The Ingersoll Rand P185
          Tow Behind Compressor



There are probably tens of thousands of Ingersoll Rand P185 tow behind air compressors in use and for sale around the world. I have not been able to get any specific information on this venerable compressor from IR, except that it's a portable - being that it's a towed air compressor - and that it's supposed to provide 185 CFM of air flow when running optimally.

It was appears as though Ingersoll Rand is no longer selling portable contruction compressors, preferring to manufacture and sell construction equipment like jackhammers and what not as well as industrial air compressors. We understand that the portable construction compressor business was sold to Doosan Portable Power. If you have information confirming this, we would apreciate an update via the comment form below.


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In the absence of troubleshooting information for the P185 family of Ingersoll Rand compressors, I am providing a forum here for users to post questions and respond if they can.

Have a look, add your question here about the Ingersoll Rand P185 tow behind air compressor, and if you can help another user with some knowledge or advice, please add a comment.

All IR P185 compressor users, and me, say thanks,

Just in - Ingersoll Rand 185 manual. Feel free to download it.

Bill


Ingersoll Rand P185 Tow Behind Air Compressor

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