Central Pneumatic 21 Gallon, 2.5 Horse Power Vertical Air Compressor Review

Searching for an air compressor seems to become a more and more difficult task nowadays. You’ve got tons of types to choose from and a wide range of features, not to mention the price range as well. If you’re finding it hard to decide which one will be the right fit for you or for your home, just go ahead and answer these questions first.

  • What am I going to use it for?
  • Can I use it for other things too?
  • What projects can I make with it?
  • Will it fit my home, storage, or garage?
  • Is it loud enough to disturb my family as well as my neighbors?
  • Will I be able to use it for a long time?

Of course, I cannot answer these questions for you, but luckily I’m here to help you decide on an answer.

Here’s the deal.

Air compressors can be quite an investment. If it’s not, then I’m going to consider that what you bought won’t last you very long. The thing about finding the right kind of air compressor always boils down to personal preference. That’s the exact reason why I left those questions. Once you are able to answer them all, you’ve got your answer for which unit to buy as well. Remember that there are no wrong choices here. But it’s important to also note that by carefully drawing a decision, you can either end up saving a lot of money or wasting it down the drain.

The Central Pneumatic is made out of cast iron making it live a long life. Add to that the fact that it’s designed with oil lubrication to prevent wear and tear from continuous use. With a tank size of 21 gallons, you are sure to enjoy long periods of work without having the need to pause and re-fill the tank. You can continue working on heavy-duty activities and still have some compressed air left for another use. It also has a low break-in time, meaning it doesn’t take a lot of waiting around just to let the unit’s tank fill up with compressed air.

This unit maxes at 125 PSI (pound per square inch) which is great for using pneumatic tools such as air hammers, drills, different types of a wrench, dusting guns, polishers, cutters, spark plug cleaners and testers, medium duty sanders, paint spray guns, engine cleaners, and whole lot more. Thanks to its quick hose connection via a quick coupler, attaching these air tools would be a breeze. With its vertical design, you can forget worrying about a wide area to work in. another great feature of the Central Pneumatic air compressor is that it is fitted with rubber foot stabilizers. This helps reduce the vibration the unit makes whenever it is operating. There’s also an ergonomic handle as well as a wheel kit to ensure user convenience.


The Verdict

The Central Pneumatic air compressor is a great unit that can handle heavy operations. It has a 2.5 hp rating with a one-capacitor motor that is designed for overload protection.

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