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Features & Benefits

  • Provides and maintains air under pressure in order to operate devices in the air brake and/or auxiliary air systems
  • A two-cylinder reciprocating compressor consisting of a water-cooled cylinder head and valve body assembly and an air-cooled integral crankcase and cylinder block
  • Equipped with a discharge line safety valve to protect the compressor head in the event of a discharge line freeze-up
  • Has a built in unloading and ESS or Energy Saving System that reduces compressor power consumption up to 80% in the unloaded mode
  • Governor must be combined with a synchro valve for proper operation and extended service life
  • DuraFlo 596™ air compressors are approved for natural aspiration only
  • Engineered to meet the highest quality standards for maximum reliability
  • Designed to deliver consistent quality and performance even under extreme operating conditions

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Bendix DuraFlo 596™ Series Air Brake Compressor

Engineered to offer better performance and efficiency, the Bendix DuraFlo 596™ Series air brake compressor is all you need to restore the like-new condition of your truck's air brake system. It is a part of Bendix's comprehensive lineup of new and reman compressors designed to help fleets and vehicle owners extend their vehicle's service life and reduce their total cost of vehicle ownership.

Product Attributes

Bore Diameter 3.465 in.
Cooling Type Air
Cylinder Quantity 2
Discharge Port Diameter 1-1/16 in. - 12 UNF
Mounting Type Flange Mount
Oil Port Diameter 1/2 in. - 20 UNF
Operation Engine Driven
Rated Displacement 27 CFM @ 1250 RPM
Safety Valve Port Diameter 3/4 in. - 16 UNF
Series DuraFlo 596™
Stroke Length 1.968 in.
Unloader Port Diameter 7/8 in. - 14 UNF
Water Port Diameter 3/4 in. - 16 UNF

Additional Information

Core Class 97
Core Group 14
Country of Origin (Primary) US
Harmonized Tariff Code (HTS) 8414801625
UPC 07894294765492
VMRS Code 013009001

Part Interchanges

A part of the Knorr-Bremse Group, Bendix® provides the automotive and truck parts industry with cutting-edge energy management solutions, active safety technologies, and air brake charging for tractors, buses, commercial vehicles, trailers, as well as medium- and heavy-duty trucks throughout North America. Headquartered in Elyria, Ohio, Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems employs over 3,200 people who work hand in hand for the accomplishment of the brand's vision: "to become the leading worldwide supplier of active vehicle safety systems within the commercial vehicle industry." This brand takes pride in being the first to introduce many notable parts and technologies to the North American commercial vehicle market. Among these many firsts are the groundbreaking air brake system technologies such as air dryers, air compressors, and ABS. At Bendix, exceeding industry standards is a strict requirement. 

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