Looking for recommendation for online air fitting supplier

Submitted: Sunday, Feb 13, 2011 at 15:14
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Hi All

I am in the process of permanently mounting my Bushranger Max Air compressor under the seat.

I am looking for recommendations for an online supplier of fittings - just a few elbows, pipe, valves and 'quick release' fittings required.

Prefer a catalogue where I can see what I'm ordering rather than just descriptions - I don't know the right names for half this stuff.

Any recommendations?
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Reply By: Member - DW Lennox Head(NSW) - Sunday, Feb 13, 2011 at 15:34

Sunday, Feb 13, 2011 at 15:34
Try this site http://www.compressedairsales.com.au/air-tools/catalog/air-fittings
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Reply By: Member - The Bushwhackers -NSW - Sunday, Feb 13, 2011 at 16:49

Sunday, Feb 13, 2011 at 16:49
G'day Tim

When I piped up my workshop for compressed air recently, I found most of the stuff was now 'plastic' (not sure really what is is, but not metal). Got all the stuff I needed from a local tool supplier, including the compressor.

Different situation, I know, but similar requirements, and very easy to work with, if you live near a major town or city. I have also bought a number of quick release couplings and fittings from ebay, plenty of suppliers there.

Good luck, Dave

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Reply By: Member - MUZBRY(Vic) - Sunday, Feb 13, 2011 at 18:04

Sunday, Feb 13, 2011 at 18:04
Try Pirtec or Enzed. Both have catalogues and all plastic and brass fittings. Plastic are good as you trim hose to length and push it home in the fitting.
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Reply By: Member - Captain (WA) - Monday, Feb 14, 2011 at 00:14

Monday, Feb 14, 2011 at 00:14
Hi Tim,

When I plumbed up my ARB compressor up I originally used the blue plastic hose with pushin fittings. The problem is, the compressed air gets so hot that the plastic fittings go soft and fail. I have now used SS fittings and pipe for the first few feet to overcome the problem.


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