This air compressor buyer guide is to help you to choose the right air compressor for your application, whether it is for home, garage or contractor use on site. There are many factors to consider when buying a compressor and this buyers guide will seek to help you understand those factors.
An air compressor provides volumes of air under pressure to power pneumatic tools and for inflation, cleaning and other jobs around the home, garage and business. The tools that you can use are generally cheaper, more reliable and more efficient than their electrical equivalent if there is an electrical equivalent as often there is not!
They work through an engine (gas or electric) powering a pump that forces air into a tank under great pressure, for most home air compressors 125PSI or more. This compressed air provides the power required for your air tools and other applications.