Gas-Actuated Fastening System facilitates overhead work.

Press Release Summary:

Intended for professionals in electrical and mechanical installation trades, GX 120-ME system facilitates installation applications in various base materials. Aluminum pole tube assembly, X-PT GX 120-ME, installs fastening elements overhead and can be extended/retracted in 1-3 ft sections. Ceiling wire assemblies in GX 120-ME are available in 4, 6, 8, 10, and 12 ft for fastening conduits, cables, junction boxes, suspended lighting, and sheet metal straps to ceilings.

Original Press Release:

Taking Your Job to the Next Level - HILTI GX 120-ME Gas-Actuated System

TULSA, Okla. - Hilti now offers professionals in the electrical and mechanical installation trades a complete fastening system, including a new modular pole tool and ceiling wire assemblies, for its popular GX 120-ME Gas-Actuated Fastener. Designed for a wide range of applications in a variety of base materials, this system enables contractors to speed up job productivity with quick and easy installations.

The new X-PT GX 120-ME pole tool assembly is ideal for installing various fastening elements overhead into concrete, plastered masonry, sand-lime block, concrete block and steel. Constructed of a lightweight, aluminum material, the pole tool assembly can be extended or retracted in 1- to 3-ft sections in order to accommodate individual users' height and preferences. The pole tool allows contractors using the GX 120-ME to transition from floor and wall applications to overhead installations in under 30 seconds. Its slim, streamlined design allows for easy access close to walls or in corners.

The ceiling wire assemblies in the GX 120-ME Gas-Actuated System are available in 4-, 6-, 8-, 10- and 12-ft for fastening conduits, cables, junction boxes, suspended lighting and sheet metal straps to ceilings.

Hilti supplies a broad range of fasteners for use with the GX 120-ME Gas-Actuated System, ensuring that installers will have the right fastener for each job. Electrical specialists will find cable tie clips, metal conduit clips, fasteners for distribution boxes, ceiling clips for lighting suspension and much more. From a variety of clasps for easy insertion and removal of cables to single and double clips for pipes, installers will always find exactly what they need along with the matching nail for easy fastening in even the toughest construction materials.

For more information about Hilti GX 120-ME Gas-Actuated System, please contact Hilti Customer Service. From the U.S., call 1-800-879-8000 or visit In Canada, call 1-800-363-4458 or visit

About Hilti, Inc.
Hilti is a world-leading manufacturer and supplier of quality, innovative and specialized tools and fastening systems for the professional user. With more than 1,660 highly trained Hilti account managers and engineers throughout North America and an additional 1,290 Hilti employees nationwide, Hilti expertise covers the areas of powder actuated fastening, drilling and demolition, diamond coring and cutting, measuring, firestopping, screw fastening, adhesive and mechanical anchoring, and strut and hanger systems.

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