Evaluating the True Cost of a Compressed Air Interruption

Posted on: November 29, 2019

Compressed air is often referred to as the fourth utility in manufacturing. Despite its importance in a vast range of industrial processes, however, it’s largely misunderstood among many parties, including those who directly use compressors. Depending on the type of facility, air compressors could be responsible for much more than a simple set of pneumatic […]

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How to Size and Select a Rotary Compressor

Posted on: June 10, 2019

Compressed air serves numerous industrial and personal functions. As the fourth utility in industry, compressed air is largely responsible for the assembly of appliances and automobiles. Most of the furniture and vehicles you see each day are the result of air-powered arms and pneumatic fasteners along conveyor belts. Pressurized air is also largely responsible for […]

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How to Calculate Your Current Air Demand

Posted on: June 10, 2019

Any industry that uses compressed air is subject to inefficiency. This is because air compressors inherently consume a lot of energy just to produce the air, and once produced, employees tend to misuse it. It’s easy to fall into the trap of feeling like compressed air is free, but unfortunately, as anyone reviewing your electricity […]

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How Has the Industrial Air Compressor Market Evolved Over the Last 10 Years?

Posted on: April 22, 2019

As nations outside the G8 develop local industries to compete regionally and internationally, the use of air compressors is rapidly spreading throughout the Far and Middle East, as well as through much of the Southern Hemisphere. Over the next decade, these territories could quickly become the hottest markets for manufacturers of air compressors. Compared to […]

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Air Compressor Size

Quincy Air Compressors

Posted on: October 4, 2017

Choosing an air compressor is not a one-size-fits-all proposition. In addition to selecting the right type — piston or rotary screw, electric or gas-powered, portable or stationary, single vs. two-stage — it’s also important to determine the most appropriate air compressor size to properly power your pneumatic tools. To select the proper air compressor size, […]

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Electric Air Compressors: How and Why They Save Money and Energy

Posted on: June 16, 2017

Compressed air fuels many parts of many industries all over the world and is commonly known as “the fourth utility.” From the beverage servers in a restaurant or bar to the enormous rooms and extensive systems inside a manufacturing facility, air compressors play a huge role in civilization as we know it. Pressurized air systems […]

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Air Compressors in Ski Resorts

Posted on: February 26, 2017

Skiing ranges are generally associated with mountains, which most people perceive as being cold enough to produce snow year round. However, natural snow levels are often inefficient for optimal use at ski resorts. These businesses instead rely on artificial snow production, created by pumping cold water high into the air with the power of compressed […]

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Single Stage vs. Two Stage Air Compressor

Posted on: September 15, 2016

Some air compressors come in two types: single and two-stage. When it comes to buying a single-stage or dual-stage air compressor, the first question that prospective buyers often ask is, “What are the differences between the two?”     View Single & Two Stage Compressors   What Is a Single-Stage Air Compressor? Single-stage compressors draw air […]

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Compressed Air Storage – How to Increase Operating Efficiency and Performance

Posted on: June 15, 2016

When it comes to increasing the reliability of your equipment and manufacturing efficiency at your plant, compressed air storage is a critical factor that could result in not only extensive savings on energy expenses, but also increased overall operating performance of your compressed air system. Compressed air systems are vital assets that are utilized in […]

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