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W Series Locomotive Compressor

W-Type Reciprocating Air Compressors

Locomotive Air Compressors

Locomotive reciprocating air compressors from Gardner Denver ensure that air and vacuum braking systems perform at the highest rate day in and day out. Equipped with robust features, these industrial air compressors outperform competitive units all across the globe. Each model has the option to be air or water cooled to run at maximum efficiency.


Your Features at a Glance

  • Air or Water Cooled Compressors and Compressor/Exhausters
  • 3, 4 and 6 cylinder models
  • Designed for harsh environments such as tropical heat, desert sandstorms, monsoons and arctic cold
  • Pistons, rings and cylinders designed for optimum oil control
  • Rifle drilled connecting rods provide pressurized lubrication to the wrist pin for low speed operation
  • Ductile iron crankshaft is precision designed and supported by large tapered roller bearings
  • Full flow spin-on oil filter
  • Low lift valves
  • Float with oil level gauge
  • Large capacity oil crankcase


Serviceability in Mind

  • Compressors include valve designs that are reliable, highly efficient, easy to access and quick to replace
  • The large oil capacity increases oil life and reduces service intervals
  • Gear-driven positive displacement oil pump provides pressurized lubrication under all operating conditions
  • Exclusive Gardner Denver piston and piston ring designs significantly reduce oil carry over
  • The oil level gauge and float design allows for positive oil level indication



Why Use Genuine Gardner Denver Parts?


Each and every part that goes into a Gardner Denver compressed air system is tested and approved by our world-class engineering team. Pirate parts do not meet OEM specifications and often create costly operational problems that the provider has no capability to resolve.


Keeping your operation up and running is key. Our state-of-the-art production and warehouse facilities hold all the components needed to maintain your air compressor. 

Service and Warranty

Experience Peace of Mind

The engineering philosophy of Gardner Denver ensures long-lasting, reliable equipment. Our simple, but bold warranty programs demonstrate our belief in the quality found in Gardner Denver compressors. Our standard warranty ensures that you have peace of mind when it comes to your system's operation. Simple stated, it's the best in the industry.