Twister-lg-01Diesel Rotary Screw Air Compressor Unit




Meet an industry first with our 185 CFM compressor – all the power you can imagine in a straightforward, compact package.

As the world’s first diesel-powered compact air compressor, our high performance, fuel efficient unit is perfect for almost any commercial application. With reduced chassis idle time, the Twister product line is the most environmentally responsible on the market today and offers up substantial fuel savings.

Installation is a snap, and the unit is lightweight and compact for easy transferability. Tier 4 certifies and Kubota powered, the Twister T185 is suitable for any chassis. Airworks Compressors Corp is your environmental advantage.

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Standard Unit: 23.5″/60cm (w) x 53.25″/135cm (l) x 31.25″/79cm (h)



Standard Unit: 765 lbs/347 kg


Air Output

Up to 185 cfm and up to 185 psi



Yanmar 3 cylinder turbo diesel
Encapsulated rotary screw air compressor
Direct coupled engine/compressor (no belt drive)
Isolated frame
Powder coated aluminum body/steel frame

Safety Features

High temperature engine and compressor shutdown
Low pressure engine oil shutdown
Positive air shutoff (optional)
Warning decals
Removable key
Easy access doors

Standard Features

Tier 4 compliant
Safety shutdown protection
Over temperature protection
Continuous duty
Auto idle control
Integral oil cooler
Wired remote controls
Hour meter
Isolation mounts
Electric fuel pump
Powder coated finish
2 year warranty
Easy installation


Optional Features

Direct mount hydraulic pump output
Generator 4 – 6 kw 120/240 V
Auto start/stop
Cold weather auto start
Pressure gauges
Remote mount radiator
12/24 volt d.c. booster pak
Positive air shutoff
Arctic package
Exhaust scrubber
Radio remote start
Diesel tank attached

Air up to 185 CFM
Service Trucks
Compressor stations
Drilling and service rigs
Mining and logging
Lube units
Stationary units
Remote applications/compressed air foam systems
Remote location air lift skid

Living green is about choices. Choose to keep our environment green – and put more green in your pocket – by using a TWISTER by ACME; our mobile, diesel, rotary screw air compressor.


Decreased Fuel Consumption = Decreased Carbon Emissions

Average Truck

Fuel Consumption
8.0L/hr or 2.11 gal/hr

CO2 emmissions based on 1248 hrs/yr
58.7 tons

Twister T185

Fuel Consumption
5.6 L/hr or 1.48 gal/hr

CO2 emmissions based on 1248 hrs/yr
41.2 tons


Carbon Reduction

Carbon Emissions are reduced by 17.5 tons/year