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Re: Which blower?

Posted By: SVP Neon Equipment
Date: Monday, 3 March 2008, at 8:44 a.m.

In Response To: Re: Which blower? (john anderson)


John is correct. I would question that 2 PSI. And if you are considering the one I think you are ($160 / 50 CFM from SC?), it is no where near 2 PSI. It would certainly fit your needs though.

Btw, it's just my opinion, but the "cool factor" does not help make good neon or money.

Mark

> Are you sure the regen even puts out 2psi?
> This is usually a the upper end of larger
> regens (2hp+). A BMT-7 and a handtorch are
> very small loads with regards to an air
> blower. Get a linear-piston air pump, like
> used for fish ponds. Medo is a good brand -
> there are others too. For around 100 watts
> this will easily power your BMT-7 and a
> hand-torch, and be far quieter than a regen
> or spa pump.

> Spa blowers work, but as you mention they
> are noisy. They also usually have
> brush-motors, and a short life between
> service. Similar to using a shop-vac for
> your air-supply.


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