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Tips on Choosing and Using an Air Compressor

An air compressor consists of a tank, motor and valves, and controls that transport the air from the tank to the tool. Use this guide to choose the right air compressor for any project.

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porter cable pancake compressor holds more air
Photo 2 of 4Porter-Cable makes a pancake compressor that has a bigger tank than the entry-level version. It holds more air and can be used with a more powerful pneumatic tool.

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