PORTER-CABLE C2002 Pancake Air Compressor

Last updated: July 22, 2020

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Product Details

In our analysis of 40 expert reviews, the PORTER-CABLE C2002 Pancake Air Compressor placed 7th when we looked at the top 7 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

From The Manufacturer

150 psi max tank pressure stores more air in the tank for longer tool run times

Expert Reviews

What reviewers liked

Easy setup, compact size, and light weight make the C2002 particularly portable.
Starts easily and is reliable in colder type weather and temperatures and it has the 2.6 SCFM @ 90 PSI for faster recovery times
Compact size makes it easy to carry it around.
Extremely affordable air compressor.
The best value for your money. A superb price/performance package.
It is one of the most affordable air compressors in the market.
Motor, pump and other vital components are fully shrouded with a plastic cover that ensures utmost safety from damages.

What reviewers didn't like

it’s one of the louder compressors on the market, and has a problem with vibration.
The noise levels from this compressor may even be as loud as some of the larger compressors on the market which is a little surprising – too loud
Needs to be adequately drained to prevent rust.
There are no rubberized grip pads on the bottom of the air compressor. It may slip on different surfaces.
Takes a little bit longer to fill its tank.
You need to add some sort of friction material to make sure the machine stands where you put it.
Except motor and pump some small parts like the release valve, pressure switch, and pressure regulator are of substandard.
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