Press Release Summary:
ProtoÂ® Ratchet, offered in Â¼, 3/8, and Â½ in. drive sizes, features 10.5 or 15 in. long, contoured handle with knurled bands for slip resistance. Built to guard against ingress of fine dust and retain lubrication, pear head has sealed design that encloses 45-tooth gear mechanism. Gears maintain 8Â° articulation angle, and low-profile reversing lever facilitates one-handed operation. Full-polish, double nickel chrome plating protects against corrosion.
Original Press Release:
Stanley Proto Introduces The Proto® Ratchet
This new tool combines a compact head with outstanding torque carrying capacity.
The new Proto® Ratchet will earn its keep anywhere that technicians need to turn fasteners in tight spaces, including the aerospace and high-tech industries. This precision tool packs ease of use and high torque carrying capacity into a compact design. It includes a small pear head that encloses a 45 tooth gear mechanism; the gears provide high torque-carrying capacity while maintaining an 8 degree articulation angle.
The ratchet's low-profile reversing lever makes it easy to use with one hand. A contoured, easy-to-grip handle features knurled bands for increased slip resistance.
The head has a patent pending sealed design that keeps fine dust from penetrating the internal components. The seal also helps keep lubrication inside the head, where it belongs. Full-polish, double nickel chrome plating provides corrosion protection to the outside of the tool. The tool is also available in a black oxide finish.
The Proto ratchet comes in 1/4", 3/8" and 1/2" drive sizes. Where users require more leverage, they can get the 1/2" drive with a 15" long handle, instead of the standard 10.5" version. The tool is field repairable with an optional repair kit. Manufactured to ASME specifications, the ratchet offers the standard Proto® limited lifetime warranty.
Professionals worldwide prefer Stanley® Proto® Industrial Tools for their outstanding quality, durability, and dependability. Developed according to strict ergonomic standards, they offer enhanced shock absorption and reduced slip, as well as designs that let professional users work faster and easier. Markets including auto-manufacturing plants, steel and airplane manufacturing, chemical plants, refineries, general manufacturing, transportation, and fleet maintenance for trucking, transit, and aircraft. For more information call 800-800-TOOL, or go to www.stanleyproto.com.
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