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Air Compressor Sound Dampening

Discussion in 'Off-Roading & Trails' started by JayARRGHH, Apr 26, 2011.

  1. Apr 26, 2011 at 9:34 PM
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    JayARRGHH

    JayARRGHH [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I apologize if this is in the wrong thread, I wasn't really sure where to cram it.

    Anyways, I don't know too much about compressors, but I have a little 1/3 hp 3 gallon compressor and I was wondering how bad of an idea it would be to build a small housing for the motor on the compressor that has some sort of sound dampening material in it because the compressor is loud as all hell, my concerns were over heating/air supply, I was wondering if you guys had any suggestions or thoughts. Keep in mind too that this is one that is supposed to be plugged in to the wall so I'm going to have an inverter, I also have the tank separated from the motor for different locations. Thanks.
    -Jay
     
  2. Apr 26, 2011 at 9:57 PM
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    yea, i think what im going to do tomorrow is just mount it and see what happens. I have a first gen though so no bedside cubby for me :C
     
  3. Apr 27, 2011 at 1:41 AM
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    maxamillion2345

    maxamillion2345 Go home if you don't like guns liquor and whores.

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    Isolate it from whatever you're mounting it to with rubber bushings.
     
  4. Apr 28, 2011 at 8:53 PM
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    +1

    And rubber fender washers.
     
  5. Apr 28, 2011 at 9:46 PM
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    I'm talking about the actual motor itself though, not vibrations. I think what im going to do is buy an OBA system and then attach it to my take pressure switch. Thanks everyone though.
     
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