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When you are satisfied that you know exactly what features will best suit your workshop and you fully understand the power and airflow requirements of your tools, you’re ready to splash out. Now it is time to find the air compressor that offers you the best value for money. Find the one that fits your needs and your budget.

Scan through our reviews. You’re bound to find a product among those featured that meets your requirements. If you’re still not satisfied, try our guides or brands, or a quick overview, or make your pick from the top ten air compressors in 2018 on our home page.

PORTER-CABLE CMB15 150 PSI Oil-Free Fully Shrouded Compressor Review

porter-cable-cmb15-150If it’s a portable air compressor you need, the Porter Cable CMB15 may be just what you’re looking for. We review the product, discuss its advantages, and reveal all the extras that come with the purchase of this quiet air compressor. This is the ultimate starter kit for a home workshop.

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PORTER-CABLE PCFP02003 3.5-Gallon 135 PSI Pancake Review

porter-cable-pcfp02003-3-5-gallon-135-psiIf you need a portable compressor but you have a lean budget, we’ve found just the product for you: the Porter Cable PCFP02003. With its oil-free pump, this unit will require little maintenance. It is large enough to tackle small to medium sized projects in the home workshop. Porter Cable is a major manufacturer of compressors and has more than a century of experience in the field. Read on.

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DEWALT DWFP55126 6-Gallon 165 PSI Pancake Compressor Review

Looking for a compressor with a good sized tank? The DeWalt 6-gallon pancake compressor offers just that at a medium price. This compressor has some nice features usually only found on more expensive compressors. It does, however, disappoint when it comes to supporting multiple tools. This is a great option for single-tool use.

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DEWALT DWFP55130 Heavy Duty 200 PSI Quiet Trim Compressor Review

Dewalt DWFP55130The Dewalt DWFP55130 compressor quietly delivers massive power from a relatively small package. This lightweight unit combines easy portability with the ability to seamlessly power two pneumatic tools at the same time. This machine draws just 12 amps of power. Even so, it is quick and efficient. The refill time is up to 15% faster than other comparable products. For portable power, you can’t go wrong with this heavy-duty compressor.

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California Air Tools CAT-6310 Ultra Quiet 6.3-Gallon Steel Tank Air Compressor Review

This oil-free (and maintenance-free) compressor operates at a remarkably quiet 60 dBA. This is an astonishing feat if you consider that it has a 6.3-gallon tank. It is 20 dBA’s quieter than units weighing half as much. Priced in the mid-range, this compressor is portable, can operate on uneven surfaces and has enough power to sustain most pneumatic tools. The tank refill rate is quick and efficient.  For quiet efficiency, the CAT-6310 ticks all the boxes.

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SS3L3 3 HP 60 Gallon Single Stage Air Compressor

Ingersoll Rand 60 gallon SS3L3 3This large, heavy-duty air compressor from Ingersoll Rand is a 60-gallon single-stage compressor that can handle some serious work. Read the Ingersoll SS3L3 3 HP 60 Gallon air compressor review in full.

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