Airbrushing Part 4 - GETTING CONNECTED


Previously, Jay Blakemore advised on the many different options available when choosing a compressor; in this tutorial, he examines the typical operational features of such equipment.

Airbrushing Pt 4
Above: An oil-filled compressor equipped with a moisture trap. As moisture collects in the trap, be sure to regularly purge the valve (the larger of the two gauges shows tank pressure).

Having chosen and successfully purchased a compressor, the next step in the process is understanding how its various components function. What follows is a general overview, although the manufacturer’s manual should be the first point of reference.


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