Here are a few tips/questions when shopping for smaller 5 hp two stage air compressor on a 60 or 80 gallon tanks for your shop, 1. What’s your budget? If your budget is under $1,000.00, then go to your local hardware shop for a small, single stage, 115V unit. A true 2-stage air compressor (175 psi) should cost around $1250-$3,000. Two-stage piston air compressors are typically industrial units like; Ingersoll Rand, Chicago Pneumatic, Quincy Compressor, Saylor-Beall and Champion/Gardner Denver.
Today we had a client call us about his air compressor pump not working properly and only holding 60 psi to his plant. It’s easy to sell someone a new compressor but to find the right machine for their application, our staff asked for a picture of their current system. From this picture we can evaluate and find a solution. When we received the picture, we found a piece of a granite countertop holding down their safety valve on the
Sometimes too many cooks in the kitchen can skew your decision process when buying the right air compressor. Plus, you are wasting valuable time with multiple salesmen pitching their compressor ideas, especially when they play follow the leader. Here are a few tips to help narrow down your compressor search; Base Line – Find your demand/air usage (CFM) Is your demand variable? If your demand varies daily between 30-80% with 2-3 shifts then you may want to consider a variable speed drive
Who makes the best air compressor? There are so many different brands of air compressors. We don’t believe any brand is better than another, it all comes to what that brand offers and is it the best fit for my application. Best Air Compressor Price Support Features Code Quality Price has become the number one factor in buying any new air compressor. The most expensive compressor doesn’t mean it’s the best air compressor. Many compressors these days are imported in