What's better than canned air?

From: Don Maslin <donm_at_cts.com>
Date: Tue Jan 21 17:59:01 2003

On Tue, 21 Jan 2003, Jay West wrote:

> I have always used canned air, for lack of anything better on hand. But they
> expire way too quickly, so I have a group of about 8 cans sitting on my
> workbench, which takes up WAY too much real estate.
> I have been thinking about finding a compressor, but not sure how to know if
> it will have oil in the air.

Get a diaphram (vice piston) compressor. The only way it can have oil
in the output is if it is purposefully introduced.

                                                - don

> Another possible solution recently popped up. Someone at work showed me
> canned air - that is rechargable. The can comes with a "charging bay" which
> is a little tiny stand with a tiny compressor in it. You push the expired
> canister down on it and the compressor clicks on and recharges the can of
> air. This seems like a really great idea to me... but I haven't actually
> used one - just seen it, so I don't know if these have their own
> shortcomings. If not, I'd like to go buy one of these.
> Jay West
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