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185 Tier 3 Portable Rotary Screw Compressor


The Sullair 185 is fully optimized and ready to hit the road. 

  • Corrosion resistant enclosure to help stand up to the most rugged jobsites 
  • Curbside instrument panel 
  • AWF® Fluid designed for all weather conditions

Models vary by region. Please contact your Sullair sales representative for more details.

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185 T3


185 cfm
5.2 m³/min


100 psi
7 bar


49 hp
36.5 kW
  • Clam Shell Canopy
    • Canopy opens fully with gas assist springs
    • Serviceable components within easy reach for simplified maintenance
  • Corrosion Resistant Enclosure 
    • Galvanneal sheet metal with composite end caps and fenders
    • Stainless steel hinges and latches, plated fittings and hardware
    • Aluminum instrument panel door
    • Durable, baked-on powder coat finish
  • Highway Towable Running Gear
    • Independent rubber torsion suspension
    • Axle offers convenient wheel bearing lubrication through zerk fittings
    • 3˝ square drawbar
    • Adjustable height hitch
    • Screw jack with pad
    • Transport security chains
  • Curbside Instrument Panel 
    • Hinged, padlockable cover
    • Mechanical air pressure gauge and hour meter
    • Rocker type engine start switch with emergency stop
    • Idle warm-up valve
    • Glow plug starting aid
  • SSAM — Shutdown System & Annunciation Module
    • Shutdown with annunciator light for high compressor temperature, high engine coolant temperature, low engine oil pressure and engine underspeed
  • Capacity Control System
    • Pneumatic inlet valve and unloaded starting
    • Color coded control lines
    • Heated controls to prevent freezing
  • Two-Stage Dry Type Air Filters
    • Separate filters for engine and compressor
  • Dual Fuel Filtration System
    • Primary fuel/water separator with transparent bowl and water drain
    • Final filter with drain
  • AWF Compressor Fluid
    • All-weather, all-climate fluid
  • Warranty
    • 1 year standard warranty
    • 2 year standard air end warranty
    • 5 year or 10,000 hour air end warranty when continuously serviced at the recommended intervals with Sullair AWF® compressor fluid and filters
    • Diesel engine warranty applies — contact Sullair for more information
  • DLQ package—Less Running Gear


Actual Delivery cfm (m³/min): 185 (5.2)
Rated Pressure psig (bar): 100 (7) 
Pressure Range min/max (bar): 80/125 (5.5/8.6) 


Make & Model: Kubota V2403 (T3) 
Operating Speed rpm: 2700
Available Power bhp (kW): 49 (36.5) 
Displacement in³ (l): 146 (2.39) 
Cooling System Capacity gal (l): 2.75 (10.4) 
Engine Oil Capacity qts (l): 7.3 (6.9)  
Fuel Tank Capacity gal (l): 27 (102.2)  
Electrical System Voltage: 12 


Fuel Consumption at Full Load gph (l/h): 2.5 (9.5) 
Maximum Operating Altitude ft (m): 12,000 (3657)  


Service Valves No/Size in (mm): 2 / ¾ (19) 
Compressor Oil Capacity gal (l): 2.1 (7.9) 

DPQ Package — Includes Running Gear
Working weight lbs (kg): 2175 (987) 
Dry weight lbs (kg): 1960 (889) 
Length in (mm): 130.8 (3322) 
Width in (mm): 59.2 (1504) 
Height in (mm): 58 (1473) 
Track Width in (mm): 50.9 (1294) 
Axle Rating lbs (kg): 3700 (1678) 
Tire Size: ST175/80D13 

DLQ Package — Less Running Gear
Working weight lbs (kg): 1930 (876) 
Dry weight lbs (kg): 1735 (787) 
Length in (mm): 79.3 (2014) 
Width in (mm): 40.7 (1034) 
Height in (mm): 45.9 (1166) 


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