How To Choose Your Air Compressor

Use the following information to help you choose the air compressor to best fit your needs:
  1. Why do I need a Compressor?
  2. Key issues when deciding which air compressor to choose include life expectancy, frequency of use, relative noise level and warranty.
  3. Choosing the right air compressor is made easy using the chart below:
Category Standard
Duty
Serious
Duty
Extreme
Duty
Extreme
Duty
Frequency of Use Occasional Frequent Frequent Daily
Relative Noise Level Moderate Quiet Quiet Quietest
Warranty 1 Year 2 Year 3 Year 3 Year
Design Life** Standard Superior Supreme Supreme

** Design Life is defined as how long a tool will last. The higher the Duty Rating, the longer the life expectancy.