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Old 04-25-2011, 02:11 PM
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Originally Posted by ToddMcF2002
I do have a big question on the end outlet. Most of the filters and regulators look like they are 3/8 inlets & outlets which seems to defeat the purpose of the 3/4 piping I'm using. Any recommendations? Also, do I need multiple outlets for different uses such as painting on one outlet and tools on another?

Thanks for any advice.
use a 1/2 or 3/4 filter/regulator or you will choke your system.
go to look at the left margin you will see lots of regulators in 1/2 and 3/4. you can also narrow the search by cfm.

don't use the junk at home depot, they are all 1/4 or 3/8.

we have a 3/4 right after the compressor set at 80psi sometimes we crank it up to 100psi. we also have line regulators at the spray booth and a few work stations.

in my home shop i have a 1/2'' high volume regulator/filter at the compressor set at 80psi and then also a plug in regulator for when i need it. my upholstery stapler works best at 25 to 40 psi and my powder coat system requires 10-12 psi.
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