On Wed, 11 Dec 1996 09:58:40 -0500 (EST) "W. R. Gibbons"
>On Wed, 11 Dec 1996, BOB NOGUEIRA wrote:
>> -- [ From: Bob Nogueira * EMC.Ver #2.5.1 ] --
>> If you hook up two 2-3 Hp compressors each with an out put of ,say,
>> CFM both feeding a common storage tank, will the result be in the
>> ballbark of 18 CFM ?
>> Bob Nogueira
>I've been thinking about this, since I have one good 2 HP already. I
>don't see why you could not simply create (out of iron or copper pipe)
>manifold that has an inlet from each compressor and an outlet (with a
>regulator) for your sandblaster or whatever. You could install a
>valve on one compressor so you used just one for small jobs, and crank
>both up when sandblasting.
>Can anyone think why this would not work?
> Ray Gibbons Dept. of Molecular Physiology & Biophysics
> Univ. of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, VT
> email@example.com (802) 656-8910
No, but you may want to consider a check valve in each line.
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