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Since you've got invested in an air compressor to run your entire air applications you are going to get to know proven methods to preserve it up and running. Since the ordinary handyman's air compressors you shouldn't often want day-to-day upkeep, it's easy to ignore them and neglect their maintenance. This will be considered a pricey oversight so it's necessary that you should always keep an eye over the subsequent preservation methods.
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|width="100%"|<!-- START FIRST COLUMN --><big><strong>We are Noisebridge</strong></big><p>''Noisebridge is an infrastructure provider for technical-creative projects, collaboratively run by its members.  We are [[Incorporation|incorporated]] as a non-profit educational corporation for public benefit. We operate primarily in a 5,200 square-foot space located in the heart of San Francisco.  We teach, we learn, we share.'' [[Noisebridge_Vision|Read more about Noisebridge]] or [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wamwklXWK4M watch a short video]...</p>
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Maintenance Hint one: Look at and Follow Your Air Compressor's Guide
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|style="padding:0px 6px 3px 6px;border-left:1px solid #990000;border-bottom:1px solid #990000;border-right:1px solid #990000;"|<!-- START FIRST COLUMN -->We're located at:<br><center>'''[[Getting Here|2169 Mission St]], San Francisco'''<br>[http://www.openstreetmap.org/?mlat=37.762352&mlon=-122.419372&zoom=16 OpenStreetMap] - [http://maps.google.com/?q=2169+Mission+Street,+94110 Google Maps]<br>2 blocks South of [[Getting_Here#Getting_Here_by_BART | 16th & Mission BART]]</center><ul><li>[[Getting_In | How to get into the space]]</li><li>[[About]]</li></ul>||width="16px" style="background:#ffffff;"| ||style="padding:0px 6px 3px 6px;border-left:1px solid #990000;border-bottom:1px solid #990000;border-right:1px solid #990000;"|<!-- START SECOND COLUMN --><ul><li>[[Resources|What we offer]]</li><li>[[:Category:Events|Events and classes]]</li><li>[[Hosting an Event|Host an event]]</li><li>[[Noisebridge Vision | Learn about our vision]]</li><li>[[Mailinglist|<span style="color:red">Join one of our mailing lists</span>]]</li><li>[[#Get_in_Touch|Contact us]]</li></ul>||width="16px" style="background:#ffffff;"| ||style="padding:0px 6px 3px 6px;border-left:1px solid #990000;border-bottom:1px solid #990000;border-right:1px solid #990000;"|<!-- START THIRD COLUMN --><ul><li>[[Noisebridge Membership|Become a member]]! [[Membership/FAQ|FAQ]]!<small><br>Pay monthly sub: [https://www.paypal.com/subscriptions/business=treasurer@noisebridge.net&item_name=Noisebridge%20Monthly%20Dues%20%28Starving%20Hacker%29&cy_code=USD&a3=40&p3=1&t3=M&src=1 $40/mo] [https://www.paypal.com/subscriptions/business=treasurer@noisebridge.net&item_name=Noisebridge%20Monthly%20Dues%20%28Standard%29&cy_code=USD&a3=80&p3=1&t3=M&src=1 $80/mo] [https://www.paypal.com/subscriptions/business=treasurer@noisebridge.net&item_name=Noisebridge%20Monthly%20Dues%20%28Doing%20well%29&cy_code=USD&a3=160&p3=1&t3=M&src=1 $160/mo]</small></li><li>[[Donate or Pay Dues|Make a monthly donation]]!<small><br>[https://www.paypal.com/subscriptions/business=treasurer@noisebridge.net&item_name=Noisebridge%20Monthly%20Donation%20%28Affiliate%20Member%29&cy_code=USD&a3=10&p3=1&t3=M&src=1 $10/mo] [https://www.paypal.com/subscriptions/business=treasurer@noisebridge.net&item_name=Noisebridge%20Monthly%20Donation%20%28Affiliate%20Member%29&cy_code=USD&a3=20&p3=1&t3=M&src=1 $20/mo][https://www.paypal.com/subscriptions/business=treasurer@noisebridge.net&item_name=Noisebridge%20Monthly%20Donation%20%28Affiliate%20Hacker%29&cy_code=USD&a3=40&p3=1&t3=M&src=1 $40/mo][https://www.paypal.com/subscriptions/business=treasurer@noisebridge.net&item_name=Noisebridge%20Monthly%20Donation%20%28Affiliate%29&cy_code=USD&a3=80&p3=1&t3=M&src=1 $80/mo]</small></li><li>[[Donate or Pay Dues|<span style="color:red">'''Other ways to donate!'''</span>]]</li></ul>
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Not a single thing stops an air compressor faster than an owner who does not scan the owner's manual. You can find planning for being some relatively easy methods in there to suit your needs that may help you to acquire a nice longer lifespan from your air compressor - relatively easy things that you should do that you would certainly not have thought to perform unless of course you read it. Additionally, if you do not adhere to the policies into your air compressor handbook there is certainly a chance that you're going to void your warranty. That in alone must be adequate of an incentive to examine the "flipping" manual.
