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September 30, 2019

Calibration process is a vital step in ensuring tools are working as they should be, giving correct readings, providing a safe working environment for end-users, and ensuring that companies are upholding their legal obligations. However, calibration ...

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August 26, 2019

Have you found that your pneumatic tool is underpowered or not running as expected? Well, it could all come down to your air line accessories and/or connection, rather than the tool itself. It’s worth quickly checking your air line installation – a s...

expert article - air line accessories selection - overview

August 15, 2019

The era of "muscle cars" began more than a half-century ago, but its spirit and its cars live on through enthusiasts nationwide. This year, Chicago Pneumatic supported the largest of the Blue Oval Club's shows, the Eureka Springs Mustang Days in Eure...

Blue Oval Club

July 22, 2019

With the right tool, drill bit and speed, virtually any material can be drilled. Whether you’re drilling through composite material or hardened steel for an oil and gas or metal-working application, the drill’s speed has the most impact on the qualit...

expert article - drilling speed - overview

June 25, 2019

We often get asked this age-old question: “Should I choose pneumatic or electric power tools?” Many users believe that one tool technology is best for everyone and every application. But that’s just not true.

expert article - Pneumatic or Electric - overview

May 27, 2019

Making your workplace as safe as possible to minimize the risk of accidents is one of your highest priorities. Here are some best practices you can take to improve safety when using pneumatic tools, while also decreasing your company’s total cost of ...

expert article - how to limit risks using grinders - overview

April 23, 2019

Follow our 3 simple steps to make sure your air line installation is providing the right pressure and that your accessories selection is correct.

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March 24, 2019

Your tool stalls or is not working to its expected performance and you find yourself asking ‘why is my angle grinder spinning too slowly?’, or ‘why has my pneumatic grinder stopped working?’, read on.

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March 8, 2019

ref text Chicago Pneumatic has introduced a new powerful ½” impact wrench for vehicle service specialists. Built upon the heritage of the successful previous model, the CP7748 has been designed to offer operators unparalleled levels of power, comfort...

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January 17, 2019

Air compressors are essential to your business, but they can also become a safety hazard when used improperly. Reading your owner’s manual and following all proper safety precautions before use is vital in keeping your compressor in great, working co...

Maintenance Expert Corner

November 20, 2018

Working on roadside assistance jobs can be challenging to provide the same high-quality results as you do the job in the workshop. Here are some tips to do your job quickly and efficiently, while ensuring safety and productivity.

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October 30, 2018

Chicago Pneumatic launches its next generation ¾” impact wrench for use in MRO, general mechanic and medium and heavy vehicle repair applications. The new CP7769 version is more compact, ergonomic and seven per cent lighter than its predecessor helpi...

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October 15, 2018

Pneumatic impact wrenches were originally meant for loosening stubborn nuts and bolts. However, nowadays mechanics use impact wrenches for tightening bolts too, for example on wheels, so they can do their jobs faster, with more efficiency, and increa...

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September 17, 2018

Power tools are a key to productivity in the oil & gas or the metal working industry. Maintenance and production tasks must be carried out efficiently, however intensive use of vibrating power tools, such as grinders, can expose operators to Hand Arm...

What can I do to limit vibrations for the operator? What solution exist on the market to reduce grinder’s vibrations?

July 16, 2018

Providing a safe working environment for operators is essential, especially when using pneumatic tools and compressed air. If there is a failure in the air network and the hose is not adequately clamped, the resulting whiplash could be devastating. F...

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July 6, 2018

If you have never bought a rotary screw air compressor before; do the following. Add up the air consumption of all the equipment at your shop. That will be the amount of air your desired compressor should provide.

Expert Corner first time

July 6, 2018

Understanding the benefits. Many factories and industries rely on air compressors for material handling, for spray painting and for use with machine tools. Rotary screw air compressors are the most popular type for these jobs; mainly because they ...

Which Rotary Screw

June 25, 2018

There is no industry standard to measuring and reporting on torque values, and torque is presented differently by tool manufacturers. The various methods of measuring torque have ultimately led to much confusion amongst tool users as to which values ...

