Picture of a proper piping

and clean, dry compressed air.

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Postby Hub » Wed Nov 12, 2008 1:15 pm

Good Morning Jim.
Now you have done it ------ even made it attractive - good job and thank you for the pic - this is the fun part of this give and take forum.

NOW U HAVE DONE IT :o That 40 feet of copper will lower the compressed air temperature and dew point, so condensation will take place - the liquid water will now be in the water traps where it belongs, not going through the gun or driping off the quick coupler.
Again Thank You for sharing.
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Postby jcclark » Thu Nov 13, 2008 12:16 pm

Thanks Hub.
I think I need more, I read somewhere that about 100' of
pipe is needed to work best, and preferably larger dia.
I've run out of space (and money).
I'm considering hanging a system from the ceiling,
(adding another section of (4) 10' pipes.)
It's the only space left in my garage :lol:
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Postby Hub » Fri Nov 14, 2008 7:04 am

The only way you could have made it better is with larger pipe.
1.5" copper tubing will carry 625% more air than 1/2 inch and because the air velocity has decreased the air cools about twice as fast.
Still, the installation is great.
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