Devilbiss Air Compressors


I don't believe that Devilbiss Air Compressors are actually being build any more. As I understand it the Devilbiss air compressor company has morphed into a company called both DV Systems and Devair air compressors.

If you are looking for information on DV or Devair compressors, please see the Devair Air Compressor page.

There is still a company in North America with the name Devilbiss that is involved with compressed air products. That company is...

DeVilbiss Air Power Company
P.O. Box 2468
Jackson, TN 38302-2468
W: www.devap.com/ T: 800-888-2468

The thing is, the Devilbiss Air Power Company offers little in the way of Devilbiss air compressors, with only a single air compressor model that could be considered useful for industrial or higher-demand DIY compressed air requirements.


Old Devilbiss air compressor

I do know that DV Systems / Devair offers parts and support for the older, industrial Devibiss Air Compresor line, so visit their page for contact information

In any case the purpose of this page is to provide a forum for folks that own Devilbiss Air Compressors and are looking for help with them. It's a place to post a question about a problem you are having with your Devilbiss, AFTER you have read the existing posts and reviewed the troubleshooting section for solutions to common compressor problems, including those of some Devilbiss air compressors.

Or, if you have experience with maintaining these compressors perhaps you can offer assistance with a comment on a question another visitor has posted?

We all thank you.

As the numbers of comments added to this page grows, it gets harder to find the specific answer you are seeking so I've added a search box here for your use to help you find the information you need.

Thanks,

Bill

Devilbiss Compressor Issues

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Changing filter on devilbliss 8650D 
How to change the filter on a devilbliss 8650D

Devilbiss Pro air 2 fill tube overheating 
Devilbiss Pro air 2 25 gallon 5hp Oilless direct drive compressor fill tube always gets hot, but after using it for about an hour it got so hot that the …

Devilbiss Pro air 2 fill tube overheating 
Devilbiss Pro air 2 25 gallon 5hp Oilless direct drive compressor fill tube always gets hot, but after using it for about an hour it got so hot that the …

Devilbiss 330  
First time start-up i had to shut it down at 200 psi. does the pump have a pressure switch & how is it adjusted?

How to increase set point pro 400 
how to increase set point. pro 400 model

Model of Devilbiss compressor unknown and question 
Unsure of model number my compressor is to get parts manual. Specifically the gadget on the front, which I assume is for moisture collection. Manufactured …

Devilbiss HFAC28 making clattering when charging 
I have a Devilbiss Impact Series 2HP/8Gal Model # HFAC28 made Sept., 1997. It has worked great right up till last couple weeks. When I start it, it …

PRO 4000 DevilBliss hardline out of compressor head 
the hardline out of the compressor head came loose when tightening. upon opening up there appears to be a broken gasket. I'm not familar with this kind …

Devilbiss L5020 manual/wiring 
have a Devilbiss L5020 I bought new in 1998 or 1999. Can't find the manual and would like to wire up to 220 volt. Any idea how to proceed? Dave …

Devilbiss wont build pressure but slows down 
I have a DeVil Biss charge air pro model number IRFTV660V-4. I purchased it used not knowing if it worked at the time. When i got it hooked up it started …

Removing piston arm bearing DevilBliss 4000 Pro 
All that is left on the motor crank shaft that drives the compression piston is the race from the bearing. How do I get it off? It is a DevilBliss 4000 …

Devilbiss motor just jumps and hums til breaker trips.  
Compressor motor will just jump and hum, almost like it is locked up. Sometimes it will happen on start up, sometimes it will work fine for 20 cycles of …

Can't find the model number. 
I just bought this Devilbiss air compressor. I want to know what model number it is. It's an old one. I think it has a 30 gallon tank, runs on …

Manual for Devilbiss RL6520 ?  
Looking for a manual for my recently purchased Devilbiss model RL6520... Beautiful compressor but I need a manual to know how to take care of it. …

Type of Oil and Owners Manual for 919.158.210 
Hey Bill, I have just gotten an older craftsman/devilbiss 12 gallon compressor. Model number 919.158.210. It is belt driven and oil lubed. I have …

Can't find a Devilbiss blow off valve 
My Dad left me an old DeVilbiss compressor for small body work jobs. It had a blow off valve that use to blow of @ 85 psi and reset at 75 psi. It didn't …

Intake filter is broke  
Need replacement filter 96 model 1hp 4 gal

Sae20w-20 sg replacement  
Can't find this oil type for my devilbliss anymore.need a good compatible type.

