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Model: 2340L5.230-1
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Grade
Consumer Grade Air Compressors
Style
Two-Stage Air Compressors
CFM
14.7
CFM Rated @ 175 PSI
Tank Size
60
Gallons


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Continuous-Duty Operation
100% cast-iron cylinders and pump
Oversized cast-iron balanced belt wheel
Oversized industrial-grade bearings

High Efficiency Parts
High-efficiency stainless steel valves
High-efficiency intercooler
High-efficiency inlet air filters with sound attenuation baffles

2-Piece Connection Rods
Less moving parts increases reliability

High-Efficiency Intercooler
Lowers compressed air temperature and reduces condensation

OSHA Compliant
Fully enclosed flywheel, belt and motor sheave

Fully Tested
All units are prewired and thoroughly tested prior to shipment

Ingersoll Rand Reciprocating Compressors Ship Dry
Use of the Ingersoll Rand Maintenance Kit extends the Factory Warranty by 1 year
Motor
Voltage
230 Volt AC
Phase
1-Phase
Amp Draw
28
Recommended Breaker
Consult Certified Electrician
Engine
HP
5
Pump
CFM
14.7
CFM Rated @
175 PSI
Pump Material
Solid Cast Iron
Pump Type
Two-Stage
Max PSI
175 PSI
Oil Sight Glass
No
After Cooler
No
Pump Drive
Belt Drive
Oil Type
Oil Lubricated
Oil System
Splash Lubricated
Pump Low Oil Shut-off
No
Tank
Tank Size
60 Gallons
Tank Outlet
1/2 Inch
Electronic Drain Valve
No
Tank Orientation
Vertical
Overview
Certification
UL/CSA/ASME
Weight
435 Pounds
Product Length
48 Inches
Product Width
40 Inches
Product Height
76 Inches
Consumer Warranty
1 Year
Commercial Warranty
1 Year
UPC
678384379335
Model
2340L5.230-1
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  2 Questions
Q: What is the advantage of a 2 stage unit versus a single stage unit on a 5 HP compressor.
by Tom from Illinois on July 31, 2014

A: A two stage compressor compresses the air twice resulting in a maximum air pressure of 175 psi. A single stage compressor will only achieve a max pressure of between 125-135 psi.
The air flow, CFM, is usually a more important factor when choosing an air compressor.
Some air tools consume more air than others. Nailers and staplers require a puff of air. Sandblasters and sanders need massive gusts.

So, you basically want to know how fast the air comes out of the compressor. The air flow is measured in Cubic Feet Per Minute (CFM). The greater the flow -- the greater the power.

You simply select an air compressor that exceeds the CFM of your most powerful air tool. If the flow isnít strong enough, the air tool simply wonít perform properly.
We recommend sizing the compressor 1.25-1.5 times the CFM of your tool for continuous operation. If the compressor does not produce enough air volume, CFM, then the pressure will drop.
Reciprocating (Piston) compressors are not designed for continuous or 100% duty cycle. The compressor will cycle off & on if it is sized correctly.

by Jim, Product Expert
Q: I am in Australia and was wondering about using this compressor over here. Do you know if it is compatible. Do you have the specs so that I can check with the electricians over here. Thanks for your help.
by Cristos Zisopoulos on December 04, 2011

A: All the compressors we sell are designed for 120V or 240V 60 Hz AC only.
by Jim, Product Expert
Ingersoll Rand 2340L5.230-1 Reviews & Ratings
Overall Rating
Features
4/5
Quality
4/5
Performance
4/5
Value
4/5
Overall
4.3 out of 54.3 out of 54.3 out of 54.3 out of 54.3 out of 5
Pros
Fast (4)
Reliable (4)
Quiet (3)
High Quality (2)
Price (2)
Cons
Packaging (2)
Heavy (2)
Low Quality (2)
Bad Instructions (2)
Expensive (1)
71% of respondents would recommend this product to a friend
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Jim, the Air Compressor Expert
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Total Reviews
234 Reviews
Total Helpful Votes
3860 Helpful Votes
Air Compressors Direct Recommended

Ingersoll Rand has been a quality name since your grandfather's time- with good reason. Since 1905 they have been building tools that stand the test of time.

This unit earned our Better rating because it has more features than our Good choice- and the price is, not surprisingly, higher.

What you get for the money is a durable, reliable air compressor with high efficiency valves, air filters, and intercooler; along with OSHA compliant housing on the flywheel, belt and motor sheave.

An... more
Jim Recommends This Model
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Tim B.
Rainier, OR
Total Reviews
2 Reviews
REVIEWED
JAN.
26
2017
4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5
Factory Defect
I bought this compressor from Portland compressor about 12 years ago, though it still runs fine I have had an air leak with it for years. After not using for three days it's at 0 psi. I looked and looked for the leak and finally found it, a factory defect. I ask myself why wasn't this discovered before sale?

Prior to owning this compressor I had always been an "Inger man" and owned three of their compressors, this ended our relationship.
Pros: Fast, Durable, Easy To Store
Cons: Failure to test at factory
Jim, the Air Compressor Expert
Product Expert
Tim,
Factory Warranties exist to cover defects in materials and workmanship that aren't apparent at the time of factory inspection. The Factory Warranty on this unit is one year- plenty of time to reveal any manufacturing problems, but you have only that year to report an issue.
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Mike
Mpls, MN
Purchased from Air Compressors Direct
Purchased 10/27/10
Total Helpful Votes
17 Helpful Votes
REVIEWED
NOV.
04
2010
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Great Service
I got my Compressor today , Got it hooked up and running....

