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Old 02-15-2015, 07:56 PM
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Air Compressor

It seems the time might be coming for a new compressor. I've had a IR true 5hp 2 stage w/60 gallon tank for a long time, but it is getting tired, leaking air and noisy.

Yes, I could replace valves etc., but I'm looking at some 7.5-10 hp VFD rotary screw units....updates as I figure stuff out.

http://www.dvcompressors.com/air-com...10-hp-37-scfm/
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Old 02-15-2015, 08:33 PM
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And....this might put the air line install on hold as I will need larger diameter.

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68 DB? Wow! Normal human speech is, what, 80 DB?
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As I recall 68db would be in the range of normal human speech. 85db is the threshold for a hearing hazardous environment requiring hearing protection.
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What?..........
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As I recall 68db would be in the range of normal human speech. 85db is the threshold for a hearing hazardous environment requiring hearing protection.
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Old 02-16-2015, 08:19 AM
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Yeah normal conversation is 60 dB. Old timer conversations are closer to 68 dB. That is QUIET.

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And it looks like they have a built in air dryer as well. Quiet would be very nice
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Go figure, everywhere is closed today.

IR model, not a VFD

http://catalog.jamiesonequipment.com...rs/up6-7-125-1
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Tried calling a place down East, and they answered!...had a good long chat with a service guy.

The VFD is the way to go and there isn't a whole lot of difference in the cost...about $1800.

Comes with a refrigerated air dryer as well.

Should be fine with 3/4'' line as well for the distance I need to go.

37 CFM should make the sandblaster work better as well
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