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...
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...
August 20, 2018
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 ...
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...
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 ...
May 28, 2018
Maintenance managers and health and safety executives that learn to protect their workers from Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS) will increase the company productivity, profits and reputation.
April 23, 2018
Pneumatic tools are built for the most intensive usage and are vital players in industrial environments, but their maintenance needs can be easily overlooked. However, the appropriate care of pneumatics tools is key to ensure productivity, meet clien...
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.
January 30, 2018
Getting the job done quickly is for sure the main concern for all tire changing specialists, even more while being on the road. One of the most important things to consider is which tool to use to do the job.
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.
November 28, 2017
An overspeed shut-off device increases operator safety by reducing the risk of accidents.
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.
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...
August 31, 2017
Two options exist today for pneumatic torque wrenches: stall torque tool or shut-off tool, what's the difference?
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...
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...
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.
March 1, 2017
Does your team use handheld power tools, such as industrial impact wrenches or grinders? Check out our 7 tips to reduce their exposure to Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS).
February 9, 2017
The air pressure alone is not enough for your tool’s performance: don’t underestimate the accessories!
February 9, 2017
"A clean air installation guarantees productivity and return on investment."
Damien Feller, Technical Support Expert
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.