Maxus X-Lite air compressors are made with aircraft-quality aluminum alloy, so weigh 30 percent less than compressors with steel tanks, according to the manufacturer, Campbell Hausfeld. Aluminum tanks do not rust from the inside, so air is cleaner, the company says. First in the series is EX8016 that delivers 3.7 scfm at 90 psi. It weighs 57 pounds, and has a 4-gallon, 1.3 running horsepower twin stack. Price is $299; warranty is five-year limited.
Staff | September 28, 2010