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Replace a 115 psi safety valve with a 120 psi one?  
Is it safe to replace a 115 psi safety valve with a 120 psi one? I have an old Craftsman Paint Sprayer compressor, model 106.152581. The safety …

Change pump bearing on a reciprocating air compressor  
How to change pump bearing on a reciprocating air compressor ________________ Happy to post this for you Blair. It's always good to know the make and …

Help installing cylinder and valve kit on California air compressor 
I was not getting any pressure build up on my california air compressor, so I bought the whole cylinder kit, but it did not come with directions and the …

Wiring wards 2hp compressor from 220 to 110. 
how to change from 220v to 110 v on a wards 2hp air compressor

Make an air cylinder driven can crusher 
Two or three, actually: This is used mostly for 12oz cans, but can handle 24oz cans. Small cans crush nicely at about 85 psi, while large cans need …

replacing the motor 
I to off the motor how do I know that is the problem and how do i buy another and install and wire it. __________________ Bill says.... Hi Ruben. …

Air cylinder "speed"... 
I am working on a Can crusher. I am not a pro but I like to keep myself busy by doing new things. I had a 1½" bore & enerything I needed fot the …

Cleaning the inside of air compressor tank 
My wife brought home my son inlaw's air compressor for me to use to work on their car and it got air left in it for a long time with out being drained. …

Replace a piston ring. 
Help replacing a piston ring. Bill answers... Had I replaced the piston ring on my compressor, and it just happened to be the same brand …

Using compressed air to help stop hydrants from freezing in winter 
If you have an outside water hydrant that has been installed for many years, and if you have lots of minerals or salts in your water, the weep hole at …

replace valves in my air compessor 
air flow is not what it use to be ____________________ Hi there... It is difficult for me or any reader to offer specific advice, since you have not …

I have the tank and consider building a compressor 
I have a 120 gallon tank that was given to me and I want to build a compressor. I have the generals down but need to know about matching the pumps and …

How to use air over hydraulic system for clamping ... 
I developed a clamp system using an Ambush bushing. Ambush makes a split bushing that, when hydraulic pressure is applied, clamps around a shaft acting …

How to hook up air compressor power ... 
on a 80 gallon iron horse air compressor, how does the main power get connected _____________________ Bill says... Hi there. Saying your Iron Horse …

Reciprocating Air Compressor 
Hello, we are manufacturing air compressors from 1 h.p. to 10 h.p. what could be the possible reason of air compressor piston lifting oil and throughing …

How to select what brand of air compressor ... 
Hello, great info on your website! It's helped me tremendously. I'm getting ready to purchase, now I just need an opinion as to a few brand names that …

switching ON and OFF the compressor by sensing temperature 
I am using a 2 ton split Air Conditioner having rotary compressor please let me know the duty cycle, if i run my a c continously for 24 hrs will the life …

How to re-install springs in 106.153980 pressure switch ... 
"How do you reload the springs in the 106.153980? There are two. One is vertical with a very small spring and the other is horizontal. The box is very …

MOISTNESS IN THE AIR HOSE ~ how to remedy 
HOW DO U GET THE MOISTNESS OUT THE AIR HOSE, BECAUSE IT KEEP GETTING A CLOT IN THE HOSE. ______________________ Bill says... Hello Thadeus. …

How to decide between lubed and non-lubed air compressor ... 
Hello, I am in the market for a new air compressor for my garage. I just run air tools and the general stuff on an occasional basis but what I am …

How to select the correct air cylinder stroke ... 
i am working on a pneumatic gear shifter for a buggy ......i require an air actuator with a variable stroke length. actually a one which has 4 stages of …

Century motor wire diagam 
i need to know how to wire the electric motor correctly...its a 7-194144-01 motor ___________________ Bill says.... Erin, I'm sorry, but I'm not …

Connectors identification 
how do you tell the differance between connectors i have three different types so when ordering a specific type can state the given one?? _____________________________ …

figure how big of a generator do i need to run my air compressor?  
14 amp compressor Bill says... Most generator outputs I've seen are in watts, with an indicator of maximum amperage. You haven't said …

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Understand an air compressor 
Shat does it mean? how does it work? why do we use it? Bill says... Hello Ahmad and thanks for visiting my site and for writing in. I …

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