This is an authentic OEM replacement part that has been sourced directly from Powermate. The petcock on your air compressor is also known as a drain valve. While your compressor is pressurizing air a layer of moisture builds up inside the tank, the valve allows you to drain the condensation and compressed air from the tank. This helps limit the corrosion of the tank, and extends the life of you air compressor. Your drain valve might need to be replaced if it is corroded, rusted, leaky, or stripped down. This drain valve comes with sealant on the threads, this helps ensure the connection is airtight when the part is installed. Before starting this replacement be sure to disconnect power to your air compressor and drain all of the air from your tank.
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Manufacturer Part Number: 072-0006