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May 30, 2018

Cars aren’t the only thing that move fast the industrial tool sector. Consumer demand for lighter, safer, more powerful tools drives new product technology that must adapt at an accelerated pace. It’s also why Chicago Pneumatic sales, marketing, and ...

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March 29, 2018

Professional Distributor, a magazine serving the automotive tool and equipment distribution channel, offers this month best practices on torque tools, highlighting some important information on recommending the right tool to end users.

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March 26, 2018

The importance of wheel tightening is often overlooked, but an incorrectly fitted wheel can have serious consequences on the safety of a vehicle and its passengers.

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February 27, 2018

Want to show off all your hard work and be featured on the Chicago Pneumatic website and social media pages?

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December 14, 2017

FRL units ensure the air quality for your tools, optimizing tools performance and lifespan. Discover 4 things to consider when buying a Filter Regulator Lubricator.

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December 11, 2017

The new Chicago Pneumatic CP825C series is a range of composite air ratchets, ¼” and 3/8”, meant to upgrade our existing CP825 series. Offering high accessibility to tight spaces such as motor engine comportments as well as high speed for fast rundow...

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November 7, 2017

On top of the load applied by the operator on the tool (the feed force), one of the key factors impacting greatly the time taken to complete the grinding job, is the tool’s capacity to run the chosen abrasive at the right speed.

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October 26, 2017

Thinking of pneumatic grinders, most of the professionals in industries such as metal working, fabrication, foundries & casting plants or even shipbuilding, would only consider the type of abrasive wheels when choosing their tool, which is not en...

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October 15, 2017

The CP3330 and CP3340 series are ideal for various applications in metal-working, fabrication, foundries and casting plants, shipbuilding and oil and gas applications.

CP3330-SALAVAD - 6151609220 / CP3330-SALAVADE - 6151609250

October 5, 2017

Chicago Pneumatic is now offering an ALL-IN-ONE solution to renew yellow headlights for light and heavy vehicles, our CP 7205-HLRK Headlight Repair Kit.

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September 19, 2017

Chicago Pneumatic Tools has been given a starring role in a new episode of TV series Wicked Inventions. The pop science series looks at the way items are invented, manufactured and used to change the world around us.

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August 25, 2017

Chicago Pneumatic launches its new ergonomic seat solution, the CP87029 Ergoseat, to be used for tire changing and general mechanics in workshops or on roadside assistance. This very simple solution fits both medium and heavy vehicles.

CP87029 - ErgoSeat - 8941087029

August 21, 2017

An impact wrench is a socket wrench power tool designed to deliver a high-torque output with minimal exertion by the user. It stores energy in a rotating mass, accelerated by the motor, to then deliver it suddenly to the output shaft (the anvil), cre...

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July 11, 2017

On June 28, 2017, Chicago Pneumatic Tool Co. opened a new tool showroom for customers and distributors at their Rock Hill location. The space spans 12,000 square feet featuring tools for numerous industries from automobile vehicle service to industri...

CP Tools Showroom in US

July 6, 2017

Chicago Pneumatic launches its first compact and robust pneumatic nutrunner, the CP66 series, perfect for flange-related and other bolting applications in the oil & gas, power generation, and wind energy industries. It also provides a more durable, p...

Nutrunner CP6613 - 6151800090 or 6151800120 with pack

July 4, 2017

Chicago Pneumatic is launching two new lightweight and powerful impact wrenches for heavy vehicle tire changing applications in workshops or for roadside assistance.

CP7783-6 - 8941077836

March 31, 2017

The Chicago Pneumatic CP872 aluminum die grinder, built to excel in daily maintenance and auto body shop applications, is ideal for surface preparation, auto body. Designed for applications like chamfering, weld seam or rust removal on frames and bod...

T025373 - Collet (Die) Grinder?Vehicle Service & Maintenance, Repair, and Operations (MRO) markets

March 20, 2017

A torque wrench is a tool used to control and apply a specific torque to a fastener such as a bolt or a nut. It is a fundamental element in general mechanics, tire changing operations and industrial maintenance & repair industries, to ensure customer...

