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Air hose size and material question?

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#1 grossgary


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Posted 28 March 2017 - 05:37 PM

Hose Diameter - is that dependent on compressor fitting size? Meaning larger diameter is good even if the compressor fitting size stays the same?

Seems obvious but I've never thought about this stuff since I got my first compressor a long time ago.

Material - I can google this but rubber or hybrid or pcv ?

Edited by grossgary, 28 March 2017 - 05:38 PM.

#2 john in KY

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Posted 28 March 2017 - 09:20 PM

My guess is bigger is better. Air tools require volume which a larger diameter hose should provide. 

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