Installing a permanent air supply: Plug and play

A permanently installed mains air supply in the workshop and machinery shed offers plenty of advantages. Which material can be used and essential details for the installation are the topics discussed here

by Dietmar Renfert-Dietermann

13 Jul 2020

No workshop can do without a decent compressor for an adequate air supply. First and foremost, air is needed for correctly inflating tyres (a task that's otherwise avoided if it's going to take an age). And then there's a whole raft of pneumatic tools that are serious and sensible alternatives to their electric and battery-powered tool equivalents. Indeed, while such electric tools may have closed the gap on pneumatic impact guns, you are still going to need air for spray painting or sand blasting ... among other typical on-farm tasks.