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What Is A Heat Exchanger?

A heat exchanger is a device that transfers heat from compressed air. Reducing heat in the compressed air aids in getting water vapor condensed out of the air before it gets into the plant or workshop air flow. Compressor Heat … Continue reading

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What Is Centrifugal Air Compressor Technology?

Centrifugal air compressors operate by transferring kinetic energy from a rotating impeller into potential energy in the diffuser. There are several stages within the centrifugal pressure design, as well as an intercooling stage between each major stage. Centrifugal air compressors … Continue reading

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Is It Time To Overhaul Your Air Compressor?

It’s important that you take oil samples overtime you perform your routine fluid checks. In addition, you should also monitor your air compressor for bearing vibration. Performing these tasks on a daily basis can warn you when it’s time to … Continue reading

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Industrial Air Compressor Capacity Definitions

Following are some clarifying definitions of terms used, and often misused, to define capacity or flow in centrifugal compressors. Capacity is the quantity of air at which the compressor will operate at a specific discharge pressure. For all industrial compressors, capacity … Continue reading

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Implementing Audit Recommendations

Q Air-California has the capacity & resources to implement all of the recommendations provided in your thorough comprehensive analysis, which separates us from the many other companies that provide only auditing services. We offer 5 levels of technical services to … Continue reading

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Service Offerings & Areas Served

Q Air – California offers a wide variety of in-house service capabilities for your compressed air repair needs. Our 22,000 square foot service & repair facility proudly serves several California counties and Clark County, Nevada. Contact us today for a … Continue reading

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Using Nitrogen Gas in the Food Manufacturing Process

Gaseous nitrogen is used in a variety of systems and processes in the food manufacturing and packaging industries. Often regarded as the industry standard for non-chemical preservation, nitrogen is an inexpensive, readily available option. Suited for a variety of uses, … Continue reading

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Get Compressor Room Advantages with Oil-Free Centrifugal Air Compressors

Understanding Centrifugal Technology Before investigating the benefits of centrifugal air compressors, it is important to understand the technology behind the compressor. Centrifugal, sometimes referred to as dynamic compressors, work by transferring kinetic energy from a rotating impeller into potential energy … Continue reading

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How to Optimizing Today’s Pneumatic Systems

In the last ten years, the design of pneumatic systems has changed dramatically, mainly due to developments in the technologies that create them. Pneumatic manufacturers’ online tools for sizing components have evolved, the fieldbus systems are ever-changing, component designs are … Continue reading

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Taking a Look Back @ 2016’s Top Selling Industrial Air Compressor Brands

As certified professionals in industrial air compressors, it’s important to stay up-to-date on which brands are performing the highest. Every year the results may change, but most of the time we continuously see mention of brands that have been outperforming … Continue reading

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