MAINTENANCE AIR COMPRESSOR
In addition to periodic inspections, many of the
This machine was factory filled with Ingersoll-Rand
components in these units require
servicing to provide maximum output and
XHP505 for XHP900 models).
Servicing may consist of pre-
operation and post-operation procedures to be
performed by the operating or maintenance
personnel. The primary function of preventive
maintenance is to prevent failure, and consequently,
the need for repair. Preventive maintenance is the
easiest and the least expensive type of
maintenance. Maintaining your unit and keeping it
clean at all times will facilitate servicing.
Correct engine speed is critical to the operation of
this machine. Check the idle and full load rpm every
three months and adjust in accordance with the
speed and pressure adjustment instructions in this
manual and included on a decal on the machine.
Correct speeds are on the general data decal.
The maintenance schedule is based on normal
operation of the unit. This page can be reproduced
and used as a checklist by the service personnel. In
the event unusual environmental operating
conditions exist, the schedule should be adjusted
The oil level is most consistent when the unit is
RUNNING AT FULL LOAD and should be checked
at this time.The optimum operating level is midway
of the sight tube on the side of the receiver tank.
See the decal beside the sight tube. If the oil level is
not in the "OK" range, make appropriate corrections
(Add or Drain). A totally filled sight tube in which the
level is not visible indicates an over-full condition
and requires that oil be drained.