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Reciprocating: QP QP 5-15 hp Industrial Duty Compressors The Quincy QP series is designed for tougher 175 PSI applications where traditional splash lubrication just won’t measure up. The QP is a heavy-duty, cast-iron compressor that features an oil pump for pressure lubrication to the crankshaft, bearings and connecting rod up to the wrist pins. This... Read More

What You Need to Know About Air Compressor Duty Cycles

June 11, 2019

What You Need to Know About Air Compressor Duty Cycles Air compressors are purchased for different reasons by a wide range of companies and independent craftspeople. In some cases, a customer might expect to get a continuous duty cycle air compressor when making that initial investment, only to find that the machine in question merely… Read More

Choosing the Right Commercial Air Compressor

Choosing the Right Commercial Air Compressor If you are looking for a commercial- or industrial-grade air compressor, you’ll want to choose a model that offers a more power than those designed for residential use. Important factors to consider during the commercial air compressor selection process include your specific power requirements for the types of air… Read More

Quincy Air Compressors

Air Compressors Quincy Compressor is a longstanding global leader in air compressor technology, with a history dating back to 1920. Over nearly a century in business, we’ve established a reputation for continued innovation, as well as providing highly reliable products. Industrial and commercial users can count on Quincy air compressors for years — if not... Read More

Compressed Air Use in Standard Oil and Gas Industries

Compressed Air Use in Standard Oil and Gas Industries For centuries, the only way to harness the mineral and fuel-rich materials of the planet was to use an old-fashioned shovel. Today, technology has improved exponentially, allowing not only for easier access, but larger yields of the Earth’s great natural resources. One of the most precious… Read More

How to Select an Air Compressor 

May 24, 2017

How to Select an Air Compressor  Air compressors are essential components of many businesses. They can power a wide range of tools and are often portable and convenient. According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), about 70% of all manufacturing facilities in the United States use some kind of compressed air system. But making a compressor… Read More

Understanding Different Types of Air Compressor Dryers

April 26, 2017

In the world of manufacturing, three utilities are essential to most processes: water, electricity and natural gas. That said, there is one utility considered nearly as important as these: compressed air.  Many consider compressed air to be the fourth utility in manufacturing, due to the number of businesses and industries that rely on it for daily operations. The four primary… Read More

Chapter 8 Conclusion: Compressed Air Systems Utilized in Manufacturing

Chapter 8: Compressed Air Systems Utilized in Manufacturing Manufacturing covers a wide variety of industries, but compressed air usage is no stranger to the expanding market of plants and distribution centers that provide consumers with countless products available at local stores. Many of the uses for compressed air in modern manufacturing are already hidden in… Read More

Chapter 6: Compressed Air Systems in Agricultural Use

Chapter 6: Compressed Air Systems in Agricultural Use For more than 10,000 years, agriculture has been a key industry in human survival. Our ancient ancestors cultivated the vast expanses of land, bred livestock and harvested the bounty nature provided to abandon the nomadic hunter-gatherer way of life of their forefathers. Using the land and managing… Read More

Chapter 5: Compressed Air Systems for the Automotive Industry

Chapter 5: Compressed Air Systems for the Automotive Industry The creation of the automobile has a somewhat elusive and mysterious history, with some of the earliest designs traced back as far as Leonardo da Vinci. Steam and even electric-powered vehicles were invented in the late 18th and 19th centuries. Primitive forms of automobiles have their… Read More