Air Tools Product Spotlight

Feb. 1, 2010
Kaeser Compressors The KPB series of ergonomic paving breakers from Kaeser Compressors are available in 50-, 60- and 90-pound models. These air tools

Kaeser Compressors

The KPB series of ergonomic paving breakers from Kaeser Compressors are available in 50-, 60- and 90-pound models. These air tools are designed to reduce fatigue and increase productivity. The units come equipped with integral noise mufflers to reduce noise pollution and the risk of hearing loss. A variety of tool steels such as chisels, points, asphalt cutters or ground rod drivers are available to handle specific applications.
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General Equipment

The MDF35 long-reach air tool is designed for a variety of applications including the removal of floor tile, mastics, adhesives and general concrete as well as stripping material build-ups. The MDF35 uses an internal valving mechanism that allows the piston to deliver increased kinetic energy per blow. Weighing 18.5 pounds and equipped with a 60-inch whip hose, the MDF35 requires a flow rate of 11 cfm at 90 psi and produces 3,100 blows per minute.
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Porta-Nails introduces the Portamatic Evolution 418A flooring cleat nailer designed for the installation of 3/8- to 5/8-inch engineered and solid wood flooring, including bamboo flooring. It works with 1¼-inch or 1½-inch 18-gauge L-type barbed flooring cleat nails. The 418A features a compact ergonomic design that allows the user to get closer to the end walls, and a wide-profile, fully adjustable shoe base for increased stability and accurate configuration to varying floor thicknesses.
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Ditch Witch

Ditch Witch introduces a new line of pneumatic piercing tools — Pierce Airrow II — which are designed to perform short-to medium-range compaction boring projects, pipe ramming and pushing, and pipe pulling. The seven models range from 2.25 to 4.25 inches in diameter with or without threaded heads, and are constructed of single-piece, Aircraft-quality steel that contains high amounts of nickel and is heat-treated for durability. Optional equipment for Pierce Airrow II piercing tools include nose expanders and replaceable heads that increase the diameter of the bore hole, and clamp-on rear extenders and tail adaptors for pulling in PVC pipe or other material behind the tool.
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CS Unitec

The CSH 150 pneumatic cut-off saw is designed for wet or dry cutting of concrete, reinforced concrete, asphalt, masonry, steel and other tough materials. Designed for contractors, municipalities, industrial plant maintenance and more, its maximum blade capacity of 18 inches allows a 7-inch depth of cut. The CSH-150 gear-driven saw is 9.5 hp, consuming 92 cfm at 90 psi. It weighs 28 pounds and accepts either diamond or abrasive blades.
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DeWalt offers its heavy-duty, gas-wheeled portable compressors for residential construction applications. The gas-wheeled portable compressors are built with long-life cast iron pumps, which offer low oil consumption for increased durability. The units are designed with DeWalt pumps that produce 150 maximum psi for longer tool run time.
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Kent Demolition Tools

The Redline Series of pneumatic hand tools feature drop-forged construction, and Teflon/graphite packing provides cooler operation, needs no adjustment and seals out dirt. The KCB Series incorporates four-bolt, ergonomically designed handles for operator comfort and rigid connection to the cylinder. The rock drills feature swivel air inlets, four pawl construction for positive rotation and automatic oilers.
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Edco's air-powered chisel scaler is designed for work on construction sites, rehab and repair jobs, manufacturing facilities, marinas, chemical and power plants. The chisel scaler removes vinyl and ceramic tile, pool deck coatings, roof shingles, hardened food deposits, fiberglass and other manufacturing buildups. Requiring only 8 cfm of air at 90 psi, Edco's ergonomic chisel scaler allows operators to stand up straight, reducing operating fatigue and increasing production rates.
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