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Quincy Compressor Engineering Website

Posted on: July 21, 2015

In 1920, Quincy Compressor established its reputation for engineered solutions. Its flagship products, QR-25 and QSI are proven reliable choices for users in some of the toughest conditions like mining, drilling, concrete production and shipbuilding. Nearly 40 percent of rotary sales are considered one-of-a kind configurations ranging from electrical specialties to freeze-protection options. Utilizing this […]

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Air Compressor Introductory Terms & Concepts

Posted on: July 7, 2015

Does your company have a new crew of salespeople? This post is packed with introductory terms and concepts, and will help your rookies sound like pros when educating end users.  According to Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary, compressed air is defined as air under pressure greater than that of the atmosphere. Compressed air can also be described as […]

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Case Studies

Posted on: June 23, 2015

Case Studies In today’s competitive sales world, finding ways to establish rapport and credibility can sometimes be tough to find. One tool often overlooked is a “referral” from current customers. Testimonial-type endorsements give potential customers more reasons to purchase from you. Research shows that testimonials can increase sales in consumer businesses by 30 percent and […]

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Business Resolutions

Posted on: June 9, 2015

Resolutions don’t have to be made solely on New Year’s Eve. In addition, to your personal resolutions, why not make resolutions to help your business grow? One way you can do this is by creating a business plan for your company. A business plan will help you set goals and provide a road map for […]

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Compressed Air Systems: An Introduction

Posted on: May 26, 2015

An Introduction to Compressed Air Systems Did you know that compressed air is so widely used that it is often regarded as the fourth utility, after electricity, natural gas and water? Compressed Air System Components A compressed air system is much more than just an air compressor. A basic compressed air system is made up […]

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Why is a dryer needed with a compressor?

Posted on: May 12, 2015

   Chris Spainhower is the Marketing Product Manager – Air Treatment at Quincy Compressor. He has extensive knowledge in the air treatment industry and has worked in this field for over 15 years.

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Choosing the Right Filter for Your Air Compressor System

Posted on: April 28, 2015

When you’re working with air compressors, air purity and filtration is an essential part of maintenance. Filters play an important role in your industrial air compressor system. Choosing the right filter not only increases the efficiency of your unit, but it can also lower energy costs and protect your employees from harmful chemicals and particulates. […]

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Refrigerated vs. Desiccant Air Dryers

Posted on: April 14, 2015

Chris Spainhower is the Marketing Product Manager – Air Treatment at Quincy Compressor. He has extensive knowledge in the air treatment industry and has worked in this field for over 15 years. 

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What is Compressed Air?

Posted on: March 17, 2015

Air at greater than atmospheric pressure- usually 100 pounds over atmospheric pressure- or 100 PSIG. P.S.I.G means pounds per square inch gauge. Air which has been compressed above atmospheric pressure will return to atmospheric pressure when released. Therefore; compressed air is STORED ENERGY! The amount of this stored energy, or the ability of the compressor […]

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