Ingersoll Rand T-30 Air Compressors


This is a forum page for owners to ask for advice relating to their use of the Ingersoll Rand T-30 Air Compressors, and for those with experience with this IR model of compressor to provide help if they can.

IR is a powerful worldwide provider of air compressors, air tools, air preparation equipment and other products, and has been for decades. Ingersoll Rand T-30 air compressors are sold through experienced fluid power houses and also by a direct sales force and the compressor comes with a range of accessories and configurations.

If you are seeking advice about your IR T-30, the primary source for information about the IR T-30 air compressor is IR. Contact information is:

Energy Systems (IR)
800A Beaty Street
Davidson, NC 28036
P: 877-IR-POWER (477-6937)
Email: power@irco.com
Website: http://energy.ingersollrand.com

Ingersoll Rand T-30 air compressors
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For more information and to access manuals, you can also visit www.irtechpubs.com for all tools, fluids, and air product manuals and technical documents.

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My thanks,

Bill


Ingersoll Rand T-30 Air Compressor Issues

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Where to install pressure relief air switch on model 242? 
I put my relief switch above the tank valve so when the compressor switch opens it will release the air in the piping and the air compressor heads (Ingersoll …

T30 Ingersoll Rand Compressor relief valve pops 
T30 Ingersoll Rand Compressor relief valve pops (lifts) on 2nd stage - 2nd Stage normal range (240 - 260) symptom is the pressure ramps past the normal …

Motor RPM for T-30? 
What is required motor RPM for T-30 Model 2340 Ingersoll rand air compressor.

Unloader issue with T-30 Model 242-5C 
T-30 Model 242-5C Serial # 604188 Approximately 1984, 5 HP electric 3 phase Replaced check valve in receiver. Unfortunately not exactly as original. …

Nomenclature for Type 30 compressors 
I have an IR Type 30 model 242 5C1 and am quite curious to know what the differences between the many variations of the 242 series. I have seen A, D, …

Need a single phase 220 motor, what hp & rpm do I need 
My compressor is a ingersoll rand it is type 30 size is 2.5x2.5x2.75 can't read model I would like to know what hp & rpm motor I need to run this compressor …

t30 ran low on oil now it trips breaker at startup 
ran low on oil now it trips breaker at startup t30 2475 my t30 compressor was run low on oil now it trips the breaker at startup. Can you tell me what …

Air out of pilot valve T30 242 1981  
i am having problem with air coming out from pilot valve when compressor is stoop . I stop units drain air and screw pilot deeper in repeat the steps …

IR T30 won't go above 80 pounds 
I cant get my air compressor to go above 80 pounds I have an Ingersoll Rand air compressor types 30 242 d 3 I can't seem to get it to go above 80 pounds …

T30 7100 blowing pressure relief located on stage 1 side 
I rebuilt the heads on our T30 7100 when I tried to fire it up it sounds fine and starts to build pressure but will pop the pressure relief located on …

Wiring an lR 30T Model 242-5C1  
lR 30T Model 242-5C1 #30T 481807 Motor Baldor 5hp 25 amp Wiring We bought at Auction an IR 30T compressor. After getting it home and looking at …

old ir type 30 model 253 will not build pressure 
Im working on an old ir type 30 model 253. It wont build or hold pressure over 20psi. Checked reeds and rings and it wont build pressure still. Checked …

Any idea how old my type 30 mod 242- 5tm is? 
Any idea how old my type 30 mod 242- 5tm is? Also a ballpark guess of the cfm would be helpful. I understand CFM is dependent a pond hp , pulley …

Motor specifications for T30 single phase? 
I bought an IR T-30 with a bad motor. I need to convert it to single phase. Here are the specs of the current motor: Brand: Baldor Cat #: 37F360X532 …

T30 single phase compressor hums and trips breaker 
t30 ingersoll rand single phase humms then trips breaker. always ran fine. pressure in tank is around 80. We flip breaker in breaker box to turn on. …

PRV pops before the compressor stops 
I have an IR T-30 5HP vertical compressor. The pressure switch is a 174 PSI switch and the PRV is 175 psi. That seems pretty close to the cut-off pressure. …

T30 horizontal top end rebuild? 
I have a T30 horizontal Two Stage Model #71T2 10 hp. The compressor will start up, and run up to about 50- 60lbs then the low end relief valve opens. The …

torque specifications 2nd stage valve plate assembly T30 
2nd stage valve plate assembly is where my problem is . i need torque specifications for the wiz-lock nut to the valve bolt. which goes threw the discharge …

IR t30 won't shut down 
Machine runs never shuts down changed pressure switch still run till blow off valve opens any help

Ir t30 won't shut off 
Compressor runs doesn't shut off at 120lbs changed out pressure switch still no go any help

Hot spot on top of low pressure cylinder 
Noticed hot smell during fairly continuous run. Hot spot on top of low pressure cylinder near output read 367 on IF thermometer. Elsewhere normal …

T30 242 5N vertical reciprocating compressor pressure switch 
Hi Bill, I have a T30-242-5N vertical reciprocating compressor, year made 1984. After plumbing and wiring the compressor I started it, the compressor …

Compressor I. R. T-30 with a 30 Gal Tank and a Kohler 10 (14 hp.) engine. 
Hello Bill I have a pretty common question its about the pilot unloader valve. I have an I.R. T-30 with a Kohler 10=14 Hp engine and a 30 gal tank. …

Have to pull up the relief valve on my T-30 to get it to run 
I have a T-30 30 hp when you start it up in the morning it will take right and run perfect however after that for several cycles you have to go over and …

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Type 30 model# 253D5 - rotation of compressor? 
Reworked old compressor, facing pully, what is rotation of compressor.

