<VV> Advice on air compressor specs.
jaysplace at laserpubs.com
Wed Oct 23 18:56:49 EDT 2013
If the compressor puts out enough volume, you don't need a big tank.
If you have a little compressor, then a big tank or additional tank lets
you do work in longer bursts, then the little compressor can fill it
back up while you're doing other stuff.
110 vs 220 - if you want higher sustained flow than a 110 unit will
provide, then go with 220.
On 10/23/2013 3:30 PM, Taruffi57 at aol.com wrote:
> I am researching vertical tank compressors. Won't be using it a lot, but
> DO want it to be able to run basic air tools w/o gasping for breath and
> surely deal with wheel lug nuts. Need to know max. cu. ft. per min. @ what
> PSI should do the job. Also, What is the difference between a sgl. stage
> and dual stage unit? I know I need a water separator and filter. Should it
> be 120 or 220 volts? Prefer low maintainence, and low money invested. Not
> particularly interested in Chinese crap.
> Joe Dunlap
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