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March 17, 2017

Manufacturers specify the right tightening value for every fastener on a vehicle. This is for a reason: SAFETY, not only for the driver but also for the passengers, and anyone that will come across the vehicle.

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February 9, 2017

"A clean air installation guarantees productivity and return on investment." Damien Feller, Technical Support Expert

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February 8, 2017

The latest edition of Wind Energy Network magazine has featured our distributor Torque Solutions Ltd who is now carrying our full range of solutions for the renewal energy market. From impact wrenches to hydraulic bolting solutions, they are now abl...

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November 16, 2016 - November 18, 2016

This year’s Fabtech show will feature new additions to Chicago Pneumatic’s line of industrial tools. These include new powerful screwdrivers, reversible drills, and durable steel clutch housed impact wrenches. In addition, visitors will again have ...

FABTECH

September 6, 2016

We are delighted to have won this year the Innovation Awards from Professional Tools & Equipment (PTEN) magazine for our new best in class CP7737 compact angle impact wrench. This unique ultra-compact & lightweight design, already approved by our cus...

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June 28, 2016

Chicago Pneumatic Tools is the proud sponsor of FreestyleMX.com Inc, the longest running FMX Tour in the world. In addition to the FMX tour, Chicago Pneumatic Tools, would also like to welcome MB Motorsports to the family!

Chicago Pneumatic Tools is Proud Sponsor of FreeStyleMX

June 20, 2016

Following its Tools for Colleges initiative in February, Chicago Pneumatic has made a visit to each of the five colleges that received tools to see first-hand what they thought.

Following up college support

May 10, 2016

At Chicago Pneumatic, all is about People. Passion. Performance. And so it is for Szabo Istvan and Miklos Laszlo, two self-made drivers belonging to the Romanian Hell Drift Team. We are very proud to support this team, and help them to rock the finis...

CP Tools Sponsorship in Eastern Europe

May 9, 2016

Carl Klinkenborg owner of Beetlebank, takes time out from his busy schedule of refurbishing air-cooled Volkswagens to evaluate the new CP75 Series grinders, designed specifically for the Industrial / MRO and Automotive markets.

Carl from Beetlebank tests the CP75 Series Grinder

January 24, 2016

Whether you need to lift a classic car or a 60-ton truck or even a bus, to work both quickly and safely, you need to have the right equipment. Here is the 6-step guide to make the right choice.

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January 19, 2016

Chicago Pneumatic has opened new offices in Varyap Plaza, Istanbul, Turkey. The company is expanding its presence in the country with a new 300 m2 Customer Center to better meet the needs of distributors and customers across many industries.

New offices in Turkey

May 30, 2017

It is simple, really. You have work to do, customers to serve. CP is there to help you get the job done, without compromise.

July 23, 2019

"When originally sized for an air compressor, I was told to purchase a Piston compressor. Little did I know how LOUD the machine would be. Also, it wasn't meant to keep up with the demand of my growing shop. "

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July 18, 2019

From the cutting to the grinding and polishing, compressed air is critical for any granite shop. Shops rely heavily on the compressed air system to assist in a variety of operation processes. Many day-to-day processes in the granite industry require ...

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August 14, 2019

Use parts that were specifically designed for your compressor to keep it running like it should

Chicago Pneumatic spare parts

August 14, 2019

Regular service and the right parts can assist in extending the lifetime of your compressor. No matter what part of North America you are running your production from, you can rely on genuine spare parts to keep your compressor working efficiently.

August 14, 2019

When you are in need of a compressor that provides zero risk of contamination our oil-free compressors provide the perfect solution. Our oil-free compressors can be used for a wide range of industries around North America who need 100% oil-free air.

August 16, 2019

Screw compressors provides the solution when a constant demand for air is required. Using a rotary screw element, air is efficiently compressed in a stable flow. We offer two types: variable speed drive and fixed speed drive screw compressors.

