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I Do Not Have Much Space for a Compressor. What Are My Smallest Options?

It is very important to select a compressor that can supply you with the right amount of compressed air, at the right pressure.  Once you know what you need, now you have to figure out what will fit your business best.

Short on space, but not on air demand- We get it.  Let us give a few choices that fit your needs.

In the market for a screw compressor?  It is very quiet. Previous buyers said that aside from the build quality and surprising amount of power, the number one selling point was the noise level. This is an extremely quiet machine where air compressors are concerned.

Model HP acfm@150 psig L x W x H L x W x H (w/ tank) L x W x H (w/ tank + dryer)
QRS 3.0 3 8.5 25 x 24 x 38 57 x 24 x 50 57 x 24 x 50
QRS 5.0 5 16.6 25 x 24 x 38 57 x 24 x 50 57 x 24 x 50
QRS 7.5 7.5 21.2 25 x 24 x 38 57 x 24 x 50 57 x 24 x 50
QRS 10M 10 33.0 25 x 26 x 39 57 x 26 x 51 57 x 26 x 51
QRS 10 10 31.2 34 x 29 x 40 57 x 24 x 50 57 x 24 x 50
QRS 15 15 49.2 34 x 29 x 40 57 x 24 x 50 57 x 24 x 50
QRSM 20 20 54.9 34 x 29 x 40 57 x 24 x 50 57 x 24 x 50

Vertical Piston Compressors save space.

The RCP is a two-stage pressure lubricated air compressor featuring a working pressure of 175 PSI for your more challenging air compression applications. Key features include a cast iron crankcase, flywheel and cylinder, reliable positive displacement oil pump and high efficiency intercooler.

Save space, go vertical! 

To browse Chicago Pneumatic Piston Compressors, please click HERE.

Jim Phillis

You ask, we answer. Visit our Expert Corner for every #CPTechThursday to find answers to common industry questions and highlights of CP's high-quality compressors. We love providing our customers with answers to their technical questions.

Jim Phillis , Technical Support Chicago Pneumatic

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