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Florida Pneumatic releases the AIRCAT VIBROTHERM DRIVE Composite 1/2” x 2” Extended Anvil Impact Wrench

July 31, 2020
The 1178-VXL-2 provides 950 ft-lb maximum torque and 1,300 ft-lb of loosening torque.

Florida Pneumatic Manufacturing Corporation released the AIRCAT VIBROTHERM DRIVE Composite 1/2” x 2” Extended Anvil Impact Wrench, No. 1178-VXL-2. The 1178-VXL-2 features VIBROTHERM technology; this hammer mechanism reduces vibration levels up to 40 percent and increases the life of the hammer mechanism by 50 percent, the company says. The low weight design (4.7 lbs) produces 950 ft-lb of maximum torque (1,300 loosening torque) and is designed for tire service and repair, heavy duty maintenance, and off road vehicle service.

Features of the AIRCAT VIBROTHERM DRIVE Composite 1/2” x 2” Extended Anvil Impact Wrench, No. 1178-VXL-2:

  • Provides 950 ft-lb maximum torque and 1,300 ft-lb of loosening torque
  • 1/2” by 2” extended anvil is designed for heavy duty tire work
  • VIBROTHERM DRIVE impact wrenches incorporate the patented AIRCAT design impact wrench mechanism
  • The new mechanism reduces vibration levels by 30-40 percent and increases the life of the mechanism by 50 percent, the company says
  • 7,500 RPM free speed
  • Positive power-to-weight ratio
  • Rubber handle grip and rubberized trigger inserts for comfort
  • Friction-ring socket retainer for positive socket retention
  • Investment in tooling, materials, and the housing triple injection molding process enables AIRCAT to produce quality cosmetic designs

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