Excess Water

Issue: Excess water in compressed air system

While simple to diagnose, excess water can wreak havoc on your entire compressor system.  If you’ve exhausted these recommendations, contact us so we can help!

Probable Cause What to Do
Defective moisture
separator/drain trap.
Inspect and clean if required. Replace
separator/trap if defective.
Trap drain or drain
piping plugged.
Inspect and clean.
Aftercooler core dirty.Inspect and clean.
Enclosure panels not
in place.
Install enclosure panels.
Drain line/drip leg
incorrectly installed.
Slope drain line away from trap.
Install drip leg.
No refrigerated or desiccant
dryer in air system.
Contact Air Components & Systems for assistance
in selecting an air dryer.

If you would like more assistance, call us at 866.413.8077.

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