Trim Compressor provides quiet operation for punch-out work.

Press Release Summary:

Suited for finish carpenters and woodworkers, Model D55140 produces .75 scfm at 90 psi, 135 psi max and operates at 69 dBA. It is equipped with 1 gal tank, 2.6 A motor, and oil-free pump. Weighing 24 lb and measuring 9 in. wide, portable compressor includes one-hand universal quick connect and ball drain valve for thorough tank draining. Roll cage design shields unit from wear and tear, while wrap-around control panel covers frame and provides further protection to key components.

Original Press Release:

Dewalt Launches Compact, Low-Noise One-Gallon Trim Compressor

-- New One-Man Compressor Offers Quiet Operation and Lightweight Design
for Custom Installation and Remodeling --

--Introduction of Compressor Combination Kits Simplify Purchasing Process for Users --

August 2006 - DEWALT, a leading manufacturer of industrial power tools announced the introduction of its heavy-duty 1 gallon, 135 PSI, trim compressor (D55140). The new compressor offers end users a lightweight, compact design and quiet operation for punch-out work. Ideal for finish carpenters and woodworkers, the D55140 can be used for custom installation of shelves or other furniture, cabinet trim installation and for pressure-testing new plumbing lines.

The D55140 produces .75 SCFM at 90 PSI, 135 PSI (Max), delivering high surge performance with quick recovery, and at 69 dBA, provides end users with a quieter operation, compared to existing compressors in the marketplace. The compressor was designed with a 2.6 amp draw motor to deliver easy start-up and reduced breaker tripping, as well as a high flow regulator that provides maximum air pressure to increase jobsite performance. The D55140 is also equipped with an oil-free, long-life pump, allowing for maintenance-free operation. The oil-free design of the pump eliminates the need for users to check or refill the pump, and also helps to keep the jobsite clean by preventing oil from transferring to work surfaces.

Ease of Use/Portability
The compact design of this unit is ideal for end users who prefer hand carry compressors. Weighing just 24 pounds and measuring 9" wide, the compressor is easily transported and stored. In addition, DEWALT equipped the compressor with a one-hand, universal quick connect for easy-to-use operation. For increased efficiency, the D55140 was designed with a ball drain valve for quick and thorough tank draining and a convenient cord wrap for easy storage.

The efficient and unique design of the D55140 ensures maximum durability and longevity. DEWALT built the heavy-duty compressor with an innovative roll cage, full-protection frame design to shield the unit from routine wear and tear and accidental damage. In addition, a wrap-around control panel covers the frame and provides further protection to key components of the compressor.

DEWALT has also introduced a compressor combo kit (D55140BN) to simplify the purchasing process for end users, providing a cost effective package that delivers maximum versatility on the jobsite. The combo kit includes the D55140, a 2" brad nailer (D51238K), a 25' flexible 1/4" hose, and all quick connects necessary for product applications. Additionally, DEWALT is offering two combo kits for its heavy-duty two-gallon trim compressor unit (D55141). The D55141FNBN includes the D55141, a 2-1/2" 16 gauge finish nailer (D51256K), a 1-1/4" brad nailer (D51236K), and a 25' flexible 1/4" hose. The D55141BNS comes with the D55141, a 1-1/4" brad nailer (D51236K), a 1" stapler (D51420), and a 25' flexible 1/4" hose.

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DEWALT is a leading manufacturer of industrial power tools with more than 300 power tool and equipment products as well as 800 power tool accessories, including corded and cordless drills, saws, hammers, grinders, routers, planers, plate joiners, sanders, lasers, generators, compressors and nailers, as well as saw blades, metal and masonry drill bits, abrasives, screw driving accessories and more. DEWALT tools can be found wherever tools are sold, nationally and internationally. With more than 1,000 factory owned and authorized locations DEWALT has one of the most extensive service and repair networks in North America.

Specifications: D55140 Heavy-Duty 1 Gal, 135 PSI Max, Trim Compressor
Model D55140
Tank Size 1 gal
Max Tank Pressure 135 PSI
SCFM @ 90 PSI .75 SCFM
Noise Level 69 dBA
Dimensions (L X W X H) 19.0" x 14.5" x 9.0"
Weight 24 lbs
Price $169
Warranty 1 Year Service/Parts Warranty

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