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FREE SHIPPING — NorthStar Electric Air Compressor — 5 HP, 60-Gallon Vertical Tank

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FREE SHIPPING — NorthStar Electric Air Compressor — 5 HP, 60-Gallon Vertical Tank

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  • 5 HP, 230V single-phase 3,450 RPM electric motor
  • Delivers 15.5 CFM @ 90 PSI; 17 CFM @ 40 PSI
  • Cast iron oil-lubricated 3-cylinder single-stage pump
  • Copper-finned inter- and after-coolers for heat dissipation and less moisture
  • Pump runs at 1,180 RPM
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Product Summary

NorthStar® heavy-duty 5 HP, 60-gallon electric commercial air compressor is built with a cast iron belt-driven oil-lubricated 3-cylinder single-stage pump to run quietly, prevent heat transfer between cylinders and deliver long pump life. Copper finned inter- and after-coolers provide good heat dissipation and less moisture. Ball bearings on each side of crankshaft for smooth running and durability, providing 20,000-hour bearing life. Powered by a 5 HP, 230V electric motor. High-quality compressor also features a paper element filter, heat-resistant alloy steel reed valves, cast iron crankshaft, metal belt guard, oil sight gauge and ASME-certified 60-gallon vertical tank.

What's Included
  • (1) 5 HP, 60-gallon vertical electric air compressor
Superior Design for Industry-Leading Pumps

Superior Design for Industry-Leading Pumps

Engineered for Durability

  • Designed with superior technology to keep you working without interruption
  • Durable cast iron oil-lubricated pump for long service life and 3-cylinder design for low heat transfer between cylinders
  • Ball bearings are placed on both ends of the pump’s crankshaft for smooth running, superior support and up to 20,000 hours of bearing life
  • Copper finned aftercoolers provide good heat dissipation and less moisture

Longer Pump Life

  • Engineered with a 3-cylinder single-stage pump that eliminates hotspots and provides consistent cooling for longer pump life
  • Reed valves are made of heat-resistant alloy steel supplied from Sweden ASSAB
  • Pump is made of cast iron for exceptional durability

ASME-Certified Vertical Tanks

Built for the Long Haul

  • The air receiver tank is made of high-quality welded steel to provide many years of reliable service
  • Tank has a weather-resistant powder-coat finish to withstand harsh conditions in any season

Dependable High-Quality Valves

  • The ASME-certified 60-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 consumer/2-year commercial 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 Electric Air Compressor — 5 HP, 60-Gallon Vertical Tank
  • 5 HP, 230V single-phase 3,450 RPM electric motor
  • Delivers 15.5 CFM @ 90 PSI; 17 CFM @ 40 PSI
  • Cast iron oil-lubricated 3-cylinder single-stage pump
  • Copper-finned inter- and after-coolers for heat dissipation and less moisture
  • Pump runs at 1,180 RPM
  • ASME-certified 60-gallon vertical tank has gate valve to allow downstream air to be shut off
  • Ball bearings on each side of crankshaft for smooth running and durability
  • Heavy-duty paper element filter keeps cylinder heads clean
  • Reed valves are made of heat-resistant alloy steel from ASSAB, specifically designed for maximum efficiency
  • 20,000-hour bearing life
  • Triple-ringed piston for low oil consumption and longer head life
  • Durable alloy rods
  • Spheroidal graphite cast iron crankshafts for maximum strength
  • Durable metal belt guard won't break
  • Oil sight gauge for easy visual oil checks
  • 1/2in. air outlet
  • 135 max. PSI
  • 1/4in. ball valve drain with 3in. lever can be piped to sewers
  • Ball valve connects to bottom of tank with extension hose for easy access
  • 1/4in. ball valve drain with 3in. lever can be piped to sewers
  • Remote style ball valve drain connects to bottom of tank with extension hose for easy access
Key Specs
Item# 47501
Brand NorthStar
Manufacturer's Warranty 4 Yr Consumer/2 Yr Commercial
Ship Weight 330.0 lbs
Max. PSI 135
Air Tank Size (gal.) 60
CFM at 90 PSI 15.5
CFM at 40 PSI 17
Air Outlet Size (in.) 1/2
Duty Cycle 70%
Stage Single
Motor Phase(s) Single
Oil Required Yes
HP 5
Amps 21
Volts 230
Motor RPM 3,450
Pump Life (hrs.) 20,000
Pump Material Cast iron
Noise Level (dB) 83 at full load, 78 at no load
Dimensions L x W x H (in.) 22 x 31 x 68

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Max. PSI
135 135 135 175 175
Air Tank Size (gal.) 60 60 60 60 60
CFM at 90 PSI
11.3 15.5 18.1 15.4 14.3
CFM at 40 PSI 12.5 17 - - -
CFM at Max. PSI - - 15.5 15.2 14.0
Air Outlet Size (in.) 1/2 1/2 1/2 1/2 1/2
Duty Cycle
60% 70% 100% 100% 100%
Working Pressure (PSI) - - - 140–175 140–175
Tank Fill Time (min.) - - 4 3/4 6 1/2 6 1/2
Regulator Included No - - No -
Stage Single Single Single 2 2
Motor Phase(s) Single Single Single Single Single
Oil Required Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Lubrication System
- - Splash Splash Splash
HP
3 5 5 5 5
Amps
15 21 21.5 24 22.5
Volts
230 230 230 230 230
Motor RPM 3,450 3,450 3,450 3,450 3,450
Drain System - - Manual Manual Manual
Pump Life (hrs.) - 20,000 5,000 50,000+ 10,000
Pump Material Cast iron, oil-lubricated, 2-cylinder Cast iron Cast iron Cast iron w/aluminum head Cast iron
Noise Level (dB)
81 83 at full load, 78 at no load 78 75 85
Dimensions L x W x H (in.)
32 x 29 x 65 22 x 31 x 68 20 x 30 x 71 29 x 21 x 64 20 x 33 x 69