2002 type 5

by Brian
(Virginia)

Porter Cable 2002 type 5

Porter Cable 2002 type 5

The airline to the tank is overheating and melting/blowing the airline.

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Jan 22, 2017
2002 type 5 over heating
by: Bill

The first question that comes to mind is are you aware of the duty cycle for this compressor, and that it has to, periodically, stop running to cool down?

The manual says "DUTY CYCLE
This air compressor pump is capable of running continuously. However, to prolong the life of
your air compressor, it is recommended that a 50%-75% average duty cycle be maintained;
that is, the air compressor pump should not run more than 30-45 minutes in any given hour."

In my opinion, that's essentially doublespeak for, if you run your air compressor continuously, it will burn up.

If it is not a duty cycle issue, please add info here as a comment.

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