The industry demanded higher dependability, greater durability, and lower life cycle cost. And we responded with our PTO underdeck compressors.

In 1972, Vanair® developed the world’s first vehicle-mounted, PTO underdeck driven rotary screw air compressors, establishing the industry and meeting the demand for better mobile workplace productivity. We’ve built on that tradition of listening to our customers by offering Vanair® exclusive PTO underdeck compressor technologies. The unprecedented innovations, available only Vanair®, we’ve engineered into our systems answer your demand for improved reliability, increased uptime, and reduced life cycle cost.

Vanair® exclusive PTO underdeck technologies:

Xero Rapid Blow Down Tank
Xero™ Rapid Blow Down Tank
Xero Rapid Blow Down Tank
  • The patent pending tank provides near instant blow down time for immediate compressor disengagement/reengagement, while simultaneously allowing for complete out-of-level operation
  • Reduces frustration of waiting for system to be reactivated
  • Eliminates oil carry-over since there is virtually no blow down time
  • Provides up to 15% angle of operation from side-to-side, or front-to-back
  • Designed with built-in thermal valve, temperature thermistor, pressure relief valve, single and dual pressure regulators, and oil filter assembly
  • Integrates the components and manifold into the tank for faster installation plus more dependable and efficient performance with less maintenance
  • JIC and O-Ring fittings for connecting points reduce leak points by over 60%
  • Assured anti-static grounding system
UltraLife® Air/ Oil Separator Element
UltraLife 6000 Hour Air/Oil Separator Element
  • This exclusive and innovative design offers the lowest cost of ownership in the industry
  • 6 times more life than the nearest competitor’s spin-on coalescer element
  • 15 times more life than an underhood design means the coalescer will last longer than the life cycle of your vehicle
  • Assured anti-static grounding system
V-TEC® II Control System

The newly designed V-TEC® II Control System provides clear, informative, and intuitive operation, as it automatically controls all the new features. Other advantages include:

  • Infinitely variable to reduce fuel, noise, and wear and tear on the engine
  • Reliable harnesses and simplified wiring
  • All harnesses are designed and tested in accordance with
    IPC/WHMA-A-620C standard
  •  Utilizes Deutsh®waterproof connectors for ALL connections
  • Easy plug and play for faster installs and straightforward diagnostics
  • Vanair’s unique torque management for a soft, smooth engagement of the PTO, protecting the system and driveline
  • Onboard diagnostics and prescribed maintenance intervals
  • USB updatable and rugged IP67 rated weatherproof display with low-light and bright light viewability
  • No third-party programming required
FailSafe Dual Sensor Redundancy
  • Patented FailSafe™ Dual Sensor Redundancy provides backup in case critical sensors fail. Seamless switchover to redundant sensors, so that your crews can continue to work! – Tank-mounted Failsafe™ now standard on most systems!
  • Will allow the system to continue to work even with a bad sensor, until the unit can be scheduled for maintenance
  • Virtually eliminates downtime for increased uptime
  • Also available with in an optional, remote mount, weatherproof NEMA box
Vanair Air End

Sullair® Air End

The Sullair® Air End is manufactured in the USA and recognized throughout the world as the most durable rotary screw air compressor on the market. In addition to its unmatched dependability, our air end offers:

  • 110,000 hour design life
  • Lowest input speeds on the market. Lowest input speed = lowest engine RPM.
  • Over 18 standard gear ratios available for greater efficiency for lower horsepower requirements and noise reduction
  • 100% duty cycle
  • Lifetime warranty
  • Integrated inlet control valve
PTO Underdeck Cooling Fan Shroud

Brushless Fan Compressor Oil Cooler Package with Thermal Protection

  • Industry-leading 40,000-hour design life
  • Certified IP68 weatherproof brushless fan with built-in thermal protection eliminates the need for fan relays
  • Includes built-in Stall-Block Protection

Optional PTO Underdeck Features:

ThermalGuard® Weather Protection Kit
ThermalGuard Weather Protection Kit
  • Patented ThermalGuard® uses the vehicle’s warm engine coolant to preheat the compressor oil and regulators to prevent oil-starvation and freeze-ups during cold conditions
  • Aids in the elimination of moisture
  • Arrives at the worksite without thick, cold oil or frozen regulators to compromise the compressor operation
  • No moving parts or problematic electrical connections
Optical Oil Level Sensor

Optical Oil Level Sensor

  • Increased reliability readings over other types of oil sensor technology
  • No moving parts
  • Fully protected in a stainless steel encased sensor housing
  • Provides reading at system start-up
  • Built-in protection if the operator forgets to check the oil system
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