Compressor Maintenance for Peak Performance

Maintenance – As with any equipment, proper maintenance is key to keeping your compressor running at peak efficiency. Scales recommends the following to keep your equipment in tip top working order.

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Happy Independence Day

Have a safe and happy Independence Day!

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Another Happy Quincy Automotive User!

Does anyone in this photo look familiar?

“Truck U”, from the Velocity Network, along with a number of others have featured Quincy compressors with in-depth demonstrations of these machines in action!

With multiple appearances, Quincy’s high-quality offerings have made their way to the top of the industry and are receiving the recognition they have earned!

Scales Industrial Technologies can set you up with the products that the pros are using!

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If it Ain’t Broke, Don’t Fix it!

The old saying goes, “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it!” This applies especially when talking about reciprocating compressors from Quincy.

First brought to life in the early 1920’s, Quincy set a new standard for the industry when it released the QR-25 Reciprocating Compressor. This design would go on to become an industry standard, and one that can still be found in modern facilities to this day! Continue reading

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Compressed Air for Paint & Autobody

If you take a look around any auto repair shop, you’ll likely find compressed air is the force behind a number of tools and processes. From basic air-ratchets, to grinders and drills, the well-chosen compressed air provides a consistent powerful supply of force to these tools.

While compressed air is very useful, the type of compressor that your shop requires is largely dictated by the power demands of your operations. For average sized shops, a horsepower rating from 5-10hp will prove sufficient. Models such as the QT-5 Continue reading

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Quincy QSI/QGV Rotary Screw Air Compressors

Need stable pressure performance and efficiency? Look no further than the Quincy QSI/QGV Range 2 air compressors. This extensive product line of rotary screw air compressors will contribute to the long term success & profitability of your business.

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Get Your Air Compressor Ready For Summer

Get your compressed air system ready for the heat of summer!

  • Review the maintenance on your air compressor and air treatment system.
  • Make sure the compressor’s coolers are clean.
  • Filters should be maintained or changed.
  • Oil is changed or tested.
  • Manually test all drains for proper operation.
  • Clean the dryer condenser.
  • Ensure there is proper ventilation in the compressor room or area.

Call anyone of our locations to help with all your maintenance needs and beat the summer heat.

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Compressed Air Accessories Every Shop Needs

There may be more to your compressed air system than meets the eye!  While a consistent flow of compressed air is crucial for proper operation of tools and machinery, complications can arise if compressed air is not filtered and treated incorrectly. Sensitive tools and machinery on the users end requires a source of treated air. Everything from low pressure, high temperature, and high moisture content can have a negative effect on the systems performance.  Contaminants reduce the Continue reading

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Contaminants in Autobody Paint Applications

Painting with compressed air provides the cleanest, most uniform application of any method available. It can also be one of the most difficult processes to get 100% right. Variances in factors like air pressure and quality can greatly affect the finish of both paint and clear coat applications. Continue reading

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It’s All in the Rating

 

The food and beverage industry has its own set of recommendations and standards to ensure products are properly and safely created. Because problems with food and beverage can cause significant harm, a specific set of codes have been put in place to assure consistent quality of products.

SQF is a Food Safety Management Certification Scheme created and managed by SQF Institute. The Food Safety Certification requirements provide a rigorous system to manage food safety risks and provide safe products for use by companies in the food industry. The certification is available to any company in the supply chain, so it can cover food and beverage plant air compressor, as well as your other machinery.

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