Correct maintenance and use of your compressor can prolong its life. Buy original Balma parts to avoid damaging the compressor and decreasing its efficiency.
Always follow the manual and instructions before operating on the compressor:
- Turn it off and unplug - Empty the vessel - Safety first! Wear gloves and ensure that all equipment is ready and reachable
How to setup your Balma belt driven compressor
Starting up your belt driven Balma compressor
Take care if there is compressed air inside the cylinder, as water could flow out with considerable force. Condensate of compressors that are oil lubricated must not be drained in the sewer or dispersed in the environment as it contains oil.
The compressor is filled with original oil. We recommend a full change of oil in the pumping element within the first 100 hours of duty. Warning: do not drain used oil into the sewer or dispose of it in the environment!
Every 50 hours of duty we advise you to dismantle the suction filter and clean the filtering element by blowing compressed air on it. You are recommended to replace the filter element at least once per year if the compressor operates in a clean environment, but more frequently if in a dusty environment.
Check the tension of the transmission belt. If more than 1cm replace it with a new one.