air hose pressure spikes as temp increases

by glen
(high point, nc)

my compressor is in the basement. (~ 55 degrees) regulator located right as air lines enter top of the shop (` up to 90 - 100+ in summer.)


For example, with compressor at 90-100 PSI, I may be running stapler at 70 PSI and leave compressor on before the next job 1-2 hour later.

How much is the approx. air pressure increasing during stapling and also when I return? 110 lb. compressor max.

Hoses keep swelling and bursting upstairs. What PSI rating should I look for on my hoses?

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Jan 02, 2016
hoses
by: Doug in s.d.ca

If the air itself is not overly hot (150 or so F), then there's no way the pressure is spiking above whatever the compressor puts out.

Most hoses are rated about 200-300 PSI, and should hold for a good amount of time - years at least.

Maybe you can post some pix of regulator and a bad hose so we can take a look?

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