Model # 5510A

Internet #207142915

0743369755128

California Air Tools

5.5 Gal. Aluminum Portable Electric Air Compressor

  • Lightweight design and wheel kit makes it easier to transport
  • Increases duty cycle and allows for extended runtimes
  • Ultra-quiet operation at only 60 dB for less noise and wear
$ 215 00 /box
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Product Overview

  • Lightweight design and wheel kit makes it easier to transport
  • Increases duty cycle and allows for extended runtimes
  • Ultra-quiet operation at only 60 dB for less noise and wear
The California Air Tools 5510A Ultra Quiet, Oil-Free and Lightweight Air Compressor is designed to be one of the quietest and largest air compressors in the industry, having only 60 dB of sound. The powerful 1.0 HP (SP-9413) motor operates at only 1680 RPM, creating less noise and less wear. This series was also designed to increase duty cycle and allow for longer continuous run times. The oil-free dual piston pump system is engineered for high performance and durability and was designed with a longer life cycle of 3000 or more hours compared to other air compressors with life cycles of 500 hours or less. The oil-free pump allows for use in a variety of temperatures and uneven terrains where oil-lube air compressors cannot be used. The 5.5-gallon aluminum air tank is very lightweight only (37.5 lbs.) and is rust-resistant for a longer use. The wheel kit makes it very easy to transport. This air compressor is ideal for anyone working inside where noise is a major issue.
  • Ultra quiet - only 60 dB
  • Oil-free pump offers cleaner air for better tool operation, less maintenance and costs
  • Powerful 1.0 HP motor
  • 3.10 CFM at 40 PSI - 2.20 CFM at 90 PSI
  • 5.5 gallons, lightweight and rust-resistant aluminum tank (37.5 lbs.) with wheel kit
  • 120 PSI maximum pressure
  • Two pressure control gauges, one universal 1/4 in. quick connector
  • Low amp draw - 8.5 amp 110-Volt/60 Hz
  • Less heat which dissipates more efficiently
  • Thermal overload protector
  • Time to fill tank from empty to full - 120 seconds recovery time from 90 PSI to 120 PSI- 40 seconds
  • L (25.5 in.) x W (11.5 in.) x H (21.0 in.)
  • 37.5 lbs.
  • 1-year limited warranty

Product Overview

  • Lightweight design and wheel kit makes it easier to transport
  • Increases duty cycle and allows for extended runtimes
  • Ultra-quiet operation at only 60 dB for less noise and wear
Model #: 5510A
Internet #: 207142915

The California Air Tools 5510A Ultra Quiet, Oil-Free and Lightweight Air Compressor is designed to be one of the quietest and largest air compressors in the industry, having only 60 dB of sound. The powerful 1.0 HP (SP-9413) motor operates at only 1680 RPM, creating less noise and less wear. This series was also designed to increase duty cycle and allow for longer continuous run times. The oil-free dual piston pump system is engineered for high performance and durability and was designed with a longer life cycle of 3000 or more hours compared to other air compressors with life cycles of 500 hours or less. The oil-free pump allows for use in a variety of temperatures and uneven terrains where oil-lube air compressors cannot be used. The 5.5-gallon aluminum air tank is very lightweight only (37.5 lbs.) and is rust-resistant for a longer use. The wheel kit makes it very easy to transport. This air compressor is ideal for anyone working inside where noise is a major issue.

  • Ultra quiet - only 60 dB
  • Oil-free pump offers cleaner air for better tool operation, less maintenance and costs
  • Powerful 1.0 HP motor
  • 3.10 CFM at 40 PSI - 2.20 CFM at 90 PSI
  • 5.5 gallons, lightweight and rust-resistant aluminum tank (37.5 lbs.) with wheel kit
  • 120 PSI maximum pressure
  • Two pressure control gauges, one universal 1/4 in. quick connector
  • Low amp draw - 8.5 amp 110-Volt/60 Hz
  • Less heat which dissipates more efficiently
  • Thermal overload protector
  • Time to fill tank from empty to full - 120 seconds recovery time from 90 PSI to 120 PSI- 40 seconds
  • L (25.5 in.) x W (11.5 in.) x H (21.0 in.)
  • 37.5 lbs.
  • 1-year limited warranty

