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Moisture In Compressor

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Starting to get alot of moisture in my compressor. How can I prevent this. When I release the air to spray I have to wait till the moisture shoots out of the line.

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Moisture is in the air that surrounds the compressor. Depending on how humid it is in your area the air is sucked into the compressor and heated up. When the compressor cools down or you let the air go down a long hose the air cools and the moisture condenses and collects. SO you can put your compressor in a dehumidified room to minimize the amount of water going into the compressor or easier put a filter/dryer regulator on the outlet of the compressor to catch the moisture as it leaves the compressor. Also Iwata sells a mini moisture trap you attach right to the airbrush air connection. It is only available in one thread connection size though. You can also go the route of getting a small mini filter trap and put in the air hose line. Got mine at HD or lowes. If you compressor has a tank replace the drain plug with a valve and periodically blow out the water that collects in the tank. Good to do anyway to remove the water and avoid rust and corrosion inside the tank.

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