Coleman Powermate Air Compressors – Information, Manuals, Service Locations

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According to the, MAT Industries LLC purchased the Coleman Powermate operation in 2008.

They further report that “MAT Holdings, Inc., is a $600 million privately held company supplying hardware, air compressors and automotive parts and accessories in North America and worldwide. MAT Holdings, Inc. is currently headquartered in Lincolnshire, Ill.”

Coleman Powermate seems to focus on reciprocating air compressors and offer a fairly wide range of portable compressors for the contractor and for the DIY home workshop. They also offer an industrial line of two stage compressors, with the largest tank being an 120 gallon horizontal tank style. Rounding out their line is a couple of gasoline powered wheelbarrow type compressors for the contractors.

Powermate also offers a range of air accessories and air tools to complement their air compressor lines.

Coleman Powermate Air Compressor
Coleman Powermate Air Compressor

Further information about Coleman Powermate air compressors is available here:

Customer Service: 1-800-628-8815
Parts/Technical Service: 1-888-895-4549
Email: [email protected]
Monday to Friday from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM CST

Powermate Air Compressor Manuals

If you visit the and follow the compressors link, then the manuals link, a full list of Coleman Powermate manuals are available for download.

Powermate air compressors are available from Home Depot, on line, and other select distributors nationwide.

One thing I like about Powermate is the available list of their 2,000 or so repair depots around North America, found on their website under service centers. Pop in your zip code, and you’ll find the closest immediately.

Over the years Powermate’s air compressors were sold under the following brand names. (Source:

  • Coleman Powermate
  • Black Max
  • Magna Force
  • Pro Force
  • Contractor
  • Sanborn
  • Industrial Air Machine
  • Marshalltown Trowel
  • Makita

This page is for all things relating to Coleman and Powermate Air Compressors. On this page you will find issues and comments about Coleman-Powermate Air Compressors from folks that use them, and had problems or issues with them.

If you have a question about your Coleman-Powermate Air Compressor you should first review the existing comments below, and equally important, visit the troubleshooting page on this site which has links to solutions about many common compressor problems.

If you can help by offering advice on any of the questions already here, please do.



Existing Coleman Powermate Compressor Issues:

Clean check valve on a Coleman air compressor

Air bleeds from compressor after charging. How do you know if it is the check valve?

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Where can a guy find parts for a Coleman Powermate two stage air compressor . It’s somreheres of 1993 year model .

There are several on-line sources. You need to figure out your model number though.
Also, what parts do you need? a lot of them are not peculiar to any particular brand.

I bought this Coleman Powermate Black Max for dirt cheap ($20) because it had had some parts stollen off of it at a friends shop. I searched high and low for months for manuals, parts lists, any documents, and could never find this exact model (though I found others for sale – in much worse condition – for $200 and up). Finally, desperately needing to run multiple nail guns for a few days, I had to put together what I could – on a tight budget. I couldn’t find a 1/4″ regulator rated for the compressors output and 3/8 units… Read more »

Model (B)LA0602112
“What should I have done different – what about that black plastic line? ” The line is right – it’s to the unloader on the pressure switch. The Tee would go to an aftermarket automatic drain.
You’ll notice many of the wear parts are NLA or “backorder” – sure…?

There’s a manual here: