Count the total number of tools in use at one time and we’ll calculate the cfm required to operate.
Count ALL other equipment that uses air.
When using the technician only method, it is critical to make sure and count ALL technicians that may be using tools at any one time to get a proper cfm total.
|Type of tools used||Number of Techs||cfm|
|Average Compressor cfm Production per horse power|
|Reciprocating||cfm @ 175 psi||Rotary Screw||cfm @ 150 psi||cfm @ 125 psi|
|Quick Metric Conversions|