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Technical Info

Air Consumption Chart

Sucton Blast
Cubic Feet per minute
Air Jet Diameter Blast Nozzle Diameter 40 PSIG 60 PSIG 80 PSIG
1/16" 1/8" 3.5 4.5 5.5
1/8" 1/4" 13.5 18.0 22.0
3/16" 3/8" 30.0 40.0 50.0
1/4" 1/2" 54.0 75.0 90.0
4.0 mm (zapper) 8.0mm 20.0 25.0 30.0
Pressure Blast
Cubic Feet per minute
Nozzle Diameter 40 PSIG 60 PSIG 80 PSIG 100 PSIG
4.68mm 3/16" 22.5 30.0 38.0 45.0
6.25mm 1/4" 40.0 55.0 70.0 80.0
7.81mm 5/16" 71.0 90.0 115.0 140.0
9.37mm 3/8"   125.0 160.0 200.0
10.93mm 7/16"   170.0 215.0 255.0
12.50mm 1/2"   225.0 275.0 340.0
15.62mm 5/8"   350.0 450.0 550.0
18.75mm 3/4"   500.0 650.0 800.0
Blast Hose
Nozzle DiameterHose bore inside diameter
1/8" 3/8"
3/16" 1/2"
1/4" 3/4"
5/16" 1"
3/8" 1" - 1 1/4"
7/16" 1 1/4"
1/2" 1 1/4" - 1 1/2"

Nozzle to Hose ratio should be 1 to 3


 
Use this table to work out your air consumption requirements!