Cordless Impactool incorporates quick-change hex.

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Weighing 2.7 lb, IQv(TM) Series Model W040 ¼ in. quick-change Impactool(TM) features variable speed trigger and electrical brake for optimal torque control. It delivers 40 lb-ft max torque, preventing users from stripping bolts and damaging nuts. Along with all-metal hammer case, product features metal-supported, composite housing that withstands exposure to fluids and chemicals in harsh environments. Tool accepts twist-to-lock, rechargeable lithium-ion or nickel-cadmium batteries.

Original Press Release:

Ingersoll Rand Introduces W040 1/4" Quick-Change Cordless Impactool(TM)

Annandale, NJ - October 2, 2006 - Ingersoll Rand, known for world-class pneumatic tools and components, now delivers the best in cordless tools with the release of the W040 1/4" quick-change Impactool as part of its IQV(TM) Series cordless product offering.

Designed to deliver optimum performance in the automotive shop or industrial plant, the W040 weighs a mere 2.7 pounds and features a quick-change hex for easy and convenient bit changes. The 1/4" Impactool provides all of the same industrial-grade engineering and rugged durability of its larger counterparts, including a metal-supported housing and an all-metal hammer case to provide maximum drop resistance.

The W040 also offers the latest in battery technology. Onboard battery electronics provide the ability to choose either lithium-ion or nickel-cadmium batteries for every tool. Constructed with superior cell technologies, all IQV batteries offer best-in-class recharge life in addition to the patent-pending IQV Grip interface. This twist-to-lock design outperforms conventional batteries in durability and convenience by preventing normal wear and tear to mounts and clips and utilizing a universal interface, compatible with both nickel-cadmium and lithium-ion batteries.

The 1/4" Impactool also employs a composite housing designed to withstand the effects of fluid and chemical spills typical in the harsh environments of manufacturing plants and automotive shops. The tool also has a variable speed trigger and electrical brake that allows users maximum torque control. With 40 foot-pounds of maximum torque, the W040 delivers just the right power for the job, protecting users from stripping bolts and damaging nuts.

To complement their revolutionary technology and robust engineering, Ingersoll Rand backs IQV Series cordless tools with the industry-leading IQV Warranty with registration. This includes a one-year, hassle-free tool and charger replacement; a two-year or 1,000 charges limited battery warranty; and a three-year limited warranty on tool and charger.

For more details on the Ingersoll Rand W040 1/4" quick-change cordless Impactool, see your local tool professional, call (800) 376-TOOL or visit

Ingersoll Rand Industrial Technologies provides products, services and solutions to enhance the efficiency and productivity of our commercial, industrial and process customers. Our innovative products include air compressors, air systems components, tools, pumps, material and fluid handling systems and microturbines.

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