The Chicago Pneumatic
QRS-10DF is a disposable filter/dryer designed to
remove oil aerosols and any moisture that might by-pass your
current air filtration system. It will provide dry air during its
life, but is not designed to replace your current air filtration
system. Used at the point-of-use, this patented, disposable, mini
in-line desiccant dryer removes all traces of water vapor, oil
vapor and dirt. It is often used directly upstream of blow guns or
spray guns as final protection for critical parts blow off and
paint spraying. Install in either direction; it functions in both
directions. A 40 micron, porous bronze element removes fine dirt
particles, an oil removing media removes oil vapor, and desiccant
beads adsorb water vapor. The see-through housing shows desiccant
color change, which indicates that the dryer needs to be
The QRS-10DF is equipped with a 1/4" NPT (F)
& (M) ports and can be installed in either direction. When
installing the filter/dryer hand tighten to a leak proof seal. Do
not use any mechanical means to hold the filter/dryer and do not
over torque the threads.
1. The unique feature of the filter/dryer design
allows you to visually see when it is time to install a new
QRS-10DF by observing the color change from the
original dark color to a complete light transparent color in
the desiccant beads.
2. Do not attempt to clean the filter/dryer as
the use of solvents, ketones, etc., will adversely affect the
3. Keep the hose free of snags. Extra tension on
the filter/dryer assembly could break the unit at the connecting
ports. To clear stuck hoses, grasp hose below the filter/dryer.
WARNING: This device
will collect moisture which could freeze and rupture the unit if
used below 32F.