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Puma 5-HP 60-Gallon (Belt Drive) Single-Stage Air Compressor

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Puma Power Equipment and AccessoriesModel: PK6560V
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Application
Commercial Grade Air Compressors
Style
Single Stage 1-Phase
Voltage
208-230 Volt AC
1-Phase
HP
5
CFM
15.5
CFM Rated @ 90 PSI
Tank Size
60
Gallons
Cast-Iron 1180 RPM 3-Cylinder Pump
More durable & longer service life than aluminum pumps
Splash lubrication keeps pump running smoother & quieter

3450 RPM Capacitor-Start Motor
No need for a expensive magnetic starter
Comes equipped with overload protection

208-230V Single Phase
Requires at least a 23 amp circuit

230V Plug Not Included
Needs to be purchased by customer to meet local code

Belt Drive With Sturdy Guard Housing
Provides more power, easy to maintain

60 Gallon Vertical Tank
ASME & CRN certified for safety to 135 working PSI
Convenient 1/2" ball-valve air outlet & 1/4" ball-valve drain

Produces 17 CFM At 40 PSI; 15.5 CFM At 90 PSI
Ideal for home & professional applications
Motor
Voltage
208-230 Volt AC
Phase
1-Phase
Magnetic Starter
No
Engine
HP
5
Pump
CFM
15.5
CFM Rated @
90 PSI
Pump Material
Solid Cast Iron
Pump Type
Single-Stage
Max PSI
135 PSI
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
ASME
Weight
325 Pounds
Product Length
22 Inches
Product Width
31 Inches
Product Height
71 Inches
Consumer Warranty
1 Year
Commercial Warranty
1 Year
UPC
0636084165610
Model
PK6560V
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  1 Question
Q: Puma 5-HP 60-Gallon (Belt Drive) Single-Stage Air Compressor $925.00
What's the duty cycle on this unit?

by Gary Pennington from Texas on July 04, 2016

A: Most manufacturers do not state the duty cycle of their compressors, but a 50% duty cycle is common for most consumer grade compressors.
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 Steve, Product Expert
Puma PK6560V Reviews & Ratings
Overall Rating
Features
5/5
Quality
5/5
Performance
5/5
Value
5/5
Overall
4.7 out of 54.7 out of 54.7 out of 54.7 out of 54.7 out of 5
Pros
Quiet (2)
Easy To Use (1)
Reliable (1)
Durable (1)
Low Vibration (1)
Cons
None to display.
100% of respondents would recommend this product to a friend
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Steve, the Air Compressor Expert
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Total Reviews
234 Reviews
Total Helpful Votes
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Power Equipment Direct Recommended

This Puma unit has a 3-cylinder pump so it provides a longer service life than an aluminum . You can drive large air tools, or support multiple users for repair or fabrication work.

Our Best choice compressor runs on 208/230 volt single phase power, so it's easy to work into your garage setup.



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Qais A.
Knoxville, TN
Purchased from Power Equipment Direct
Purchased 9/20/16
Total Reviews
2 Reviews
Most Helpful Positive Review
REVIEWED
NOV.
29
2016
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Quiet, Low Vibration, Work Horse, Would Recommend
First off delivery to my front door was great! Why go buy an air compressor when you can order direct from Air Compressors Direct and get the product delivered right to your front door !

The Puma air compressor is quiet, low vibration, works well and does great. I waited a month until I wrote my review to make sure I was happy with my products- and I am happy with product and with this website!

We have this Air Compressor setup in a retail commercial building and you can barely hear it... more
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Pros: Quiet, Price, High Quality, Low Vibration
Qais Recommends This Puma Product
Qais's Experience With Power Equipment Direct
Web Site
5/5

Service
5/5

Shipping
5/5
"Great delivery, easy to use website, no taxes! Why drive and have to haul a heavy air Compressor when you can just shop online and have unit delivered to your front door! Would Highly Recommend!"
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Robert A.
Hamilton, OH
Purchased from Power Equipment Direct
Purchased 10/19/15
REVIEWED
NOV.
23
2015
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Awesome
Dealing with ACD.was awesome. Placing the order to be delivered, I received the compressor in about 4 days after placing my order. ACD has great customer service as well.

The compressor never misses a beat. Runs my grinders, DA, and my paint guns. I never have to wait for the air to build up.

It is really quiet for its size. I think this is the best compressor I have ever owned.

Buy one- u will not be disappointed.
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Robert Recommends This Puma Product
Robert's Experience With Power Equipment Direct
Web Site
5/5

Service
5/5

Shipping
5/5
"ACD was a pleasure to do business with."
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Terry W.
North Richland Hills, TX
REVIEWED
MAY.
18
2016
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Excellent Compressor
I first purchased a 5 hp Puma in 1996. That compressor never failed. I felt it was time to upgrade so my choice was of course another Puma.

It was delivered in perfect condition. Runs like a top and very quiet.

Highly recommend this compressor!!!
Terry Recommends This Puma Product
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Pat H.
Purchased from Power Equipment Direct
Purchased 8/29/16
REVIEWED
OCT.
13
2016
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Great Compressor And Experience
Don't think I could have had a better experience. Ordering was easy and was delivered extremely quickly - ordered on a Monday and was in my driveway by Friday.

Just followed the directions with regards to checking that everything was secured and aligned (no adjustments needed), oil level was good, etc. Had an electrician power it up and it's running as advertised.

