California Air Tools SP Ultra Quiet & Oil-Free 1-HP 5.5-Gallon Aluminum Tank Air Compressor

California Air Tools SP Ultra Quiet & Oil-Free 1-HP 5.5-Gallon Aluminum Tank Air Compressor
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Model: CAT-5510A
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Product Description
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Grade
Consumer
Style
Portable - Horizontal
CFM
2.2
CFM Rated @ 90 PSI
Tank Size
5.5
Gallons
Grade
Consumer
CFM
2.2 CFM Rated @ 90 PSI
Tank Size
5.5 Gallons
Features
Features
  • Powerful 1-HP (Running) SP-Series Motor (2-HP Peak)
  • Low 1680 RPM creates less noise & wear
  • 60 dBA is ideal for indoor use where noise is an issue
  • Oil-Free Dual Piston Pump System
  • 3.1 CFM @ 40 PSI; 2.2 CFM @ 90 PSI; 120 PSI maximum
  • Has a 3000+ hour life cycle before wear; comparable units are 500 hours or less
  • Works in a variety of temperatures & uneven terrains
  • 5.5 Gallon No-Rust Aluminum Air Tank
  • Easy to transport & store at only 37.5 pounds
  • Air Filter
  • Cleaner air for better tool operation
  • Designed For Increased Duty Cycles & Run Times
  • Time to fill tank from empty to full - 120 Seconds
  • Recovery time from 90 PSI to 120 PSI - 40 Seconds
  • Top Mounted Controls
  • Dual gauges so you can check tank & tool pressure at a glance
  • 1/4" air outlet with a quick connector for fast hose changes
  • Thermal Overload Protector
  • Protects the motor from overheating
  • 8.5 low amp draw works on most household outlets
Specifications
Engine
HP
1
Motor
Voltage
110 Volt AC
Phase
1-Phase
Amp Draw
8.5
dBA
60
Pump
CFM
2.2
CFM Rated @
90 PSI
Pump Material
Aluminum
Pump Type
Single-Stage
Max PSI
120 PSI
After Cooler
No
Pump Drive
Direct Drive
Oil Type
Oil Free
Tank
Tank Size
5.5 Gallons
Tank Outlet
1/4 Inch
Electronic Drain Valve
No
Tank Orientation
Horizontal
Accessories
Pressure Gauge
Yes
Air Filter
Yes
Overview
Weight
37.5 Pounds
Product Length
25.5 Inches
Product Width
11.5 Inches
Product Height
21 Inches
Consumer Warranty
1 Year
Commercial Warranty
1 Year
Power Type
Electric
UPC
743369755128
Grade
Consumer
Style
Portable - Horizontal
CFM
2.2
CFM Rated @ 90 PSI
Tank Size
5.5
Gallons
Grade
Consumer
CFM
2.2 CFM Rated @ 90 PSI
Tank Size
5.5 Gallons
Features
Features
  • Powerful 1-HP (Running) SP-Series Motor (2-HP Peak)
  • Low 1680 RPM creates less noise & wear
  • 60 dBA is ideal for indoor use where noise is an issue
  • Oil-Free Dual Piston Pump System
  • 3.1 CFM @ 40 PSI; 2.2 CFM @ 90 PSI; 120 PSI maximum
  • Has a 3000+ hour life cycle before wear; comparable units are 500 hours or less
  • Works in a variety of temperatures & uneven terrains
  • 5.5 Gallon No-Rust Aluminum Air Tank
  • Easy to transport & store at only 37.5 pounds
  • Air Filter
  • Cleaner air for better tool operation
  • Designed For Increased Duty Cycles & Run Times
  • Time to fill tank from empty to full - 120 Seconds
  • Recovery time from 90 PSI to 120 PSI - 40 Seconds
  • Top Mounted Controls
  • Dual gauges so you can check tank & tool pressure at a glance
  • 1/4" air outlet with a quick connector for fast hose changes
  • Thermal Overload Protector
  • Protects the motor from overheating
  • 8.5 low amp draw works on most household outlets
Specifications
Engine
HP
1
Motor
Voltage
110 Volt AC
Phase
1-Phase
Amp Draw
8.5
dBA
60
Pump
CFM
2.2
CFM Rated @
90 PSI
Pump Material
Aluminum
Pump Type
Single-Stage
Max PSI
120 PSI
After Cooler
No
Pump Drive
Direct Drive
Oil Type
Oil Free
Tank
Tank Size
5.5 Gallons
Tank Outlet
1/4 Inch
Electronic Drain Valve
No
Tank Orientation
Horizontal
Accessories
Pressure Gauge
Yes
Air Filter
Yes
Overview
Weight
37.5 Pounds
Product Length
25.5 Inches
Product Width
11.5 Inches
Product Height
21 Inches
Consumer Warranty
1 Year
Commercial Warranty
1 Year
Power Type
Electric
UPC
743369755128
Product Specs
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Specifications
Engine
HP
1
Motor
Voltage
110 Volt AC
Phase
1-Phase
Amp Draw
8.5
dBA
60
Pump
CFM
2.2
CFM Rated @
90 PSI
Pump Material
Aluminum
Pump Type
Single-Stage
Max PSI
120 PSI
After Cooler
No
Pump Drive
Direct Drive
Oil Type
Oil Free
Tank
Tank Size
5.5 Gallons
Tank Outlet
1/4 Inch
Electronic Drain Valve
No
Tank Orientation
Horizontal
Accessories
Pressure Gauge
Yes
Air Filter
Yes
Overview
Weight
37.5 Pounds
Product Length
25.5 Inches
Product Width
11.5 Inches
Product Height
21 Inches
Consumer Warranty
1 Year
Commercial Warranty
1 Year
Power Type
Electric
UPC
743369755128
Reviews
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California Air Tools CAT-5510A Reviews & Ratings
Product Q&A
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Is this compressor safe to run a supplied-air respirator?
Doug 
from Tennessee 
May 21, 2018
Answer
This unit is not to be used for respirators. It is not considered breathable air. There are manufacturers who sell air filters for air compressors to use for breathing, but we do not sell any.
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What's differnce5510A and 5510SE model.
David Lee 
from New York 
October 11, 2016
Answer
The 5510A model has an aluminum tank, and weighs only 37.5 pounds; the 5510SE model has a steel tank and weighs 50 pounds for the same size unit.

You can use our Compare checkboxes in the Portable Compressor list to highlight these two models and compare them side-by-side.
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