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Porter Cable 20 Gallon Portable Belt Drive Air Compressor

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The Porter Cable 20 Gallon Portable Belt Drive Air Compressor features a 1.6 HP heavy-duty induction motor with an oil lubricated, belt driven, cast iron, V-twin pump that delivers 135 Max PSI, 6.2 SCFM at 40 PSI and 5.3 SCFM @ 90 PSI all while operating at a quiet 72 decibels bringing less noise to your environment. The 9.5-inch solid rubber wheels make the unit portable while the horizontal configuration gives the compressor a lower profile enabling it to be stored under a workbench taking up less space in your shop or garage. This compressor will operate a wide variety of pneumatic tools for automotive and agricultural applications as well as your DIY projects around the home (All pneumatic tools operate at various SCFM. Consult the operator's manual for your tool for the required SCFM for the tool to operate.). The compressor is shipped with synthetic oil for optimum performance and long life.

  • Amps: 15
  • CFM @ 40 PSI: 6.2
  • CFM @ 90 PSI: 5.3
  • Manual Drain System
  • Duty Cycle: 50%
  • Maximum Pressure: 135 PSI
  • Single Phase
  • Portable
  • 19 in. x 39 in. 30 in.
  • 154 lb.
  • Cast Iron
  • 20 gal. Horizontal tank
  • 2 year limited warranty

NOTE: This product ships via over-the-road common carrier truck. Carrier destination shipping charges are included in the order shipping fee that will be displayed in the shopping cart. This product is delivered to the ground level exterior of your home and requires signature upon delivery. For more information, please refer to our Terms & Conditions.

Specification Description
Product Type: Air Compressors
Amps: 15 A
Brand: PORTER-CABLE
CFM @ 40 PSI: 6.2
CFM @ 90 PSI: 5.3
Drain System: Manual
Maximum Pressure: 135 PSI
Phase: Single
Portable or Stationary: Portable
Product Height: 30 in.
Product Length: 39 in.
Product Weight: 154 lb.
Pump Type: Cast Iron
Running HP: 1.6 HP
Tank Size: 20 gal.
Tank Type: Horizontal
Warranty: 2-Year Limited
Air Outlet Size: 3/8 in.
Product Width: 19 in.
Manufacturer Part Number PXCM201
Porter Cable 20 Gallon Portable Belt Drive Air Compressor is rated 4.5 out of 5 by 214.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Porter Cable air compressor So far so good I did a remodel on a home and it did great running nail guns ND hopper gun for texture sprayer
Date published: 2019-05-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This compressor works great!! We really like this compressor. It is quieter than we are used to and really does a good job of keeping up with demand. We definitely buy this again—wish we’d bought it sooner actually.
Date published: 2019-05-19
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great portability and quiet I purchased this two weeks ago using my Neighbors Club discount. It is not top heavy like the others I checked out, easy to move around farm and less chance of it jumping out of truck as bar-b-que grills like to do. Provides enough air to power impacts and air tools, also blow guns. I was using the all in one motor compressor types, this is far above those for air service I need.
Date published: 2019-05-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Compact and Powerful !!! I bought this compressor a month ago and am super happy with it. I am impressed by the quality and performance in a smaller and portable package.
Date published: 2019-05-08
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Can I increase the (CFM @ 90 PSI: 5.3) rating if I add an additional 30 gal tank?

Asked by: Jimmy73
CFM is determined by the performance of the pump and motor. Adding another tank will not increase the CFM. Adding another tank will increase the amount of stored energy that you have due to the increased air volume.
Answered by: The Porter Cable Team
Date published: 2019-02-06

How long is the cord?

Asked by: Spyder3477
The full length of the cord measures 75".
Answered by: AmandaW
Date published: 2018-02-27

How many hours is the pump rated for?

Asked by: Jmsun
This pump life will be at least 1,000 hours.
Answered by: The Porter Cable Team
Date published: 2019-01-10

Can I use this compressor to paint the outside of a 6x12 enclosed trailer?

Asked by: Tdaniels48
The PXCM201 should be able to handle this application. However, you should always use the proper filters and oil separators to make certain contaminants do not get into the paint.
Answered by: The Porter Cable Team
Date published: 2019-05-20

My garage is not heated and I would like to know if there are any start up issues because of the cold. Normally the garage temperature does not drop below the upper twenties.

Asked by: RJM212
This should not be an issue. The pump may be a little sluggish if the temp gets down in the 20s as the oil will thicken up a bit. However, once the pump gets going and everything warms up, it will run like normal.
Answered by: The Porter Cable Team
Date published: 2018-10-31

What is the service duty rating?

Asked by: jcb994
If you are referring to the duty cycle, this unit is qualified to a 50% duty cycle.
Answered by: The Porter Cable Team
Date published: 2019-03-15

Looking at the manual....wondering if the tank drain valve which is described as a screw type petcock, can be swapped out for a ball valve?

Asked by: nelbruce54
Yes. The valve can be change. The manufacturer also does advised that, any replacement parts that are not OEM will void the warranty.
Answered by: WillR
Date published: 2018-10-31

Where can I get replacement parts for this compressor? Mine was in a wreck.

Asked by: Brad1980
Contact Porter Cable at 1-888-678-7278
Answered by: SBD_Product Expert
Date published: 2017-05-09
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