Western Canada’s largest distributor of Vanair air compressors, parts and services.

Vanair has been using their leading engineering experience to make the best-in-class air compressors since 1944. With a wide range of products to fit your needs, Vanair’s lines of air compressors and more are famous for their flexibility, toughness and efficiency.

Abovedeck Hydraulically Driven Air Compressors

You can rely on Vanair’s powerful Abovedeck Hydraulically Driven air compressors to get the job done. These hydraulically driven, reciprocating, and rotary screw air compressors offer a competitive range of 30-185 CFM air power.

The Abovedeck air compressors rise to the challenge of working in demanding conditions and are perfect for a wide array of heavy-duty markets.

The Abovedeck air compressors have been engineered to be your Mobile Power Solution™. The vehicle-mounted designs are a great solution when truck bed space is at a premium, and the compressors offer many in-built features of the Abovedeck Hydraulically Driven air compressors such as cold-weather packages and integrated hydraulic/compressor oil coolers.

Vanair’s line of Abovedeck air compressors includes models that provide quieter operation and more air power than competing models and models that are capable of powering a 90 lb. jackhammer!

Vanair’s Abovedeck Hydraulically Driven Air Compressors guarantee reliable power, maximum fuel efficiency and performance.

Engine Driven Systems

Vanair’s extensive line of Engine Driven Systems is sure to meet your air compressor needs. With their heavy duty, reliable and efficient solutions, Vanair’s systems meet the challenges of any type of robust application such as pavement breaking, paint striping, monument engraving, general air tools and many more.

The Engine Driven Systems range from 18 to 260 CFM air power and up to 175 PSI and are available with gasoline or diesel engines, rotary screw or reciprocating air ends. Vanair’s line of Engine Driven Systems features models with on/off Smart Technology, which saves fuel and reduces noise.

Vanair’s Engine Driven Systems also comes in a trailer or wheeled cart model that provides enough air power to run a 90 lb. jackhammer at half the cost of a 185 tow behind.

Get the best of both worlds with Vanairs Engine Driven Systems that offer both the convenience of portability while maximizing fuel efficiency.

PowerFlex Modular Systems

The PowerFlex series is a powerful and flexible series of engine-driven power systems that keep powering on even with your vehicle turned off.

The PowerFlex series comes in a number of options, so you can select the functionality that fits the requirements of your job as well as your budget. Choose between hydraulics, air compressor, AC generator, or the trifecta of functionality: all three combined in one system.

Vanair’s PowerFlex line offers models with up to 40 CFM at 150 PSI rotary screw air compressor, a 6,800 watt AC generator, a powerful hydraulic pump with up to 13 GPM and 3,000 PSI. The models include lifetime warranty on Air End and a long range of high-end safety features such as low engine oil shut down, alternator failure indicator and hydraulic oil pressure-relief valve.

Vanair’s PowerFlex Modular Systems are a robust solution to supply you with the power you need to get the job done.

Air N Arc® ALL-IN-ONE Power Systems®

If you’re looking for one machine that can do it all, look no further than Vanair’s unbeatable Air N Arc® ALL-IN-ONE Power Systems®. The Air N Arc® ALL-IN-ONE line is unique in the industry as the only system that offers six power sources – all in one lightweight, compact machine.

With a range of configurations to fit your specific needs: welder, generator, rotary screw air compressor, battery booster, battery charger, and hydraulic pump, the Air N Arc® line gives you the flexibility and power to set up a mobile workstation on the back of your truck. Vanair’s ALL-IN-ONE Power Systems® eliminates the need to buy a supplementary hydraulic pump or welder to get the functionality you need on site. A reliable and energy-efficient option to get the job done on the go, these systems increase performance while cutting costs and reducing downtime.

The Air N Arc® line is also offered with cold-weather packages and Vanair air end lifetime warranty.

PTO Underdeck Mobile Power Systems

Vanair’s Underdeck rotary screw compressor systems provide unparalleled flexibility and cost efficiency. The Underdeck systems draw power from your truck’s engine and mount seamlessly and out of sight under your vehicle. This type of design is affordable at half the cost of a tow-behind and offers flexibility and convenience, as it frees up the towing hitch for other pieces of equipment and the truck bed for transportation and storage of essentials for your job.

