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IR EP100 compressor-getting change separator element alarm

Changed element still gives alarm. Lost a piece of surgical glove into the air intake weeks ago. Is this clogging something? I need a schematic of the air flow so I can better troubleshoot this. I am suspecting a solenoid and pressure switch located on the front inside wall of the unit that is plumbed to one side of the separator pressure by a 1/4" nylon hose. I dont understand the engineering behind this sensor since the opposite side of the separator seems to be plumbed to the output hose of the unit. Any ideas?

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  • fredericksim May 11, 2010

    what alarm , is it air filter differential ,separator and or oil filter? the glove should have been schredded and deposited into the separator tank

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Ingersoll-Rand uses a differential pressure switch that should be hooked to the separator tank on the "wet" side of the filter and to the "dry" side of the filter, either to the sump lid or to the bottom side of the minimum pressure valve on top of the sump tank. if it is hooked up down stream of the minimum pressure valve it will not work correctly.

If it does not use this, it reads pressure between 2 transducers on the compressor to determine the pressure drop across the separator filter while the compressor is under load. ou need to determine what system you have first to figure out what the problem is. feel free to contact me through my website for more information

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