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Is 17 amps the full load amps or does this compressor draw more than that when the motor starts?
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What is the inrush current for this motor. What size of breaker would I need?
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Will this compresor fill a 2 1/2 gallon tank to 100 lbs?
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Campbell Hausfeld Air Compressor - 3.2 HP, Oil Lubricated Pump, Model# VT6271

Item# 164049
Expect up to 5000 hours of extended life from this rugged cast iron twin-cylinder pump. U.S.A. Drive Belt, HP 3.2, Amps 20, CFM at 40 PSI 11.8, Portable or Stationary Portable, Air Tank Size gal. 26, CFM at 90 PSI 10.3, Dimensions L x W x H in. 46 x 21 x 31, Pump Life hrs. 5,000, Tank Type Horizontal, Max. PSI 135, Motor Phases Single, Volts 240, Pump Cast iron cylinder sleeve, oil-lubricated. Runs over 35 quieter and 60 cooler than aluminum pumps with cast iron cylinder sleeves
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Questions & Answers for Campbell Hausfeld Air Compressor - 3.2 HP, Oil Lubricated Pump, Model# VT6271

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will this compressor run off a generator? if so how many watt generator do I need?

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This Campbell Hausfeld Air Compressor could run off a generator as long as its 18,000 watts and it has a 240 volt plug-in.

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Does is make sense to use a 1/2" hose?

Since this unit has a 1/4" air outlet, would using a 1/2" hose to the air tool deliver more of the rated cfm than a 3/8" hose or is that limited by the size of the outlet so hose size doesn't matter?
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 - New Jersey
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On this Campbell Hausfeld Air Compressor, a 1/2" or a 3/8" will not make a significant difference with the cfm output.
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What is the NEMA number for the plug on the power cord?

asked 2 years, 7 months ago
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Puke
 - Chicago
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The plug on this unit is a 6-20P.
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WHAT AMPERAGE MUST THE BREAKER FOR THIS ITEM BE?

asked 2 years, 9 months ago
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This compressor needs to operate on a 20 amp dedicated circuit/breaker. Meaning, the compressor is the only appliance using that breaker. The compressor needs to be plugged into a 240 volt 20 amp grounded outlet.
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Does this compressor come pre-wired with a power cord and if so what plug type?

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The compressor does come with a power cord and the plug will be a 30 amp plug since the compressor operates at 240 volts.
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The power cord is prewired and is the standard 3 prong type.
answered 3 years, 3 months ago
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 - Beaufort, NC
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can it work at 90 psi min. @ 6.75 cfm required

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This Campbell Hausfeld air compressor produces 10.2 CFM at 90 PSI so it will work for your application.
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What is the starting amp draw or starting HP rating?

asked 3 years, 6 months ago
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The peak HP rating is 6 HP. The running amps is 15. The 15 x 8 would give you a split second start up amp rating of 120 peak amps.
answered 3 years, 6 months ago
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Is this 120 or 240 vlts?

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This Campbell Hausfeld compressor is 240 volts.
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240 volt only
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What is the dba rating?

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This air compressor has a 87dba per the manufacturer.
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Is the air hose attachment 1/4" or 3/8"?

There seems to be conflicting answers on the net as to the air hose attachment size.
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This Campbell Hausfeld air compressor's main outlet is 1/4".
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