Compressor for creating bubbles under water?

by Peter
(SF Bay Area, CA)

Size of a compressor and tank for creating bubbles under water to minimize impact when a springboard diver enters water.


Is it possible to attach a 40-50 gallon outdoor tank to an indoor Dewalt DXCM271 27 gallon compressor to create a massive airflow for a period of maximum 5-10 seconds.

How do I compare how much air will release in 5-10 seconds?

That is the critical parameter to dampen the impact when a diver hit the water. The intent is for the diver to be able to experiment with new jumps without getting hurt when they fail.

I know that a 60-80 gallon compressor with 5 HP will work for frequent usage but my need is not that frequent and such compressors are usually made for indoor use.

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Jan 18, 2019
Bubble machine
by: Doug in s.d.ca.

"How do I compare how much air will release in 5-10 seconds?"

Depends on how far down you want the bubbles to be. They're going to have to overcome the pressure there. So, what's the pressure at depth? In bars, PSI, what have you.

Is there an exemplar for your plan?

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