Basics of Compressed Dry Air System Design and Troubleshooting

Basics of Compressed Air System Design and Troubleshooting

Compressed Dry Air (CDA) systems are an essential part of the manufacturing industry. In fact, compressed air is so common, it’s frequently considered the fourth utility, after electricity, natural gas and water. Compressed air is, however, more expensive than the three utilities when calculated on a per unit energy delivered basis. For this reason, understanding… Read More

Microbiologically Influenced Corrosion

MIC: Microbiologically Influenced Corrosion – The Fire Sprinkler Pipe Terrorist

Microbiologically influenced corrosion, or MIC. You may have heard it referred to as “The Fire Sprinkler Pipe Terrorist” because it infiltrates systems and is undetected until the pipes are obstructed or begin leaking prematurely. The damage caused by MIC can result in the failure of a sprinkler system to control a fire, which can lead… Read More

Drones Are Lifting Off for the Construction Industry

Drones Are Lifting Off for the Construction Industry

When we hear about drones, most of us think of unmanned military aircraft. Or, we imagine the potential of an unmanned aircraft hovering outside our home delivering our latest online purchase. These may be accurate or possible applications of drone technology, but they aren’t the only ways drones can be used. Today, the construction industry… Read More

Andrew Clendenen Trial by Fire

Trial By Fire

At C1S, our team members are our most valuable assets. That’s why we take the time to invest in them professionally through things like continued education and networking opportunities, personally through the use of experienced mentors, and even physically through group activities like our “Susta1ners” running team and “Biggest Loser Challenge.” One major beneficiary of… Read More

Work Hard, Play Hard: C1S Crawfish Boil 2017

Work Hard, Play Hard: C1S Crawfish Boil 2017 (Video)

On Friday, April 21st, team members, their families, clients, and friends of the company gathered for the 8th Annual C1S Crawfish Boil. The event began as a way to say thank you to the people who have a stake in our success, and is one of many ways we live up to one of our… Read More

Promoting Safety, Quality and Health in Dust Collection Systems

Dust Collection in an Industrial Context Promotes Quality, Safety & Health

Enhancing safety, increasing efficiency and reducing costs are important goals to manufacturers. Dust collection systems can play a big role in accomplishing them. In a manufacturing setting, dust can affect the quality of the products produced, impact worker health, and even catch fire or explode. Dust collection is particularly important to industries such as: Chemical… Read More