Hitachi Power Tools (Hitachi Koki USA Ltd.) announced the newest addition to the air compressor market, the EC99S, featuring an oil-lubricated cast iron pump and thermal overload protection. This 4-gallon twin stack compressor weighs less than 53 pounds and is easy to transport around any jobsite thanks to its ergonomic handle for ultimate convenience.
Hitachi’s EC99S combines professional quality with simplified operation. This portable compressor features a powerful 15-amp direct drive induction motor for efficient and reliable performance compared to universal motor products. The motor also incorporates thermal overload protection that stops the unit in a possible overheating situation. The contractor preferred 4-gallon twin stack delivers a cast iron, oil lubricated pump for cooler operation during tough applications. It produces 3.1 cfm at 90 psi and 3.05 cfm at 100 psi.
The locking regulator and 105 on/135 off pressure switch means no worries about pressure wander or pressure starved tools on the job. The industrial air pressure gauges are encased in steel for higher durability. Additional features that add convenience to the EC99S compressor include the easy to use ball valve drain cock for quick and easy tank draining, a protected pressure switch, shock absorbing feet, and a factory installed universal quick coupler ready for plug and plug functionality.
The EC99S weighs just 52.9 pounds and ships complete with a bottle of synthetic oil and an oil dipstick. It can run multiple nailers depending upon the applications. For the contractor seeking convenience and jobsite durability combined, this portable air compressor isideal.
Hitachi Power Tools (Hitachi Koki USA, Ltd) offers an extensive line of professional-grade power tools and accessories for woodworking, metalworking, drilling and fastening, concrete drilling and cutting, outdoor power equipment products as well as a complete line of pneumatic nailers, staplers, compressors and collated fasteners. From headquarters in Braselton, Georgia, and satellite offices in the United States and Canada, Hitachi Power Tools supports more than 4,000 retail locations carrying Hitachi tools and more than 1,000 authorized service centers. Hitachi Koki USA Ltd. is the North American division of Hitachi Koki Japan, a subsidiary within Hitachi Ltd.
Hitachi Ltd. (TSE: 6501), headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, delivers innovations that answer society’s challenges with its talented team and proven experience in global markets. The company’s consolidated revenues for fiscal 2014 (ended March 31, 2015) totaled 9,761 billion yen ($81.3 billion). Hitachi is focusing more than ever on the Social Innovation Business, which includes power and infrastructure systems, information and telecommunication systems, construction machinery, high functional materials and components, automotive systems, healthcare and others.