What's the oil type for model RA5E60VAB-1 
I need to change the oil and want to know what type to use and how much.

Name plate for an old Devilbiss compressor - Value? 
I have a name plate for an old Devilbiss compressor. Just wondering about its age and would it be worth anything or only for scrap? Cleaning out my …

What year is my DeVilbiss PL501? 
What year is my model PL501 air compressor. Ser# 273636, with a Compressor model 220, ser# 66F-5750 attached, and a Peerless 1HP 1750rpm motor model C2079LH. …

DeVilbiss 330 centrifugal pressure release valve cracking open 
centrifugal pressure release valve releasing pressure not allowing full pressure build up DeVilbiss 330 it has been running great for over 20 years …

1958 devilbiss 
I found a 1958 devilbis air compressor as per the tag on it. It has 2 cylinder pump on it.About a 60 gallon tank. I am wondering if this is all original …

Plumbing a devilbiss 342 
big heavy devilbiss model 342.cant get any info on how to plum it.all ive got is the pump 4 big holes on top 1 3/8 on bottom and 1 3/8 at top which i believe …

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Devilbiss Model 342 
Have an old old devilibiss 342 that says 10wt oil on the metal tag located on block. It runs at 600 rpm and located outside winter and summer. OIl is still …

1998 6.5 HP PRLK6580V2 missing capacitor 
Hello! I just recently picked up a 80 gallon 6.5 hp devilbliss unit (model PRLK6580V2). It needs some TLC and I have some gaskets and parts on the way, …

Devilbiss model 225 info needed please. 
Looking for any information i can get on the model 225, particularly flow rates. Doesn't seem to be a lot out there on this particular model. Thanks. …

Is a tank gauge required on IRL5020 
Replacing regulator gauges...are two neccacerry?

Info on old 455 devilbiss unloader  
I am looking for information about the St Louis control devices unloader used on the older devilries 10 HP 455 compressors. Mine was removed and I want …

Motor getting power - still not running 
I am working on a 60 gal 6 hp Devilbiss air compressor and I replaced the start capacitor and the running capacitor and it still isn't working I'm am getting …

FAC-153-1 Motor quit while using 
Contactor switch is good. Is there a thermal switch internal? I have not opened the shroud assembly up yet but the way it quit gave no symptoms …

B5900 DeVilbiss takes about 30 minutes to charge 
B5900 DeVilbiss air compressor pump takes about 30 minutes to charge. Hello. I ran across your site while looking for a replacement for my compressor …

Unable to locate parts provider Devilbiss P-NCD-501 
I have this fantastic old compressor that I am wanting to bring back to working order.I even have the original Service Bulletin No.820 that contains all …

What fuse for running power line to compressor 
what type of fuse do you run on a 240 line with a pro 4000 6.5 hp 60 gal ?

Pressure not going above 65  
I've turned it on and and the compression does not go above 65 psi. Please see the following page, and then advise what you have checked on your compressor, …

How many CFM's does a Model 230 put out at 600 RPM ? 
Would like to know specifications on the old 230 compressor with respect to CFM's generated a various RPM's 650RPM,600RPM, and 550RPM. Can any one help …

Air coming out of intake  
Air blowing out of air intake

Devilbiss Pro 4000 leaking 
Devilbiss Power company Pro 4000 3.5 Hp 20 Gal 13 years old, never a problem 4 weeks ago as compressor is turned on to fill tank air continuously …

Are huge brass screws Devilbiss 330 valve adjustment? 
I took the valve caps off the top of my Devilbiss 330. There are huge brass screws (not really screws but slugs with slots in the top) under the caps. …

