air compressor oil is black

Air Compressor Oil Is Black – What Should I Do?

Issue: Compressor oil is black and after opening it, the con rod and other components are completely shattered My compressor worked well for two years....

Couplers and air tool connecting!

This post is prompted by a questioner about "non-relieving" couplers not being used on air nailers. I hadn't  heard the term "non-relieving" couplers, but I...
regulator manifold

An Explanation Of A Compressor Regulator Manifold

Hello Pablo, and thanks for sending in the photos. It makes understanding what you are questioning about on the website ASK page much easier...
compressor oil level

Understanding Compressor Oil Level

If your air compressor is oil lubricated, and there's no guarantee that that is the case anymore, then you have to both maintain the...
Compressor Air Gages

Compressor Air Gages (Gauges)

How to replace an air gauge, you say? Well the nature of the compressor air gauge that likely comes along with a low-cost DIY...