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1 HP S280 Oil-Free Riser Mount Fire Protection Compressor

Ideal For Quiet Settings

  • Apartments

  • Churches

  • Nursing Homes
Product Number
    Product Specs
  • 1 Horse Power
  • 3.80 CFM @ 10 PSI
  • Single
  • 115
  • Wall Mount or Riser Mount or Floor Mount
  • Standard pressure (40 psi): Fills a 280-gallon dry pipe system in 30 minutes
  • Low pressure (18 psi): Fills a 715-gallon dry pipe system in 30 minutes
  • Pre-action (10 psi): Fills a 1,336-gallon dry pipe system in 30 minutes
  • Factory Set at 50-100 PSI / Requires Air Maintenance Device
  • 1/2" NPT Outlet
  • 14" x 13" x 14" (L x D x H)
  • 46 lbs Shipping Weight
  • ETL Listed for Fire Protection (UL Standard 1450 & CSA Standard C22.2 No. 68)
    Standard Features

  • Appropriate for single or multiple-valve systems

  • Add a new Automatic Air Maintenance Device from C-Aire!

  • Whisper quiet – 56 DB

  • Compact design (Shorter than S261, fits same mounting bracket)

  • Low vibration

  • Oil-free and low maintenance

  • Easy to install

  • Includes mounting bracket, 30″ flex hose, and 4″ hose clamps

  • ETL listed (OSHA-certified NRTL)

  • 12-month unit warranty

    Our S280 riser mount compressor is the successor to the S260 riser mount. The S280R is more compact, easier to install, quieter, and has a larger system capacity than the S260R. All C-Aire riser mount compressors ship with our patented riser bracket system, which is the quickest and easiest mounting system in the industry! Whisper quiet, compact units that are specifically designed for settings where noise is a concern. These units are oil-free, easy to install, and low maintenance. New construction or tight systems with minimal air leaks are a good match for this series. Our fire protection air compressors are specifically engineered for dry pipe & pre-action fire sprinkler systems. We are committed to enhancing the fire protection industry using customer feedback, new technology, and industry trends to deliver innovative solutions to the market. Call our sales team today to find out more or set up a live demonstration!

    According to NFPA 13, air compressors with a flow greater than 5.5 CFM at 10 psi require a tank and regulator-style air maintenance device with a bypass and restrictor (NFPA 13 C-Aire still recommends an air maintenance device for air compressors with an airflow of less than 5.5 CFM at 10 psi, except when the compressor has a U switch or digital pressure switch installed. Learn how to configure your dry pipe & pre-action system with C-Aire’s best practices guide here.


    1 Year Warranty

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