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Air Compressors and Industrial Automation

Posted on: September 17, 2021

Compressed air systems supply pressurized air throughout an industrial facility to power many devices, including tools, automated valves, slide gates, dust collectors, diverters and other precision instruments. A compressed air system functions on pressure. Most systems use a variable speed motor to pressurize the air. In an integrated system, the compressed air passes through a dryer […]

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How Do Air Compressors Work?

Posted on: September 3, 2021

  In the modern world of pneumatics, air compressors are vital to the operations of factories and workshops across the globe. But they haven’t always been. Air compressors are a relatively recent invention in the context of machine-age history. Before air compressors, many tools got their power from complicated systems with belts, wheels and other […]

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How to Use an Air Compressor to Fill a Tire

Posted on: August 18, 2021

It is essential to keep your tires adequately filled with air. Underinflated tires can suffer from overheating, uneven wear and less efficiency. However, it can sometimes be inconvenient to take your flat tires to a professional. In that case, it is helpful to know how to fill a tire using an air compressor on your […]

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What You Should know Before Using an Air Compressor for the First Time

Posted on: August 10, 2021

Air compressors are essential pieces of machinery. They have many uses, such as powering various pneumatic tools. However, while many people regularly use air compressors, it’s essential to understand that they are potentially dangerous. Beginners using an air compressor for the first time without proper knowledge could risk hurting themselves or damaging their equipment. As […]

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How Hospitals Use Air Compressors

Posted on: August 2, 2021

Air compressors are a valuable tool in many industries, including the medical field. Hospitals rely on air compressors for a clean air supply throughout the building. Medical air compressors maintain conditions in extreme environments, such as those found in a hospital setting. How Hospitals Use Air Compressors Air compressors include a wide range of tools and […]

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Avoiding Rust With Your Air Compressor

Posted on: July 30, 2021

Air compressors are versatile energy solutions that form the backbone of many industries. With the proper care, you can keep your air compressor running smoothly for years to come. Overall, the biggest threats to air compressors are water and rust. Over time, a rusting tank can become over-pressured and dangerous. At Quincy Compressor, we’re here […]

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How Are Air Compressors Used in Food Packaging?

Posted on: July 28, 2021

Food and beverage operations make up a high-risk industry, and air compressors are valuable tools throughout processing and packaging. With the need for efficiency, consistency and cleanliness, compressed air meets every requirement. Learn about air compressors for beverage packaging and how food packaging plants can remain contaminant-free. Compressed Air in Food Facilities Compressed air is […]

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A Guide to Air Compressor Fittings

Posted on: July 26, 2021

Air compressor fittings are essential to keeping your unit running efficiently and delivering the air power you require for your operations. Knowing the types of air compressor fittings available is essential to choosing the right components for your specific model, so the experts at Quincy Compressor compiled this guide to help you determine the sizes […]

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Why Is Your Air Compressor Humming?

Posted on: July 23, 2021

Compressors of all sizes produce noise and often get quite loud. If the sound is an unusual one, however, it could be practically deafening. Air compressor humming is common at startup but could also happen during use. If that happens, you can also experience a sudden drop in tank pressure. We’ll let you know what […]

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Questions to Ask Before Buying an Air Compressor

Questions to ask before buying an air compressor

Posted on: July 20, 2021

If you’re in the market for a new air compressor, you know there is a lot that goes into that decision. You have to think about your usage, tools, power availability, pressure demands, airflow needs and system controls. Then, there are additional features that can improve the results of your air compressor that you’ll need […]

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