Gasket material for Devilbiss 330 
I want to pull the head off my Devilbiss 330 air compressor, to check out the valves and bore. As there are no gaskets available for this model, what …

Model SDS100E3D 3 gallon 1 hp motor keeps running 
Model SDS100E3D 3 gallon 1 hp motor keeps running even when it hits 120 psi. Seems to have a small leak at the switch box no crack but it is like it …

432 has water in crankcase 
Hi I have a Devilbiss model 432 it gets some water in the crankcase and pushes oil out pass the seals I don't know much about these any help would be great …

330 specifications and flow 
I just bought a Devilbiss compressor, the pump has 330 cast into it. Do you know the CFM with the 1.5 horse motor? will a 5 hp motor in crease the …

Help installing K-0648 compression ring kit 
It is not the same as the orig I am looking for some hints about install. Stu

Is PAFTV 660-3 single or two stage? 
Single stage or two stage? It has two pistons.

DeVilbiss NCB 501-6 information 
I have an old DeVilbiss portable air compressor. Type NCB 501-6. It's a 1/4 HP unit weighing probably about 40 lbs. Model # 5KH45AB1669A. Works …

Is there acceptable blowby on Devilbiss pump abp-459? 
I have a used Devilbiss abp459 pump on a porter cable unit. I need to take it apart to seal the bottom crankcase gasket. I am trying to determine if …

Help with craftsman devilbiss 919.16525 
Bill: craftsman/ devilbiss 919-16525 /1996/ 5hp 25G /130psi 2 questions 1) Did craftsman just put there name on it/ or did they have DeVilbiss making …

Any information on an old DeVilbiss pump 
Bill I would like to get any info I can on this pump and these parts. They are obviously cool old parts. I want to restore them any info on parts, …

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Rotation of pump model#132 sn 131J5100 
Bill It's a very old devilbiss pump. Here's all the information on the plate: -Pump Model# 131 -Serial number 131J5100 -Min RPM 300 -Max RPM 750@ …

Gauge failure on Devilbiss air pro air compressor 
have a devilbliss air pro 2hp 20 gallon air compressor with triple gauges. the middle gauge which i believe is the shut off gauge blew and am searching …

Pro 4000 3.5 hp capacitor values 
3.5 hp capacitor, also piston (dual opposed), replacement parts I need the start and run capacitor values for Devilbiss 3.5 hp Pro 4000, 20 gallon, …

Leaking unloader valve 
I have a pro 4000. Had air leaking from unloader valve,replaced the pressure switch assembly and the new unloader valve still leaks air. What could cause …

Is Devilbiss Model ABP-446-A worth it? 
I have a chance to buy a Devillbiss model ABP-446-A compressor mounted on an 80 gal horizontal tank and powered by a 5 hp motor. The selling price is …

pafb5025 runs briefly/pops circuit breaker 
Model pafb5025 11.9 cfm runs briefly/pops circuit breaker When I plug in air compressor it will run sluggishly for 3-4 seconds then pops circuit breaker, …

Swapping out my old pump with a new b5900 pump on Devilbiss 
ii am putting a new b5900 pump on my DeVilbiss 6hp, 80 gallon standing compressor. The issue is that the spot on the old compressor wear the air tube …

Devilbiss FC470-1 convert from 120 volts to 240 
The nameplate on my FC470-1 says 120/240V/15/7.5A/60HZ/1 Ph. It currently has a 120 plug that I'd like to convert to a 240. However, I'm not sure if …

Pressure regulator cap for 1RL5020  
I have a Devilbiss Air Compressor Model 1RL5020 that I purchased new in 1999. It's service has been flawless for the past 16 years. The pressure regulator …

Motor size for a 220 devilbiss pump ? 
Have a few questions. What size motor do i need to run this Devilbiss model 220 pump and 30 gallon tank? There is no horsepower rating on the electric …

DeVilbiss wont stay running 
zero pressure, start and before it hardly builds any pressure it slows down and stalls pulling 30 amps, I shut down before it kicks breaker.

