SIP 3HP/150-SRB Compressor
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The SIP 3HP/150-SRB is a belt-driven compressor featuring a heavy-duty pump for reliable trade performance, an oversized crankcase, cast iron barrel, and aluminium aftercooler.
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|Input Supply||230v (13amp)|
|Motor Power||3.0hp (2.2kW)|
|Receiver Size||200 litres|
|Piston Displacement||13CFM (368 litres/min)|
|Max. Free Air Delivery||8.5CFM (240 litres/min)|
|Maximum Pressure||145psi (10 bar)|
|Packaged Dimensions||1090 x 1500 x 430mm|
Q1. Do i need an air dryer in addition to my air compressor?
A. Air dryers are essential for air compressors, If the water is left in the system it can damage the air compressor and components connected to your compressed air system and possibly contaminate your product. To prevent this you need to install an air dryer. You can check our whole range of air tools by visiting the given link:- Air Compressor Tools
Q2. What is the right type of hose for my air compressor?
A. It depends on the air compressor you are using, the higher the CFM requirement of your air tool is the larger the diameter hose you'll need. We usually recommend a single wire HP hose. You can check our whole range of accessories and hose by visiting the given link:- Accessories and Consumables
Q3. What size of hose should be used?
A. This will depend on the type of compressor that you have. Generally the hose that we recommend is of the outlet size of compressor. You can give us a call or leave an enquiry on our website to help you to find the right size of hose to use. Please contact us by visiting the given link:- Contact Us
Q4. What is the maximum hose length i should use with my compressor?
A. It depends on the size of the compressor or CFM required, please contact us for the recommendation by visiting the given link:- Contact Us
Q5. Do i need a reciprocating compressor or a rotary screw compressor?
A. For most applications, a reciprocating compressor is sufficient. We recommend rotary screw compressor If you are looking for longer run with efficiency.
Q6. How do i assess the quality of air i need for my application?
A. Most of the manufacturers already state the air quality required for the application.
Q7. What is a good size air compressor for home use?
A. It would depend on what you are using the compressor for. (For eg: If someone who is just pumping up car tyres, will need a different compressor to someone who is using an air grinder or a spray gun). You can give us a call or leave an enquiry on our website so we will be able to advise based on your needs.
Q8. How big a compressor do i need?
A. It depends on what you require to operate. Air tools made for general use with portable air compressors typically require 0 to 5 cubic feet per minute (cfm) at 70 to 90 pounds per square inch (psi), whereas with larger tools, the requirements usually exceed 10 cfm at 100 to 120 psi.
Q9. What size compressor do i need to spray a car?
A. We recommend a 10-15 CFM compressor required to spray a car.
Q10. What type of air compressor is best for my business?
A. Each type of compressor (reciprocating, rotary screw, rotary vane, industrial compressor are the primary types) has its own “pros and cons”, it depends up on your application for which you need to use the compressor machine.
Q11. Once i know the type of compressor i need, how do i determine the appropriate size?
A. It depends up on the application for the compressor to be used. The best way to figure out appropriate compressor's size is to measure your actual compressed air use for atleast one week of typical operations and allow for reasonable estimates of expected changes.
Q1. What is piston displacement?
A. Piston displacement refers to the free air delivery of the compressed air in a compressor. In brief, it implies the volume of air conveyed out of the compressor measured per minute in liters for a given pressure.
Q2. What is the duty cycle of a compressor?
A. Duty cycle alludes to the measure of time a compressor can be worked in a given time-frame. Most piston compressors have a 50% duty cycle while screw compressor have 100%.
Q3. What is a 75% duty cycle?
A. Air compressors with a 75% duty cycle will run for three-fourths of the total cycle time. In other words, 75% per hour of use.
Q4. How important is HP in an air compressor?
A. HP in an air compressor is not as important as the SCFM rating. Horsepower indicates motor's power, while the SCFM rating tells you required power the compressor actually provides to your tools.
Q5. Does air compressor tank size matter?
A. Yes, it does matter. A larger tank holds more air. The larger the tank is lesser the running is required.
Q6. How do i know my duty cycle?
A. Duty cycle depends on the use of a compressed air machine.
Q7. What is the difference between CFM and PSI?
A. PSI and CFM are often used as performance specifications for air compressors. PSI (Pound per square inch) measures pressure of system, while CFM (cubic feet per minute) measures volume.
Q8. What voltage do i use for a home shop or small shop air compressor?
A. "13 amp single phase" is the voltage we recommend you to use for a home shop or small shop air compressor.
Q1. How often do i need to change the oil in my air compressor?
A. For a piston compressor, we recommend you to change the oil once every year and for a screw compressor after every 4000 hours of operation.
Q2. How do i control contaminants in my compressed air system?
A. We recommend you to install dryer and in line filtration to control the contaminants in the compressed air system. You can check our whole range of air tools by visiting the given link:- Air Compressor Tools
Q3. How often do i need to replace my air intake filter?
A. For a screw compressor, we recommend changing the air intake filter every 2,000 hours.
Q4. What happens if there is water in my air compressor?
A. As hot air gets sucked in tank the moisture percipitates and gets converted into water as it cools. If left in the system it adds the risk of damaging the compressor machine and its components, and potentially contaminating the end product while in use. To prevent this you can install a dryer or in line filtration. You can check our whole range of air tools by visiting the given link:- Air Compressor Tools
Q5. What happens when water stays in my compressor?
A. If water stays in the air compressor rust can start to build and it can also rust bearings in rotor compressor. Best way to eliminate this problem is to purchase an air dryer.
Q6. What happens if there is water in my lines?
A. If the water gets in the lines of your compressor it can rust and damage the pipe work system. To solve this problem, you will need to either clean the water trap or change the pipes of your compressor.
Q7. How often should a compressor be serviced and can change components like oil filter, air filter, fine separator filter, compressed air mains filter ?
A. Service depends on the actual operating hours while changing filter depends upon their elements & functions. The standard service and the filter elements should be changed after 2000 hours of operation. If not, a major service including change of filters should be undertaken after 4000 hours for the smooth running of your compressor.
Q8. Why should i replace my filter element regularly?
A. We recommend you to replace your filter element regularly just because blocked elements in the filter increases the energy cost and impacts the high quality compressed air in your compressor machine. You can check our whole range of air filters by visiting the given link:- Air Compressor Accessories
Q9. How often must the oil be changed and what kind of oil should be used?
A. We recommend change of oil after every 4000 hours for screw compressor and we recommend you to use oil (screw compressor oil or piston compressor oil) depending upon the application of your system. You can check the oil we recommend by visiting the given link:- Air Compressor Oil
Q10. How do i drain the water from my tank?
A. You can drain the water from the ball valve on the receiver(tank) manually or you can purchase an automatic drain valve to remove the water automatically. If water is becoming a problem, we recommend you to invest in a more appropriately-sized air dryer.
Q11. How do i decompress an air compressor?
A. You can decompress an air compressor by switching it off and draining its receiver(tank).
Q12. How do you troubleshoot an air compressor?
A. We recommend you to call in an engineer.