Craftsman Professional 60 Gallon Air Compressor, 3.1 RHP, Vertical Tank, Oil LubeItem# 00916476000 | Model# WLB3106016
|Dimensions and Weight:|
|Item Weight (lbs.):||234|
|Air Outlet Size:||3/8 in.|
|Duty Cycle (%):||75%|
|Electrical Phase Type:||Single phase|
|General Warranty:||2 year limited|
|Lubrication Type:||Oil lubricated|
|Package Contents:||Air Compressor|
|Electric Rating:||230V AC|
|Safety Shut Off:||No|
|Number of Wheels:||0|
|Low Oil Shutdown:||No|
|Maximum Operating Pressure (psi.):||150|
|Motor Drive:||Belt driven|
|Motor Voltage:||230V AC|
|SCFM Delivery At 40 psi:||12.9|
|SCFM Delivery At 90 psi:||11.3|
|Compressor Tank Capacity (gal.):||60|
|Number of Pumps:||1|
|Pump Life (hrs.):||1000|
|Pump Type:||Oil lubricated|
Ratings & Reviews
Craftsman's 60-Gallon Vertical Air Compressor is Well-Suited for Your Workshop
The Craftsman Professional 60-gallon air compressor is great for jobs of all sizes. This air compressor is the cornerstone of any serious shop. Designed to deliver consistent pressure from a vast reservoir, this machine is perfect for powering paint sprayers, air wrenches, nailers, grinders and more. A powerful 3.1HP motor at 230-volts with fast cooling cast-iron cylinders and a single-stage aluminum oil pump to recharges pressure rapidly so you can keep working.
This 60-gallon vertical air compressor comes fully assembled and is designed for years of solid service with a proper hardwire install. Potent, powerful and built to last, with the kind of capacity that lets you swap between jobs all day long, this compressor will help you grind, paint, drive, wrench, blast and sand.
- The Craftsman Professional 60-gallon air compressor provides tons of air storage, which allows you to work for longer lengths of time
- A combination of muscle and capacity at a price that just makes sense
- Powered by heavy-duty 3.1 HP running induction motor, this compressor fills to capacity fast
- 230-volts ensures you've got the power to get the job done
- Aluminum single-stage oil lube pump with cast iron cylinders will run smooth and cool for years
- Tank pressure gauge and on/off switch give you clear information and keep this machine simple to operate. (Max PSI Tank Pressure: 150)
- Comes with a one-year limited warranty
Added on October 21, 2010
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Most Helpful Reviews
Saint Paul, MN
This is the second compressor for me. The sales manager was kind enough to credit half the cost from my first compressor even though it was out of warranty. The first compressor leaked oil and seized up in less then 3 years. My new compressor does the same, leaks oil. It also continues to trip the circuit. I call an electrician who has informed me that it's pulling 57 amps at start up. It should be pulling no more then 17. I guess that's why we are popping the breaker twice a day. I'm not sure why Craftsmen would make such a poor design. I have read several reviews whereby the head leaks oil. Unfortunately this compressor is a piece of junk. The price is great but it's a piece of junk.
Sauk Rapids, MN
Well this didn't last too long....Have had this POS wired up for a week. It started fine and seemed to work fine. I went in the garage a few days later. Turned on the compressor. It blew my 20 amp 250V breaker. Ok fine...I upgraded breaker to a 25 amp. Reset motor....It keeps tripping breaker. It did not do this before. I can hear a buzzing sound like motor doesn't really want to start. This has less than 1 hour of run time on it. I should've listed to the other reviews....
Item looked good, hard wired to electrical panel, started and ran good. Noticed tank is not treated inside for rust, drain often, Second is no regulator or connections other than a female pipe plug on the side of tank. third, it has ran about 40 hours in the last year. Today the start capacitor failed, leaked capacitor oil down the cover and on the motor. The motor is 3.1 running horse power.. make believe 3 horse, not like the old compressor 3 horse power. Motor not a seal duty motor, not good for paint fumes, or Mud dobber wasps, wrap a window screen around it to keep the bugs out!
I purchased this item when I walked into the store and saw that it was $270 off. I wasn't necessarily interested in purchasing a compressor of this capacity, but given the range of jobs I'd like to perform with it, including automotive painting, I couldn't pass it up. I paid $459 for the unit, which is substantially less than any other compressor of similar size can be found for, even at the cheap, "bargain-brand" tool suppliers. The only drawback is that it requires a direct-wired 220 volt supply, and I can't determine why. It only draws 15 volts and is 1 stage, so I would infer that it could probably be functional without the extra voltage. However, that aside, once I ran my electric and powered the unit I was pleasantly surprised....first, it supplies ample power for any possible job you can imagine, but more importantly, it doesn't deafen you like compressors have a tendancy to do. I have this installed in my garage, and can still hear my radio just fine even when on a quiet volume when this compressor is running. I'd highly suggest this item, especially at the incredible sales price, for anyone interested in a compressor with versatility. Please note that I was awarded for writing this review.
Kansas City, KS
The electric motor on my 27 year old Craftsman 20 gall. 3 hp just died so I decided rather than replace the motor, to get something with more air volume. The only problem I had with the pld unit was an oil leak that developed in the compressor oil pan because of porosity which I took apart and repaired with epoxy 20 years ago, since the warranty had expired. Well, the best deal going was the 60 gallon, 3 h.p. vertical for 489.00 at my local Sears. It was packaged well and did not have any obvious damage or oil leakage. I hooked up the required 220 volt power, leveled the base and installed the appropriate fittings in the tank. According to the directions, the compressor pump was pre-filled with oil and I only had to perform the required break in period for 30 minutes, drain, refill etc... Experience told me to check the oil and I am very glad I did. The oil didn't even register on the dipstick and I needed to add approx. 10 oz of oil to the compressor head. This unit wouldn't of lasted very long being this low on oil. After finding this, I proceeded to check every nut and bolt, fitting etc... to make sure nothing else was compromised. Where is the quality assurance at the factory? Sears should take note and revamp inspection process ASAP. People expect brand new components to work properly and don't want any hassels right from the start! Overall the unit now works great and I look forward to many years of service.
I do a lot of hobby work out of my home and I have four smaller compressors but none of them could do blasting that I wanted to do so I had been waiting and looking and I finally found one I could afford that would do what I needed it to do.
West Branch, MI
This item is quiet but powerful. It was easy to set up as I had to create a new plug for it. I left it on the pallet it came on and it's set up and ready to go. But the quietness is key!
Dry Ridge, KY
I bought this item for my husband. He has been needing one. It was easy for my husband to wire it up and to get the compressor going. To my surprise the compressor was very quite! I can hardly hear it in the house! It has enough power though for my husband to do all the mechincal work he needs to do!
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