What is the difference between the standard Industrial Gold air compressor and the Industrial Gold Platinum Series models? A lot. All Platinum Series commercial quality models are premium automotive shop air compressors for the commercial garage. They include the following premium features -
- Mag Starter
- Auto tank drain
- Vibration pads
- Beltguard after cooler
So, if you're comparing to other manufacturer's models, as well as other distributors that are carrying the same model number, if it cost less, make sure you're comparing apples to apples. The Platinum series include all of these premium features.
When you purchase an Industrial Gold air compressor you are getting a precision built compressor from the finest materials using the finest state of the art design and high-tech engineering. Quality, performance and trouble free operation will assure you a dependable supply of air power on demand.
The Reciprocating 5 Horsepower, 80 Gallon, Vertical Air Compressor 1-Phase Motor comes standard with a heavy-duty cast iron pump, belt guard after cooler, low oil monitor, industrial grade electric motor and a 1-year parts warranty.
The Platinum Series air compressor contains:
Vibration isolation pads - saves wear and tear on tank and make installation easier, reduces vibration & noise.
Automatic tank drain - the compressor tank is drained daily for you.
Easy to read tank pressure gauge
Low oil monitor with red LED indication light
Centrifugal unloader-allows for more controls and fail safe head pressure bleed down after unit cycle is complete
Fast compressor inner cooler manifold-no flimsy copper pipe to break, allows for reliable day in day out compressor operation
Disk and spring compressor valves-allows for day in day out use, no flimsy reed valves to crack or break
Heavy duty steel compressor intake filter silencer- allows for noise reduction and protection of compressor filter element
Cast iron compressor discharge cooler manifold-allows for additional cooling and reliable day in day out compressor use
OSHA compressor belt guard-allows for safe use of the compressor system
Compressed air belt guard after cooler-aids in moisture reduction, and cools compressor discharge air to within 20F of ambient air temperature
(*7.5hp *models, optional on 5hp models)
Industrial grade electric motor
Common operational pressure switch-allows for ease of use and reliability in the field.
Common magnetic motor starter mounted and wired-allows for fast installation, ease of use and motor protection, by using a heavy duty reliable contactor
¾ npt air outlet-for ease of installation and package maintenance
ASME/CRN 200PSI working pressure rated air receiver