BEACH Filters Clear the Air – reminder going into the Fall 2022

As the cool Fall air comes in, it also brings pollutants and contaminants. Make sure your filters and breathers are ready and refreshed. As a best practice, check and/or replace your front line of defense every 3 to 6 months. We stock BEACH Desiccant Filter Elements.  Don’t forget your filter housings need maintenance too! We […]

Go Big with Beach Filter EX Series Disposable Breathers

BEACH Filters provides point-of-use compressed air and oil filtration for your operations. Specifically, the Beach EX Series disposable breathers deliver higher flow, larger capacity, check-valve technology and new honeycomb oil mist reducer. Please review the BEACH Extended Series Breather flyer. Please contact John Hirlinger, Air Specialists Worldwide, phone 636-326-5900 or email: for additional information […]

Looking For A Critical Part To Keep Your Plant Running?!

OUR INVENTORY Our large, local inventory and vast supplier network allow customers to consolidate their purchasing. This results in less paperwork, inventory reduction, lower procurement costs, and improved profitability. We use locally-based (St.Louis, MO) delivery service or UPS to quickly and efficiently deliver materials when and where they are needed. The products we stock are […]

Hydronics – Air Driven Hydraulic Power Unit Solutions for Workholding

Hope all is safe and healthy and WARM! Temperatures in the Midwest in the coming week are dipping down to zero! How about that for global warming! Hydronics, the company behind “not-so-new” air driven hydraulic power units, has unique solutions for heavy duty work holding applications. These pumps are ideal for heavy duty work holding […]

MRO Strategy – is it working?

MRO in the manufacturing sense refers to the maintenance, repair and operations of a plant’s machinery and equipment. Further, management of the MRO is playing a more significant role especially around supply chain. COVID-19 and its affect on supply chain has brought more attention to the sourcing and procurement of MRO. At Air Specialists Worldwide, […]

What’s the difference between fittings and adapters?

Hydraulic fittings and adapters are often assumed to be the same. Any given technician installing components during plumbing will tend to use the verbiage familiar to him or her and will use the words interchangeably. Of course, they are not the same, or they wouldn’t be segregated as two words in the English language! ContiTech’s […]

Need Help Locating Replacements for Discontinued or Obsolete Parts?

Your MRO strategy is executing as planned. But as you know, the best laid plans are not perfect. The issue of replacing discontinued or obsolete parts is inevitable. Where are discontinued or obsolete parts likely to occur? If an OEM stops making a machine due to upgrading the next version, the OEM will stop supporting […]

Fabco-Air vs. Bimba throwaway cylinders

Does price matter? What about quality? Lead time? See example below re: Fabco-Air vs. Bimba list price comparison. As for quality, whether you choose Fabco, Bimba, Numatics, etc., for your low-cost throwaway cylinder brand, all these manufacturers test their cylinders to at least 1M cycles – but who’s counting? All these cylinders are built when […]

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