Air Compressor Oil

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I just have purchased an air compressor
Nikota 2 hp., 4 gallon twin tank, 115 psi,
and i was wondering what kind of oil i am supposed to put in the pump
also i don't have any directions
any suggestions?
thanks
 

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Clausius2
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Shawnzyoo said:
I just have purchased an air compressor
Nikota 2 hp., 4 gallon twin tank, 115 psi,
and i was wondering what kind of oil i am supposed to put in the pump
also i don't have any directions
any suggestions?
thanks
I would choose an oil which doesn't boil at the highest temperature reached, and also conserves an stable viscous behavior ([tex] \frac{\partial \mu}{\partial T}<<<[/tex]) over all the temperature range in which the machine works.
 
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http://www.app-nikota.com/home/ [Broken]

Ask the source.
 
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FredGarvin
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Ah Faust, you beat me to it.

Half the problem is just knowing who to ask: support@nikota.com
 

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