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Advantages of Scroll Compressors

10+ years ago hospitals, laboratories and other fabricators with critical air uses purchased oilless piston compressors. Piston compressors were loud, created vibration and didn’t last long, even with proper maintenance. Once these oilless scroll compressor were introduced, they became a natural replacement for loud piston compressors. Advantages with Oilless Scroll Compressors The biggest advantage using a oilless scroll compressors over a piston compressor would be the duty cycle and the noise level. Oilless Scroll Compressors are rated for 100% duty

Compressors , How To
Jan 6, 2015

Reduced Voltage Starting on Rotary Screw Air Compressors

Reduced Voltage Starting This technique of starting the motor wired in a Wye connection, and later switching to a Delta Run connection, will dramatically reduce the current demand on a power distribution system. In areas where utility power is limited or over burdened, this system can reduce brown outs and severe voltage drops when a motor is started. The Wye Start/Delta Run method is not new to the industry. It is used on a limited basis in the US, and

Compressors , Energy Savings
Dec 22, 2014

Air Compressor Brands

Industrial Air Compressor Brands Their are many different industrial air compressor brands and variations of air compressors sold throughout the United States. Here are some of the air compressor brands we favor and why; Champion Air Compressors Chicago Pneumatic Air Compressors Compressor World Compressors Ingersoll Rand Air Compressors Mattei Rotary Vane Air Compressors Powerex Air Compressors Quincy Air Compressors The air compressor brands listed above have some of the best after service available. Each compressor company noted has the capability

Dec 16, 2014

QGS 15 HPD – 15 HP Quincy Rotary Screw Air Compressors

We are talking about Quincy’s QGS 15 HPD, 15 horsepower rotary screw air compressors which offers 52 CFM @ 125 PSI. One of the best 15 HP Rotary Screw Compressor “all in one” packages on the market! Call with any questions; 866.778.6572 Quincy understands the critical nature of your compressed air system to maintain production. Quincy’s QGS line of compressors help drive your profitability by lowering your total cost of ownership while providing you with the performance and reliability that

Dec 11, 2014

Used Rotary Air Compressors

When buying used rotary air compressors, always look at the number of hours on the compressor. Generally, rotary screw air compressors require a major overhaul around 50-70,000 hours on the airend, which includes replacing the bearings and realigning the rotors. A normal airend rebuild can be around $2,500 to $10,000, all depending on the brand and size (don’t forget you’ll also need to replace the lubricant and filters in a rebuild). When buying a used air compressor, see if the

Dec 11, 2014

Servicing Rotary Screw Air Compressors

Servicing Rotary Screw Air Compressors – Intervals Here is a generic service guideline when servicing rotary screw air compressors: Initial Maintenance After the first 600 hours of operation, the factory recommends a break-in oil and oil filter change. After that, the general routine below should be followed.

Compressors , Maintenance
Dec 10, 2014