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Direct Transmission Mounted Air Compressors

PTO-Shaft

5 Reasons You Shouldn’t Use A PTO Shaft Driven Air Compressor

There Are Better PTO Driven Air Compressors Available Air compressor technology is constantly changing. What was once standard is now running its course and being replaced by a significantly more updated style of PTO air compressor—direct transmission mounted (DTM). DTM air compressors are mounted directly to the PTO and, because they fit neatly among a […]

DTM70-install

What Is An Underbody Air Compressor?

An underbody air compressor is any air compressor that has been designed to mount under the body of a service vehicle. These air compressors are small but mighty, and are widely appreciated by upfitters and operators because they’re out of sight, save space, and reduce weight. “Underbody air compressor” is a colloquial, less common term […]

Jackhammer-RoadConstruction

What’s The Deal With Underdeck Air Compressors?

Underdeck air compressors is another name for PTO driven air compressors, a compressed air system that is powered by a vehicle’s transmission via a PTO. PTO air compressors are frequently nicknamed “underdeck” because of their mounting position, under the deck of a service truck.

Meet the VMAC Team

Meet The VMAC DTM70 Team: Kyle McWilliam, Mechanical Engineer

At NTEA’s The Work Truck Show 2019, VMAC released the DTM70 Direct-Transmission Mounted PTO Driven Air Compressor for RAM trucks (also available for Ford). The DTM70 earned a lot of attention due to its innovative design that sets it apart from other PTO air compressors…

DTM-RAM

Introducing VMAC’s New RAM PTO Air Compressor

VMAC recently released its latest PTO driven air compressor, specifically designed for RAM 3500 to 5500 chassis cab Cummins diesel trucks. This RAM PTO air compressor, called the Direct-Transmission Mounted 70 (DTM70), was previously released for Ford F-250 to F750 Power Stroke Diesel trucks and has proven to be a powerful, compact, and effective means […]

PTO-RAM Truck

What Is A PTO Driven Air Compressor?

A PTO driven air compressor is an air compressor that’s driven by the power take-off (PTO) of a vehicle. These innovative air compressors are mounted under the deck of the vehicle, resulting in an elegant solution that’s out of sight and out of mind (until you need it!)

DTM70 installed on a Summit Truck

The 5 Best Benefits of PTO Air Compressors For Service Trucks

It’s easy to love PTO air compressors. They provide air-on-demand at 100% duty cycle and are one of the most sophisticated types of air compressors on the market today. In this article, we breakdown 5 of the best benefits of PTO air compressors.