When choosing an air compressor, one of the issues for consideration is the application. For occasional use, Direct Drive compressors will be adequate for most jobs. All direct drive air compressors have the motor directly attached to the pump unit and can be both lubricated and oil free. Oil free air compressors are very popular with the keen DIY enthusiast, as these compressors are low maintenance. Draper Tools stock a variety of direct drive compressor sizes, ranging from 1.5L through to 100L, within these sizes are highly portable oil-free compressors and standard direct drive compressors.