Ashley Oberkirch

Vacuum Pumps and Air Compression: What’s The Difference

Posted on: September 4, 2020

Here at Quincy, we are no strangers to the wide variety of industries that use compressed air. For many, it is an essential utility, vital for operation. Many corporations considered a part of the critical infrastructure industry such as hospitals, pharmaceutical companies, and food companies depend on our support by relying heavily on compressed air. […]

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15 Ways to Reduce Your Compressed Air Costs

Posted on: September 4, 2020

Air compressors use considerable volumes of energy during a typical work cycle. When you add up all the expenses of operating a facility, any savings can help you boost your bottom line. With air compressors, savings come down to efficiency, which depends on a steady maintenance regimen. The following 15 ways to reduce compressed air […]

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How Compressed Air Is Used for Renewable Energy

Posted on: September 4, 2020

The effects of climate change have many scientists and technologists looking toward the future with renewable energy sources in mind. Solar and wind power systems are an eco-friendly energy option, but they are dependent upon certain weather conditions to operate at full capacity. Energy storage systems are one solution to this problem and can easily […]

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Compressed Air & Painting

Posted on: September 4, 2020

A paint sprayer beats out a brush and roller in almost any painting project. When it comes to custom automotive paint, a sprayer is a must. Whether you need to fix a few minor paint chips or complete a full custom paint job, a compressed air system is the best way to ensure an even […]

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Industrial Air Compressor Preventative Maintenance

Posted on: August 28, 2020

When it comes to an air compressor, maintenance in the standard form is never enough. To ensure the smooth running of operations and avoid interruptions and unexpected downtime, it is crucial to have a compressor maintenance program in place that prevents — rather than reacts to — problems with the air compressor and all attached […]

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Your Guide to Vacuum Pumps

Posted on: August 21, 2020

Across a vast range of industries, the vacuum pump is utilized for various applications, from the packaging of goods to the removal of moisture. From hospitals and commercial pressing plants to factories where automobiles and airplanes are assembled, industrial vacuum pumps make operations easier, cleaner and more sanitary. In order to serve the vast range […]

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Understanding Different Types of Air Compressor Dryers

Posted on: August 21, 2020

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 […]

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15 Uses for an Air Compressor on a Farm

Posted on: August 21, 2020

Uses for an Air Compressor on a Farm Nearly everyone is familiar with the air compressor at your local garage or gas station. Compressed air is used to inflate vehicle and bicycle tires. Without it, we probably wouldn’t have the transportation system that we have today. Air compressors, however, have a much wider range of […]

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What Is an Air Compressor Pressure Switch?

Posted on: August 21, 2020

The air compressor pressure switch measures the pressure inside your air tank and shuts off your compressor when it reaches the air pressure you need. The air compressor pressure switch will also help your machinery maintain the proper pressure level as you go about your work. The switch can turn on your compressor when tank air pressure levels drop and more air […]

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History of Compressed Air Use

Posted on: August 21, 2020

No period in human history has seen as much technological development as the 20th century. During the first half of that century alone, people witnessed the introduction of automobiles, aircraft and countless products sold in stores that hail from factory assembly lines. The production for all of these things has largely been driven by compressed […]

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