Some air compressor specs include the compressor's capacity, pressure, tank size and type. Capacity is the amount of air a compressor can pump out; it is expressed in cubic feet per minute, or CFM. Pressure describes the... More » Home & Garden Home Maintenance Tools

Air compressors that are portable frequently use 20 or 30 weight non-detergent motor oils. The 20 or 30 weight non-detergent motor oil can be found at most regular auto stores. It is not necessary to purchase oil labeled... More »

Different types of refrigerator compressors include the piston compressor, rotary compressor, scroll compressor, screw compressor and centrifugal compressor. These compressors are used for air conditioning and refrigerat... More » Home & Garden Appliances Refrigerators & Freezers

Repair a waterlogged pressure tank by turning off the power, draining the tank and forcing air into it with a compressor, closing the valve and restoring power to the tank. Once it fills with water, it is ready for servi... More »

The pressure switch for a Sanborn air compressor is no longer available for purchase as of 2015, according to the Sanborn Compressor website. The website recommends purchasing the manifold conversion kit which is availab... More » Home & Garden Home Maintenance Tools

Used air compressor are available for sale on sites such as eBay, Craigslist, or Machinery Trader. Some sites allow users to purchase the compressor directly through the site, while others require all transact... More » Home & Garden Home Maintenance Tools

A pneumatic nail gun works by using compressed air to generate a hammering force, generally through a separate gas-powered air compressor. Usually these air compressors have several piston cylinders that bring in air and... More »