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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

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 offers a 50% duty cycle. Therefore, it is important to… 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

  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 commodities in today’s world is petroleum, a word… 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

Chapter 3: Woodworking and Compressed Air

Chapter 3: Woodworking and Compressed Air One of the most ancient industries in all of human civilization is the crafting of timber into useful items such as furniture, tools and decorations, as well as its utilization in basic construction and framing. From the manufacturing of early weapons, such as bows and arrows, to the wooden… Read More

How Home Breweries and Independent Beer Companies Are Using Compressed Air

November 17, 2016

How Home Breweries and Independent Beer Companies Are Using Compressed Air There’s a lot that goes into producing a great bottle of beer. Quality ingredients are essential, as is an intimate understanding of brewing techniques. But ultimately, it is reliable machinery that turns your vision into something that is safe and satisfying to drink. Modern… Read More