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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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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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High Pressure Screw Air Compressor

Posted on: December 11, 2020

High pressure screw air compressors serve a wide range of purposes in industrial, manufacturing and other applications. Quincy Compressor has been manufacturing both low and high pressure machines since 1920. On this page, you’ll find a basic overview of high pressure compressor technology, as well as some advice on what to look for when shopping […]

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Vapor Recovery Pump

Posted on: December 11, 2020

Fuels stored in tanks, including gas and oil, emit vapors that contain methane, propane, butane and other substances. The fumes from these materials are noxious and potentially flammable. In addition to being an environmental and safety hazard, these escaping vapors can also cost the operator money in terms of lost fuel. The purpose of a […]

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Portable Single-Stage Air Compressors

Posted on: December 11, 2020

Single-stage air compressors are lightweight, easy to maintain and highly portable, making them the ideal choice for home use. At Quincy Compressors, we’ve been manufacturing quality products since 1929. Our current line of portable single-stage air compressors includes something for nearly any budget or application. Keep reading to learn more. What to Look for in […]

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