Compressor Air Filter Questions


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Where to install the filter 
I purchased a filter/regulator from HF. I think the regulator should be close to the compressor so I am able to adjust the pressure. Some say the filter …

Water passing through the air filter 
I am a hobbyist and use a Bostitch 6 gallon pancake air compressor for my airbrushes. I was using only an inline desiccant filter at the airbrush and was …

How do I know that I have to change the filter 
How do I know when to change my online compressed air filter?

Air filter regulator lubricator question  
I have inherited an older compressor that not only has an air filter, but also an air filter regulator lubricator. What is that? It requires that it …

Filter at outlet of compressor 
ive been told that putting the filter right at the outlet of the compressor isnt going to do much for trapping water because the air is still warm. for …

Water and air compression 
I understand when compressed air forms condensation. What I don't understand is If the compressed air is hot does it still form condensation because …

air filter selection  
I have a 16cfm compressor, what air filter do I need

No intake filter on fiac 3000/3001 compressor 
Hello bill, Im Alejandro from Colombia, your website has cleared many questions i had about air compressors, thank you so much seƱor Bill and this time …

Water getting through compressed air filter 
Where can I find a seperator/filter for my speedaire dryer model 4xx33? ______________ Duane, are you speaking of the: Filter, Oil Removal Item …

Drain air filter water - install air filter 
How do u remove water that goes in side of the filter chamber for item number 95630 ______________ I have uploaded a photo of the filter that is on your …

Install multiple compressed air filters in series 
I recently purchased a small compressor (2HP, 150psi, 29gal) for some DIY projects in my garage. My immediate need will be a small blast cabinet. I …

I need new compressor filters 
I have a matrx air max compressor and i dont know who i bought it from but i need new filters where can i get them and how to change it. my compressor …

Filter intake housing broken - how to fix 
air intake filter and housing broke off compressor, housing need new or used part,plastic housing, upright tank unit on top. ____________________ Since …

What filter for new compressor 
Hello...I just picked up a Husky 4HP 175psi 2 stage compressor and am confused about placing a filter,regulator,lubricator attachment. I have a CH …

Water problems in my compressor air 
Inside the compressor air duct water is there, it makes the problem in valve Operation, How can I avoid those situation? ____________________ Hikam, …

Minimum flow requirement for compressor filters 
If a filter is rated to handle 50 SCFM and the compressor I am using only puts out 3.7 SCFM will this lower output have an adverse effect on the filter? …

One condensate tank for 4 series water and oil filters 
from the discharge of compressor the 1st filter is cyclonic,2nd & 3rd are 30 micron filters and the 4th is a cyclonic filter. After the filters compressed …

Getting water out of the air lines 
i get water through my air lines and i even got the air filter hooked up to my compressor along with a presure regulator that came with the kobalt air …

Compressed air filter for cleaning slides 
I have a need for using compressed air to remove dust on 35mm slides. What size/type filter should I use or should I just stick to cans of "Dust Off"? …

Excessive oil in the air lines 
Even with a large amount of different types of filters we are still seeing oil at our CMM's (coordinate measuring machines). To be honest we are getting …

Do you need a compressed air filter 
Do you need an air filter (dryer) for occasional use oil-less vertical air compressor? _____________ Hello mhood9816, welcome. Let's first differentiate …

Coalescent filters versus mist filters 
What is the difference between coalescent filter and mist separators. When and/or why should one be used over the other? ________________ Hello Michael, …

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