Model#: PCBNC2002

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Porter-Cable C2002 0.8 HP 6 Gallon Oil-Free Pancake Air Compressor

  • Porter-Cable C2002 0.8 HP 6 Gallon Oil-Free Pancake Air Compressor
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The Porter-Cable C2002 0.8 HP 6 Gallon Oil-Free Pancake Air Compressor is a light and portable method to always have working air to finish your projects uninterrupted. This 6-gallon compressor utilizes a low-amp motor, ensuring it can start easily in a cold environment or with an extension cord. Its console cover protects the interior components, while the handle makes it easy for you to take to various worksites.
  • Oil-free pump design for reliability and no maintenance
  • Low amp 120V motor starts easily in cold weather or with extension cord
  • 6 gallon Pancake style, stable tank with water drain valve and rubber ft.
  • 150 PSI max tank pressure stores more air in the tank for longer tool runtimes
  • 3.5 SCFM @ 40 PSI and 2.6 SCFM @ 90 PSI for fast recovery time
  • Compressor with two regulated outlets and QC bodies factory assembled
  • Only 34 lbs. for easy portability with a large, comfortable carry handle
  • Shroud, handle and console cover protects vital components, makes unit easier to carry and includes cord wrap
  • Convenient cord wrap area
  • This item may ship in the original manufacturer's packaging.
  • 150 PSI, 6 Gallon Oil-Free Compressor - C2002
  • Operating Manual


Weight: 34 lbs.
Air Consumption at 40 PSI (SCFM): 3.5
Air Consumption at 90 PSI (SCFM): 2.6
Air Inlet Size: 1/4 in.
Amperage: 10A
Drive System: Direct Drive
Fitting Type: NPT
Lubrication: Oil-Free
Noise Rating (dBA): 82
Operating Pressure (PSI): 150
Power Type: Electric
Pump Type: Cast Iron
Running Horsepower: 0.8
Tank Capacity: 6 gal.
Tank Orientation: Vertical
Tank Style: Pancake
Voltage: 120V



