Can you use any air compressor for airbrushing?

Normally, this is a common question that puzzles many people. We know that there are airbrush compressors, but can you use any air compressor for airbrushing? From my end, it is quite possible and even better to use regular air compressors. However, you will need additional materials to incorporate into the system for compatibility. It is … Read more

Does air compressors devalue?

An air compressor is a crucial tool for any weekend warrior, DIY enthusiast, or professional who works with tools. It stores air under pressure which serves as an energy source to multiple air tools such as brad nailers, impacts wrenches, inflators, fasteners, hammers, framing nailers, etc. So, as you can see, air compressors are found … Read more

Central Pneumatic Air Compressor Not Building Pressure

You’ve been running your central pneumatic air compressor for some time, and it has been working correctly. Suddenly, you realize that its parts are running well, but it isn’t building any tank pressure. This is a common problem that you shouldn’t worry about, as we are here to help you identify the problem and provide … Read more

How many gallons of air compressor do I need?

Many hobbyists or DIY enthusiasts who are a novice in this niche frequently ask for air compressor’s right size to buy. Sure, there are multiple air compressors in the market, and they come in different sizes and shapes, so you’ll have to identify which one is compatible with your air tool. Right, let’s jump into … Read more

How to tell if air compressor check valve is bad

What is a check valve? How does it help? Many people ask these questions in many forums, and if you are one of them, you are in the right place at the correct time. A check valve is designed to prevent air backflow into the inlet line whenever the tool shuts down. It is located … Read more

Air Compressor Free Air at One Pressure Vs. at a Greater Pressure

Well, if you do your research deeply, you’ll realize that many plant personnel and most air compressor dealers do not fully grasp the relationship between airflow and pressure. Users commonly operate their air compressor at elevated pressure, hoping to satisfy the demand. However, this does not always enhance performance but makes it even worse. First … Read more

What RPM Should an Air Compressor Pump Run?

An air compressor’s performance can be determined through many aspects, including pounds per square inch (PSI) ratings, cubic feet per minute (CFM) and horsepower. The pounds per square inch depicts the air compressor’s amount of pressure, while cubic feet per minute indicates the volume of air supplied by the air compressor. On the other hand, … Read more

What Makes Air Compressor Turn Off Automatically?

Air compressor is a multipurpose tool that has been a game-changer in the contemporary world. It works on the principle of storing compressed air in tanks that are used to drive air tools. Many professionals and DIY enthusiasts rarely lack this tool as it can run multiple air tools, which are available at a cheaper … Read more

How Do You Connect Two Air Tanks Together?

I can say point blank that you are in the right place at the right time. Many people do want to increase the capacity of their tank to avoid time wastage during a refill. Another reason might be to offer sufficient airflow for a more demanding air tool. Sometimes, a single air compressor, which is … Read more

How big of the pulley should you use on the gas air compressor?

Well, we’ve frequently received emails and calls to inquire about the right size of the pulley to install on gas air compressors. A pulley is a versatile tool that enjoys a wide range of applications such as high-pressure wash tasks and agricultural applications. Their main use is to connect pumps to engines or motors through … Read more