Compressed Air for Automobile Construction

  Automobiles have traditionally been constructed of steel, though many component parts are now made of petroleum products like plastic, which have shaved significant amounts of weight off motor vehicles in recent decades. In any case, using pneumatic tools allows for the quick and easy assembly of car parts made from a variety of materials.…

Air Compressor Myths

  Compressed air is a vital source of power in modern day automation and industrial assembly. However, despite the tremendous advantages and vast potential of this technology, many myths surrounding air compressors persist. Some of these myths are based on misunderstandings about what can and cannot be accomplished with pneumatic tools. Others are derived from outrageous…

Here We Grow Again…

As part of our efforts to continuously improve our support to the laboratory and healthcare aftermarket business, we would like to advise you of some changes to our Scales Medical and BeaconMedaes organization within the USA. Scales Medical Technologies previously based in Carle Place, NY, will be integrated into the operations of BeaconMedaes effective third…

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,…

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…

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…