Air Compressor Automatically on off Connection:

This diagram shows how to make Air Compressor Automatically on and off the Connection. In this circuit, we use a TP MCB ( Tripple Pole Miniature Circuit Breaker ), an SP MCB ( Single Pole Minature Circuit Breaker ), a magnetic contactor with overload, and an air compressor. This circuit is very simple and easy to make. If you want to know more about this circuit please check our youtube video below the post.


Diagram of Air Compressor Automatically on off Connection:

Air Compressor Automatically on off Connection

Components needed For this Project:

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  1. TP MCB 20A [See Buy Click Amazon]
  2. Magnetic Contactor 40A [See Buy Click Amazon]
  3. Air Conditioner [See Buy Click Amazon]
  4. SP MCB 10A [See Buy Click Amazon]

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Components used to make the Air Compressor Automatically on off Connection:

01. TP MCB :

The full meaning of MCB is Miniature Circuit Breaker for TP MCB. MCB is an electromagnetic switch or device. If for any reason a short circuit occurs in the supply line or load line (line to line or line to neutral) or in case of overload MCB. the MCB automatically trips and disconnects the main line circuit or household power supply Connection. TP MCB In 3 Pole MCB, Switching & Protection is affected in only 3-Phases and the Neutral is not part of the MCB. 3 pole MCB signifies the Connection of Three Wires for a 3-Phase system Red-Yellow-Blue Phase. 3-Phase Supply Only Without Neutral.

02. Magnetic Contactor:

A magnetic contactor is an electromagnetic switching device. It is generally used for controlling 3-phase Motors. The operation of a magnetic contactor is similar to that of a Relay. but a relay is used for low-power or low-voltage connections, and a magnetic contactor is used for high-power or high-voltage connections. As soon as the supply is applied to the magnetic contactor coil. its normally open contacts are closed and normally closed contacts are opened and the associated devices are also operated. This is how a magnetic contactor works.

03. Overload Relay:

Overload Protection is Protection Against a Running Overcurrent That Would Cause Overheating of The Protected Equipment. Hence, An Overload is Also a Type of Overcurrent flow. Overload Protection Typically Operates on an Inverse Time curve where the Tripping Time Becomes less as the Current Increases. This Overload Protector is an Essential Component for Many Sockets Power Systems. The Top-Quality Overload Protector can Effectively Protect Electrical Products from Power Surges.

04. Air Compressor:

Air is Compressed by air Compressors. Air Compressors draw in Air at an Inlet Valve, They Then Compress The Air to The Required Volume And Release The Pressurized air through the discharge Valve into a Storage Tank. Air Compressors Work by Forcing Atmospheric air Under Pressure to Create Potential Energy That Can be Stored in a Tank for Later used. Just like an Open Balloon. The Pressure Builds up When the Compressed Air is Deliberately Released. Converting The Potential Energy into Usable Kinetic Energy is used.

05. SP MCB:

In single-pole MCB, Switching and protection are Affected in only one Phase. Single phase supply to break the phase only. A single Pole breaker is Typically used with 120-volt Circuits, and a 6-20 amps Miniature Circuit Breaker. They are constructed with one Line Wire and one Neutral wire. A Single Pole switch is the most basic General-Purpose switch that you use to Control a light or another device from one location. These Switches have 2 Brass-Colored screw Terminals Connected to the hot Power source wires. Pole refers to the number of Circuits Controlled by the Switch SP Switches Control only one Switch Electrical Circuit.

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Frequently asked questions

How does the Air compressor start or stop automatically?

The vacuum pushes the air out of the chamber and into the storage tank. Once the storage tank reaches the maximum air pressure, the compressor turns off. This process was called the duty cycle. The compressor would turn back on when the pressure drops below the specific number.

Do air compressors shut off automatically?

When your air compressor shuts down as the temperatures rise, this is a sign that this system is working properly. Shutting down and unloading the compressor when it is too hot prevents further damage to the machine. If the system shuts down frequently, this indicates a problem that used to be addressed.

How can the air compressor operate automatically?

Some compressors were fitted with unloaders to hold the suction valve plates off their seats when the receiver pressure reached the maximum and this gave a degree of the automatic operation. To drain the coolers continuously during running, an automatic device is fitted to each cooler.

What is an auto air compressor?

The compressor is the power supply unit of the air-conditioning system that puts the refrigerant under high pressure before it pumps it into the condenser, where it changes from a gas to a liquid. A fully functioning compressor was necessary for the air-conditioning system to provide peak performance.

How much is an auto compressor?

The cost to replace a vehicle AC compressor depends on the type of the vehicle and location, as parts and labor costs vary. On average, replacing an AC compressor costs around $1,100, with labor costs ranging from $160 - $200 and parts from $650 to $840.

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