what oil for compressor


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Old 04-18-21, 05:04 AM
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what oil for compressor

I have an older 2 stage compressor. need to change the oil. checked on the internet for recommendations and saw from 30 weight non detergent to full synthetic oil. what do you recommend? anyone have any knowledge or experience? thanks
 
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Old 04-18-21, 05:12 AM
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Go with the 30 weight as prescribed in the manual.
Do you have a manual and / or the model number?
 
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I always thought it was 20 weight non detergent ??
You can also buy air compressor oil. 1 example
https://www.harborfreight.com/32-oz-...SABEgL0DPD_BwE
 
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industrial air model50e3opn I couldn't find a manual online.
 
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Old 04-18-21, 06:20 AM
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It most likely won't make a big difference. I noticed on their web page they use a synthetic. Send them an e-mail asking what is recommended.
 
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Old 04-18-21, 06:21 AM
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There is only one!

Royal Purple, the best by all comparisons!

https://www.amazon.com/s?k=royal+pur...l_11wive4424_e
 
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Wow..... $20 a quart for compressor oil.
 
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thanks for all the recommendations.
 
 

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