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|width="100%"|<!-- START FIRST COLUMN --><big><strong>Create With Us!</strong></big><p>Our [[2169_Mission|5,200 square-foot space (483m<sup>2</sup>)]] contains an [[Electronics_Lab|electronics lab]], [[Shop|machine shop]], [[Sewing|sewing/crafting supplies]], [[Classrooms|two classrooms]], [[Conference_Area|conference area]], [[library|library]], [[Darkroom|darkroom]], and [[Kitchen|kitchen]]. [[Diversity|Everyone]] is welcome to use [[Resources|our many resources]].  Find others to create with.  Find help with your projects. Help others with their projects.  Learn, teach, share.  Come to Noisebridge and create!</p> <p>Noisebridge's [[Hours|hours]] are 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.  New visitors are welcome any time (all ages, all skill levels), but it's best to visit in the evenings or during an event to make sure we have a volunteer to show you around and make introductions.</p>
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Preservation Suggestion two: Drain The Moisture With the Tanks
[[Image:2169mission.jpg|thumb|right|Front door to our space at 2169 Mission]]
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[[Image:Arduinos For Total Newbies workshop.jpg|thumb|right|Arduino for Total Newbies Workshop at Noisebridge]]
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[[Image:Noisebridge tools.jpg|thumb|right|A space to learn and create neat things]]
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[[Image:Noisebridge_Soldering_Workshop.jpg|thumb|right|[[Circuit_Hacking_Mondays|Soldering Workshop]] at Noisebridge]]
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[[Image:Noisebridge air.jpg|thumb|right|Members at Noisebridge]]
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[[Image:Skittlevodka.jpg|thumb|right|Hacking, it's more than just electronics]]
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[[Image:Starfive - q's noisebridge project.jpg|thumb|right|Craft hacking]]
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[[Image:ZiP03_fc.jpg|thumb|right|Cover of ZiP03, "Zealous Insanity Parade" (July-Sept. 2012)]]
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== Events and Classes ==
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The receiver tank collects moisture within the air that it is compressing - particularly when you live inside a humid climate. Most tanks have got a valve for draining this moisture that accumulates and its nearly you to make sure that they are drained consistently. Earlier than draining the drinking water you need to be guaranteed to release the air stress on the tanks.
'''[[:Category:Events|Full Event Listing]]''' | '''[http://www.google.com/calendar/embed?src=vo3i3c0qtjnkjr2ojasd0ftt8s%40group.calendar.google.com&ctz=America/Los_Angeles Unofficial Google Calendar]'''
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<span style="color:red">''You'' '''don't''' ''need to be a member to take or give a class or workshop at Noisebridge.  '''All are welcome!'''''</span> Please see our [[Hosting an Event|events hosting page]] for more details.
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Routine maintenance Hint 3: Thoroughly clean Intake Vents
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<span style="color:red">''You'' '''don't''' ''need to be a member to take or give a
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class or workshop at Noisebridge.  '''All are welcome!'''''</span>
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'''Want to host your event at Noisebridge?''' We like seeing classes and talks on interesting things pertaining to various subjects of hacking. Most of all, we like seeing familiar faces. Please participate in the space and our [[Meetings|weekly Tuesday meetings]] to see if we're the right audience for what you want to share before announcing a new event. Additionally, here are some [[Hosting an Event]] tips.
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If you power your air compressor to work way too not easy to ingestion air you're dropping electric power on your own compression. This could progressively degrade the quality of your software. You'll want to retain your ingestion vent as thoroughly clean as is possible and examine them frequently particularly if you are doing work in the dusty or filthy setting.
  
