I’ve picked up an older analog Yasui wax injector and looking for
some advice and instructions. Nothing in the archives.
First the vacuum and pressure lines are shot. Hard plastic which has
been creased. My plan is to replace both with Flexilla air hose with
quick release fittings. I can have the pumps 15-30 feet away. The
compression side I’m ok with, the vacuum side I’m not sure if the vac
will collapse the hose or if the vacuum is strong enough to do that.
I could go with a stiffer hose if so. I’m assuming the vacuum pump
runs non-stop which makes me want it a little bit away as I like the
peace and quiet with shooting waxes. Except for my adjectives.
Suggestions on length of time for vacuum before injection? 2 seconds
I know it’s an older unit and not as accurate as digital. But with a
simple on or off I don’t worry about lightning strikes, power surges
or getting bumped and wrecking a board.
Thanks for any advice and feel free to private email.