Monthly Archives: April 2011

The price of Pneumatic motors

So at last I’ve got a rough idea about the price of motors.. arrgh! nearly $300 from one crowd. This one from http://www.airoil.com Is a whopping $700. Although the units above look like really easy mounted units.and have that look … Continue reading

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Typical Compressed Air Tool usage For Pneumatic Tools

Typical Compressed Air Tool usage For Pneumatic Tools Below is a list of pneumatic tools typically found in bodyshops and garages along with the required pressure and the typical air consumption. Click here to see conversion formulas Type of Equipment … Continue reading

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Deprag motor set up

The consists of a 1.2 kW air motor, a holding brake and a planetary gear and is available from DEPRAG as standard Power range: 200, 400 and 600 W Your advantages: • ATEX certified • patented vane exchange system • … Continue reading

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Have I found the motor?

This looks like it’s small and light enough. If we incorporated it into the back wheel, we’d be using a direct drive set up. However this might not be the best set up but would be the best for PACAS … Continue reading

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Discussions with suppliers have begun. Compressor is sourced

Well I must compliment the Chinese way of doing business, and a big shout out to Alibaba for their website filled with weird and wonderful stuff that can be sourced from around the world. I sent a query through Alibaba … Continue reading

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I’ve found the engine for the scooter

Delving deeper into the basic mechanics of the PACAS (Pump Action Compressed Air System) I’ve come across the Atlas Copco Pocket guide to air motors. I think that with the next pay check I might try to buy one from … Continue reading

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This is what I want to build in my shed

This image is new, well new on my daily search of “Compressed air scooter for kids” As you can see the tank is neatly installed in the back beside the wheel. As you can also see the idea obviously didnt … Continue reading

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