Power Riveter features ergonomic design.

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ProSet(TM) 2100 has 3-piece jaw and uses modular components in Auto Shut-off Mandrel Collection System, which conserves air consumption when tool is idle. Twist-off mandrel collection system does not require use of tool to disconnect nose housing or jaw guide. Tool provides 1,900 lb pulling force, capable of setting up to 3/16 in. all stainless steel and smaller rivet sizes with stroke to 0.67 in. Quiet operation exceeds OSHA and automotive industry standards.



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Emhart Teknologies Introduces Ergonomic Midrange Power Tool



ProSet(tm) 2100 features revolutionary advancements in reliability, serviceability, performance and safety features.

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (March 11, 2004) - To meet the changing needs of assembly applications and offer improvements in performance and safety, Emhart Teknologies today announced the availability of a new ergonomically designed midrange power tool.

Incorporating revolutionary design features and patent pending technology, the ProSet(tm) 2100 is the latest addition to the line of POP rivet setting tools.

"Based on customer's needs, Emhart Teknologies has developed a product that is easier to service and more energy efficient than any other product on the market," said Joaquín Sánchez, Global Tool Product Manager, Emhart Teknologies Industrial Division. "The ProSet does not require the use of a tool to disconnect the nose housing or to disconnect the jaw guide. The Auto Shut-off Mandrel Collection System (MCS) is a patent pending technology designed to conserve air consumption when the tool is idle, minimizing the operation cost".

Other features include:

o Three pieces jaws as standard, this arrangement improves jaw life.

o Modular components used in the mandrel collector system (MCS), which simplifies general maintenance and repairs.

o Easy access to clean the MCS filter.

o Twist off mandrel collection system, no tools required.

o 5200 series compatible, no need to discard existing inventory of spares.

Competitively priced with other POP rivet setting tools, the ProSet(tm) 2100 offers a seal life of approximately 250,000 cycles and has a full one-year warranty.

Sánchez added that the ProSet(tm) 2100 features significant advancements in comfort. "The development of an ergonomically designed tool benefits everyone from the end user to the OEM," said Sánchez

The ProSet(tm) 2100 features lightweight construction, a balanced center and a smooth contoured ergonomically designed trigger, resulting in less fatigue and greater comfort. Other safety features include:

o Quiet operation exceeding OSHA and automotive industry standards.

o Low-shock frequency when setting rivets.

o No risk of oil mist being released in air exhaust.

o Adjustable Ring to direct air exhaust, eliminating air striking the user.

The ProSet(tm) 2100 has a 1900 lb (8.45 kN) pulling force capable of setting up to 3/16" all stainless steel and smaller rivet sizes with an increased stroke to 0.67 inch (17mm). POP* