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1” Copper Air Dryer Build

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1” Copper Air Dryer Build

Post by tekspec » Wed Nov 24, 2021 9:30 am

Hey,

Just found this forum, just got a crossfire pro and have been getting it all setup and dialed in. Wound up learning a bunch about air supply and air quality needed for good cutting. Since I’m in an area with tons of humidity in the summer I decided to try and build the best system I could, at least for now. So I decided to build a full 1” Copper Air Dryer system for my plasma and decided to make a video about it while building it. Figured maybe someone here would find it useful for making or planning their own system down the line. It’s a long video showing basically the full process, although it was my first time ever doing something with copper and solder so I’m probably slower than others lol

https://youtu.be/pxJA4kgz6Ws

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Re: 1” Copper Air Dryer Build

Post by acourtjester » Wed Nov 24, 2021 11:11 am

good tutorial :Like :Like
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Re: 1” Copper Air Dryer Build

Post by tekspec » Wed Nov 24, 2021 12:08 pm

Thanks! We’ll see how well it works once summer rolls back around

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Re: 1” Copper Air Dryer Build

Post by c_rossman » Sat Jan 01, 2022 4:41 pm

The issue I see with these builds is that you will never get the dew point less than the temperature of the room. If you get a decent refrigerated air dryer you can get down to the upper 30's no problem.

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Re: 1” Copper Air Dryer Build

Post by weldguy » Mon Jan 03, 2022 10:36 am

Pretty cool, works more like a coalescer than a dryer and will definitely do a great job at eliminating the raw water and provide some air drying effect. Desiccant dryers have an even lower dewpoint than refrigerated and either would be a great addition to that in the future for even cleaner air. Nice job and nice video.

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