Iwata Power Jet - Buils pressure, but very slowly

by Denise Stephenson
(Newcastle, NSW, Australia)

I have an Iwata Power Jet plus, a mini compressor where the tank is the handle. When I use it for airbrushing, it gets up to its max pressure that i set, 40PSI, but when airbrushing, it drops down to zero quickly, and can hear it working to build air, but it cant catch up to air use...ie to airbrush i get a few strokes down, then have to wait a min or so to build up again so on and so on...i hope it is an easy to remedy problem???


Thank you
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Probably not easy to fix, sorry Denise.

Tell me, when it originally builds up to the 40 PSI, is it taking longer than it used to? I suspect so. That suggests to me that you may have a valve issue, possibly a gasket (but not sure, as I've never taken an Iwata apart), maybe a failing motor, I can't be sure from here.

Sorry,

Bill



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