A Happy Quincy User: West Coast Customs

West Coast Customs, the vehicle customization company known for their incredible customizations on the MTV show “Pimp My Ride,” is a happy Quincy user! Compressed air is a major part of their whole operation, and is used in many different departments. Their paint department is the largest in their workshop, and it’s critical that they…

Compressed Air for Automotive Manufacturing Testing

When a newly-manufactured vehicle is ready to be powered up and driven, its first destination is a nearby checkpoint, where the vehicle is assessed for performance and quality on all fronts: Tire balance, engine/charging power, light/horn operation and more. If any part is found to be lacking in terms of functionality, the vehicle is sent…

A Happy Quincy User: Collisiontec

Collisiontec, an auto body and collision repair shop, discusses the impact their Quincy Compressor products have on their shop. When they were in the need of a new air compressor, they sought out Quincy’s products thanks to their reliability and dependability. No other compressor company makes a true pressurized system like Quincy Compressor.

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.…

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 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 correctly. Sensitive tools and machinery on the users end requires a source of clean dry…

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.