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railman28
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Posted - 08/02/2018 :  3:16:33 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
The water traps we use on our compressors. Does it matters how the bowl is orientated? Will it still work if I have to point it up?

Thank you
Bob
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BurleyJim
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Posted - 08/02/2018 :  3:25:48 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Isn't the draincock on the bottom? How are going to drain it? Don't know how large your compressor is, but It may be a little awkward.

Jim



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k9wrangler
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Posted - 08/02/2018 :  3:35:11 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Iíve always figured the bowl has to be down. Unless you have antigravity water or are in the Southern Hemisphere.

Karl Scribner
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Edited by - k9wrangler on 08/03/2018 09:20:37 AM

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desertdrover
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Posted - 08/02/2018 :  7:49:11 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Hi Bob, the water trap and filter regulator is designed to work with incoming cool air, a water trap is a simple method of removing water. The air enters one side, and then it circulates around the bowl where the water collects at the bottom of the trap and drains out. You need the gravity for it to work properly.


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UKGuy
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Posted - 08/02/2018 :  8:20:50 PM  Show Profile  Visit UKGuy's Homepage  Send UKGuy a Yahoo! Message  Reply with Quote
If you have it upside down the air will be travelling through, and therefore carrying water, that kinda defeats its purpose.

Karl.A




Edited by - UKGuy on 08/02/2018 10:40:22 PM

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railman28
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Posted - 08/03/2018 :  1:02:51 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Thanks guys, I appreciate the help.

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