Bostitch BTFP02012 Pancake Air Compressor 6 Gallon Review 2017

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Are you searching for a multitasking portable air compressor that starts easily during cold weather? Then don’t miss the Bostitch BTFP02012 Pancake Air Compressor. Unlike the similar priced alternatives this model comes with a huge-capacity tank. This model is one of the most popular top-rated air compressors available for affordable price-ranges. Let’s go through the whole review of the Bostitch Air Compressor BTFP02012.

Key Features of Bostitch BTFP02012 Portable Air Compressor:

Portable & Compact – Pancake Design:

I am a big fan of pancake compressors. They are in a perfect shape to carry and store at a tiny space. This pancake compressor is the same. It is a perfect compact design air compressor which is easy to use.

The weight of this portable air compressor is only 29 pounds. So it is easy to carry from one job site to other. There is also a handle in the compressor which allows the users to carry the compressor with less effort. The narrow tank design of the compressor helps the users to store this at most of the places. This compressor easily accommodates in a car trunk.

High Capacity Tank Size:

The air supply of a compressor depends on the tank of the air compressor. You can stay worry free about the Bostitch BTFP02012 air compressor. There is a large 6-gallon tank in this compressor. It will provide enough air to do most of the small tasks. This amount of air is quite enough inflaming a good number of car tires. The material of this tank is good enough to give the best performance for a long time. Also easy to refill the tank within a short time. The Bostitch BTFP02012 Compressor model out-wins many other expensive compressors through it’s huge-size tank.

Powerful Motor:

I know you want to know about the performance of the air compressor. This air compressor is suitable for most of the small tasks and some heavy duties. The six-gallon tank of the compressor fills quickly. This air compressor takes only 2 and ½ minutes to reach the 150 PSI from 0. After reaching it’s cycle at 120 PSI, this air compressor takes only 30 seconds to reach again to it’s full level of pressure at 150 PSI. This air compressor is able to deliver 2.6 SCFM at 90 PSI. This pressure is enough to run two air tools at a time. There is a high-efficiency motor in this compressor. This motor is able to start the compressor in the cold weather too. So you can use this Bostitch BTFP02012 6 Gallon Pancake Compressor in all seasons. Thanks to the manufacture to equip this air tool with the extension cord application, which features about 14 gallon or larger and 50 feet (15.2 meter) or less.

Multi-tasking Air Tool:

This air compressor is quite popular to the people because of the multitasking facility. Though the price of the air compressor is lower than most of the premium air compressors, but this one is exceptional from them. An amazing feature of this compressor is that it is provided with two universal couplers. This feature would allow you to run two tools at a time. For instance, during the trimming works this machine can safely operate two hoses as well as two guns simultaneously. Adding to this, the high pressure of the air compressor is also perfect for operating two different air tools at the same time. The BOSTITCH® high flow regulator and the couplers work efficiently to maximize this air tool’s level of performance.

This can air compressor can cover a large area of tasks. Most of the light and mid-level tasks can be done with this air compressor. This product can be used to air up tires, kids’ accessories, air boats and some other things.

Maintenance Free – Oil Free Pump:

Air compressors which are lubricated needed to change the oil. That means need maintenance. But you can stay secured with this air compressor. As it has an oil free pump, so needed less maintenance. That is why user can use the compressor for a long time without any hassle.

Low Noise:

When I search about the complaints of air compressor users, there is a common issue for most of the low price air compressor. The problem is the noise of the air compressor. But this one from Bostitch has a quiet operation system. The noise level of this air compressor is only 78.5 dB. Though it is not the quietest air compressor, but it is better than most of the low priced air compressors.

Technical Specifications:

  • Portable: Yes
  • Shape: Pancake
  • Product Dimensions: 17 x 17 x 19.2 inches
  • Product Weight: 29 Pounds
  • Max Tank Storage PSI: 150.0
  • Tank Size Capacity: 6 Gallon
  • Power Supply Type: Electric
  • Noise Level: 78.5 dBL
  • Pump Type: Oil Free
  • Air Delivery @ 90 PSI: 2.6 SCFM
  • Extension Cord Application: 14 gallon or more, 50 feet (15.2 meter) or less.
  • Warranty: 1 Year (Limited).

Pros:

  • There are gauges in the air compressor which is easy to read.
  • Controlling the air compressor is not a complicated task.
  • Materials of the compressor are of high quality for the longevity of the compressor.
  • Oil-free pump so no need of extra maintenance of the compressor.
  • This air compressor is able to supply enough pressure to operate two air tools at the same time.
  • This one operates the compressor with less noise so user got a clam and quiet working environment.
  • Portable design allows the user to store in small space.
  • Lightweight and handle to carry the compressor with less effort.
  • Included 1-year of manufacturer warranty on this compressor.

Cons:

  • Not suitable for heavy duties.
  • The power cord is only 5-foot long.

Conclusion:

Bostitch BTFP02012 6 Gallon Pancake Compressor is constructed with great quality. So it is highly durable. Perfect air compressor for various types of tasks. The price of the compressor is really affordable. The high-efficiency motor of the compressor is ready to give the best performance. If you are looking for a multitasking air compressor under economic budget-range, this Bostitch BTFP02012 Air Compressor is highly recommended.

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