IVbde! No. 875 168820
IVbde! No. 875 1688
Air Tool Hook Up
Before _e tool is connected to _e air
supply, clear 1be air hose of accumulated
moisture by running air freely
• rough _e air hose for _lOseconds.
Air Hoses for your Air Tools
Figure 1 Illuslzates a recommended
hose hook up.
A 3/Sinch ID air hose is required up to a
leng_ of 25feet
A 3/Sinch ID hose
cause a pressure
drop and may impede performance.
more leng_ is required, a 1/zinch ID air
hose is recommended.
Be sure all hoses
and fitlJngs are _e correctsize
correctly secured before using _e tool.
Never carry a tool by _e hose or pull _e
hose to move _e tool or a compressor.
Keep hoses away from heal oil and sharp
edges. Replace any hose _atis
weak or worn.
A piping diagram for a typical home shop
Some helpful tips are:
Always use hoses and pipes rated for
higher pressure _an your system will
Never use PVC pipes for
air piping systems as
explosion and serious injury may
The connection from _e compressor
to _e inilJal take_ffhard
be a flexible hose in order to isolate
movement of _e compressor.
Route _e inilJal take4Dffline
as slzaight up _e shop wall and as
high as possible.
This will help
minimize water leaving _e
and lzaveling _rough
Slope _e main lines down at least
3/4 inch per lOfeet
of pipe away
from air compressor;
_is will draw
• e condensate
wi_ _e flowofair
and away from _e compressor.
Place _e firstdrop
as far from _e
as _e size of your shop
will allow (£Ofeetis
unrealislJc fora small shop).
furtlqer _e drop, _e more _at
can occur, and _e
drier _e airwill
be when itreaches
• e water separator.
This tools power regulator valve may be
adjusted by rotalng _e switch, unlJl
achieved. The center is
neural, to _e leftis reverse and to _e
rightis forward. The fur_eryou
each direction _e more torque _atwill
The power can be regulated only in _e
forward direction. The tool will only
operate in full power in _e reverse
direclJon. Once a boltor fastener is
seated, impaclJng for longer 1ban 10
seconds could damage 1be impacting
seconds to remove _e desired fastener,
use of a
In order to reduce _e amountof
water and contaminants
• e water separator, install _e take-
on _e top of_e
supply line for each air drop.
A drain line should be placed at_e
main line for condensate
Drain valves should be placed at_e
end of branch lines and _e drain
line, and drained daily.
Once a bolt or fastener is seated,
than five (5)
will cause excessive
to the impacting
If it takes longer
to tighten or loosen your bolt
the use of a
larger size impact
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