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Sunday, 9 January 2011
Some basic conceptions about air tools
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If you want to make sure that your air tools are giving you the best there is, you need to take good care of the air tools. You should control the pressure level of your air tool while you’re using it. It could help you make use of a smart needle air gauge. Try and consult the instructions or guidelines provided by the manufacturer so you have clear idea on the ideal PSI level before using the tools.

Some manufacturers are selling their own line of air-powered tools. You could get these tools in stores all across the US. All manufacturers have their own website. So you could contact them for buying your desired air tools or air tool parts. Take the instances of the impact wrenches that make use of pneumatic power for twisting on massive and heavy lugs onto the wheel rims or on other parts. You could also find 3/8-in butterfly impact wrenches which are equipped with aluminum housing. They can operate at an impressively high speed of 10,000RPM. Many of these tools can bring you 75 ft-lbs of torque. They’re a little more than 6 inches long and weigh 2 lbs.

You could also buy Air Ratchets that produce 45 ft-lbs of torque with 170RPM at 90lbs per sq. in. (PSI). Try to find a smart a ridged handle that allows users to better control it. Some smart models also come with aluminum and/or steel housing. These things are almost 9 inches in length and can weight a little under 3 lbs. These things make use of 3/8-in hose. They come with an air consumption level of 4 CFT feet/minute (CFM).

You could also consider buying Air Hammers. They are amazing air-powered hammers producing 3000 strikes each minute @ 90PSI. Air Hammers come with built-in regulators, which give them additional control with the air consumption level of around 5 CFM. These things come with 11/16th in. of bore diameter and a stroke length of 2.6 inches, a total length of 6.9 inches and a weight of 3.5 lbs. Or take the instance of Die Grinders, which are hi-impact air tools which are used for grinding down different types of materials like metal parts. These are special die grinders with safety throttle levers and a special rear exhaust system. Some tools are equipped with built-in regulators. See if they have ball bearing construction too, as this type of air tool parts can add more to the stability of your air tools. However, if you buy a die grinder, buy something that spins @ 22,000RPM and is 6.75 in. long.

You could also buy special Utility Cutoff Tools. These air tools can be used for cutting metal parts. Cutoff tools should come with a special metal guard and an integrated regulator. This should be coupled with a suitable safety throttle lever and a special ball bearing construction. But don’t forget to check whether the cutoff tool has a rear exhaust system that blows of the debris. If you want a standard cutter, buy something that features a speed level of 20,000RPM.

Then again, you should also wear goggles as you use air tools – some air tools really can get troublesome if things go wrong. The US Bureau of Labor Statistics recently confirmed that automotive technicians sometimes make use of their cutting edge air tools. Over time, auto engines will get more sophisticated and the job of mechanics tend to delves more into higher-level technology. That’s why industrial strength tools are required and air tools can serve just right on this regard. Unlike the traditional and less efficient electrical tools, air tools can excel in all respects.

Posted by airtools at 1:41 AM EST
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