Air Compressor Parameters Explained

Understanding air compressors - for use with my polystyrene bead wall insulation "system".

These are my notes to help me understand the air compressor we're using. It has this label:

2 HP (Horse Power)
: 7.3 CFM, 206 litres/min
Max. working pressure: 115 PSI [0.8 MPa]
Tank capacity: 50 litre tank

Ideally I'd like a "3 HP" (2.5-3 kW) compressor which is the gruntiest you can plug in to main electricity.

Other terms I've come across:



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