Single stage belt compressors are a popular type of air compressor used in a variety of industries. They are particularly well-suited for small to medium-sized applications where a moderate amount of compressed air is needed.

How Does a Single Stage Belt Compressor Work?

A single stage belt compressor works by drawing in air through a valve and compressing it using a piston. The compressed air is then stored in a tank until it is needed. The compressor is powered by an electric motor that drives the belt and piston.

Advantages of Single Stage Belt Compressors

Single stage belt compressors are relatively affordable compared to other types of air compressors.These compressors have a simple design that makes them easy to maintain and repair.Single stage belt compressors are efficient in their energy use, which can save you money on your energy bills.

Applications of Single Stage Belt Compressors

Single stage belt compressors are commonly used in industries such as automotive, woodworking, and metalworking. They are also used in concrete batch plants, LPG dispensing units, utility air in petrol pumps, garages, small manufacturing workshops.

If you need a cost-effective and efficient compressor for your small to medium-sized application, a single stage belt compressor may be a good option. With their simple design and ease of maintenance, they can provide reliable compressed air for years to come.

ELGI’s Single-stage belt drive reciprocating compressors are powerful workhorses and they are used for continuous-duty applications. They can generate up to 10 bar pressure suitable for most industries and other automotive applications.


  • Concrete batch plants
  • LPG dispensing units
  • Utility air in petrol pumps
  • Garages
  • Small manufacturing workshops
  • Single stage belt driven compressors
  • Slow running speeds
  • Models available in 45L, 100L and 160L receiver versions
  • Single and three phase motor options available
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Single-Stage Belt Drive Reciprocating Compressors