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FREE SHIPPING — NorthStar Portable Electric Air Compressor — 1.5 HP, 8-Gallon Vertical, 3.0 CFM, Model# DD20N08VP

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FREE SHIPPING — NorthStar Portable Electric Air Compressor —  1.5 HP, 8-Gallon Vertical, 3.0 CFM, Model# DD20N08VP

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  • 1.5 HP running (2 HP peak), 115V 14 Amp motor
  • Oil-lubricated single-stage pump for long life
  • Cast iron cylinder and die cast aluminum head for long life and good heat dissipation
  • Floating type valves are made of heat-resistant alloy steel supplied from Sweden ASSAB
  • Valves are specifically designed for maximum efficiency
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Product Summary

The NorthStar® 8-Gallon Direct Drive Portable Air Compressor has an oil-lubricated pump for long life. Copper-finned aftercooler for heat dissipation and less moisture. Built-in regulator controls air pressure to air tools. Comes with wheels for portability.

What's Included
  • (1) 8-gallon, 1.5 HP vertical air compressor
  • (1) Portability kit
Superior Design and Performance

Superior Design and Performance

Engineered for Durability

  • Durable oil-lubricated pump has a cast iron cylinder and die cast aluminum head for long service life and good heat dissipation.
  • Pump delivers up to 20,000-hour bearing life.
  • Spheroidal graphite cast iron crankshaft provides maximum strength.
  • Floating type valves are made of heat-resistant alloy steel supplied from Sweden ASSAB.

Quieter Operation

  • The oil-lubricated pump runs quietly and efficiently.
  • Running at 76dB, this compressor produces less noise in your shop or garage.

Portable Compressed Air At Your Command

Portable and Versatile

  • Comes equipped with smooth-rolling flat-free wheels and a handle, so you can maneuver this powerful compressor right next to your work area or project .
  • Vertical design leaves a space-saving small footprint.

Dependable High-Quality Valves

  • The ASME-certified 8-gallon tank is fitted with top-quality valves for long service life and maximum efficiency.
  • Gate valve allows for downstream air to be air to be shut off.
ASME-Certified Vertical Tanks
The NorthStar Advantage

The NorthStar Advantage

Best Warranty in the Industry

  • We stand behind our NorthStar compressor with a 4-year limited warranty.

Guaranteed Satisfaction

  • Shop in complete confidence, knowing Northern Tool + Equipment protects your investment and is ready to provide you with the assistance and helpful resources you need.

Superior Service and Support

  • Should you ever need service or support, NorthStar’s field-trained technical staff is a phone call or e-mail away
  • Our professional in-store service department performs all repairs on site.

Features + Benefits

Features for FREE SHIPPING — NorthStar Portable Electric Air Compressor —  1.5 HP, 8-Gallon Vertical, 3.0 CFM, Model# DD20N08VP
  • 1.5 HP running (2 HP peak), 115V 14 Amp motor
  • Oil-lubricated single-stage pump for long life
  • Cast iron cylinder and die cast aluminum head for long life and good heat dissipation
  • Floating type valves are made of heat-resistant alloy steel supplied from Sweden ASSAB
  • Valves are specifically designed for maximum efficiency
  • 20,000-hour bearing life
  • Double ringed-style piston for very low oil consumption and longer head life
  • Durable alloy rods
  • Spherodal graphite cast iron crankshafts for maximum strength
  • Copper-finned aftercooler for heat dissipation and less moisture
  • Steel wheels with flat-free tires and handle for easy portability
  • 4-year consumer limited warranty; 2-year commercial warranty
Key Specs
Item# 47378
Brand NorthStar
Manufacturer's Warranty 4 Yr Consumer/2 Yr Commercial
Ship Weight 88.1 lbs
Max. PSI 150
Air Tank Size (gal.) 8
CFM at 90 PSI 3
CFM at 40 PSI 3.6
Air Outlet Size (in.) 1/4
Duty Cycle 100%
Working Pressure (PSI) 135
Regulator Included Yes
Tank Type Vertical
Drive Direct
HP 1.5
Amps 14
Volts 115
Motor RPM 1,720
Drain System Manual
Pump Life (hrs.) 20,000
Pump Material Cast iron cylinder, cast aluminum head
Noise Level (dB) 76
Dimensions L x W x H (in.) 16 1/2 x 15 x 32 3/10

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Max. PSI
150 125 150 135 125
Air Tank Size (gal.) 6 5 8 4 4.6
CFM at 90 PSI
2.6 4.1 3 4.3 5.3
CFM at 40 PSI
3.5 5.1 3.6 5.3 6.4
CFM at Max. PSI - - - 3.2 -
Air Outlet Size (in.) 1/4 1/4 1/4 1/4 1/4
Air Outlets (qty.) - 1 - - 2
Quick-Connect Outlets - - - - 2
Duty Cycle - - 100% 100% -
Working Pressure (PSI) 120–150 - 135 - 90
Tank Fill Time (min.) - - - - 1
Regulator Included Yes - Yes - Yes
Tank Type Pancake Horizontal twin Vertical Twin stack Twin stack
Drive Direct Direct Direct - Direct
Oil Required No Yes - Yes No
HP
0.8 2 1.5 2 2
Amps
10 15 14 15 14
Volts
120 120 115 120 110
Motor RPM - 3,450 1,720 - 1,680
Drain System Manual Manual Manual - Ball valve
Pump Life (hrs.) - - 20,000 - 3,000
Pump Material - Cast iron cylinder Cast iron cylinder, cast aluminum head Cast iron Cast aluminum
Noise Level (dB)
87 90 76 80–82 70
Dimensions L x W x H (in.)
- 18 x 21 x 21 16 1/2 x 15 x 32 3/10 19 x 19 x 19 19 3/10 x 16 9/10 x 19 3/5
Weight (lbs.) - 60 - 77 64
Product Weight (lbs.) - 62 - - -