BelAire Air Compressor QP318VE

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IMC BelAire QP318VE Quiet Performance Air Compressor 5HP | 1 Phase Motor
Ideal for work environments where space is at a premium.  The BelAire QP compressors are built to provide the performance you have come to trust in a new, extremely quiet package that can be installed in the work area.
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BelAire Model QP318VE Quite Performance 5 HP | 1 Phase Motor

The BelAire QP is a fully featured piston air compressor that includes a high strength sound dampening enclosure. Standard features include a magnetic starter, low oil level switch, triple-pass pump mounted aftercooler, automatic tank drain, and vibration isolator pads. A high flow fan ensures superior cooling. The low oil level switch, automatic tank drain, and high temperature safety switch allow for carefree operation. As with all BelAire air compressors, the QP is 100% factory tested at full pressure and is backed by the best warranty in the business

Bel Aire compressors are based in Rock Hill, South Carolina, and they have been providing quality air compressors for professionals since 1981. As a member of the ABAC Group, American IMC is an integral part of the world's largest reciprocating compressor manufacturer. With daily production capacity of over 3500 reciprocating and rotary screw air compressors, the ABAC Group is active in all compressor markets worldwide. They don't stop with just product quality. They're backed by a service network of over 350 locations in North America. They have a commitment to customer service and value which is second to none.

Why should you buy a Bel Aire air compressor?
All Bel Aire two stage compressors have the following features:
  • Energy efficient motors
  • Centrifugal unloader for loadless starts
  • Hardened steel disc valves
  • Precision balanced fan-type flywheel
  • Oversized ball bearings
  • Balanced cast iron crankshaft
  • Solid Cast iron cylinders with deep-cool fins
  • Industrial Grade connecting rods
  • Heavy duty replaceable insert bearings
  • Cast iron valve plates
  • Stainless steel reed valves
  • Industrial Grade balanced pistons
  • Cast iron motor housings
  • Oil sight gauge
  • Easy access oil drain port
  • Long life oil seal
  • Pressure gauge and service valve
  • Totally enclosed belt gaurd
  • Start / Stop Pressure switch control
  • Splash lubrication
  • Overload pressure valve
  • Oversize replaceable air filters
  • Fully enclosed belt guard

What do all these features mean to you? All these features combine to make you the finest air compressors on the market today. This means you get a compressor that will last much longer. This is where the cheaper competition cuts corners. Sure, you can find a cheaper air compressor, but that's just what it will be.

Bel Aire air compressors are your best choice because -
  • All Bel Aire air compressors are built by professionals for professionals.
  • All Bel Aire compressors are 100% factory tested at full pressure before shipment.
  • Bel Aire compressors provide a full range of compressed air products for every application.
  • All Bel Aire two stage air compressors are covered by a full, two year "bumper-to-bumper"warranty covering the entire machine.
  • All Bel Aire air compressors are supported by an extensive network of over 350 factory authorized service centers across North America.
  • All Bel Aire air compressors are built in America, by the world's largest manufacturer of air compressors.
  • Bel Aire air compressors are made in the USA, where quality still matters

BelAire's two stage electric compressors feature cast iron sleeve and cylinders and stainless steel valves. Additionally, they come with a two year warranty. Sales tax applies in all 50 states

Features and Specs

FEATURES BelAire QP318VE Air Compressor

  • Low Oil Level Protection
  • Low Sound Enclosure
  • Automatic Tank Drain
  • Magnetic Starter
  • Cast Iron Cylinder
  • 80 Gallon Vertical ASME/CRN Tank
  • 100% Factory Tested at Full Pressure
  • High Temperature Shut Down
  • 2 full year warranty


  • HP: 5
  • acfm @ 100 psig: 18.5
  • acfm @ 175 psig: 16.6
  • Max Pressure: 175
  • Voltage/Phase: 208-230/1
  • Sound Level (dBA): 66
  • Length: 38.2"
  • Width: 24.3"
  • Height: 80"
  • Shipping Weight: 527 Lbs

More Information

More Information

We caught up with BelAire Air Compressors at the huge SEMA auto show in Las Vegas in 2016. 
Check out the video above to see why BelAire is the leading air compressor manufacturer. Made right here in the USA 

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