4.5 / 5.0
260 Reviews
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Yes, I would recommend this to a friend (237)
No, I would not recommend this to a friend (15)
Easy To Use (114)
Powerful (34)
Value (18)
Lightweight (18)
Loud (56)
Heavy (8)
Best Uses
Small Projects (18)
Home Repair (16)
Jobsite (10)
Frequent Use (6)
No, I would not recommend this to a friend
On my 3rd - Buyer Beware
I bought this little compressor after doing a lot of research. I use it for simply pumping up tires on my 2 cars and nailing crown molding.The first compressor arrived and wouldn't hold air - it was pumping up the tank but "leaking" continuously from under piston area. [...].Now, 4 months later, my second compressor is doing the same thing - pumping up the tank to 120 psi, but the motor is leaking air - as though a seal is broken.[...] Spend the extra money and upgrade to a better model. I'm very disappointed.
December 21, 2009
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
Perfect Balance of Power and Portability
I am using this compressor to run two nail guns nailing up log siding. Use isn't continuous but there have been no problems keeping up with both guns going at once. I am at the age that I pay more attention to how much things weigh that I have to move and this compressor is easy to carry but still delivers maximum performance for it's size. I also saved a ton by buying reconditioned.
March 27, 2014
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
This Compressor is Super Nice!! and very very Quiet for Oil-Less! BEST PART IT WORKS WHEN ITS COLD!!! MADE FOR USAGE UP NORTH!!! Unlike the junk Oiled Compressors that don't run when its cold out. I would like to see how your Oiled compressor works here in PA in our winter months when its a warm -5 degrees out! I don't think so! For the People that think its loud I challenge you to find another Oil-Less or OILED compressor that is quieter. I guarantee you theres none quieter! Guaranteed! I've Used see and ran every compressor from a 50.00 [@] to a $25,000 Dollar Rotary Screw machine. For [$] this is a steal! Yes there is much better and more expensive compressors to run air tools but for Air Nailers, Tires and Blowing dust out of Shop Vac Filters and cleaning off and out table saws and chop saws and blowing dust off anything else it works amazing! Get this Compressor you will love it. Take my advice, from a very experienced Air Compressor operator that runs Air Compressors 8hrs per day every day!
December 9, 2011
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
Just right
Does exactly what I need it to do. Perfect blend of size and power make it easy to transport and use.
November 23, 2012
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
works great for a small compressor
I have used the compressor spraying drywall mud for texturing walls & celling, handled this job quite well.
1 con:it will short cycle 2 or 3 times at the 150# setting when idle.
November 14, 2013
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
Easy To Use
A Great Deal.
As a Union Trim Carpenter I need a QUALITY compressor that I can rely on. Being a Porter-Cable need I say more.
February 17, 2015
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
Easy To Use
Solid air compressor
This is an ideal compressor for home improvement and inflating tires. Not too big to carry around and not too small for extended use. Works great with nail guns. Tank volume and pressure limit is sufficient to charge air compressor, unplug, and top off the tire pressure on two or more cars before plugging in to recharge. Relatively long duty cycle while using nail guns.
February 24, 2015
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
Easy To Use
Still going after all these years.
Have had this since -- can't remember exactly, but probably 10 to 15 years or more. Does exactly what it's supposed to do, the way it's supposed to. Yes it's heavy, and yes it's loud--but that's what ear muffs are for, and I have mine on a home-built rolling stand so never have to lift it. I also have an aluminum air tank that weighs surprisingly little which I use outside the workshop (wouldn't be without this nice portable tank now). In all these years it's always been plugged in and ready to go. On occasion I bleed the air but in my case there is very little water--and then only in the summer, and no rust present. Obviously a larger unit (capacity and pressure) would sometimes be nice, but for my normal use (nailer, air pump and blower, power tools) it's great. There are some that look pretty much like this one and cost less, but why take a chance when you can get Porter Cable quality.
November 24, 2015
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
Beautiful, Lightweight and Functional !
Product stores well, can be pulled out quickly to perform jobs from spray painting to filling auto tires. A pleasure and MADE IN AMERICA too Regards from: [@]
April 30, 2009
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
Great Product, Quick fill great recovery
Great, was worried about the recon,Tool is great no problems keeps up with 2 roofing guns or 2 framers with ease!! Thanks
October 1, 2009

Questions & Answers

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L-W=H ????
bill on Oct 13, 2014
BEST ANSWER: The dimensions are 17"D x 17"W x 20.38"H.
What accessories come with the compressor?
Buck on Nov 15, 2014
BEST ANSWER: You will just get the compressor as pictured.
Where's my review? Why not publish it? What's up?
Michael on Aug 18, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Once your review has been reviewed, it will be posted.
Where's my review? Why not publish it? What's up?
Michael on Aug 8, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Once your review has been reviewed, it will be posted.
I can't get any air from the outlets, is it possible that the system is plugged?
Ruth F on Jul 3, 2017
does porter cable compressor have a reset fuse?
A shopper on Sep 23, 2016

New Vs. Reconditioned

What's the difference between New and Factory-Reconditioned?

Factory-Reconditioned products have been returned to the manufacturer and are restored to like-new operating condition; they go through a rigorous testing and inspection process. Plus, they offer a significant savings vs. new.
  • Reconditioned products may have minor cosmetic blemishes or scratches that do not affect item performance.
  • Reconditioned products may not come with all of the consumables the new version comes with (bits, sanding pads/papers, cases, etc.).
  • Both come with a manufacturer warranty and are covered by our Money Back Guarantee; New is 30 days, Reconditioned is 120 days.
Condition: New Factory Reconditioned
Features: Same Same
Specs: Same Same
Includes: 150 PSI, 6 Gallon Oil-Free Compressor - C2002,
Operating Manual
0.8 HP 6 Gallon Oil-Free Pancake Air Compressor - C2002R,
Operating Manual
Availability: In Stock In Stock
Warranty: 1 Year Limited 1 Year Limited
Price: $99.00 $89.00
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Equipment Warranty - LIMITED WARRANTY

