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Re: My AC compressor

Unread postAuthor: farcticox1 » Wed Jun 14, 2017 2:45 pm

It's something I welded myself, It's 1/8" stainless tubing and flat plate ends, the ends are slightly recessed so the weld holds them more captive. Rating? not sure, but it will have a safety relief blow off valve.

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Re: My AC compressor

Unread postAuthor: wdr0 » Wed Jun 14, 2017 2:58 pm

A rated tank would be best, definately hydro test the one you have made before using air. The flat ends aren't ideal as the metal will bend when pressure is applied and can cause the weld to crack without warning.
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Re: My AC compressor

Unread postAuthor: farcticox1 » Wed Jun 14, 2017 5:59 pm

I've been using it at 125psi for a few years :shock:
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Re: My AC compressor

Unread postAuthor: hectmarr » Wed Jun 14, 2017 8:03 pm

farcticox1 wrote:It's something I welded myself, It's 1/8" stainless tubing and flat plate ends, the ends are slightly recessed so the weld holds them more captive. Rating? not sure, but it will have a safety relief blow off valve.

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Hydraulic pressure test, without any doubt.
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Re: My AC compressor

Unread postAuthor: farcticox1 » Sun Jun 25, 2017 12:31 pm

Compressor up and running, giving a steady 135psi output, that's the maximum the regulator will output.

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Re: My AC compressor

Unread postAuthor: jrrdw » Mon Jun 26, 2017 5:26 am

Close to target, looks good as well.
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