Air Ratchet maneuvers with flex head.

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With flex head that pivots 45° in both directions, 3/8 in. square-drive Blue-Point® Air Ratchet AT714 utilizes Cobra Head design. Tool delivers up to 40 lb-ft of torque for driving/loosening threaded bolts in hard-to-reach places. It accommodates 3/8 in. socket heads plus extension bars, universal joints, and socket adapters. Additional offerings include molded, ergonomic handle grip, continuously variable throttle control, and max free speed of 200 rpm.


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New Snap-on® Air Ratchet Offers 45-Degree Flex Head for Greater Accessibility and Ease of Use

KENOSHA, Wis., Apr. 14, 2003 - With a flex head that pivots 45 degrees in both directions, the new 3/8-inch square drive Blue-Point® Air Ratchet from Snap-on Tools Company gives professional tool users optimum maneuverability, power and operating comfort. The new AT714 Air Ratchet features Blue-Point's exclusive "Cobra Head" design, enabling users to pivot the ratchet head a full 45 degrees up or down to deliver up to 40 foot pounds of torque for driving or loosening threaded bolts in hard-to-reach places. In addition to accommodating 3/8-inch socket heads, the new air ratchet also works with suitable extension bars, universal joints and socket adapters to increase its range of utility for a variety of applications. A focus on user comfort is evident in the AT714 Air Ratchet's design. Besides the flex head, the tool features a molded, ergonomic handle grip for maximum comfort and control. The pneumatic ratchet weighs 3.35 pounds and is 10.6 inches in length. A continuously variable throttle control allows users to easily operate the AT714 Air Ratchet through a torque range of up to 40 foot pounds. The maximum free speed of the unit's air motor is 200 RPM. The tool accepts compressed air at pressures up to 90 PSIG, and consumes an average of 2.5 cubic feet of air per minute. The AT714 Air Ratchet's performance meets all industry standards for safety and sound emissions. The tool is covered by a one-year limited manufacturer's warranty. Customers can find out more about the AT714 Air Ratchet by contacting their local Snap-on representatives, visiting www.snapon.com or calling 877-762-7662. Snap-on Tools Company is a subsidiary of Snap-on Incorporated, a leading global developer, manufacturer and marketer of tool and equipment solutions for professional tool users. Product lines include hand and power tools, diagnostics and shop equipment, tool storage products, diagnostics software and other solutions for transportation service, industrial, government, education, agricultural and other commercial applications, including construction and electrical. Products are sold through its franchisee dealer vans, distributor channels and company direct sales, including snapon.com. Founded in 1920, Snap-on Tools is a $2+ billion, S&P 500 company headquartered in Kenosha, Wis., and employs approximately 13,100 worldwide.

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