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Air compressors are used to convert power into potential energy stored as pressurized, or compressed, air. This power can then be used to power construction tools and machinery used by both professionals and do-it-yourselfers. Some of the most common tools powered by an air compressor are rock drills, jackhammers, air motors and pumps. These tools are used to crush rock, pour concrete, bore holes and cut materials, among other tasks. Air compressors have three pressure classifications: low, medium and high, and can also be classified according to their design and operation. These classifications include single-stage reciprocating, compound, scroll and centrifugal. The first use of an air compressor in a construction application dates back to the Swiss Alps in the 1800s. If you are looking for air compressors, visit Construction Equipment Guide’s Used Air Compressors for Sale page. Need more information? Scroll down on the page and read our editorial coverage.


Air compressors are used to convert power into potential energy stored as pressurized, or compressed, air. This power can then be used to power construction tools and machinery used by both professionals and do-it-yourselfers. Some of the most common tools powered by an air compressor are rock drills, jackhammers, air motors and pumps. These tools are used to crush rock, pour concrete, bore holes and cut materials, among other tasks. Air compressors have three pressure classifications: low, medium and high, and can also be classified according to their design and operation. These classifications include single-stage reciprocating, compound, scroll and centrifugal. The first use of an air compressor in a construction application dates back to the Swiss Alps in the 1800s. If you are looking for air compressors, visit Construction Equipment Guide’s Used Air Compressors for Sale page. Need more information? Scroll down on the page and read our editorial coverage.





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Wed May 22, 2019

Doosan Portable Power Expands Small Air Compressor Product Line With High-Pressure XP185 Model

Doosan Portable Power is expanding its small air compressor lineup with the introduction of the Doosan XP185WDO. This high-pressure model produces 185 cfm and 125 psi, making it ideal for a variety of applications such as general construction, sandblasting, pneumatic tool operation, pipeline testing and fiber optic cable installation....


Tue May 14, 2019

Atlas Copco Introduces High-Pressure Booster Range With XC4004

Atlas Copco Power Technique North America has launched a high-pressure booster range to the market. The booster enables the operator to increase the pressure of the primary compressor for better productivity on the job site, offering solutions up to 5,000 psi....


Mon May 06, 2019

Atlas Copco Smart Air Xc4004 Controller Puts Users in Complete Control

Atlas Copco Power Technique North America is set to launch the Smart Air Xc4004 controller on all of its large air compressors and boosters with flows up to 4,500 CFM and pressures up to 5,000 psi. The controller increases the efficiency of operations by providing powerful insights and features an easy-to-use interface that puts users in full control, according to the manufacturer....


Tue April 23, 2019

Atlas Copco XATS 250 Compressor

Atlas Copco Power Technique North America offers the XATS 250, a single-stage, oil-injected, rotary screw portable compressor. This compact, easy to move compressor gives the operator the added flexibility of being able to provide more pressure and flow....


Mon January 28, 2019

Doosan Portable Power Introduces Dual Flow Air Compressor With 210 Cfm High-Pressure Mode

Doosan Portable Power has introduced the P250/HP210 Tier IV Final portable air compressor. The "two-in-one" model delivers the pressure and flow typically supplied by two units in a single air compressor....


Mon January 28, 2019

Doosan Portable Power Updates P185 Air Compressor With Doosan Airend, Longer Runtime

Doosan Portable Power has released a newly updated Doosan P185WDO portable air compressor featuring increased runtime and a proprietary Doosan airend as well as a Doosan engine. Doosan is the only air compressor manufacturer to use both proprietary engines and airends in its products, according to the manufacturer....


Mon January 28, 2019

Doosan Portable Power Redesigns C185 Air Compressor

Doosan Portable Power has released a newly updated Doosan C185WDO portable air compressor with industry-leading runtime and cold starting capabilities. The redesigned C185 has a runtime of 12.6 hours at 100 percent load — 26 percent longer than other brands, according to the manufacturer....


Fri December 28, 2018

Doosan Portable Power Remanufactures Its 500th Unit

Prestige Gunite of Orlando installs the concrete shells for thousands of residential swimming pools every year, and, as its name implies, its preferred method is to spray the concrete. The pneumatic application of gunite depends on reliable, hard-working air compressors, and Prestige has discovered a cost-effective way to keep itself well-equipped while enjoying the peace of mind that only a factory warranty can provide....


Wed October 03, 2018

Chicago Pneumatic Releases New CPS 1800 Portable Compressor

Chicago Pneumatic Power Technique (CP) has added the CPS 1800 JD8 T4F to its portable compressor lineup. The twin single-stage, oil-injected, rotary screw type compressor is the largest in the CP lineup and can work in a wide range of applications....


Mon June 04, 2018

Construction Support Products to See Innovations as Engineers, Designers Focus on a Variety of Improvements

Most people readily identify the construction projects they see by the big, heavy equipment operating around work sites, such as earthmovers, paving machines and cranes. But just as important to any building effort — from grading and clearing jobs to heavy girder installation — are the less obvious machinery....


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