PA185
Portable Air Compressor

PA185
Portable Air Compressor

The Bobcat® PA185 portable air compressor is the perfect tow-behind compressor for any rental fleet operation, combining fuel efficiency, durability and convenient serviceability with its easy-lift canopy design.

  • Most popular model for rental fleets 
  • 3-cylinder fuel-efficient diesel engine 
  • Clamshell style canopy opens wide for easy maintenance 
  • Suitable for hand-held air tools, sandblasting, sprinkler blowout, cable laying, pipeline testing and much more

PA185 Overview

The Bobcat PA185 leads the portable air power industry in serviceability, durability, and convenience, making it one of the most popular rental fleet models on the market.

With easy-to-use curbside controls, a 12-hour run-time and an impressive 8,700 cubic inch toolbox, the PA185 is a reliable workhorse on any jobsite. Its unique clamshell canopy design makes it easier than ever to perform routine maintenance, maximizing your uptime and productivity.

Powered by a dependable 3-cylinder, fuel-efficient engine, the PA185 provides plenty of power for various applications, while saving you money at the pump.

For reliable air power with U.S.-based customer support and local service options, hook on to the PA185 portable air compressor to get the job done.

PA185 Specs & Compare

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PA185 Key Specifications
Rated Operating Pressure
1,436 psig (100 bar)
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Compressor
PA185 A Blacked Out Bobcat Portable Air Compressor Shadow Graphic on a White Background
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PA185

Free Air Delivery: 185 cfm

Rated Operating Pressure (psig)
100 lb/in²

PA250V Bobcat PA250v Air Compressor Against a White Background

PA250V

Free Air Delivery: 250 cfm

Rated Operating Pressure (psig)
100 lb/in²

PA185V Bobcat PA185v Portable Air Compressor Against a White Background

PA185V

Free Air Delivery: 185 cfm

Rated Operating Pressure (psig)
100 lb/in²

PA825V Bobcat PA825v Portable Air Compressor Against a White Background

PA825V

Free Air Delivery: 825 cfm & 750 cfm

Rated Operating Pressure (psig)
125 lb/in²

PA185VP Bobcat PA185vp Air Compressor

PA185VP

Free Air Delivery: 185 cfm

Rated Operating Pressure (psig)
125 lb/in²

PA425V PA425v Portable Air Compressor Against a White Background

PA425V

Free Air Delivery: 425 cfm & 375 cfm

Rated Operating Pressure (psig)
150 lb/in²

PA1600VP (Cummins Engine) The Towable Bobcat PA1600vp Portable Air Compressor

PA1600VP (Cummins Engine)

Free Air Delivery: 1600 cfm & 1400 cfm

Rated Operating Pressure (psig)
150 lb/in²

PA915 A Blacked Out Bobcat Portable Air Compressor Shadow Graphic on a White Background
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PA915

Free Air Delivery: 915 cfm

Rated Operating Pressure (psig)
150 lb/in²

PA1600VP (Cat Engine) The Towable Bobcat PA1600vp Portable Air Compressor

PA1600VP (Cat Engine)

Free Air Delivery: 1600 cfm & 1400 cfm

Rated Operating Pressure (psig)
150 lb/in²

PA450VP Bobcat PA450vp Air Compressor

PA450VP

Free Air Delivery: 450 cfm & 400 cfm

Rated Operating Pressure (psig)
200 lb/in²

 

WARNING: This product can expose you to chemicals including engine exhaust (including diesel engine exhaust when equipped), lead and lead compounds, mineral oils, soots, phthalates, and carbon monoxide which are known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.

Certain specification(s) are based on engineering calculations and are not actual measurements. Specification(s) are provided for comparison purposes only and are subject to change without notice. Specification(s) for your individual equipment will vary based on normal variations in design, manufacturing, operating conditions, and other factors.