Our air compressor reviews aim to provide expert evaluations of the latest products. We cover portable air compressors, upright and horizontal shop compressors, and even higher-end rotary compressor models. From entry-level to the high-end, Shop Tool Reviews breaks each product down with a real-world perspective.
Tank capacity, the CFM or cubic feet per minute rate (the amount of air the compressor will move each minute), and price all matter. Also, noise output might be a consideration. This presents a great argument for going with a rotary compressor. Finally, application and workflow playa huge role in whether a particular model is right for your shop.