Peerless P17

P17 Diesel Air Compressor with Retro Kit: Belt Drive, Yanmar L48, 350LPM - for Mine Specification

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    In Stock
  • SKU:
    00384R (P17DSFR)
Retail $12,995.00
Cost $12,995.00 Retail Retail
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Power at a Glance

Free air delivery

Litres per minute of air

350LPM @ 100PSI

Diesel motor

Key start as standard

L48 Yanmar Diesel


Pounds per square inch

Max 145 PSI


Pump / Motor / Tank

5 Years / 3 Years / 10 Years

See all the specs

Built in Australia for Australian conditions.


Conrader Idler Valve.

USA made air operated idler valve. Save fuel and money.


Manufactured in Australia.

Built and assembled in Bendigo, Victoria for over 60 years.


Power on the go.

Take your compressor wherever you go with its easy and flexible design.

Product description

The P17D compressor with retro kit, built to the MDG15 Standard specifically developed for the mining industry. This OH&S compliant diesel unit has a 2.5 metre remote start box, kill button and isolator switch fitted. All the gauges, air outlets and drains fitted to one end making it easy to use for the operator.


  • Emergency Stop Button
  • Industrial Plastic Case, water resistant for easy mounting
  • Lockable Isolating Switch
  • Remote Start Switch with oil alert & hour meter
  • High Quality auto drain filter regulator with 1/4 " BSP outlet - 
    • 2 air outlets - 1 x main tank outlet, 1 x water trap regulator outlet
  • 2.5 Metre battery lead set
  • 2.5 Metre remote lead
  • Tap fitted for easy oil servicing
  • Yanmar key start engine
  • Conrador idle control system – USA made
  • Floating top plate – Peerless design
  • AS1210 approved pressure vessel – MDR report certificate available on request
  • Approved safety valve – safety certificate
  • 10 year tank warranty
  • Stainless steel gauges (not plastic)
  • Solid belt guard  (not wire)
  • Flexible braided outlet hose from pump

Optional extras to consider when ordering:

  • Fuel pump – lift pump
  • Wiring lumen extension (single or twin ignition)
  • Specially build to meet your requirements


Electric start engine does not come with battery.

Peerless Products have a very unique design when it comes to the Diesel range of air compressors. We have a floating top plate that isn’t hard welded to the tank. We do this to assist in eliminating the vibration from the motor and the pump, limiting the vibration transfer to the air receiver reduces metal stress and less load be transferred to where it is also mounted. This is also an advantage to the user or operator as if you would like to dismount and have the tank situated as where on a vehicle build you can separate easier at no additional cost*. You then have the option of mounting the top plate (motor and Pump) to a lower centre of gravity and then the pump can be placed under the body tray. We use Yanmar diesel engines which are well used throughout Australia, these diesel engines also run a bit quieter than other brands in the market when comparing side by side. Key start engines are the only option we do in the diesel range. The conrador valve fits in perfectly with the Yanmar engine able to idle up and down when air demand is required, the air operated piston valve will automatically throttle up and down with the excess air not being required being vented out of the control valve.

Every Peerless Diesel build comes with the best suited water trap filter regulator fitted, being a unit that runs 0-145PSI or 0-175PSI, we have it covered so you can connect and start work. With that being said, we run and test every air compressor so that we know it will be in top working order when you receive delivery.

If your looking at doing a service vehicle and our standard models are not within your requirements, we are more than happy to custom build. Doing a custom build doesn’t mean that it’s going to be more expensive.

We can design and advise some really great ideas that we have used in previous designs to increase work productivity or even reduce the foot print of the overall air compressor. This means more space for tools or other equipment along with using a lift pump directly to the diesel engine. This will eliminate manually refuelling the air compressor which in turns reduces your weight of carrying extra fuel along with a hazard reduction of handling fuel.

Add a MDG15 retro box is always an added value, emergency stop, isolation switch, key start ignition and light indicator that complies for every mine site. If you’re not required to have a MDG15 box, we can extend your wiring lumen so you can fit inside your tool box, even split it so you can start your air compressor on either side of the vehicle.

Technical Specifications
Code Model Cylinders Pump Displacement (CFM) Free Air Delivery (LPM) Max PSI Motor Pump Type Pump RPM Brand Tank Capacity (L) Dimensions LxWxH Weight kg
00384R P17DRK 2 17 CFM 350 LPM 145 L48 N75 1061 Yanmar 68L 1300x460x910mm 135
Spare parts
Retail $1,355.00
Cost $1,355.00 Retail Retail

Top End of Pump N75

Internal Components of Pump N75

External / Body Components of Pump N75

Diesel air compressors

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