mod 5030 wk slows down to a stall 
start it up and it slows down to a stall til it pulls about 30 amps then I shut it off as i'm sure it will trip the breaker

Vintage DeVilbiss Compressor - Looking for Model Number 
Looking to find the model number for the pictured DeVilbiss air compressor. It is at least 60 to 75 years old. I've got a tag with the Serial number, …

1971 devilbiss worth restoring? 
picked this up off a mate the other day as i felt sorry for it, it was covered in crud and hadn't been used for some time. Just wondering if its worth …

Need a little help Identifying an old compressor please... 
Hey Bill It's an upright 5 hp 60 gal 240v (1 ph) 14 cfm model number IR5E60VAD. I think it a DeVilbliss but manufactured by Ingersoll-Rand... I just …

Devllbiss compressor won't build pressure beyond 40 psi.  
This is a two cylinder one phase 5 hp 60 gallon older Devilbiss unit. I just rebuilt it after it broke a rod. New cylinders, rods, bearings valves o …

Devilbiss 3.5 20g compressor trouble restarting 
Hi I have a Devilbiss 3.5 20g compressor once it starts it will run until it fill it will cut by the automatic cut off once the pressure drops it try's …

Devilbiss Type NB Compressor 
Can you tell me what year or time frame the Devilbiss Type NB would be? Is there any real value to it or should I scrap it? It is all there and works.. …

Devilbiss pro 4000 model RA5E60VAD chugs 
Devilbiss pro 4000 5hp 60 gal. air compressor model RA5E60VAD I will manually start my compressor, it will immediately and the outlet tube on the motor …

Replacement for Devilbiss TAP 5050 electric motor 
the tag on my devilbiss TAP 5050 electric motor has come off and it needs replaced it is a single phase motor also the pully on the motor has 2 groves …

is 140 # shutoff too high on Devillbiss 5HP 20 gallon compressor 
I have a Devillbiss 5HP 20 gallon compressor. The pressure switch shuts it off at 135-140#. The tank says 125# on the side. Is this too high? I cannot …

devilbiss air compressor will not turn on 
I have a Devilbiss 1.5hp 3gal air compressor worked fine no problems at all. Now it will not turn on. Checked wire connections under the housing, all …

vintage 5 hp 2 cylinder devilbiss compressor 
I have a Devilbiss 5 hp 2 cylinder compressor that was probably manufactured during the 1940's. The compressor pump is making a ticking noise that …

Tank size on this Devilbiss DAC 5360HComp No. 2650-4502 
Devilbiss. The Model # is DAC 5360HComp No. 2650-4502 3 HP How may gallons is the tank. What year is it? and how much is this compressor worth on …

DeVilbiss compressor slow starting and venting on starting 
My air compressor is a large, older deVilbiss 2-stage. When starting, the motor is lugging as though there is a lot of resistance from the compressor …

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Green Compressor on Devilbiss Tank 
I bought this compressor around twenty years ago from a gentleman who was using it in his body shop. He sold it because it was slow to pump up. I used …

Specifications for a DeVilbiss Type UAL 5202-4 compressor 
Hello, I have a chance to buy this compressor, but the seller (on Craigslist, for $130) does not know the tank size or the cfm rate or power rating …

Whats the rotation on DeVilbiss 445 compressor 
I moved an old compressor ( DeVilbiss Mod 445 10 hp ) to another plant a& find no markings for rotation. 3 Phase motor @ 440 Volts

electricity requiements for Devilbiss pro 4000 5hp 30 gal 
I purchased a used Devilbiss Pro 4000 5 hp 30 gallon air compressor. No tag on machine to give amperage requirements for electrical hook up..wire size..breaker. …

fan on 25 gal Devilbliss hits the body and motor 
After removing the fan from my IRF420-1 air compressor and attempting to reinstall, it hits the bottom of the motor base. My fan has the offset holes (3 …

Oil weight for devilbiss with 5 hp motor 
I have a 60 gal devilbiss with 5 hp motor. What weight oil do I need to use in it?

