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How to Choose the Right Air Compressor for Your Industry

Posted on: September 16, 2015

Every business strives to increase productivity and lower operating costs. The set-up and operation of your compressed air system can help your operations run smoothly and efficiently or be a continual drain on your budget and personnel. As an on-site generated utility, compressed air supply and demand needs to have careful analysis specific to its […]

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Match the Supply & Demand in Your Compressed Air System

Posted on: September 15, 2015

Compressed air is a very high cost component in the production of goods and services at a plant. As such, improving the efficiency of an existing system offers a large savings opportunity. To realize the potential, the system dynamics must be understood and the supply from the compressors must always match the real system demands. […]

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How to Find and Fix Leaks in Your Air Compressor System

Posted on: September 10, 2015

If you hear a telltale hiss coming from a component in your air compressor, you might not realize how much damage it’s causing your system and your bottom line. Air compressor leaks can be incredibly costly, not just in terms of money, but also through productivity and efficiency. Compressors use a lot of energy. It […]

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Don’t Slip Up on Oil Sampling

Posted on: September 1, 2015

A compressor’s air end, motor, air/oil after cooler, coupling element and separator reservoir are the five most costly components of a rotary screw air compressor. Fortunately, Quincy provides an unprecedented Royal Blue Warranty at no additional charge that allows ten year coverage on the air end and five years on the motor, air/oil after cooler, coupling element […]

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Upgrading with Quincy Air Compressors to Save Money and Energy

Posted on: August 25, 2015

  When people think about factories that serve all sorts of industry, they often think of robotic machines, assembly lines, conveyor belts, and a perfectly timed series of movements that result ultimately in a finished product. But what makes those machines tick like the inner working of a fine Swiss watch? The answer in many […]

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Clogged Drains can be a Hassle!

Posted on: August 18, 2015

Clogged Air Compressor Drains Many compressed air users utilize filters to trap dirt and moisture, and nearly EVERY compressed air user has an air storage tank.  Both of these items are great for trapping and removing liquid water from the air stream – preventing rust and corrosion in pneumatic tools and process equipment. Usually, collected […]

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Why Do Compressed Air Systems Need Drying?

Posted on: August 4, 2015

Mention utilities and energy in a discussion about manufacturing and the Big Three – water, electricity and natural gas – immediately come to mind. But compressed air is commonly accepted as a manufacturing facility’s fourth utility. A careful examination of a facility’s compressed air system will likely reveal several opportunities to improve the performance of […]

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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

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 double or […]

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