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Low CFM high pressure air

  1. Jul 9, 2015 #1
    Sorry if this is the wrong forum to ask. I have a fine spray application where I need ~140 psi but only .3CFM. I'm trying not to buy a regular air compressor (money wasted on unneeded CFM) and am looking at tire inflators, but very few of them have CFM ratings. Any suggestions?
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  3. Jul 9, 2015 #2


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    This is a good forum for the question.

    The difficulty with using a tire inflator is that they don't have a control system to maintain a set pressure. I know it may seem like a big difference to spend $100 on a full fledged compressor system instead of $25 for a tire inflator, but I don't see an easy alternative in that.
  4. Jul 11, 2015 #3


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    Does it need to run on a 12V battery?

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