New line of air tools from Dewalt

Products Jason Cannon August 18, 2014

Dewalt has introduced a new line of air tools for professionals in automotive markets, including a 1/2 inch Drive Heavy Duty Impact Wrench, 3/8 inch Drive Air Ratchet, 3/8 inch Reversible Drill, Angle Die Grinder, and Palm Sander.

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“The tools are designed with unique features for easy operation and control, to deliver premium performance,” says Rob Ronan, Senior Product Manager. “Features include the things that the automotive and industrial tradesmen are looking for in air tools such as shock-resistant housings, aluminum body designs, one-handed directional switches, high RPMs for heavy-duty fastening, and more.”

The 1/2 inch Drive Impact Wrench delivers 650 ft-lb of max torque for stubborn bolt removal and runs at speeds of 7,500 rpms/1,100 bpm for heavy-duty fastening. An adjustable power regulator provides the ability to switch between full, medium or low power while driving fasteners to help prevent damage to bolts. The full-power reverse switch setting helps to prevent stripping stubborn bolts. Air exhaust is directed away from the user through an exhaust port located in the bottom of the handle. The touch control trigger delivers speed control, and an ergonomic handle with rubber cushion grip for comfort. 

The 3/8 inch Drive Air Ratchet delivers 65 ft-lbs of max torque for high-speed fastening at 160 rpms, and features a light-weight aluminum body design. The Air Ratchet includes a continuous adjustable power regulator which adjusts to control the speed of the tool. The ergonomic handle features a rubber grip for comfort. An adjustable exhaust port rotates 360 degrees and directs air exhaust away from the user. Ratchet speed is controlled by a touch control trigger.

The 3/8 inch Reversible Drill delivers 2,100 rpms for high-speed performance. A Quick-Change Keyless Chuck makes quick work of changing drill bits, and a variable-speed trigger offers optimal control. The ergonomic handle features a rubber grip for comfort. An adjustable exhaust port rotates 360 degrees and directs air exhaust away from the user. An easily accessible one-touch forward/reverse switch offers quick directional changeover.

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The Angle Die Grinder delivers 20,000 rpms for smooth finishing and cutting. The touch control trigger offers optimal control. An adjustable exhaust port rotates 360 degrees and directs air exhaust away from the user. The Grinder comes with 1/4 inch and 1/8 inch collets to accept a wide variety of grinding accessories. An ergonomic handle features a rubber grip for comfort.

The Palm Sander delivers 12,000 rpms for efficient sanding in a lightweight, compact design. The touch control trigger offers optimal control. The cushion grip housing cover provides comfort and control. Hook and loop base makes for quick sandpaper changes.

  • CCE

    I’d get excited if these were all made in the USA or Canada. Article does not tell us where the tools are made. Wasn’t that long ago that DeWalt tools were made here in the USA. And yep – I’d pay more for something made here! Just another line of China tools.