The Underdeck Mobile Power Systems use a single PTO opening on your truck and are able to provide up to 1000 CFM air power, AC power or hydraulics – or a combination of all three! System options include standard or optimized systems for Ford® or Ram® trucks. Whichever option you choose, each Vanair Underdeck kit is specific to the make and model of your vehicle.

Providing the exceptional power your crew needs to get the job done when and where they need it, Vanair’s Underdeck systems can support a number of applications from pneumatic tools for post pounding to pipe fusion and sewer relining.

Drill Compressor Modules

Vanair’s innovative line of Drill Compressor Modules is your one-stop shop for all your air compressor needs. The versatile, rugged and reliable Drill Compressors are easy to maintain and are available in a wide range of capacities – a compact solution when you have limited space available on your rig.

The Drill Compressor Modules are designed and built to meet the specific requirements and rigorous demands of applications such as water well, geothermal, oil & gas and blasthole drilling. The Drill Compressors can deliver between 100-250psi with a single-stage compressor system and are available with integral shaft drive or hydraulic drive cooling system, hydraulically or engine driven. Vanair’s line of Drill Compressor Modules offer models that are optimized for shallow wells where low pressure and low flow is needed, and models that have enough air and pressure to run a 4-inch hammer drill

Vanair’s Drill Compressor Modules are a powerful and cost-effective solution, designed to get the job done.

Utility Mount Air Compressors

Vanair’s industry-leading line of tier-four compliant, Utility Mount, engine-driven compressors is an innovative solution, designed to get the job done.

The line of Utility Mount Air Compressors come with either a 185CFM Deutz engine or sizes 210 CFM and 260 CFM John Deere engines. The stand-alone, 108mm diameter rotary screw Air Compressors are compact enough to be cross-mounted along the bulkhead on your vehicle and feature a balanced, single-point lifting bail, designed to make installation easy and hassle-free.

Vanair’s Utility Mount Air Compressor models offer a low maintenance, corrosion-resistant canopy that includes fork pockets. All models are equipped with a waterproof eye level and convenient curbside digital control panel that enables the crew to easily access and operate the Air Compressor.

Safety features for Vanair’s Utility Mount Air Compressors include automatic shutdown and protection system, automatic blowdown valve, and a low noise level that is limited to a maximum of 76 dBA at seven metres.

Vanair Utility Mount Air Compressor

Vanair Parts

Vanair parts

Chamco offers a complete range of Vanair OEM replacement parts to make sure we can respond to service calls quickly and efficiently. Vanair’s genuine parts are optimized for their best-in-class products. Using only genuine Vanair parts protects your Vanair system by keeping it in good running condition longer and ensures warranty.

In addition to Vanair’s customized engine and compressor maintenance kits, Chamco also carries all the genuine Vanair parts you’ll need for standard maintenance, including:

  • Generator belt
  • Compressor belt
  • Hydraulic manifold
  • Compressor oil filter
  • Compressor air filter
  • Pressure switch
  • Primary fuel filter

Contact a Chamco representative for more information about specific parts, maintenance kits and pricing.

Vanair Engineered Systems

Using the best available products is the key to success in designing and manufacturing engineered systems that meet our customers’ unique needs. With Vanair’s industry-leading line of Mobile Power Solutions™ including, air compressors, generators, welders, battery boosters and chargers, Chamco is able to design engineered systems that enhance performance, utility and exceed customer expectations.

The combined expertise at Chamco and Vanair ensures that we can engineer an ideal system for our customers no matter the application. The Vanair engineered systems offered by Chamco set themselves apart from the competition by their outstanding durability, flexibility and efficiency.

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From 6 locations across western Canada, we are supply and service Vanair products in the following areas:

British Columbia

Drayton Valley
Fort St. James
Fort St. John
New Westminster

Prince George
Prince Rupert
Sunshine Coast
Vancouver Island


Cold Lake
Fort McMurray
Fort Saskatchewan

Grande Prairie
High Level
Medicine Hat
Peace River
Red Deer

Rocky Mountain House
Slave Lake
St. Paul
Turner Valley
Wood Buffalo

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