Looks beefy, but its small tank (low reserve) could cause problems as well.
Esp for spray painting. For spray painting, you need *gallons* more than
cfm of the 'pressor itself. At least to remain economical.
I would imagine that unit carries a hefty price tag.... $1500 mebbe?
And proly *deafening*, noise-wise.
In testing my new genset, I've found that it handles compressor loads very
well -- even my former (stolen) 8,750 W BlackMax (7,500 W continuous)
handled a 30 gal Husky compressor (forgot the hp, but it's gotta be a cupla
hp) quite well, even when the blackmax was already carrying a substantial
electrical load. The fact that the 'pressor is wired for 220 no doubt helps
quite a bit, as well
So I would recommend a "standard" compressor plus a separate genset.
Generatorsales.com, where I got my 15 kW genset, has a 4 kW trifuel genset,
at about $990, and a husky 'pressor from HD will run under $500. Proly not
quite as portable as the unit in your link, but MUCH more versatile, on both
ends: a decent shop compressor (and surprisingly quiet), and a versatile
genset, for proly less than the unit in the link.
I don't think you'd want to run that ciaso in a shop! Not to mention the
CO -- which, as I will chronicle sooner or later (if I live), can be
staggering -- literally. The CO from gasoline, btw, is proly TWENTY TIMES
the CO from the same genset run on nat gas.
HomeOwnersHub.com is a website for homeowners and building and maintenance pros. It is not affiliated with any of the manufacturers or service providers discussed here.
All logos and trade names are the property of their respective owners.