Protective Coatings Application - Unit 3.5.1: Compressors

Objective: To understand the requirement for compressed air for methods of surface preparation and coating activities. Also to understand the set-up, operational use and basic safety requirements.

  • The protective coatings applicator will use compressed air in many day to day tasks.
  • Compressed air is economical.
  • Compressors come in various sizes.
  • Compressors are available in diesel or electric.