Ashley Oberkirch

Rotary Screw Compressor Maintenance Guide

Posted on: August 4, 2022

Of all the different types of air compressors on the market, rotary screw models are generally simple in design and relatively easy to maintain through many years of service life. As such, rotary screw air compressors are used for operations of all sizes, from the largest of manufacturers to private, one-person operations. When well-maintained, a rotary air […]

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Air Compressor Parts Guide

Posted on: May 24, 2022

Air compressors are vital power sources for many businesses, and they have a variety of applications for use. From start-and-stop use in an auto repair shop to 24-hour daily operation in a factory or other industrial setting, the process of pressurizing air is a common business operation, and it needs to be efficient. Air compressors can […]

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4 Ways Artists Use Air Compressors to Make Art

4 Ways Artists Use Air Compressors to Make Art

Posted on: April 27, 2022

4 Ways Artists Use Air Compressors to Make Art Compressed air is an essential power source for industrial machinery, from agriculture to factory equipment. But air compressors are also the secret weapon of everyday household tasks, like sandblasting and pressure washing. Air compressors are especially beneficial for jobs requiring a high level of control over […]

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How to Use an Air Compressor to Get Bike Handlebar Grips Off

Posted on: March 24, 2022

Removing bike handlebar grips and keeping them intact can be challenging. While many cyclists resort to cutting their grips off, this option makes it impossible to reuse them in the future. Luckily, compressed air allows you to remove bike grips without having to cut them. Learn from the pros at Quincy Compressor to see how […]

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Multi-Stage Compressors

Posted on: March 11, 2022

  Multi-Stage Compressors Reciprocating/piston compressors use a cylinder to force air into a chamber, where it is compressed. The simplest compressor designs feature a single–cylinder/chamber arrangement. While straightforward, this setup is limited in its efficiency and capacity for delivering high volumes of pressurized air. That’s where multi-stage compressors come in. By increasing the number of […]

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How to Make Your Air Compressor More Efficient

Posted on: February 21, 2022

Compressed air is one of the most widely used forms of energy throughout many industries, with approximately 70% of manufacturers using a compressed air system. Compressed air can be one of the most expensive forms of energy for manufacturing plants, often using more energy than other equipment. One horsepower of compressed air requires eight horsepower […]

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When to Change Air Compressor Oil

when to change air compressor oil

Posted on: December 20, 2021

Maintaining your air compressor with regular oil changes is essential to extending its lifecycle. Why change your air compressor’s oil? Your air compressor’s internal engine relies on regular maintenance to prolong its working life and increase uptime by preventing unexpected breakdowns. How Often Should You Change the Oil in an Air Compressor? The kind of […]

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Air Compressor Audit Guide

Posted on: December 13, 2021

  Air compressors perform a crucial function for businesses in industries like manufacturing, automotive, construction, energy exploration and many others. While air compressors are essential, they consume substantial energy and can create a significant business expense. Performing regularly scheduled air audits is necessary for ensuring your systems are functioning properly and reducing your company’s short- and […]

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How Do Oil-Free Air Compressors Work?

Posted on: November 5, 2021

Compressed air is only as good as its purity. When your process is exposed to oil, it becomes increasingly difficult to keep air clean, increasing the costs you’ll face — especially as you use more and more air. To address this concern, many companies are turning to oil-free or oil-less air compressors. Today, oil-free compressors […]

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Choosing the Right Oil for Your Air Compressor

Posted on: October 26, 2021

Just as cars require a specific type and grade of oil for optimal performance, so do air compressors. Using the right oil for your air compressor will benefit your machine in various ways, including reducing energy consumption, decreasing friction between different motor components and maximizing the compressor’s life span. Below, we’ll talk about what makes air […]

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