 cfm with reclaimers, to perform bridge painting jobs.

Find your authorized Sullair distributor to learn more about this application and which compressor is right for you.


Industrial Systems & Equipment Co. Inc. (Inseco)

Calle C # 730 Mario Julia Industrial Park

Puerto Nuevo PR 00922

Tel: 787-781-2655

Fax: 787-793-3620


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Dominican Republic

Autopista Duarte Km 9 Calle La Paz 

Parque Comercial Freixas, Nave No. 8 

Villa Marina, Santo Domingo, RD

Tel: 1-829-544-6230  

Email: info@tecnofil.com.do



Zamora No.93, Col. Condesa 

C.P. 06140 México, CDMX

Tel: (5255) 5286 1067  

Email: info@simex-sa.com.mx

Convento de San Jerónimo No.3

Jardines de Santa Mónica

CP. 54050, Tlalnepantla, EDOMEX.

Tel:  (55) 5361-9431  

Email: info@aireko.com.mx

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