Compressors Product Spotlight

Nov. 1, 2008
Edco The Pac-5 from Edco is an 8.9-cfm, 5.5-hp portable air compressor that is designed to run any Edco ALR model chisel scaler, 3-5 framing/sheathing


The Pac-5 from Edco is an 8.9-cfm, 5.5-hp portable air compressor that is designed to run any Edco ALR model chisel scaler, 3-5 framing/sheathing guns, or 4-7 roofing guns. The Pac-8 is a 16.2-cfm, 8-hp air compressor that can also handle Edco tools. These multiple-machine-usage compressors come with a complete gauge package and low-oil shut off.
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DeWalt introduces three new heavy-duty electric-wheeled portable compressors — the D55171 (pictured), D55371 and D55394 — that feature sealed-lube or low-oil consumption pump technology for increased durability. The 1.6-hp D55171 and D55371 compressors operate at 175 psi and 4.6 scfm at 100 psi, and have an operational noise level of 74 dBA, which creates a quieter work environment. The D55171 is designed with start/stop operation, while the D55371 and D55394 use a dual control feature that allows users to easily start, stop or consistently run the unit. The compressors also feature puncture-resistant 12-inch semi-pneumatic tires.
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Three combination air compressor/generator models are available from Mi-T-M in either a portable or skid/truck-mount system that is designed to supply all the utilities needed at a jobsite. The combination air compressor/generators feature 6.5-hp or 13-hp displacement Honda engines, industrial 1,800- or 3,500-watt generators, and single- or two-stage compressors. The units also feature 14-gauge powder-coated two-piece belt guard and powder-coated 8-gallon twin-tank receivers, regulator and two gauges for tank and outlet pressure, and manual drain valves for proper maintenance. The portable 1,800-watt unit features two pneumatic tires with tubes and steel hubs.
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The Sullair TSR-32 rotary screw electric compressors are available in both fixed-speed as well as variable-speed drive models. While the fixed-speed model is rated at 1,440 cfm at 125 psi operating pressure, the variable-speed drive package offers the flexibility of 12 compressors built into one single package. It can be offered as a 200-, 250- or 300-hp model with a pressure range from 100 to 175 psi and capacities from 784 to 1,600 cfm.
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The CAS35WG from Iowa Mold Tooling is a compact, hydraulic compressor/welder/generator designed to increase productivity and decrease vehicle weight. The hydraulic unit is composed of a 35 cfm reciprocating air compressor, a 250-amp welder and a 5,000-watt generator. The unit mounts on top of the service body's left-front side pack, which frees up truck bed space for more storage.
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Doosan Infracore Portable Power

The Ingersoll Rand AirSource portable rotary-screw compressor from Doosan Infracore Portable Power is corrosion-resistant and runs off a 49-hp Ingersoll Rand diesel engine with an 8-hour runtime. The unit operates at 160 cfm at 100 psi and weighs 1,850 pounds. It features a lockable, lightweight and aerodynamic canopy that is made of virtually indestructible composite material, according to the manufacturer. The compressor also features a cool-box design that enables cool air to enter the rear of the compressor and wash over internal components, keeping internal temperatures low and prolonging component life.
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Atlas Copco Compressors

Atlas Copco Compressors introduces its new size II XAM 850 low-pressure portable compressors. The size II LP has a significantly smaller box canopy that has 47-percent less volume and is 3,500 pounds lighter in weight, which is 32-percent lighter than before. This helps in the transportation of this unit, making it less expensive to transport and giving it a smaller footprint on the jobsite. The units also feature outlet valves, which are mounted on the rear curbside next to the controller and recessed for protection. Side protections with reflectors help protect the canopy and internal components.
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Kaeser Compressors

The Mobilair M100 portable compressor from Kaeser Compressors produces 375 cfm and is designed for a wide variety of applications including construction, demolition, sand blasting, repair trucks and off-site applications. The M100 features the company's Sigma Profile rotary screw airend, heavy-duty Kubota diesel engine and a high-capacity cold-start battery. The weatherproofed canopy and wide-opening gull wing doors allow quick access to components for easy servicing and noise-level reduction.
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Jenny Products

Jenny Products offers its line of K-series gas-powered wheeled portable compressors. Four models within the series all have 5.5-hp Honda GX engines and operate on either a recoil or electric start. The K-series single-stage compressors deliver 8.9 cfm at 100 psi or 8.6 cfm at 125 psi for quick recovery. The series features the “K” pump, a heavy-duty, single-stage cast-iron compressor pump. The compressors are available in four air tank configurations: 8- and 15-gallon air tanks, which are low-profile, powder-coated twin-tank receivers; and 17- and 30-gallon air tanks, which are powder coated and ASME certified.
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