== Info ==
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Upkeep İdea four: Tighten All Fasteners
  
[[Intro Poster]]: How we explain ourselves to new visitors.
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Your air compressor's a managing, vibrating motor and it'll loosen its screws, nuts and bolts fairly often. Make sure that you take a look at these periodically and tighten them up if you decide to identify any which have jiggled loose.
  
[[Resources]]: Stuff in the space -- computer network & servers, project areas, tools, bulk orders from Digikey/McMaster/Mouser.
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Preservation Hint 5: Test Hoses Continually
  
[[Safety|Safety in the Space]]: What to do in case of an emergency.
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Check out all of your hoses periodically since they are the veins within your air compressor. If they end up being cracked or corroded they might soon get started to leak and then set undue strain on the relaxation within your compressor's components. Be sure to test them and switch them if you locate them cracked or harmed.
  
[[Press Coverage]]: mentions of Noisebridge in the media (both blog and dead tree).
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Servicing Tip 6: Examination the protection Shutdown Technique
  
[[Identity]]: A collection of resources revolving around our identity and logo.
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Your air compressor could possibly have a crafted in security shut down. The perform of this application may be to shut off your compressor if it is acquiring much too hot, or should the engine's oil stress is too affordable. This check should help you be certain a a bit longer lasting compressor.
  
[[The Neighborhood]]: What's in the neighborhood around 2169 Mission
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Routine maintenance İdea 7: Examine and alter Air Filters As Needed
  
[[Hackerspace Infos]]: Howtos, Background, and friendly Hackerspaces elsewhere.
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A filthy air filter is just hurting your air compressor by allowing filthy air from the exterior in, moreover forcing it to work tougher to ingestion air. Examine your filters regularly and alter them once you discover a heavy produce up of dust and dust. Modify every last six months or therefore if you use it infrequently.
  
== Get in Touch ==
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Preservation Tip 8: Cleanse the Gas Tank
* '''Press: Please see our [[Press Kit]] - Includes press contacts, pictures, background info, etc.'''
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* [[Contacts]] - General contact details for the space
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* [[Mailinglist]] - Best way to keep informed of upcoming events
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* [[People]]
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* [[Twitter]]
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* [[Zine]] - ''ZiP: Zine in Progress,'' a quarterly publication inspired by Noisebridge, NEW as of January, 2012. Subscribe to the ZiP/zine mailing list and discussion group [https://www.noisebridge.net/mailman/listinfo/zine here]
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* [[IRC|IRC channel]] - irc://chat.freenode.net/#noisebridge
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* [[Payphone|Call the red payphone]] - This option is temporarily unavailable
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* [[MemoryHole|Legal Requests (information removal, etc)]]
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* Here is our '''mailing address''' (different from our physical address):<br>
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&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;'''Noisebridge'''<br>
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&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;'''2261 Market Street #235-A'''<br>
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&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;'''San Francisco, CA 94114'''
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[[Image:Passport-badge2.png‎|right|link=Passport|Hackerspace Passports accepted here]]
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As with any motor you'll need to periodically clear out the fuel tank to make certain optimal working problems. You must search to clean out the engine with your air compressor one time every year or so to get rid of any residual create up in the gas. This could preserve the lifespan of your respective motor.
* Or just [[Getting Here|drop by the space]]. We're open almost all the time (24/7), and everyone is welcome -- ''all ages, all skill levels'':<br>
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&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;[[Getting Here|'''2169 Mission St, 3rd floor''']]<br>
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&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;'''San Francisco, CA 94103'''
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*Here is a '''[[Map|digital blueprint]]''' of the Noisebridge space as of the end of December, 2011.
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== Status ==
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Routine maintenance Hint 9: Examine and change the Compressor Oil
'''Noisebridge is up!''' We began building Noisebridge in February 2007. Since December 2007 we've had regular Tuesday meetings, and rented our first physical space as of October 1st 2008.  We quickly outgrew our first space and have been at our much larger 5,200 square-foot second location since October 1st 2009. We are a [[Incorporation|tax-exempt 501(c)(3) organization]] as of July 2009, retroactive to October 2008.
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If you might be managing a compressor that uses oil you should be checking it on a daily basis in order to make certainly that the machine is topped off. Then, just about every 500-1000 hrs of use you have to be modifying this oil to guarantee utmost functioning of your air compressor.
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Routine maintenance Hint 10: Change the Separator Aspect
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The separator element stops the excessive use of oil, but it surely needs to be switch periodically. Preserve your compressor in high disorder by replacing the separator component just about every 1,000 hours of operation.
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Upkeep Tip 11: Clean up the Heat Exchangers
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If your warmth exchangers are dirty then they can not do their profession, that is to lower the running temperatures of your respective air compressor. Clean them often to keep your functioning temperatures down and enhance the everyday living span of one's air compressor.
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By next the methods above you may be certain a good extensive living in your air compressor, plus the work which you utilize it for will go a lot quicker and even more productively. A clearly preserved air compressor is an excellent device for just about any work internet site or workshop, so retain yours jogging smoothly.

