DEWALT 2.5 Gallon Ultimate Trim Compressor

By Robert Robillard on Tool News


DEWALT Trim Compressor Model DWFP55130

DEWALT recently introduced the DEWALT 2.5 Gallon Ultimate Trim Compressor with a lower decibel rating.  This was welcome to me my customers and my ears. 

DEWALT Listened to Users

In designing the DWFP55130 compressor DEWALT focused on three main categories that pros found the most important;

  1. Weight
  2. Size
  3. Noise

Weight and Size

Weighing in at 37 pounds, the DEWALT 2.5 Gallon Ultimate Trim Compressor is lightweight and at 14 inches wide it takes up very little landscape in the truck.


The DWFP55130 compressor provides 3.0 SCFM at 90 PSI and a 200 max PSI rating.   This allows the user to install nails for long periods of time and with a quick compressor recovery time.

It is exceptionally quiet, with only a 71.5 dBA operational noise level.  you have to hear this compressor to believe how much less noise it makes.


  •  Oil-free pump
  • 71dBA operational noise level
  • 12 amp motor
  • Ball valve drain
  • 14 inches wide
  • 37 pounds,
  • Roll cage design  protects the control panel and other vital internal components.
  • Built in shroud has a cord wrap for easy storage
  • Can be used in two positions, horizontal for a lower center of gravity and vertical for easy pickup height.

How Much An Where To Buy?

The DWFP55130 compressor is available at home centers and in the independent channel and is expected to retail for approximately $249.00.

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