PORTER-CABLE CORPORATIONwarrants to the original purchaser that all products covered under this warranty are free from defects in material and workmanship. Products covered under this warranty include air compressors, air tools, service parts, pressure washers, and generators, which have the following warranty periods:


  • 3 YEARS - Limited warranty on 2-stage oil-free air compressor pumps that operate at 1725 RPM.
  • 2 YEARS - Limited warranty on oil-lubricated air compressor pumps.
  • 1 YEAR - Limited warranty on all other air compressor components.
  • 2 YEARS - Limited warranty on electric generator alternators.
  • 1 YEAR - Limited warranty on other generator components.
  • 2 YEARS - Limited warranty on pneumatic air tools as described in Porter-Cable general catalog.
  • 1 YEAR - Limited warranty on pressure washers used in consumer applications (i.e. personal residential household usage only).
  • 90 DAY - Pressure washers used for commercial applications (income producing) and service parts.
  • 1 YEAR - Limited warranty on all accessories.


  • 30 DAYS - Pressure Washers
  • 2 YEARS - Compressors
  • 2 YEARS - Generators

Porter-Cable will repair or replace, at Porter-Cable's option, products or components which have failed within the warranty period. Service will be scheduled according to the normal work flow and business hours at the service center location, and the availability of replacement parts. All decisions of Porter-Cable Corporation with regard to this limited warranty shall be final.

This warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may also have other rights which vary from state to state.


  • To process a warranty claim on this product, DO NOT return it to the retailer. The product must be evaluated by a Porter-Cable Authorized Warranty Service Center. For the location of the nearest Porter-Cable Authorized Warranty Service Center call 1-888-559-8550, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
  • Retain original cash register sales receipt as proof of purchase for warranty work.
  • Use reasonable care in the operation and maintenance of the product as described in the Owners Manual(s).
  • Deliver or ship the product to the nearest Porter-Cable Authorized Warranty Service Center. Freight costs, if any, must be paid by the purchaser.
  • Air compressors with 60 and 80 gallon tanks will be inspected at the site of installation. Contact the nearest Porter-Cable Authorized Warranty Service Center that provides on-site service calls, for service call arrangements.
  • If the purchaser does not receive satisfactory results from the Porter-Cable Authorized Warranty Service Center , the purchaser should contact Porter-Cable.


  • Merchandise that has become damaged or inoperative because of ordinary wear, misuse*, cold, heat, rain, excessive humidity, freeze damage, use of improper chemicals, negligence, accident, failure to operate the product in accordance with the instructions provided in the Owners Manual(s) supplied with the product, improper maintenance, the use of accessories or attachments not recommended by Porter-Cable, or unauthorized repair or alterations.
  • *An air compressor that pumps air more than 50% during a one hour period is considered misuse because the air compressor is undersized for the required air demand.
  • Repair and transportation costs of merchandise determined not to be defective.
  • Costs associated with assembly, required oil, adjustments or other installation and start-up costs.
  • Expendable parts or accessories supplied with the product which are expected to become inoperative or unusable after a reasonable period of use, including but not limited to sanding disks or pads, saw and shear blades, grinding stones, springs, chisels, nozzles, o-rings, air jets, washers and similar accessories.
  • Merchandise sold by Porter-Cable which has been manufactured by and identified as the product of another company, such as gasoline engines. The product manufacturer's warranty, if any, will apply.
  • ANY INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT OR CONSEQUENTIAL LOSS, DAMAGE, OR EXPENSE THAT MAY RESULT FROM ANY DEFECT, FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION OF THE PRODUCT IS NOT COVERED BY THIS WARRANTY. Some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitation or exclusion may not apply to you.
  • IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING THOSE OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, ARE LIMITED TO ONE YEAR FROM THE DATE OF ORIGINAL PURCHASE. Some states do not allow limitations on how long an implied warranty lasts, so the above limitations may not apply to you.

Porter-Cable Corporation
Jackson, TN USA