Maintenance Curtis 95

by DAEMS Paul
(Brasschaat - Belgium)

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Hello


(I’m from Belgium – so excuse me for the language errors)

I think I have an old Curtis 95 compressor (the number ‘95’ stands on the cylinder but there no ID-plate).

Because I want to give it some maintenance , I have some questions:

(1) Is there another plug to let the old oil out except the one in front (see the arrow on photo-1)

(2) When I fill it up with fresh compressor-oil: do I fill it up to the edge of the plug mentioned?

(3) Maintaining the air filter: cleaning with gasoline and soa kit in oil - or do I better replace it by a paper-one?

Thanks in advance

(I had to reduce the photo's very much - if you want I can't send you some 'bigger' ones)

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Jan 30, 2019
Curtis 95 maintenance
by: Doug in s.d.ca.

"So I suppose the lower one is to let the oil out."

You guessed it. Looks like you may need to move that cooler out of the way.

You'd probably do well to also get some pipe to screw into the drain so it doesn't run all over the tank. The plugs are probably the same, so you can use the top one to match the pipe size.

Good luck and have fun...

Jan 30, 2019
Maintenance Curtis 95
by: Daems Paul

@ Doug in s.d.ca.
Thanx for the quick reaction
(1)&(2): looking to the angle of the plug I saw there was a second one underneath the first one.

So I suppose the lower one is to let the oil out.

I must be looking longer in the future...

The highest stands in an angle. So I will fill it up to the bottom of the threads.

(3): your comment about the filter is clear enough to me

Thanx again

Jan 29, 2019
oil
by: Doug in s.d.ca.

(1) Is there another plug to let the old oil out except the one in front (see the arrow on photo-1)

Is it really just one? Is it horizontal or angled up?

(2) When I fill it up with fresh compressor-oil: do I fill it up to the edge of the plug mentioned?

If it's angled, usually to the bottom of the threads.

(3) Maintaining the air filter: cleaning with gasoline and soak it in oil - or do I better replace it by a paper-one?

Soak it? No. Dip it and let it drain. There should be a lip/reservoir that the element sits in. A small amount of oil there so it'll wick up on the metal.

Or go with paper of you can get something that'll fit. Your choice.

HTH and good luck.



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