I bought this primarily for sandblasting with a small dental blast cabinet and, since it was going in my basement, was... more
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Joseph D.
Lake Isabella, CA
Purchased from Power Equipment Direct
Purchased 7/5/16
REVIEWED
AUG.
03
2016
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Impressive
Pro's surprisingly quiet, low vibration, eye appealing, and cost effective. Impressive.

Con: first run, unloader continued to hiss, I had to remove the check valve and remove a metal chip that was stuck in the valve holding it open. I realize that this could happen on almost piece of new equipment. I would still give it Five stars at this time, we will see how it holds up in the years to come.

Note: I am the type of owner that will change the oil occasionally and check the belt.
Note: I... more
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Jeff G
San Marcos, TX
Purchased from Power Equipment Direct
Purchased 12/26/15
REVIEWED
JUN.
10
2016
4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5
Good Value
Compressor runs hvlp gun, grinder and da sander, one at a time. Compressor runs continuously with cheap/low quality da sanders.

Electric motor pulley came loose and flew off from electric motor shaft, also pump pulley is dual belt and motor pulley is single belt drive.

Delivery service was awesome. Driver helped push compressor up a incline driveway and inside the garage. No shipping damage to compressor.

Would buy again, just make sure to dismantle the belt cage ( pain ) and tighten... more
Jeff Recommends This Puma Product
Jeff's Experience With Power Equipment Direct
Web Site
5/5

Service
5/5

Shipping
5/5
"Fast response to e-mail questions. Great service"
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Keith A.
Schenectady, NY
Purchased from Power Equipment Direct
Purchased 4/18/16
REVIEWED
MAY.
26
2016
4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5
Buying Experience Went Well
Buying experience went well.

2 things slight problem.1st: pulley on motor was loose so had to take apart cage to fix.

2nd: wire on/on off switch is12 wire to motor. I had to run 8 wire from panel because of distance to compressor so I put in saftey switch then ran 10 wire into on/off switch.
Keith Recommends This Puma Product
Steve, the Air Compressor Expert
Product Expert
Keith,
I'm sorry you had some loose parts to secure on your compressor. Please remember that this unit has a 1 year Factory Warranty from the folks at Puma- you can contact them directly at (901) 744-7979 if you need service or replacement for damaged parts.

Please have the serial number of your unit handy when you call them- they may ask for it. If you need a copy of your invoice just click on "My Account" in the top right corner of our website and follow the prompts to print one out.

We appreciate your business, and apologize for any inconvenience.
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Hugh B.
Chester, NY
Purchased from Power Equipment Direct
Purchased 1/8/16
REVIEWED
MAR.
09
2016
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Compressor Runs Great & Not Too Loud
Received Puma 5hp 60 gal. compressor without any hang ups.

Check the Sheaves/pulleys, set screws and belt alignment before starting. I had to re-align and tighten motor sheave set screws 15 min.

Compressor runs great no leaks and not too loud.
Hugh Recommends This Puma Product
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Tony G.
Purchased from Power Equipment Direct
Purchased 9/20/16
REVIEWED
OCT.
18
2016
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Good First Impression
My last air compressor was a Craftsman horizontal unit. It was my first and only compressor until it was stolen. I did quite a bit of research and pulled the trigger on the Puma based on the specifications and lots of excellent reviews.

In person the Puma appears to be very well built. It arrived ready for service. A quick check revealed that all bolts were tight, belt was properly adjusted, etc. After having an electrician install a 230V circuit I fired it up for the break-in period.
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Michael E.
Atlanta, GA
Purchased from Power Equipment Direct
Purchased 4/19/16
REVIEWED
MAY.
24
2016
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Good Compressor At A Good Price
My experience with this compressor, and with the delivery / customer service from Air Compressors Direct has been positive. The lift gate service dropped the compressor at the street as committed, so I got it up my driveway on a small utility trailer.

I called Puma technical support and got some good advice regarding installation, used concrete wedge anchor bolts, shims to get it level, and cut squares of old tire for vibration dampening.

Followed manufacturers recommendations for... more
Michael Recommends This Puma Product
Michael's Experience With Power Equipment Direct
Web Site
4/5

Service
4/5

Shipping
4/5
"Good communication, got someone on the phone that answered my questions and helped me pick a compressor that was a good fit for my needs."
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Ladislav T.
New Virginia, IA
Purchased from Power Equipment Direct
Purchased 2/15/16
Total Reviews
2 Reviews
REVIEWED
MAR.
08
2016
4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5
There Were Few Issues
The compressor was delivered wrapped in foil and attached to a pallet. It came undamaged. No single scratch anywhere.

The first issue was apparent shortly after I turned it on. It was extremely noisy. Initially I thought that it was bad bearing in the motor but I very quickly found that the small belt pulley didn't have tightened set screws and and rattled on the motor shaft.

After the pulleys were aligned and set screws tightened it works as expected. It is quieter than my old Sears... more
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Steve, the Air Compressor Expert
Product Expert
Ladislav,
Please make sure that you have followed all of the set up and break-in procedures described on Page 8 of the Owner's Manual. (You can download a copy under the Specs tab on the product page of our website).

Step 1 is "Check to see that nuts and bolts are all snug." Steps 2 and 3 tell you how to set up the belt.

Steps 10 and 11 advise 20 minutes of no-load running to lubricate the the bearings and piston; then close the valve and allow it to reach maximum operating pressure. Step 14 advises to stop the compressor and re-check the oil to complete the prep and break-in.
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