Figure 1-2. Operator controls and indicators.
d. Desiccant. The desiccant is SOY-R-B. The properties of this desiccant
allow it to absorb the moisture that is in the compressed air. The moisture can be
removed from this desiccant, and it has an indefinite life expectancy.
e. Drying Chamber. The drying chamber is the canister that holds the
The desiccant is shaped like a BB and is approximately the same size.
(2) Located inside the top portion of drying chamber is a 5 micron filter. It
removes the small particles that were drawn into the compressor from the atmosphere.
(3) There is a screen in the bottom of the chamber to keep the desiccant
from entering the storage tank.