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604-888-5668

105-19789 92A Ave | Langley, BC V1M 3B3

Compressor Information

The staff at Active Air Industries Ltd in Langley has assembled this resource to help solve some common compressor questions. Of course we're always happy to speak with you directly about any equipment questions you may have. Call us Monday through Friday.

CFM

Cubic feet per minute


One horse power will provide about 4 cubic feet of compressed air at 100 pounds per square inch—a 10 HP compressor will provide approximately 40 CFM.


Compressor ROM =

motor pulley diameter X motor RPM

compressor pulley diameter

PSI

Pounds per square inch

Proper Lubrications

Oil - Piston Compressors - Use a 30W non-detergent compressor oil.

Oil - Rotary Compressors - It is highly recommended that all rotary compressors use synthetic lubricants.

CFM REQUIREMENTS

FOR TYPICAL USES


Tools


1/4" Drill

#6 Screwdriver

1/2" Nutsetter

3/4" Impact Wrench

Die Grinder

Horizontal Grinder

5" Vertical Grinder

Burring Tool

Rammers – Medium

Air Motor – 1HP

Air Motor – 2HP

Air Hoist – 1000lbs


Paint Spray Gun

Chipping Hammer

8" Circular Saw

CFM Required

T 100 PSIG

25

24

30

35

24

60

35

24

34

25

50

one cubic foot

per foot of lift

20

30

45