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Specifications

Dimensions

Product Depth (in.)
25.5
Product Height (in.)
21
Product Width (in.)
11.5

Details

Air Delivery SCFM @ 40PSI
3.1
Air Delivery SCFM @ 90PSI
2.2
Amperage (amps)
8.5
Application Use
Air Brushing,Blow Cleaning,Brad Nailing/Stapling,Finish Nailing,Hobby Nailing,Hobby Painting,Inflation,Surface Prep
Compressor Tank Capacity (Gallons)
5.5
Compressor Type
Light Duty
Compressor/Air Tool Features
Automatic Start/Stop,Dual Control,Handle,Oil Free Compressor,Tank Pressure Gauge,Universal Quick Connectors,Wheels
Condition
New
Decibel Rating (Outdoor)
60 dBA
Horsepower (hp)
1
Included
No additional components or accessories are included
Lubrication Type
Oil Free
Maximum Pressure (psi)
120
Portable
Yes
Power Source
Electric
Product Weight (lb.)
37.5 lb
Reconditioned
No
Returnable
30-Day
Stage Count
Single Stage
Tank Material
Aluminum
Tank Style
Hot Dog
Tools Product Type
Air Compressor
Voltage (v)
110v
Voltage (volts)
110

Warranty / Certifications

Certifications and Listings
No Certifications or Listings
Manufacturer Warranty
1 Year Limited Warranty

Specifications

Dimensions

Product Depth (in.)
25.5
Product Height (in.)
21
Product Width (in.)
11.5

Details

Air Delivery SCFM @ 40PSI
3.1
Air Delivery SCFM @ 90PSI
2.2
Amperage (amps)
8.5
Application Use
Air Brushing,Blow Cleaning,Brad Nailing/Stapling,Finish Nailing,Hobby Nailing,Hobby Painting,Inflation,Surface Prep
Compressor Tank Capacity (Gallons)
5.5
Compressor Type
Light Duty
Compressor/Air Tool Features
Automatic Start/Stop,Dual Control,Handle,Oil Free Compressor,Tank Pressure Gauge,Universal Quick Connectors,Wheels
Condition
New
Decibel Rating (Outdoor)
60 dBA
Horsepower (hp)
1
Included
No additional components or accessories are included
Lubrication Type
Oil Free
Maximum Pressure (psi)
120
Portable
Yes
Power Source
Electric
Product Weight (lb.)
37.5 lb
Reconditioned
No
Returnable
30-Day
Stage Count
Single Stage
Tank Material
Aluminum
Tank Style
Hot Dog
Tools Product Type
Air Compressor
Voltage (v)
110v
Voltage (volts)
110

Warranty / Certifications

Certifications and Listings
No Certifications or Listings
Manufacturer Warranty
1 Year Limited Warranty

Questions & Answers

Would this be good for filling tires from a car?

Asked by: AnInquiringMindWonders
yes its very good for inflating car tires
Answered by: ozzy
Date published: 2018-04-26

Does this compressor continuing creating pressure while it been used

Asked by: SN357
Yes it does.
Answered by: Danny
Date published: 2018-09-11

noise rating

How quiet is it
Asked by: Shorty
Technically I don't know, but it is unbelievably quiet. Seriously - I am shocked at how quiet it is - at first I kept checking on it to make sure it was working!
Answered by: 65Mustang
Date published: 2018-12-18

do compressors come with hose or do purchase this separate

Asked by: runt
Did not come with hose but than I already had all the accessories
Answered by: Jim
Date published: 2018-03-01
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Customer Reviews

