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How to Winterize an RV With Compressed Air

Posted on: March 11, 2021

The summer travel season is winding down, and it won’t be long before colder temperatures arrive. For RV owners who spend the winter in colder climates, the cold season’s pending arrival means it’s time to winterize your RV. When winterizing an RV, it’s a good idea to methodically inspect the interior and exterior, making sure […]

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Guide to Air Compressors for Scuba Diving

Posted on: March 11, 2021

Compressed air plays an important role in many fields and industries, but when it comes to scuba diving, high-quality, breathable compressed air is critical. For this reason, all divers should understand how a diving air compressor works, plus how to maintain it and perform basic repairs. If you’re new to diving or are interested in […]

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Air-Cooled vs Water-Cooled Compressor

Posted on: February 18, 2021

An air compressor is a positive displacement compressor that produces energy to power commercial tools and equipment. Rotary screw air compressors generate heat as they function, which is why compressed air needs to be cooled — either with air or a chilled liquid. Whether you get a water-cooled or air-cooled compressor for your business depends on your […]

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Rotary Screw Compressor Maintenance

Posted on: February 11, 2021

High quality rotary screw compressors such as those offered for sale by Quincy Compressor are designed, engineered and built to provide many years of reliable service. However, a screw-type air compressor is a complex machine consisting of many moving (and non-moving) parts and components. Regular preventive maintenance is essential for ensuring efficient operation, a long air compressor […]

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Rotary Screw Air Compressor Horsepower

Posted on: February 11, 2021

Rotary Screw Air Compressor Horsepower When you’re shopping for air compressors, you’ll typically find that they’re rated by horsepower: You’ll see the horsepower rating prominently featured in the product name and description, such as the “Quincy 7.5 hp rotary screw air compressor,” the “Quincy 30 hp air compressor” or the “Quincy 60 hp air compressor.” […]

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Multi-Stage Compressors

Posted on: February 11, 2021

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 cylinder […]

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Buying A New vs. Used Air Compressor: Which One Is Best?

Posted on: January 12, 2021

Buying a New vs. Used Air Compressor: Which One Is Best? When you need an air compressor for your operations, you have a choice to make — will you buy new or used? This comes after deciding the specific type of compressor you need, from rotary screw to reciprocating, so making another decision may be overwhelming. […]

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Best Practices For Using Compressed Air

Posted on: January 8, 2021

It’s important to follow industry standards for handling air compressors, both for safety reasons and for the sake of optimizing operating costs. Understand how your air compressor works so you can identify any issues and minimize expenses. Evaluate your compressed air needs and use automatic settings, and only use compressed air for its intended purposes […]

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How To Avoid Bacteria In Compressed Air

Posted on: January 6, 2021

Compressed air has many applications in industrial plants around the world. Air compressors, however, can harbor dangerous microorganisms if not properly maintained. Clean air in the workplace is always important for human safety, especially in food, medical and pharmaceutical industries. Microbial contamination of compressed air can compromise air quality and lead to serious hazards. Whether […]

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Choosing The Right Compressed Air Service Provider

Posted on: December 17, 2020

Compressed air is an important component of industrial manufacturing. It’s used in various applications, including pneumatic controls and tools, cleaning equipment, blow-offs and compressed air-operated cylinders. These applications are essential to a well-run, reliable business. To ensure your business can provide high-quality services on demand, it’s crucial to purchase a high-quality air compressor. Perhaps even […]

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