FLUID POWER: Featuring a small footprint (8.3 inches x 4.0 inches x 6.4 inches) and low sound levels (50dBA at 20PSIG) the lightweight (9.5 lbs) 2450 Series WOB-L® Compressor from Thomas Division is ideal for medical applications, or any pressure application requiring a small, quiet, lightweight pump. The 2450 also features a patented monolithic head that reduces leak paths, optional intake locations on the side and bottom for increased ease of plumbing, a patented boltless construction to reduce vibration and noise and center-line of gravity mounting options for ease of installation.
Maximum flow for compressors (115V/60Hz) is 3.0 CFM. Maximum pressure is 30 PSIG. 50Hz is available as 230/50 AUU.
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