Air Compressor Reviews

80-Gallon Northstar Compressor Video


If you see a commercial style compressor in your future, check out the 80-gallon Northstar compressor from Northern Tool. Its vertical design takes up less space in the shop, and it’s rated for 24.4 CFM at 90 PSI.

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80-Gallon Northstar Compressor

This Northstar compressor comes with a Baldor 7.5 horsepower single-phase electric motor that carries a 100% continuous duty rating. It can push more than 24 CFM at 90 PSI with 175 PSI maximum output pressure.

This compressor features an oversized cast iron flywheel with a steel belt guard. The crankshaft can be rebuilt, and the whole thing comes with two-piece connecting rods. It features a big sight glass as well so that the user can keep up with oil quality and levels. Ultimately, maintenance should be easy to keep up with, allowing this compressor to last for years.

It retails for right around $2000, which might price it out of a DIYer’s budget. However, for the Pro looking for a durable compressor that can handle heavy-duty applications, the 80-gallon Northstar compressor could fit the bill.

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Northstar Compressor Specs

  • Model Number: 459242
  • Volts: 230
  • Amps: 40
  • Horsepower: 7.5
  • Motor Phase: Single
  • Working Pressure: 145-175 PSI
  • Duty Cycle: 100%
  • Drain System: Remote
  • Pump Material: Cast Iron
  • Air Tank Size: 80-Gallon
  • Air Outlet Size: 1/2″ NPT
  • CFM at 90 PSI: 24.4
  • Dimensions: 31″ x 25″ x 68″
  • Warranty: 4-Year Consumer/2-Year Commercial
  • MSRP: $1999

For more information about the 80-gallon Northstar compressor, visit the product page at Northerntool.com.

 

 

 

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