This "size" will serve me well...

I found the lowest price here...

It helps not paying Taxes or Shipping...

The Compressor was in perfect shape , everything was included...

including extra oil and extra air filters...

Very Satisfied with Air Compressors Direct !
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Blaine
Arapaho, OK
REVIEWED
NOV.
30
2010
1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5
Bad Emerson Motors
I owned and used lightly for four years. Electric motor shelled. Ingersoll will not do anything. New motor $430!!! Had a $300
Craftsman 30 gallon doing same work for same time and it still runs. Do not waste your money on this brand. Just check forums
out and you will hear same story on Emerson motors and IR compressors.
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396
Pete
Purchased from Air Compressors Direct
Purchased 11/17/12
Total Reviews
2 Reviews
Total Helpful Votes
25 Helpful Votes
REVIEWED
DEC.
10
2012
3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5
Assembled In The Us
You advertise American made; the pump was made in India. I will never buy IR products again.
Jim, the Air Compressor Expert
Product Expert
Pete,
We advertise "Proudly built in the USA". This unit is assembled in the US from globally sourced components.

In order to qualify for "Made In The USA" at least 85% of the components need to be made in the US, and it needs to be built in the US. We sell units that meet those requirements, such as Quincy; however they tend to be more expensive than globally sourced units.
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256
Marvin A.
Deary, ID
Purchased from Air Compressors Direct
Purchased 1/20/15
Total Helpful Votes
26 Helpful Votes
REVIEWED
FEB.
10
2015
3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5
Never Again With Ped
Bought thru ebay, waited a strong week before shipped. Delivery excellent, appeared like all is well from outside. When opened drain in bottom of tank before running compressor at least a quart of water/oil came out. 2/3 oil 1/3 water.

Called ped they immediately pasted me off to ingersoll rand. Now ped has washed there hands clean and have nothing to do with item. Called ir and they will not replace it, just want to warranty what ever went wrong, yet they don't know what is wrong.

Just... more
Pros: Price
Cons: Terrible Company Followup On Both Counts
Jim, the Air Compressor Expert
Product Expert
Marvin,
We are sorry to hear of the issue you are experiencing with your Ingersoll Rand product. We would be happy to get one of our product experts involved to see if we can assist with a resolution. You will be hearing form one of our experts shortly.
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268
Jon
Camarillo, CA
Total Helpful Votes
13 Helpful Votes
REVIEWED
AUG.
17
2015
3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5
Motor Doesn't Last. .
I have owned this compressor for 5 years with minimal home use. The start capacitor went out 2 times. I call OR and talked to tech support and they where unable to help. The only choice I have is to spend $500 for a new motor...not much help..
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133
Nick P.
Hemet, CA
Purchased from Air Compressors Direct
Purchased 3/5/15
Total Helpful Votes
13 Helpful Votes
REVIEWED
APR.
17
2015
4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5
Leaks Oil...
I ordered this compressor and it works great, aside from the fact that it leaks oil out of the fill plug... I tried to contact Air Compressors Direct, and they told me to call Ingersoll Rand... Not very happy... Guess I'll keep adding oil every week. Great customer service...
Jim, the Air Compressor Expert
Product Expert
Nick,
If it's a manufacturer-related issue, it's most efficient to contact the manufacturer. We don't do repairs here, so we'd follow the same procedure of contacting the manufacturer and acquiring the part(s). Then we'd send the part(s) to you. This could take quite a while.

Therefor, we recommend you contact the manufacturer directly so they can send the part(s) straight to your home or suggest a local authorized repair shop to take it for repair under warranty.

We simply want to do what's best for you in this situation, which is to have you directly contact Ingersoll Rand's customer support line at (630) 530-3843 and let them know what's going on.
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136
John P.
Fort Washington, PA
Total Reviews
2 Reviews
REVIEWED
OCT.
06
2015
3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5
Certainly Not Commercial
Emerson motor shorted out after 4 years of light use. I thought I was getting good quality. The tank is good the two stage pump is good the Emerson motor is sub standard.
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Ted
Purchased from Air Compressors Direct
Purchased 10/8/13
REVIEWED
OCT.
29
2013
4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5
Good Luck
Bought the compressor, it arrived shortly after. I read a few reviews stating poor instructions. That's where I must have gone wrong...forgot to read them. Seemed pretty easy to install without any.

I purchased the 230v 1ph unit. Unit works well.

My only complaint might be that it came without any oil in the compressor, nor did it come with any oil....but for $100+, you can buy a kit. Go to a chain store for the oil and the remaining $1000 worth of electrical conduit, wire, plumbing... more
Pros: Fast
Ted Recommends This Ingersoll Rand Product
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93
Mike J.
Yuma, AZ
REVIEWED
FEB.
12
2013
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Love It!
I have had mine for 2+ years now and absolutely love it. It has not had a single issue.

The quality is awesome, it's powerful, quiet and durable. One of the best power tool investments I ever made.
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72
William J.
Rustburg, VA
Purchased from Air Compressors Direct
Purchased 2/25/15
Total Helpful Votes
10 Helpful Votes
REVIEWED
APR.
06
2015
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Bill J
Just got My compressor on 3/5/2015 and installed it. It works great - no problems.
Pros: Reliable, Price, Fast, Quiet
Cons: Bad Instructions
William Recommends This Ingersoll Rand Product
Manufacturer Response
Brand Rep
William,
Thank you for taking the time to review our product!
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