[vcf-midatlantic] Value of Air Compressor in CDL workshop

Martin Flynn maflynn at theflynn.org
Sat May 8 02:14:32 UTC 2021

On 5/7/2021 9:17 PM, David Gesswein via vcf-midatlantic wrote:
> On Fri, May 07, 2021 at 08:39:19PM -0400, Martin Flynn via vcf-midatlantic wrote:
>> CDL has an offer on the table for the donation of a used 5HP air compressor.
>> Grainger Model is 3Z724, needs work.
>> Any value during workshops other than air for soldering stations?
> For vintage computer I use one for cleaning dust out and blowing water off
> boards I washed. Not critical piece of equipment. 5HP 220V is probably
> overkill for this usage. Mine is normal outlet type and annoyingly loud.
> Best to have hose that can get outside for my typical usage.

Planned location is the 9059 furnace room, so a whip hose could be run 
out the door, or into the classroom by the sink to catch the run-off water

This unit is actually 208, 3 Phase.  It's belt driven and only turns 
1800 RPM at the motor pulley.

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