Press Release Summary:
FAR7200 3/8 in. Drive Air Ratchet features Power Boost Muffler Bypass System that maximizes air performance. In Quiet Mode, unit achieves 5-50 lbs-ft of torque at 200 rpm. In Open Mode, ratchet bypasses muffler and produces 5-70 lbs-ft of torque at 260 rpm. Motor features ball-bearing components and planetary 3-gear system. Stop Lock Pins help prevent pawl lock-up. Cushioned grip and contoured handle reduce vibration and insulate against high temperatures.
Original Press Release:
Snap-on Launches Most Powerful and Comfortable 3/8
New tool offers two power modes and uses a gear system designed for fluid operation KENOSHA, Wis., June 28, 2002-Snap-on Tools Company has introduced the FAR7200 3/8-inch Drive Air Ratchet to tighten and loosen a range of automotive repair and industrial applications with the most power, precision and comfort. The FAR7200 3/8-inch Drive Air Ratchet features Snap-on's patent-pending Power Boost Muffler Bypass System that maximizes air power performance and allows the ratchet to operate in two different modes. In "Quiet Mode," the unit achieves 5-50 ft. lbs. of torque at 200 rpm and operates with reduced noise levels. In "Open Mode," the FAR7200 bypasses its muffler and produces 5-70 ft. lbs. of torque at 260 rpm for jobs that require maximum power. The tool also features a manual function and provides up to 135 ft. lbs. of torque in this setting. The unit's motor design features ball-bearing components and a high-strength, planetary three-gear system that provides smooth operation. The FAR7200 also has a heavy-duty drive body design that increases the durability of the square drive. Patented Stop Lock Pins help prevent pawl lock-up. The FAR7200 is ergonomically designed with a cushioned grip and contoured handle to reduce vibration, insulate against high temperatures and increase technicians' comfort. The grip handle is made of a soft, chemical-resistant Alcyrn® elastomer material that provides resistance to chemicals and superior grip. The FAR7200 weighs only three pounds and contains an oversized selector knob for easy control. Customers and technicians can find out more about the FAR7200 3/8-inch Drive Air Ratchet by contacting their local Snap-on representative, 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 the transportation service, industrial, government, education, agricultural, and other commercial applications, including construction and electrical. Products are sold through its franchisee dealer van, distributor channels and company direct sales, including snapon.com. Founded in 1920, Snap-on is a $2+ billion, S&P 500 company headquartered in Kenosha, Wis., and employs approximately 13,500 worldwide.