5.5 Gal. Aluminum Portable Electric Air Compressor is rated 4.7 out of 5 by 415.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I have wanted this compressor for quite some time now and I finally pulled the trigger on the pur... I have wanted this compressor for quite some time now and I finally pulled the trigger on the purchase. I bought this compressor mainly for airbrushing, but needed it for other duties around the house. First off, this compressor is extremely quiet which allows me to airbrush in quiet without disturbing others in my home. Second is that the compressor has plenty of power as well as a generous 5.5 gallon tank. Craftsmanship is top notch and the compressor is very lightweight because of the aluminum tank. The only things I had to add to the compressor is a moisture trap and my preferred regulator (nothing wrong with the regulator that comes with this compressor). I very much highly recommend this product and it has worked flawless for me, and is a great value considering the quality and technology. When the compressor arrived, on time I should add, it was very well packaged and double boxed. If you are looking for a great small compressor than this is the one for you!!!! You won't be disappointed.
Date published: 2019-04-24
Rated 1 out of 5 by from I owned this compressor for about a month and probably used it 5-6 times for little jobs. The las... I owned this compressor for about a month and probably used it 5-6 times for little jobs. The last time, I was using a blow-gun to clear sawdust from my bench. The compressor cycled on 2-3 times while I was using it, then it stopped. My air pressure was dropping to almost nothing, so I went to see what was wrong. When I got to the unit it was smoking and it sounded like the motor was trying to turn but couldn't. In retrospect, I should have never kept it. Upon arrival, I noticed that the wheels looked uneven and that the struts that held them up were not symmetrical. I thought that maybe the box had been dropped, until I looked closer and saw that they had been welded that way. The whole thing was canted and it's obvious that quality control is lacking. It sounded great on paper, but this thing is just absolute junk.
Date published: 2019-03-30
Rated 4 out of 5 by from All in all I am happy with the unit. It is very quiet. The only real cons I see are that the moto... All in all I am happy with the unit. It is very quiet. The only real cons I see are that the motor mount bushings could be softer thus further reducing vibration noise. Wheels are uber cheap and wobbly. Why wheels are on a unit so small is beyond me. Even with the handle you have to stoop over to pull it. The regulator is the cheap part. I will probably replace that at some point. It is finicky to dial it in to your set pressure. Caught it on sale for 20% off with free shipping so at $109 bucks it was worth a try. I use it mainly for my finish nail guns. I don't work professionally any longer as a finish carpenter so this suits my home workshop needs just fine. Definitely not a commercial unit. The way the regulator is mounted to the tank seems weak in that there is zero reinforcement, it could easily be snapped off of the tank IMO. I will build a caddy for it to sit on in my garage with improved vibration control and a manifold for the air hose connections to act as a strain relief on that reg.
Date published: 2016-12-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Purchased this for general use around the home. I am very pleased with the weight and especially ... Purchased this for general use around the home. I am very pleased with the weight and especially how quiet this compressor is. Another great thing is how fast it builds pressure. I have to say that this compressor is by far the best compressor I have used.
Date published: 2019-03-05
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Yeah it's quiet, and it's a good thing because it's going to run a lot with all the air leaks. I ... Yeah it's quiet, and it's a good thing because it's going to run a lot with all the air leaks. I purchased this air compressor four months ago, and fixing all of the leaks has been a nightmare. I used soap suds to find and fix three leaks. One was the main fitting from the tank to the braided steel hose; it leaked where it was threaded into the tank. It was very difficult to remove because it was extremely tight, but the soap bubbles definitely revealed the leak. I finally got it out, put teflon on the threads and it doesn't leak now. I found another leak where the air pressure gauge screws into the control box. More teflon fixed that one too. And there was a significant leak at the outlet from the control box to the second pressure gauge. Even six layers of teflon wouldn't stop that one, so I measure the thread diameter and found it to be .517 inches, but the pipe thread standard calls for .525, so no wonder teflon wouldn't seal it. Purchased a higher quality 1/4" male to male connector from Grainger to solve that problem.
Date published: 2017-04-26
Rated 3 out of 5 by from I loved the weight and quietness of the air compressor.... I loved the weight and quietness of the air compressor. Unfortunately after just 10 or so cycles the motor would not turn on. Therefore, I returned it and ordered another one.
Date published: 2019-03-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The pump is very quiet and powerful, the aluminum tank... The pump is very quiet and powerful, the aluminum tank makes it light and and the wheels allow me to move it around easily. This is easily gets five stars rating
Date published: 2019-03-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Bought this compressor to replace one that was a lesser brand and wore out prematurely. It was n... Bought this compressor to replace one that was a lesser brand and wore out prematurely. It was noisy and unruly. This California Air Tools replacement is far superior to what I had. I just hope it holds up. Its quietness cannot be overstated. Yes, you can hear it running but it is not hard on your ears or hearing. You can carry on a normal conversation with someone with it running right beside you. You can't do that with any other unit I know of.
Date published: 2019-04-16
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