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Re: Running air tools

To: bob bownes <>
Subject: Re: Running air tools
From: Art Pfenninger <>
Date: Thu, 8 Apr 1999 13:24:48 -0400 (EDT)
On Thu, 8 Apr 1999, bob bownes wrote:

> >1. When using air tools do you use a regulator ? With my old 2 HP unit it
> >didn't  matter much since they didn't work either way .
> Yes. I set mine for ~100PSI for tools.
> >2.  If so where would you mount the regulator ?  (Not on the ceiling I
> >hope)
> At the tank, just after the water trap and before the paint hose connector
> and oiler. (paint hoses have a different connector and get connected before
> the oiled lines that tools go on.)
> >3. Generally what pressure do you run air tools at ?
> ~90-100PSI.
> iii
        Try not to exceed the PSI rating on the tool, doing so will wear
it out quickly. You can buy a cheap regulator for under $10 dollars and
leave your compressor set at 100 lbs.
> > 

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