D. COMPRESSOR DRIVE AND BELT GUARD (4): Two V-belts transmit
power from the engine (1) to the compressor (3).
E. AIR RECEIVER (TANK) ASSEMBLY (5):
Stores the compressed
air produced by the compressor (3) for future use and /or
i n s t a n t
a v a i l a b i l i t y .
It is equipped with a gauge to
measure air pressure.
F. AIR DISCHARGE SYSTEM (6):
Controls the discharge of air
from the air receiver (5).
A 50 ft air hose is equipped
with an inflator gauge which is used to inflate tires and
to read tire pressure.
G. CAPACITY CONTROL SYSTEM (7):
Regulates the operation of
the compressor (3), and engine (l).
pressurization of the air receiver tank (5).
H. FUEL SYSTEM (8):
Stores gasoline for use by the engine
( l ) .
It is equipped with a fill cap and a strainer to
keep solid particles out of the fuel tank.
A level gauge
indicates the amount of fuel in the tank.
1-13. AIR COMPRESSOR OPERATION.
The picture below shows the
general operation of the air compressor.
The air. compressor has
air from the low pressure cylinder feeds into an
intercooler and then into the high pressure cylinder.