Oil in my T-30 compressor becomes milky and contaminated with water 
I just bought this Ingersoll-Rand T30 air compressor Model 2475 7.5HP about a month ago. I use it inside my auto workshop. After a week used, I checked …

Ingersoll-Rand T30 compressor draws over amps. 
I have an Ingersoll-Rand T30 Model 2340, two stage industrial air compressor, 5 HP, 230 volt, single phase. With new motor rated at 22 amps, I am drawing …

IR 10T - T30 15TM Air Compressor Rotation Direction? 
We bought an IR 10T-T30 15TM Air Compressor. It is 3 phase and we don't know which way the compressor should rotate or does it matter? Thanks, Bim Rowley …

Ingersoll Rand T30 11kw Toschiba 415 volt 21 amps. 
My Ingersoll Rand T30 with a toschiba 11kw 415 volt 21 amp rated compressor will not start with a chinese 6.5kw diesel powered generator. Photos Attached. …

Ingersoll Rand ~ IR type 30 4 and 2 1/2 x 2 1/4 air blowing off 
IR type 30 4 and 2 1/2 x 2 1/4 Serial No TP95442 L15 This machine has a 4kW (5.4 hp) 3 phase 1420 rpm motor with a 9" dual V motor pulley. It pumps …

Ingersoll Rand type 30 what RPM for Electric motor 
I have a t30 that had a 5hp 3 phase electric motor. The motor was removed and I am going to replace it with a single phase. The compressor motor is a 2475 …

Ingersoll Rand type 30 t30 Electric motor - what RPM motor? 
I have a t30 that had a 5hp 3 phase electric motor. The motor was removed and I am going to replace it with a single phase. The compressor motor is a 2475 …

Speed variation on Ingersol rand T30 5 hp 
It will start up and run for a few minutes and then it will slow down and speed back up about 4 or 5 times then trip the breaker thats with the valve on …

Ingersoll Rand T30 5HP 230 volts Air Compressor - "snapping" sound 
Above air compressor recently began making a "snapping" sound when machine starts running. What could be causes??????? Serious, not serious . . . thanks!!! …

Looking for data on IR 30T13349 unit 
Back in the 1960s my dad put together an air compressor using this Ingersoll-Rand unit...30T13349 (see pictures). I would like to find any data available …

253 t30 wont restart 
I just got a 253 t30 200 gallon compressor. It has a 7.5 3p motor. Starts right up and goes up too 180psi. When it shuts off it won't restart. I believe …

T30 2 stage compressor - model clarification 
I Just bought a second hand T30 and am looking for confirmation of model specifics, parts and service documentation. On the ID plate is the following: …

Connect pipes for a type30 model 234c4  
i have a type30 model 234c4 two stage size 3 & 1 3/4 X 2 3/4 air compressor wen i bought it came without any pipes would like to know how to connect all …

Speed of Type-30 Model 242 Compressor 
Dear Sir, We are having compressor of Type 30 & Model 242 .Kindly give the rated motor capacity & RPM of compressor.

ingersoll rand T-30 model # 2340 - i have oil in my air lines 
i have oil blowing out with air in my air line i have a ingersoll and rand model # 2340 do you have any direction i could go with this _________________ …

t30 7.5hp compressor - oil seaping out of compressor 3/4" copper tube  
oil seaping out of compressor 3/4" copper tube fitting,the tube is the one from cylinder to cylinder,not to the tank. ____________________ Dick, along …

What is the output for a IR model T3010120H 10 HP 3phase electric motor 
I need 20 cfm at 80 PSI to run some air cylinders and still have enough capacity for a 1" air impact wrench. Would this air compressor have that capacity? …

IR t-30 compressor 7.5 comes knocking... 
Ran fine then started knocking and wont build pressure cant tell where noise is coming from? ______________________ DM, I'm listening very carefully, …

I/R T-30 5hp single phase (10+ years old) bad caps 
Have diagnose bad capacitors but am wondering if I should go ahead an replace the entire motor with a new one instead of replacing just the capacitors. …

T/30 ingersoll/rand baldor L1410T 
compressor is 26 yrs old been a good one has been starting slow wuoldnt start at all without kicking breaker it had sat unused for @ 1 yr pressure sw …

Off the shelf SAE Oils I can use in a Ingersoll Rand T30 
What can I buy off the shelf. (Home Depot, Lowes, etc) There are many internet blogs but nothing that defines what I can really be used... _________ …

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