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Best Portable Air Compressors

Best Portable Air Compressors

Best-Selling & Top-Rated Portable Compressors

By  | Air Compressor Product Expert

You landed here because you want an air compressor that can go where the job is. Not only that, but you need one that won't let you down while you're working. That's common sense.

We care about portable air compressors because you do, so we've gathered data for the best-selling, top-rated and expert-recommended portable air compressors for you and listed them below.

Take a look at the expert reviews, customer opinions, and more to help you decide on the compressor you've always wanted. Or, read our ultimate portable air compressor guide first.

Top 10 Selling Portable Air Compressors

Top 10 Rated Portable Air Compressors

Recommended Portable Air Compressors

Top Vertical Portable Air Compressors
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Chicago Pneumatic RCP-224VP  2-HP 24-Gallon (Belt Drive) Dual-Voltage Cast-Iron Air Compressor
$664.00
4.6 out of 54.6 out of 54.6 out of 54.6 out of 54.6 out of 5
(45)
This Chicago Pneumatic air compressor has everything that you would want in a portable air compressor. Provides outstanding performance and value for weekend warriors and small professional business. The RCP-226VP has quality design and high volume a...
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Ingersoll Rand Garage Mate 2-HP 20-Gallon (Belt Drive) Cast-Iron Air Compressor
$679.00
3.8 out of 53.8 out of 53.8 out of 53.8 out of 53.8 out of 5
(13)
This is an awesome unit from US manufacturer Ingersoll Rand. It is portable, but you'll need some muscle to get the 200 pounds moving in the right direction. That weight translates into durability, so it's a good thing. The cast iron pump is designed...
Recommended
Puma 2-HP 20-Gallon (Belt Drive) Dual-Voltage Cast-Iron Air Compressor
$599.00
4.5 out of 54.5 out of 54.5 out of 54.5 out of 54.5 out of 5
(25)
If you're looking for a sturdy compressor for your home or business, then the Puma PK5020VP has the features and benefits for such applications. It has several features found on more expensive air compressors, like an oil sight glass, Swedish steel v...
Top Horizontal Electric Oil Free
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California Air Tools SP Ultra Quiet & Oil-Free 1-HP 5.5-Gallon Steel Tank Air Compressor
$204.00
4.9 out of 54.9 out of 54.9 out of 54.9 out of 54.9 out of 5
(60)
This California Air Tools Ultra Quiet & Oil-Free 1-HP compressor is great for DIY or job site uses. The low 1680 RPM operation creates less noise & wear than 3450 RPM consumer grade compressors. It has an amazing 3000+ hour life cycle before wear...
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Campbell Hausfeld Quiet 1-HP 8-Gallon Portable Air Compressor
The DC080500 1-HP 8-Gallon is the perfect handy portable air compressor to have around for a multitude of chores: small repairs, power caulking, or keeping your tires at their proper inflation to maximize mileage are good examples. It has a great...
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Pro-Force 1.5-HP 7-Gallon (Direct Drive) Hot Dog Air Compressor
The Pro-Force 1.5-HP 7-Gallon hot dog air compressor has a useful size and Pro-Force's reputation for affordable quality. The oil-free, low maintenance operation takes the hassle of dealing with belts and pulley breakdowns. The size is perfect fo...
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Quincy 2-HP 20-Gallon (Belt Drive) Cast-Iron Portable Air Compressor
$599.99
4.3 out of 54.3 out of 54.3 out of 54.3 out of 54.3 out of 5
(37)
Quincy has been around for a very long time. The 2-HP 20-Gallon belt drive portable compressor was built to deliver more air with a cast iron cylinder, crankshaft & valve plate for sturdy reliability that lasts and lasts. This unit is perfect for ...
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Campbell Hausfeld 2-HP 20-Gallon (Belt Drive) Dual-Voltage Cast-Iron Air Compressor
The heavy-duty Campbell Hausfeld 2-HP has a cast iron cylinder pump that provides up to 5,000 hours of life and delivers 5.5 CFM @ 90 PSI. Its dual voltage motor gives you a versatile design that'll suit your power set-up. It can power a variety of a...
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Rolair 2.5-HP 5.3-Gallon (Direct Drive) Cast-Iron Air Compressor
$419.00
4.5 out of 54.5 out of 54.5 out of 54.5 out of 54.5 out of 5
(11)
This VT25BIG unit from Rolair has a smaller tank, but that doesn't make it the runt of the litter. Rolair designs their compressors with the contractor in mind and this unit boasts the highest air output of any direct drive air compressor in the Rola...
 
 

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