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My Air Compressor is very loud...

My Air Compressor is very loud...

My Air Compressor is very loud...

I need to quiet my air compressor. I have read some literature on noise reducing/dampening materials. How do I know what product is right for my application?

Thanks in advance for any help.

Dr. Darrell

RE: My Air Compressor is very loud...

I may be able to give you some insight, please reply with some info on the air compressor. ie - how many compressors, the motor horse power, belt or direct drive, used for what purpose (industrial/process, atc, medical, etc)?? Need this info to determine what approach you should be taking first.


RE: My Air Compressor is very loud...

I'm sure there are ways of putting an enclosure around the machine, but you need to provide adequate ventilation.  The best way to quiet a compressor, however, is to move it out of there to a place where you can't hear it.  Pipe is cheap, so placing your compressor near the work is false economy compared to the misery cost of the noise.  A small outbuilding or shed would be ideal.  Heat it and make sure the outside piping is sloped if you have freezing weather so it doesn't ice up.

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