I would be interested in other's replies to this message, as I have a
similar Keystone compressor that I am planning to use in the shop. I
would think, however that one of them would do the job by itself. But I
think you could just put a "T" in the outlets and run one hose. But I
would set the "cut in" pressures so that they don't both try to start at
the same time. As far a wiring, I was going to use the same outlet and
cable as they sell for stick welders and use 12/3 from the service
Fred Zampa wrote:
> Hello all:
> I have two large Gilbarco gas station compressors
> which I would like to run in tandem in the hope of getting enough air to
> sandblast without frustration.
> How do I go about hooking them up ?
> I thought I might just take my air off one compressor in the usual way and
> then connect the standard outlet of the second compressor to the tank of
> the first one. Do I need a one- way valve anywhere?
> The compressors have slightly different bores, tank sizes,
> and pressure shut off settings. will this lack of match be a problem ?
> What size wire do I use to run two 20amp , 220volt units ?
> Any other ideas ?
> thanks, Fred Zampa