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August 16, 2019

We offer reliable air treatment solutions for compressed air systems to all businesses around Australia. Our solutions are both easy to operate and easy to maintain to give you peace of mind regarding your compressed air system.

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August 14, 2019

Used in applications where compressed air requirements are low, Chicago Pneumatic piston compressors are available in many versions, making them suited to any production activity. Mobile, low or high-pressure, on-frame or vessel-mounted, they are des...

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August 16, 2019

90% of the compressed air installations need more than just a compressor. Total solutions save you money & space. Explore our total solutions for your business.

Total Solution CP

August 15, 2019

An air compressor is a big purchase for any business. It is visibly important to properly maintain the air compressor and filter elements to protect that investment. An unclean air or oil filter causes the compressor to run less efficiently.

Dispose of oil and oil filter

August 22, 2019

The air dyer is one of the most ignored cooler in the system. A dirty condenser will cause water in the lines, or worse it will cause complete dryer failure.

Expert Corner Dryer

September 12, 2019

A variable speed compressor is not for every application. VSD rotary screw compressors need to be ran in a location that is in need of 24/7 compressed air and has a changing demand on the amount of air needed. If your compressed air needs are constan...

Why a Chicago Pneumatic VSD Expert Corner

September 13, 2019

Most air compressors require constant oil lubrication to prevent friction on the pistons or screws and other moving parts. To make sure your air compressor is running efficiently, it is important to check your oil level regularly and to know how much...

Lubricant and compressor

September 13, 2019

As you know, compressed air filters protect your machine from dirt, dust, oil, and water. These contaminants are extremely common in the areas you would find a compressed air system and will wear down your machine if not properly filtered out.

Dispose of oil and oil filter

September 12, 2019

The oil in your air compressor works hard to keep your machine running smoothly. Lubricant is pulled from the sump and processed through the oil cooler to reduce the inlet temperature of the oil before being injected into the compressor air end. It t...

Oil in compressor tank Expert Corner

September 12, 2019

Have you heard of the term "Total Air Solutions"? A total air solution means everything that goes with the compressor for your business’s air system. 90% of companies require more than just an air compressor. With Chicago Pneumatic, we offer total so...

Total Solution Expert Corner

September 13, 2019

There are many things to consider during the selection process of an air compressor for your business. Most important, determining the proper size of the compressor to match your operational needs.

Expert Corner- Small Compressor

September 13, 2019

Air compressor leaks are very common in all applications, but can be very costly and difficult to find. On average, 20-30% of the compressed air used in a manufacturing plant is wasted as leaked air. Finding and fixing these leaks can save your busin...

Two Compressors Expert Corner

September 13, 2019

Many individuals may decide to opt for a completely oil-free solution, with the use of a scroll compressor or water injected screw compressor.

Food and Beverage Expert Corner

September 13, 2019

When moisture in your air compressor isn't removed correctly at generation, it could travel through your air lines and leaves you with unexpected troubles. It is, however, quite simple to prevent such issues.

Expert Corner Dryer

September 13, 2019

Don’t be alarmed if you find oil in your air compressor tank. Actually, all rotary screw compressors pass trace amounts of oil carryover in the Compressed air. The question is how much is the normal amount of oil in my compressor tank?

Oil in compressor tank Expert Corner

January 10, 2019

Want to help build things that last? We’re not just talking about tools and compressors. Think ships, planes, skyscrapers, highways, dams ... the list goes on and on.

May 30, 2017

Chicago Pneumatic’s dedication to the general and heavy industries spans decades.

WETZEL CP3019 satisfied customer

October 10, 2017

Since its foundation in the United States in 1901, Chicago Pneumatic has truly gone global. From helping build many of America’s landmarks to our current international presence, Chicago Pneumatic has always emphasized local service to build our glob...

December 22, 2017

The last piece of the puzzle is our Engineering Support Department (ESD), the team that manages the product’s entire life from launch to obsolescence. They are an integral part of our continuous product improvement as they learn everyday from the fie...

