Probably Speedaire Compessor

by Zach
(Columbia, SC)

I inherited this compressor that my father

I inherited this compressor that my father

I inherited this compressor that my father
Inherited compressor

I inherited this compressor that my father put together from pieces in the late 70's/early 80's. There are no identifying markings on it, but from going through this site (Thanks Bill!) has led me to thinking it uses a Speedaire pump.

I want to renew the gaskets and cannot seem to find a compressor that looks identical to this one; although picture of the compressor in "Very Old Compressor" by Rodney (Kings Mountain, NC). The model number given in the responses has different fins on the piston housing. How much do the gaskets actually vary from model to model?


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Jun 17, 2016
Thanks Grant
by: Zach

Thanks Grant.

For anyone else looking at this thread, many parts are still available, despite the compressor's age. Campbell-Hausfeld VT210200AJ

Jun 17, 2016
It's a Campbell Hausfeld
by: Grant

Hi It is a Campbell Hausfeld made in USA.

Originally a 10 CFM 1.5 hp, used as a throwaway site compressor on building sites, the early ones had brass main bearings, the later ones had needle rollers.

We changed a lot of them back to brass, in later years upgraded to 14 cfm on 2.5 HP.

It had reed valves on short rivets into a valve plate which often fell out and got embedded into the piston top.

You will need to get gaskets cut for the early models as they are slightly different in the later ones.

Hope this helps

May 02, 2016
by: Doug in

Quite bit, due to different manufacturers.

But you wouldn't likely find something for that, as old as it is.

So, make your own - car type high-heat gasket material sheet, cut to fit.

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