Here at Griffin Air Systems, we have over 50 years of experience providing compressed air solutions to a diverse industry base. You can find a range of rotary screw air compressors available for purchase to help you achieve a more energy efficient air system.

Portable Air Compressors: Compact Power On The Go

We have a range of lightweight, powerful, and reliable mobile air compressors from industry-leading brands. But don’t let the choice overwhelm you, our experts are here to match you to the perfect machine for your needs. From understanding the different types to choosing the right one for your needs, we are here to guide you.  

Furthermore, we have fantastic ongoing after-sale support, including comprehensive portable air compressor maintenance and repair services. Choose the right portable air compressor and ensure it stays in optimal condition for seamless operation with Griffin Air Systems.

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Types of Portable Air Compressors

Reciprocating Air Compressors

Reciprocating air compressors utilise piston-cylinder arrangements to compress air. They are ideal for smaller applications and intermittent use, offering portability and affordability. 

Rotary Screw Air Compressors

Rotary screw air compressors are designed for continuous use and offer higher airflow and efficiency. They are well-suited for larger industrial applications and projects. 

Portable Air Compressor Accessories

Explore our range of accessories, such as air hoses, filters, and regulators, to enhance the functionality and convenience of your portable air compressor. 



    Benefits of Portable Air Compressors

    Compact and Lightweight for Easy Transportation 

     Our mobile air compressors are designed with portability in mind. They feature compact and lightweight designs, making them easy to transport to different job sites or locations. 

    Versatile Applications

    Portable air compressors offer versatile applications, from powering air tools on construction sites to inflating tires or operating pneumatic equipment. They are suitable for industrial, construction, and even DIY projects. 

    Efficient Power Generation for Air Tools and Equipment

    With their reliable power generation capabilities, mobile air compressors provide a steady source of portable compressed air to efficiently operate air tools and equipment, ensuring productivity and precision. 

    User-Friendly Controls and Safety Features

    Our portable air compressors have user-friendly controls for easy operation and adjustment. They also incorporate safety features to protect both users and the equipment. 

    Energy Efficiency and Environmental Considerations

    Our portable air compressor range includes excellent energy efficiency options, helping you reduce energy consumption and operating costs. Additionally, our models adhere to environmental standards, promoting eco-friendly operations. 




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      Choosing the Right Portable Air Compressor 

      The Griffin team are industry experts, and we have proudly provided compressed air services for more than 3 decades. We draw on our many years of acquired knowledge and industry expertise to match you to the best portable air compressor for your requirements.

      Assessing Your Air Power Requirements

      We consider your applications’ specific air power requirements, such as the required air pressure and volume. This assessment will guide us in selecting the appropriate portable air compressor. 

      Considering Noise Levels and Operation Conditions

      It’s also important to evaluate noise levels and operating conditions to ensure compliance with regulations and to create a conducive work environment. We offer models with low noise levels for noise-sensitive applications. 

      Evaluating Durability and Reliability

      Durability is a must in many construction environments. Our range includes models built to withstand demanding conditions, ensuring long-lasting operation. We’ll match you to a compressor with the durability and reliable performance you need. 

      Exploring Additional Equipment and Add-On Options

      Want even more from your portable air compressor? Explore our fantastic range of auxiliary equipment, including compressed air dryers and air compressor filtration solutions. 

      Portable Air Compressor Services 

      Repair Services

      Our team of experts provides comprehensive repair and maintenance services to keep your portable air compressor in top condition. From routine inspections to complex repairs, we ensure your equipment performs optimally. 

      Air Compressor Servicing

      Opt for routine servicing to extend the lifespan of your portable air compressor. Regular maintenance and inspections help identify and address potential issues before they become major problems.

      Spare Parts and Accessories

      We stock spare parts for the major air compressor brands meaning we’re prepared for any issues and can have your equipment back in full working condition quickly. From filters and lubricants to hoses and fittings, we have you covered. 

      Expert Technical Clearance

      Our experienced technicians are available to provide expert technical support and assistance, ensuring that any questions or concerns you have regarding your portable air compressor are addressed promptly and accurately.

      Choose Griffin for Portable Air Compressors 

      Choose Griffin Air Systems for your portable air compressor needs, and experience the convenience, reliability, and quality our products and services have to offer. Contact us today to discuss your requirements or schedule maintenance for your existing equipment.

      Portable Compressor FAQs


      What is a portable air compressor, and how does it work?
      A portable air compressor is a compact and lightweight device that compresses and stores air to be used for various applications. It works by drawing in ambient air and compressing it through a piston or rotary screw mechanism, resulting in pressurised air that can power tools and equipment.
      What are the common applications of portable air compressors?
      Portable air compressors have versatile applications, including powering pneumatic tools, inflating tires, operating spray guns, sandblasting, powering air horns, and providing compressed air for various industrial, construction, and DIY projects.
      How do I choose the right portable air compressor for my needs?
      To choose the right portable air compressor, consider factors such as required air pressure and volume, noise levels, durability, customisation options, and specific application requirements. We’re happy to help you find the right compressor for your needs.
      What maintenance is required for portable air compressors?
      Regular maintenance for portable air compressors includes routine inspections, filter replacements, lubrication checks, draining condensate, and monitoring for leaks. Following the manufacturer’s guidelines and scheduling preventive maintenance can help ensure optimal performance and longevity.
      Can I use a portable air compressor for inflating tires?
      Yes, portable air compressors can be used for inflating tires. They provide a convenient and reliable compressed air source to quickly inflate tires to the desired pressure, making them useful for automotive, bicycle, and recreational vehicle tire inflation.
      How long do portable air compressors typically last?
      The lifespan of a portable air compressor depends on various factors, including usage, maintenance, and unit quality. With proper maintenance and regular servicing, portable air compressors can typically last for many years, providing reliable performance throughout their lifespan.
      What safety precautions should I follow when using a portable air compressor?
      When using a portable air compressor, follow safety precautions such as wearing appropriate personal protective equipment, using proper electrical connections, avoiding over-pressurisation, and reading and following the manufacturer’s instructions for safe operation.
      How quickly can you provide air compressor repair services?
      We offer 24/7 air compressor servicing. Our full availability and stock of spare and replacement parts mean we can provide swift service and repair.