more frequently (daily) in areas with
severe dust. (3)
Clean or replace as indicated for each
Impregnated paper filter
Replace when dirty.
Wash with soap and water, dry, and
reinstall. Keep spare filter on hand for
use when main filter is being washed.
Wire mesh and oil-bath
Clean with a standard solvent; reoil or
drain and refill oil bath; reuse.
necessary. Most compressors have
Examine the reservoir dipstick or sight
glass for oil level. Keep reservoir full
but do not overfill as excess oil can lock
up or damage compressor. (4)
Change compressor oil when
necessary. If there are filters in the oil
system, change these regularly as well.
Check drip rate.
Ensure fittings are greased.
Cylinder or casing fins
Clean with compressed air or vacuum to
ensure proper cooling of the