When it comes to air compressors, you either have the best 2 stage air compressor or you have just one. The two ends of the spectrum are single-stage and two-stage air compressors.
very serious hobbyist or professional has a 2 stage air compressor, but by the time they hit this stage, they are pretty disillusioned about what to get. What are the best brands? What purpose should it serve? How big should the tank be? We will try to answer all your questions in this article.
Ingersoll Rand’s Future Technology Series of air compressors are designed to deliver all the power, durability, and precision engineering you demand for every job. The 25-HP PXI delivers 100% continuous duty performance, has a Honda GX25 engine, an extra-large filter system with a 1-micron filter element to capture dirt particles down to one micron in size, and an extended 2-year warranty when used with Ingersoll Rand’s All season select synthetic lubricant.
Fully automated controls with the most advanced safety feature available anywhere mean this machine is built to keep you safe while providing one of the most reliable tools for your job.
Built for durability, this air compressor offers maximum pressure to operate a wider range of tools. The fully enclosed, all-metal gear case protects the internal components with minimal maintenance. The two-stage design with large vertical tank delivers up to 175 PSI.
A perfect fit for home use, this air compressor is portable and built for versatility. Specifications: 230 volt, 5-running Horsepower, heavy-duty induction motor creates maximum pressure to operate a wider range of tools while maintaining longer air compressor run times 80 gallon vertical ASME tank maximizes floor space; leaving a reduced product footprint 175 PSI max pressure; 11.9 SC
The Quincy 15 HP 120-gallon two-stage air compressor (QT Pro Series) delivers 50% more air than our standard models, and an extra capacity oil reserve to extend the life of the pump. Heavy-duty components and a redesigned valve body deliver longer pump life and maximum performance.
You can extend the life of your compressor even further and protect your investment by adding a Quincy Maintenance Kit (sold separately) and registering your purchase with Quincy for an extra 3 years of warranty protection.
Industrial Plus Series two-stage air compressors feature a horizontal 120-gallon tank. The horizontal tank’s automatic tank drain helps to keep your compressor running efficiently for the long run. Industrial Plus’ motor uses a B-10 bearing rated at 50,000 hours, along with solid steel rods that deliver maximum performance and durability.
The P1IU Portable Twin Stack Air Compressor delivers value beyond compare. Designed to provide air-powered tools with more power than other portable compressors, while providing industry-leading noise suppression while running up to 30% quieter than other units in its class.
With advanced features like its advanced electronic control panel and LED lights, the P1IU is the clear choice over other “competitors.” It also features a fully enclosed frame for added durability, a cast iron cylinder for long life, and a protective back shroud to keep components cooled while the P1IU is operating.
The 3HP Two-Piston V-Style Twin Cylinder Air Compressor Pump is perfect for inflating car tires, bicycle tires, balls, and so on. It has an oil viewing window for checking the condition of the oil inside the pump. This twin-piston compressor pump features high-quality material and an efficient twin cylinder design, which can supply maximum air pressure of 12 PSI.
It comes with durable cast iron construction with cast cylinder sleeves, which is sturdy enough for long time use. This portable inflator can be used in homes, garages, and outdoor activities.
The BelAire air compressor is designed for graphics and auto body use. Featuring 1-phase vertical, two-stage 60 Gallon tank with cast iron pump, cast iron cylinder sleeve, cast iron valve plate, SCFM 90 @ 90 PSI, 600 RPM, ODP 0.0290 Opacity, 9 amp motor 2.83/6.37/14 horsepower Monophase 230V 1PH vertical motor. The two-stage system ensures you get enough air for your jobs.
This pressure switch is designed to keep your Ingersoll Rand compressor running. This pressure switch is designed for use with three-phase Ingersoll Rand reciprocating air compressor models including 2340, 2475, 2545 and 7100. Also compatible with 7.5 single phase 2475 models. The 135 psig cut-in pressure level helps prevent surging, while the 175 psig cut-out pressure level helps prevent compressor damage.
The DEWALT 2 Stage Pancake Compressor, delivers plenty of air to run multiple tools at the same time to get the job done faster. The integrated control panel has a tank and pressure gauge and 2 quick connections for convenient control. This compressor delivers long life and quiet operation with a 5 HP TOPS motor.
Bostitch pancake electric air compressor features a long-life oil-free, maintenance-free pump for convenient use. It has a 150 max PSI (10 bar), 6.0 gallon (22.7 L) tank and 2.6 SCFM delivered at 90 PSI (6 bar) pump enable long tool run time with quick recovery of the electric air compressor. The quiet operation, 29 lb. weight, and ergonomic handle make this portable air compressor easy to carry and store.