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VMAC releases UNDERHOOD air compressors and DTM PTO-driven systems for 2019 model years

UNDERHOOD was first released in 1997 when VMAC manufactured the innovative UNDERHOOD70 Air Compressor, the first rotary screw air compressor to be mounted under the hood of the truck. Over 20 years and over 25,000 UNDERHOOD air compressors later, UNDERHOOD is VMAC’s flagship product, with CFM capabilities ranging from up to 40 CFM to up to 140 CFM at 100% duty cycle.
UNDERHOOD was first released in 1997 when VMAC manufactured the innovative UNDERHOOD70 Air Compressor, the first rotary screw air compressor to be mounted under the hood of the truck. Over 20 years and over 25,000 UNDERHOOD air compressors later, UNDERHOOD is VMAC’s flagship product, with CFM capabilities ranging from up to 40 CFM to up to 140 CFM at 100% duty cycle.

VMAC has released the latest UNDERHOOD air compressors and Direct-Transmission Mounted (DTM) PTO-Driven systems for 2019 trucks and vans. VMAC will offer over 25 different systems engineered to fit with 2019 trucks and vans by Ford, RAM, GM / Chevrolet and Mercedes / Freightliner.

"We're continually expanding our vehicle-integrated air compressor and multi-power system product lines to meet our customers' needs," says Barry Fitzgerald, VMAC's Engineering Manager. "With our release of over 25 systems, we're ensuring our customers have access to the UNDERHOOD Air Compressors and DTM PTO-Driven Systems they need as they upgrade their service truck fleets to the latest 2019 models."

UNDERHOOD was first released in 1997 when VMAC manufactured the UNDERHOOD70 Air Compressor, the first rotary screw air compressor to be mounted under the hood of the truck. Over 20 years and over 25,000 UNDERHOOD air compressors later, UNDERHOOD is VMAC's flagship product, with CFM capabilities ranging from up to 40 CFM to up to 140 CFM at 100 percent duty cycle.

"UNDERHOOD Air Compressors for trucks and vans are favoured in the industry for being lightweight and space-saving, while delivering powerful on-demand air in any climate," explains Mike Pettigrew, VMAC's marketing manager. "UNDERHOOD is the best choice for customers who need to save space and weight on their vehicles and minimize the maintenance required on their equipment."

In addition to UNDERHOOD Air Compressors for trucks, VMAC manufacturers the only UNDERHOOD Air Compressor specifically engineered for commercial vans. In 2016, VMAC expanded their vehicle-integrated product line to include the world's first Direct-Transmission mounted PTO driven air compressor, the DTM70. Then in 2018, the DTM70-H was released, producing air and hydraulic power at the same time.

"By continually expanding our product line, VMAC is keeping its promise to be the leader in mobile compressed air innovation," notes Fitzgerald.

The list of VMAC's UNDERHOOD Air Compressor and DTM PTO-Driven System releases for 2019 model years include:

UNDERHOOD40 Air Compressor (up to 40 CFM*) applications:

  • Ford F250 - F350 Super Duty trucks with 6.2L V8 gas engine (V400012)
  • Ford F250 - F550 Super Duty trucks with 6.7L Power Stroke diesel engine (V400011)
  • GM / Chevrolet 2500HD - 3500HD trucks with 6.0L Vortec gas engine (V400007)

Coming later in 2019:

  • RAM 2500 - 5500 trucks with 6.7L Cummins diesel engine (V400016)

UNDERHOOD40 Van Series Air Compressor (up to 40 CFM*) applications:

  • Ford Transit with 3.5L EcoBoost gas engine (V400009)
  • Ford Transit with 3.7L Duratec gas engine (V400014)
  • Ford Transit Connect with 2.5L Duratec gas engine (V400008)
  • GM Savana G Series with 6.0L Vortec gas engine (V400015)
  • Chevrolet Express with 6.0L Vortec gas engine (V400015)
  • Mercedes / Freightliner Sprinter with 3.0L BlueTec diesel engine (V400003)

UNDERHOOD70 Air Compressor (up to 70 CFM*) applications:

  • Ford F250 - F350 Super Duty trucks with 6.2L V8 gas engine (V900122)
  • Ford F250 - F550 Super Duty trucks with 6.7L Power Stroke diesel engine (V900140)
  • Ford F450 - F550 Super Duty trucks with 6.8L Triton V10 gas engine (V900121)
  • GM / Chevrolet 2500HD - 3500HD trucks with 6.0L Vortec gas engine (V900127)
  • GM / Chevrolet 2500HD - 3500HD trucks with 6.6L Duramax diesel engine (V900133)

Coming later in 2019:

  • RAM 2500 - 3500 trucks with 5.7L HEMI gas engine (V900128)
  • RAM 3500 - 5500 trucks with 6.4L HEMI gas engine (V900129)
  • RAM 2500 - 5500 trucks with 6.7L Cummins diesel engine (V900146)

UNDERHOOD150 Air Compressor (up to 140 CFM*) applications:

  • Ford F250 - F550 Super Duty trucks with 6.7L Power Stroke diesel engine (V910020)
  • Ford F450 - F550 Super Duty trucks with 6.8L V10 Triton gas engine (V910021)
  • Ford F250 - F350 Super Duty trucks with 6.2L V8 gas engine (V910022)
  • Ford F650 - F750 Super Duty trucks with 6.7L Power Stroke diesel engine (V910017)
  • Ford F650 - F750 Super Duty trucks with 6.8L V10 Triton gas engine (V910016)

Coming later in 2019:

  • RAM 3500 - 5500 trucks with 6.7L Cummins diesel engine (V910033)

Direct-Transmission Mounted PTO Driven Air Compressor (up to 70 CFM*) applications:

  • Ford F250 - F550 Super Duty trucks with 6.7L Power Stroke diesel engine (DM00011)
  • Ford F650 - F750 Super Duty trucks with 6.7L Power Stroke diesel engine (DM00002)

Direct-Transmission Mounted PTO Driven Multi-Power System (up to 70 CFM, up to 14.9 GPM*) applications:

  • Ford F250 - F550 Super Duty trucks with 6.7L Power Stroke diesel engine (DM20011)

*Actual maximum CFM output varies by vehicle application.

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