Air Brush Compressor


Do you create art with an air brush compressor? I am not an air brush artist though I wish I had even a tiny bit of the artist's skills that air brush artists display when they create their art masterpieces with their air brushes and their air brush compressors.

I do, however, know quite a bit about air compressors, and I get a fair number of questions about air brush compressors and equipment on this compressed air web site.

So, I thought I would move all those questions relating to any air brush compressor and air brush painting to this page for the benefit of artists looking for information or solutions for their air brush compressor and air equipment issues.

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At the end of this page are the questions, answers and contributions from other air brush artists like you. It would be great if you could offer advice, or help solve some of the problems that other airbrush artists have with their equipment, by posting a comment on the information you see.

An invitation to post your own compressed air air brush compressor tip or air brush question is found just below. Of course, only postings to do with air brush compressors can be added to this page.

Thanks,

Bill

Air Brush Air Compressor Issues

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Airbrush cuts off and on - pressure drops from 60psi to 20psi  
I have an Airbrush Depot TC-20 compressor. When I turn it on it will run for a few seconds then cut off after several seconds it will cut on again. It …

Hansa airbrush compressors 
Mod:HTC 10m, S No. 594638, Year: A/2002, VOLT: 230/50, WATT/A: 60/0,7, Db. 57, 1/m 10, BAR:2 I have HANSA compressor, the pressure is not strong spray. …

Badger 180-12 won't auto shut-off 
Hi Bill, My Badger 180-12 no longer has an auto-shutoff. When I turn it on, the compressor runs continuously until I turn it off. It will still push …

miller 2000 14G AIR BRUSH circuit trips 
miller 2000 14G AIR BRUSH that has never been used. When i plug it in it takes about 10 seconds to trip the breaker. With the belt off the pump …

Silentair compressor does not switch on 
Hi Bill I have a Silent air "Super silent 20A" which was working fine then yesterday I noticed a drop in output pressure and my syphon feed airbrush gradually …

Compressor fell off chair, regulator leaks 
Compressor fell off chair, hit ground, now the regulator leaks and I cant stop it from leaking out of the bleed off vent. So my compressor jitterbugged …

Multiple fails Central Pneumatic 69434 Airbrush Compressor 
I have had to exchange my Central Pneumatic Airbrush Compressor five times, two within the last month, for overheating. The first three wouldn't turn …

Air brush compressor doesn't work 
My airbrush compressor was working, and then it sounded like something blew. The sound of the Moyer got deeper and air was no longer coming out.

Airbrush Compressor Leaks Air 
I have a mini airbrush compressor which I wasn't able to use for a few months. Today, I was about to use it but suddenly it leaks air. The compressor …

small airbrush compressor pressurizes, then slowly leaks pressure  
My small airbrush compressor pressurizes, then slowly leaks pressure and repeatedly turns on. Seal? Any suggestions? Thanks, Aaron

My Baby Elephant compressor suddenly won't switch on 
It's a baby elephant mini compressor-I've waited for it to cool down got it out to use again after an hour but does not start.

Reattaching The Cam On The Elite 175 Motor Shaft 
Hi Bill I have a Elite 175 X mini Compressor that I was using for my airbrushing and the motor still runs but the cam had came off and I'd try putting …

airbrush compressor runs but does not produce air flow 
I have a small airbrush compressor, oil less. It runs fine, however no air is being produced.

Regulator adjustment on 69434 
How do you adjust the out put regulator on the 69434 air brush compressor? The manual arrow points to the top of the moisture filter with no other information. …

TC-20 and Werther Mac compressors getting too hot 
Hi, I just bought a TC-20T (the one with the 3-liter tank attached). I fired it up for the first time and the motor ran for 20-30 seconds, the pressure …

Sil-Air compressor: filter regulator and auto-off function 
Hi Bill, I just bought a second-hand Sil-Air airbrush compressor. It's 1992, yellow and a google search indicates it's a Sil-Air 15, but with a case …

A 'pop' sound on TC-60 and all airflow stopped. 
I've never airbrushed and purchased a Master's TC-60 compressor w S68 airbrush to get started. Thinned my Createx paint, started to do dots and lines …

Badger 480-2 airbrush compressor will not run 
Bill, I have a Badger 480-2 airbrush compressor that will not start. Has power and tries to start but the thermal switch kicks in after a few seconds. …

Revell 3671 airbrush compressor 
Hi I wonder If you can help? I have a revell 3671 compressor and using with a badger airbrush. All has been working fine until last use. When switching …

Airbrush Depot TC-20 regulator knob came off 
knob pop out with the spring right off the regulator with a bang noise knob pop out with the spring as i turned it too far in wrong direction! I was …

Medea compressor stalls upon start up 
Medea silent 3-litre bottle compressor, stalls upon start-up Hi Bill, I've got an OLD Medea silent Air-Pro II compressor, bought it in 1986. It's …

AS 18 airbrush compressor not switching on 
Hi, I have an AS18 Compressor for my airbrush, and it won't switch on anymore. The last time I used it was during a particularly hot and humid day and …

What psi does the 95630 mini airbrush compresser shut off at? 
at what psi does the one fith HP item 95630 mini airbrush compresser automaically sop building presser at,,when a additional tank is added

Airbrush compressor not able to start unless shaken 
Hi Bill, I have an airbrush compressor made in Taiwan which acts weirdly recently. Bought it last October 2013. It normally compresses air and then …

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Airbrush compressor AS196 making knocking sound 
Hi my compressor is a as196 twin cylinder with a tank. The issue is that after a minute or so it begins making a knocking sound which gets worse the …

Cake air brushing compressor doesn't stay on 
I have a compressor for cake decorating and when I turn it on it starts for a second and then shuts off. Help! :-) Thanks! __________________ It would …

Badger airbrush compressor is how good 
Iam new with airbrushing so I would like to know how good is this compressor?Also whats is air tank exactly for? Many thanks _______________________ …

Air brush compressor needs a tank 
I currently own a small 1/5 hp diaphragm type, tank-less air brush compressor. It works ok, but I really want the smooth supply of a tank. I just ordered …

A super water pik to clean parts with water 
A WaterPic is just quite aggressive enough. Can I use a pressure washer (tons of dpi) through a very small orifice to cut plaster residue from kiln …

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