Quincy 5-HP 80-Gallon Two-Stage Air Compressor (230V 1-Phase). This USA-built unit is truly a heavy duty industrial compressor. It isn't just dead weight, either - it includes an extra capacity oil reserve and a high efficiency aftercooler for drier air and less condensation. The unit has a 1725rpm industrial motor to continuously run your business.
Quincy 251CP80VCB 5-HP 80-Gallon Two-Stage QT Pro Air Compressor
Quincy 5-HP 60-Gallon Two-Stage Air Compressor (230V 1-Phase). 50,000 hour- or more- pump life rating. You will spend more money up front, but in the long run (some Quincy air compressors are still running after 25 years!) it will be money well spent.
Ingersoll Rand 5-HP 60-Gallon Two-Stage Air Compressor (230V 1-Phase). What you get for the money is a durable, reliable air compressor with high efficiency valves, air filters, and intercooler; along with OSHA compliant housing on the flywheel, belt and motor sheave. An oversized belt wheel and bearings allow for continuous duty operation with less time off for wear and tear repairs.
Chicago Pneumatic 5-HP 60-Gallon Rotary Screw Air Compressor (208/230/460V 3-Phase) w/ Dryer. Our Best pick is still quieter than a vacuum cleaner, and is the answer to situations where clean, dry compressed air is needed: paint booths, component assembly, etc. It's still using the low-maintenance Rotary Screw technology, and the dryer is mounted on top of the tank in one tidy, low footprint package that will be a solid investment for years to come.
Quincy 15-HP 120-Gallon Two-Stage Air Compressor (460V 3-Phase). The Quincy 15-HP unit is the next step up from it's smaller better product 10-HP sibling. It's well known in the Air Compressor world that Quincy makes one of the top Air Compressors money can buy.
BelAire 5-HP 60-Gallon Two-Stage Air Compressor (208-230V 1-Phase). Its compact design is great for places where space is limited, and it has a sturdy cast iron pump with a 2 year full factory warranty for reliability. For multiple users, or high demand tools like sanders and sprayers, this is a good, cost effective unit to make the step up from single stage air compressors.
Quincy 10-HP 120-Gallon Two-Stage Air Compressor (230V 3-Phase). his unit is also American made, and features a pump rated for over 50,000 hours of continuous duty. That means it will out last most other pumps 20 to 1! Quincy uses Baldor electric motors for dependability. This combination of quality and durability gives their units an expected life span of 34 years of full-time use.
Quincy P2103DS12HCB-230.3 10-HP 120-Gallon Two-Stage Air Compressor 230V 3-Phase
Ingersoll Rand 15-HP 80-Gallon Rotary Screw Total Air System (230V 3-Phase)(125PSI). This earned our Best slot because the Refrigerated Dryer is Energy Star Rated-so you can have cool, dry air for your tools and go easy on the environment at the same time. It's still only about as noisy as a vacuum cleaner, low maintenance, powerful- and check with your tax preparer for any Energy Star credits.
Ingersoll Rand 5-HP 80-Gallon Two-Stage Air Compressor (230V 1-Phase). Built in the USA with OSHA compliant, high efficiency components, this unit is a lot of bang for the buck. Ingersoll Rand has earned it's excellent reputation over the decades. It has 1 year factory warranty, and each unit is completely tested before it leaves the factory.
Chicago Pneumatic 3-HP 60-Gallon Rotary Screw Air Compressor (230V 1-Phase). Rotary screw air compressors are efficient and quiet, so they are great for light industrial applications where you need 10+ CFM, but also need to have workers nearby. It's only about as loud as a normal conversation, or a good dishwasher. This technology has no wearing parts- none; so maintenance is simple and cheap. Even the hi-tech lubricant is rated for 4,000 hours before it needs to be changed.