Compressors and Pneumatic Tools

SKU: TDCPT00CENDuration: 60 Minutes

The purpose of this course is to teach the basic operating principles and general operating procedures for air compressors and the following pneumatic tools: jackhammers, tamps, pumps, circular air saws, and duct blowing rigs. The course shows how to use the tools efficiently for several construction and maintenance jobs. Emphasis is placed on the important safety precautions associated with using these tools. At the conclusion of this course, participants should have a basic understanding of how to operate an air compressor. They should also know how to use pneumatic tools safely and efficiently on a job.

Course Details

Specs

Training Time: 60 minutes

Compatibility: Desktop Only

Based on: Industry Standards and Best Practices

Languages: English

Learning Objectives

  • Explain the basic principles of air compression.
  • Describe the basic operation of a piston compressor.
  • Describe the basic operation of a rotary screw air compressor.
  • Describe the basic operation of a typical cooling system for a rotary screw air compressor.
  • Identify and describe the major parts of a typical rotary screw air compressor.
  • Describe checks typically made during a routine air compressor inspection.
  • Describe general procedures for starting up an air compressor.
  • Describe general procedures for shutting down an air compressor.
  • State the basic function of a pneumatic jackhammer and the basic function of a pneumatic tamp.
  • Explain the basic operating principles of pneumatic reciprocating tools.
  • Identify the major parts of a pneumatic jackhammer.
  • Describe the general procedure for using a pneumatic jackhammer.
  • Identify the major parts of a pneumatic tamp.
  • Describe the general procedure for using a pneumatic tamp.
  • State the basic function of a pneumatic pump.
  • Explain the basic operating principles of a pneumatic pump.
  • Identify the major parts of a pneumatic pump.
  • Identify safety precautions associated with using a pneumatic pump.
  • Describe the general procedure for using a pneumatic pump.
  • State the function and explain the basic operating principles of a circular air saw.
  • Identify the major parts of a circular air saw.
  • Describe the general procedure for using a circular air saw.
  • State the function and explain the basic operating principles of a pneumatic duct blowing rig.
  • Identify the major parts of a pneumatic duct blowing rig.
  • Identify safety precautions associated with using a pneumatic duct blowing rig.
  • Describe the general procedure for using a pneumatic duct blowing rig.
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