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Here's an awesome presentation of an air conditioning compressor converted into a vacuum pump. Fun to watch.

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Here's a video showing that fridge compressors are capable of much higher pressures than normal compressors. (warning this does require special care when selecting parts - all the fittings, tubing/hoses etc have to be rated to such pressures)

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How to wire the compressor

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A video where I describe a homemade compression fitting that I've been using on all my silent air compressors.

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Brief overview of the process of converting a fridge compressor into an air compressor

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How to test PTC relay (starting circuitry). This video describes the next step one should take after checking the windings. If you find that it's is broken note the part number and order replacement. They usually cost about 10-20$

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Tips on removing the compressor from an old or discarded fridge

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First step one should take if the compressor doesn't start. By testing the windings you make sure that they are in good condition. Once the procedure is finished you can then move on to test the starting circuitry.

Hi, I added some of my video how to's I made over the years. I hope you find them useful. I'll add new ones as soon as they are ready. If you have any questions feel free to ask.
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