Chicago Pneumatic research and Development team

December 22, 2017

To transfer a simple idea into innovation requires vision and determination. Engineers that put forward an idea must prove its worth and share its vision at every stage of its development. They have to be able to question themselves at any time: wil...

Chicago Pneumatic research and Development team

December 22, 2017

Our mechanical engineers are involved at every step of product development. They are the people who will make sure that all the pieces designed for the product will fit together precisely and will work perfectly.

December 22, 2017

Different types of simulation exist and are used by our team to improve our product development. 3D design is the best way to predict product behaviors quickly and easily.

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December 22, 2017

Our products are designed and engineered based on our customers’ needs and challenges. We strive to innovate and improve our products to make our customers’ lives easier and more comfortable every day.

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December 15, 2017

May 30, 2017

See Corporate News and Partner News for press releases about the CP Brand initiatives and business development. Product News and Application Stories for information about the latest CP innovations.

October 12, 2018

What if you could combine the performance of air tools with the mobility of cordless? That is exactly what CP is bringing to automotive and maintenance professionals. The new CP battery-powered tools offer the highest level of power and torque. Desig...

CP Cordless Tools / Industrial Maintenance application pictures / MRO

February 22, 2018

There comes a time when the best-known products go beyond the standard they set to become must-have Classics. Chicago Pneumatic is Proud to Bring Together the Tools You Already Know: The Classic Range. For decades, these Classic Chicago Pneumatic pr...

August 30, 2017

In response to user demand and market trends for smaller, lighter tools, Chicago Pneumatic is launching its most compact and lightweight air tools for the automotive aftermarket. Our ultra-compact range is ideal for use inside the vehicle and engine ...

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August 30, 2017

Chicago Pneumatic has launched a new series of air hydraulic jacks, extending its workshop equipment range for professional vehicle maintenance customers. The CP85XXX range of high quality, high lifting capacity air hydraulic jacks are perfect for ti...

December 15, 2017

Full product catalog and technical literature always at hand, even without internet

CP ToolBox is an App from Chicago Pneumatic Power Tools

August 17, 2018

The whole Chicago Pneumatic Tools catalog in just one click

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December 15, 2017

With eConnect place and track your orders for tools & original spare parts, anytime, anywhere.

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December 15, 2017

A unique source of live information “in the cloud”

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February 28, 2018

Direct access to CP Tools application photos, and product images usable for your catalogs through our online Multimedia Gallery.

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December 15, 2017

Exclusive monthly short eNewsletter to know more about Chicago Pneumatic Tools business.

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December 12, 2018

Making life easy for our partners is a goal we strive to meet in all aspects of the business! This extranet is going to help you every day in finding and sharing useful information. First you can register yourself, and we will send you personal acc...

December 15, 2017

The CP Cloud is an extranet dedicated to the CP Tools distributor network, it has been designed to easily share high-value information and interact with our partners.

June 4, 2017

Where can I get the exploded view of my tool? How do I access the Chicago Pneumatic Online Catalog? Find the answers to all your questions in our FAQ.

June 19, 2017

Find here all valuable information that will help you get the best from your tools and protect the users.

June 7, 2018

Need spare parts? Order Online 24/7

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June 7, 2017

Our Chicago Pneumatic Kits provide you with all the spare parts you will need for the most common maintenance and repair operations, and it comes all in one box.

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July 9, 2018

Find your required spare parts and catalogues for construction equipment using our online platform.

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July 10, 2019

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March 19, 2019

Chicago Pneumatic people are experienced in air tool technology and aim at delivering the best advice to our customers, to make sure they do the right tool choice for their application.

June 4, 2017

Contact us today for a quote or for more information on any of our products and services.

September 18, 2018

What if you could combine the performance of air tools with the mobility of cordless? That is exactly what CP is bringing to automotive and maintenance professionals. The new CP battery-powered tools offer a new level of power and torque. Designed t...

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March 28, 2018

Chicago Pneumatic Tools offers hundreds of quality air tools designed for a wide range of maintenance and production applications: impact wrenches, ratchet wrenches, screwdrivers, drills, grinders, sanders and polishers, percussive and cutting tools,...