Revision as of 17:54, 10 January 2013

Since you've got invested in an air compressor to run your entire air applications you are going to get to know proven methods to preserve it up and running. Since the ordinary handyman's air compressors you shouldn't often want day-to-day upkeep, it's easy to ignore them and neglect their maintenance. This will be considered a pricey oversight so it's necessary that you should always keep an eye over the subsequent preservation methods.

Maintenance Hint one: Look at and Follow Your Air Compressor's Guide

Not a single thing stops an air compressor faster than an owner who does not scan the owner's manual. You can find planning for being some relatively easy methods in there to suit your needs that may help you to acquire a nice longer lifespan from your air compressor - relatively easy things that you should do that you would certainly not have thought to perform unless of course you read it. Additionally, if you do not adhere to the policies into your air compressor handbook there is certainly a chance that you're going to void your warranty. That in alone must be adequate of an incentive to examine the "flipping" manual.

Preservation Suggestion two: Drain The Moisture With the Tanks

The receiver tank collects moisture within the air that it is compressing - particularly when you live inside a humid climate. Most tanks have got a valve for draining this moisture that accumulates and its nearly you to make sure that they are drained consistently. Earlier than draining the drinking water you need to be guaranteed to release the air stress on the tanks.

Routine maintenance Hint 3: Thoroughly clean Intake Vents

If you power your air compressor to work way too not easy to ingestion air you're dropping electric power on your own compression. This could progressively degrade the quality of your software. You'll want to retain your ingestion vent as thoroughly clean as is possible and examine them frequently particularly if you are doing work in the dusty or filthy setting.

Upkeep İdea four: Tighten All Fasteners

Your air compressor's a managing, vibrating motor and it'll loosen its screws, nuts and bolts fairly often. Make sure that you take a look at these periodically and tighten them up if you decide to identify any which have jiggled loose.

Preservation Hint 5: Test Hoses Continually

Check out all of your hoses periodically since they are the veins within your air compressor. If they end up being cracked or corroded they might soon get started to leak and then set undue strain on the relaxation within your compressor's components. Be sure to test them and switch them if you locate them cracked or harmed.

Servicing Tip 6: Examination the protection Shutdown Technique

Your air compressor could possibly have a crafted in security shut down. The perform of this application may be to shut off your compressor if it is acquiring much too hot, or should the engine's oil stress is too affordable. This check should help you be certain a a bit longer lasting compressor.

Routine maintenance İdea 7: Examine and alter Air Filters As Needed

A filthy air filter is just hurting your air compressor by allowing filthy air from the exterior in, moreover forcing it to work tougher to ingestion air. Examine your filters regularly and alter them once you discover a heavy produce up of dust and dust. Modify every last six months or therefore if you use it infrequently.

Preservation Tip 8: Cleanse the Gas Tank

As with any motor you'll need to periodically clear out the fuel tank to make certain optimal working problems. You must search to clean out the engine with your air compressor one time every year or so to get rid of any residual create up in the gas. This could preserve the lifespan of your respective motor.

Routine maintenance Hint 9: Examine and change the Compressor Oil

If you might be managing a compressor that uses oil you should be checking it on a daily basis in order to make certainly that the machine is topped off. Then, just about every 500-1000 hrs of use you have to be modifying this oil to guarantee utmost functioning of your air compressor.

Routine maintenance Hint 10: Change the Separator Aspect

The separator element stops the excessive use of oil, but it surely needs to be switch periodically. Preserve your compressor in high disorder by replacing the separator component just about every 1,000 hours of operation.

Upkeep Tip 11: Clean up the Heat Exchangers

If your warmth exchangers are dirty then they can not do their profession, that is to lower the running temperatures of your respective air compressor. Clean them often to keep your functioning temperatures down and enhance the everyday living span of one's air compressor.

By next the methods above you may be certain a good extensive living in your air compressor, plus the work which you utilize it for will go a lot quicker and even more productively. A clearly preserved air compressor is an excellent device for just about any work internet site or workshop, so retain yours jogging smoothly.

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