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vintage unknown brand air compressor ... need help identifying.


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Old 11-09-2013, 01:04:37 PM
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Default vintage unknown brand air compressor ... need help identifying.

Hello all who view this. i bought this air compressor 10 years ago and it started making noise recently. I immediately shut it off to avoid damaging it further. I need help in identifying the manufacturer of this. i would very much like to rebuild it if there are any parts available for it. I have enclosed some pictures ... any and all information would very much be appreciated!!!: Dont know if the pics got uploaded and would appreciate it if someone write something here so I can try it at again. shrug:

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Your compressor appears to be a refrigeration compressor. The intake through the crankcase is what leads me to believe this. If that is the case, it was not made to have raw air pumped through it and the possible dirt & dust that goes with it. There doesn't seem to be any way of checking if there is oil in the crankcase. Even if there is oil in it, it could be pretty grungy if it has been run with no filter of some sort on that intake port.
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Yes it's an ammonia compressor. The only thing you can do is pop the cylinder off and explore the guts. As mentioned, you'll find all sorts of grunge on the bottom of the crankcase.
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