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September 18, 2018

Chicago Pneumatic Tools offers hundreds of quality air tools designed for the specific needs of the automotive aftermarket industry: impact wrenches, ratchet wrenches, drills, grinders, sanders and polishers, cutting tools, and a whole lot more.

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June 7, 2018

Stay up-to-date and download the latest Chicago Pneumatic catalogs and brochures. From application catalogs (vehicle service, MRO, mining, heavy machinery, industry, accessories, and many more) to product-related brochures, quickly get the documentat...

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August 19, 2019

Since the introduction of Chicago Pneumatic tools in 1901, CP has sought to meet and anticipate customer needs with an ever-growing range of tools. Today the Chicago Pneumatic range includes more than 500 products, many of which have been industry-l...

May 30, 2017

Answering CP industrial customers' expectation, we are introducing a new Oil and Gas and Petrochemical brochure combining the best selection of CP industrial tools, CP pneumatic tools as well as Titan hydraulic bolting solutions and accessories.

May 30, 2017

Chicago Pneumatic focuses on all the maintenance, repairs and refurbishing operations of the mining and construction heavy machinery.

May 30, 2017

Find and download the latest versions of our accessories catalogues.

April 6, 2018

June 16, 2017

August 13, 2019

Today the Chicago Pneumatic range includes more than 500 products, many of which have been industry-leading in their innovative way of solving your everyday challenges. The inspiration behind our innovations? You.

October 11, 2017

The simplest ergonomic seat with the best price/quality ratio

CP87029 - ErgoSeat - 8941087029

April 25, 2018

ASIA 7.5mm / Max air flow capacity 36 cfm - 17 l/s (Delta 7.2 psi / 0.5 bar) Economical air flow 23.3 cfm - 11 l/s (Delta 2.9 psi / 0.2 bar)

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April 25, 2018

EF COUPLING - ISO 6150B 8mm / Max air flow capacity 91 cfm - 43 l/s (Delta 7.2 psi / 0.5 bar) Economical air flow 57 cfm - 27 l/s (Delta 2.9 psi / 0.2 bar)

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April 25, 2018

EF COUPLING - ISO6150B 11mm / Max air flow capacity 162 cfm - 76.5 l/s (Delta 7.2 psi /0.5 bar) Economical air flow 110 cfm - 52 l/s (Delta 2.9 psi / 0.2 bar)

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April 25, 2018

Economical air flow 48.7 cfm - 23 l/s (Delta 2.9 psi (0.2 bar)) EF COUPLING - ASIA 7.5mm / Max air flow capacity 72 cfm - 34 l/s (Delta 7.2 psi / 0.5 bar)

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April 25, 2018

Economical air flow 23.3 cfm - 11 l/s (Delta 2.9 psi / 0.2 bar) EF COUPLING - ISO 6150B 6mm / Max air flow capacity 36 cfm - 16.7 l/s (Delta 7.2 psi / 0.5 bar)

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June 7, 2017

Our regular inspection visits will provide accurate machine diagnostics and exact recommendations to keep your machinery as productive as possible.

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July 6, 2018

Compact & Durable

Impact Wrench / 8941076200 / Vehicle Service & Maintenance, Repair, and Operations (MRO) markets

June 7, 2017

The best choice to extend the life of your equipment and eliminate the risk of costly breakdowns.

Original parts

June 7, 2017

Take your machinery to the next level with our latest solutions and technologies.

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June 7, 2017

Our original filters are the best way to ensure quality

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June 7, 2017

Service Plan provides scheduled service options that will match the precise needs of your machine.

Customer Support plan

June 7, 2017

Chicago Pneumatic Overhauls can offer your machinery a new lease on life by returning your equipment to its original high-quality performance standards.

Customer Support plan

June 7, 2017

Original lubricants are the best way to protect your machine investment, by both maximizing uptime and by improving the resale value of your equipment.

For portable equipment (APE)

April 25, 2018

High Performance Battery

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