Cracked Intercooler line 236 
Bill Thanks Just had the intercooler on my 236 crack would like to know where I might find one or at least where i could get a fiting that fits in the …

Value of DeBliss Pro 4000 
Hi, Before my daddy passed, he gave me his DeBliss Pro 4000 Air compressor. My mom and I are in need of money, so I am looking to list it for sale. I don't …

How to start a L6560V 
Hi, Recently acquired a L6560V air compressor, didn't realize or even think of asking how to start it or ask for the electrical cord, hope you can help …

DeVilbiss 5 hp pump slows down 
when it starts it runs fine till it gets to about 60 lbs then the pump slows down but the motor keeps running the belt starts making noise and then it …

what is the cfm at 90lbs. of my DeVilbiss model#330 
Can you tell me what is the cfm at 90lbs. for my DeVilbiss model # 330- type 5004-7 B-2720? Thanks Donny B _____________ I cannot locate the HP info …

Manual for Devilbiss compressor RA5J80V1D 
I am purchasing a used Devilbiss RA5J80V1D that's only been used 4-5 times to mostly inflate tires and blow the dust out of antique autos. It is part …

Put pressure switch back together Pro air II 
I have a devilbiss pro air II, model #F312-3. Came to me with the pressure switch apart. Does anyone have a picture or directions on how to put this …

Terry's resurrected Devilbiss 44633 - very nice 
A friend sold me this bit of a pig-in-a-poke old Devilbiss but it sure paid off. It's now purring like a kitten, the only audible sound, the blip/blip …

Devilbiss air compressor PRFBC 5525 VP blows breaker 
I picked up a used Devilbiss PRFBC5525vp that likes to pop breakers. It starts up and runs for 2 seconds then crashes. I replaced the capacitor in …

How many CFM from a Devilbiss NCT-501-1 
I would like to know how much air (cfm) my NCT-501-1 will produce? ______________ I would like to help, but since this model doesn't appear to be current …

Air leaks out of DevilBiss Pro4000 until it kicks on at 95 PSI 
I have an old DevilBliss Pro 4000 3.5hp with a 30 gallon tank. Parts don't seem to be around for it. It needed a new pressure switch and a shroud. …

What CFM rating for Devilbiss air compressor model TARV-5050 
I need to order a new gun for my sandblasting cabinet. It currently has a 5/16" ID knozzle. Just wonding if the 5050 has enough CFM to run this gun? Or …

Unloader valve problem in a Devilbiss compressor HF5030 
I think I have a bad unloader valve or pressure switch. the compressor runs fine with no load but once it gets to around 80psi if it stops it really …

Devilbiss compressor does not build pressure 
I have 5 hp 20gal oil free air compressor made by pro air Devil Biss. Recently it stop build pressure.It run for 20 min to build 50 psi and can run …

Devilbiss air compressor will not start without pushing belt 
Have an older devillbiss 5 hp 15 gallon sears. The motor initially just buzzes when first switched on, but will start to go if i turn the belt and give …

IRL5020 Devilbiss air compressor shuts itself off too soon 
The compressor runs briefly and then shuts itself off. I removed the cover on the starter switch. At any time when the compressor is not running I can …

Devilbiss Steel Driver series compressor will not shut down 
steel driver series contractor air compressor Model sds150e4ttd gauge at outlet only goes to 60psi, gauge at regulator only goes to 20psi and compressor …

Devilbiss air compressor blows gunk out of drain 
I have a Devilbiss 60 gal. air compressor that is blowing water and a tannish, grey gunk that has the consistancy of snot when I drain the tank. Any idea …

Devilbiss PAFTV compressor runs continuously 
DeVilbiss Model PAFTV 660 V-3 1STG Oiless 6HP/60Gal 240Vlt. Set for 120PSI cut off & 60 PSI cut in. Mainly used for running air tools and clearing/blowing …

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Sourcing parts for Devilbiss 330 and 230 air compressor 
I have a devilbiss model 330 air compressor circa 1942. I would like to source parts for it, where should I look? Bill answers... Howdy …

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