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EC12 Air Compressor

Hitachi - EC12 Air Compressor

Hitachi's twin-tank compressor features a cast-iron sleeve and ball-bearing components

$215.00 (As of 4/1/2006)

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Editor's Review: Choosing an Air Compressor You Can Carry

review date: April 1, 2006

The cast-iron sleeve and ball-bearing components make the Hitachi EC12 a bargain. Regulator, pressure switch, and gauges all are placed together, and the ball-valve drain-cock design makes this compressor easy to use. It is oil lubricated and has twin 4.0-gal. tanks. Its air-volume capacity is 4.0 cfm at 90 psi, and its tool capacity is four finish nailers, or two roofing nailers, or one framing nailer.

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Manufacturer Specifications

Manufacturer Hitachi
Manufacturer's Web Site www.hitachi.us/hpt
Manufacturer's Phone Number 800-829-4752
Weight 66 lb.
Dimensions N/A
Volume 4.0 cfm at 90 psi
Tank Size 4 gal
Oil/Oilless Oil lube
Tool Capacity 4 finish nailers, or 2 roofing nailers, or 1 framing nailer
Motor Size 2 hp