A compressor is a machine that compresses air from an initial intake pressure to a higher exhaust pressure through a reduction in volume. A compressor consists of a power source, a compressor unit, and accessory equipment. A gasoline or diesel engine provides power to operate the compressor.
Precaution Prior to Use :-
Compressor safety :-
v Read the operator manual and be sure you understand it before using the compressor.
v Ensure that shutdown devices and pressure and temperature gauges are working.
v Make sure all gaurds and shields are in place and in good working order.
v Wear close-fitting clothing. Dont keep long hairs.
v Keep other people clear of the compressor before starting it and during operation.
v Inspect hoses regularly and never use a damaged or defective hose.
v Never use compressed air to clean yourself and others.
v Air at high pressure can break an ear drum, blow out an eye ball or penetrate the skin, injecting air into your blood which can cause death.
v Never point or direct an air tool at another person. Horse play with air hose can be fatal.
v Make adjustments only when the engine is off and the air pressure has been safely and properly released.
v Be sure all connections and couplings are completely interlocked and pinned.
v Set up the compressor as level as possible and block the wheels.
Never leave a running machine unattenend. Turn the engine off and remove the key to prevent unauthorized use.
v Make sure all warning and safety devices are working properly.
v Do not exceed recommended maximumair pressure.
Air Hose :-
* Be sure that all pressure has been released before disconnecting hoses.
* Use hose rated for the maximum compressure pressure flow.
* Make sure the hose and compressor discharge fitting match . Always use the safety pin to prevent.