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aircompressor [2017-01-06 01:22]
tim
aircompressor [2020-04-26 20:05] (current)
Simon
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 TRAINING REQUIRED BEFORE USE. TRAINING REQUIRED BEFORE USE.
  
-<​del>​On ​loan from Stephen Giles.</​del>​ +[[https://​bambi-air.co.uk/​products/​budget-range-silent-air-compressors/​|Bambi BB24]] on loan from Marcin MorawskiThere'​s also a "​tiny"​ 3L one owned by the lab.
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-The compressor has been reclaimed ​by its owner and is no longer at the lab.+
  
 ===== Safety ===== ===== Safety =====
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   * Air can blow debris in various directions. Wear safety glasses.   * Air can blow debris in various directions. Wear safety glasses.
   * Air tools are the same as power tools (can remove fingers, break limbs, etc)   * Air tools are the same as power tools (can remove fingers, break limbs, etc)
 +  * Don't use makeshift pressure vessels, respect pressure ratings.
 +  * The compressor operates on a max. 50% duty cycle, and the longest you can use it at full blast is 30 min.
  
 ===== General Usage Tips ===== ===== General Usage Tips =====
  
 +  * Attached is a micro mist remover and precision regulator, so you can get very clean air at pressures 0-2bar with 0.02 bar accuracy.
 +  * If you need to go higher than that, you'll have to remove the precision regulator and use a regular one (also provided).
   * Close the drain valve before use, or the tank won't build up pressure.   * Close the drain valve before use, or the tank won't build up pressure.
   * Open the drain value after use (slowly, to allow the tank to decompress) and leave it open to avoid condensation (which can corrode the metal).   * Open the drain value after use (slowly, to allow the tank to decompress) and leave it open to avoid condensation (which can corrode the metal).
  
-===== Tools =====+===== Maintenance ​=====
  
-Stephen Giles has provided two impact drivers, one of which is faulty, and a hoseWe need to source connectors for the hose.+  * Top up oil (supplied) every so often. 
 +  * Cover it with a dust sheet when not in use otherwise ​the wood dust will kill seals and filters quickly. 
 + 
 +===== Log ===== 
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 +2020-04-26 
 + * Loaned to lab 
 + 
 +===== Tools =====
  
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