What is the absolute max rpm of an Emglo KU pump?

by James
(Edmonton, AB)

I have an Emglo with a 15.2/7.6 Amp motor and the KU pump. But I would like to increase the pump speed so as to get enough air to spray paint a car. I am going to put a larger diameter pulley on the motor.

The compressor runs continuously, and hardly slows down at all when it starts to pump each time (at 100 lbs), so I'm sure it can handle more. Also, I only need 80 lbs pressure at the pump, and I will set the cut in/out presssures to 80/100.
So, I need to know the max rpm that the pump can go. A 7" pulley will increase the rpm to a hair over 1200 rpm.
I looked on the Jenny website and it does not mention the max rpm.
I'm looking fwd to some good input. Thanks in advance;

Also, I need the model no. of the air filter and where to get it. It's holes are 1 3/8" and height is 2 3/8" between the holes

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Sep 24, 2016
by: Doug in s.d.ca

The rating is 1100, but I've seen ads where they say 1200.

This is a quality pump, and it's probably conservatively rated, so I think you'll be OK at 1200, although it may still not be enough for your purpose.

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