How to choose a Hose for Compressed Air - Hingmy
2011/9/29· The inner diameter and maximum pressure rating of a hose determine its capacity to deliver air. Larger diameter hoses operating at higher pressure deliver more air. Most handheld tools such as nail guns and sprayers can be adequately supplies through a 1/4" hose. 3/8" diameter hoses are only necessary on runs longer than 100ft or when a large air tool is in use.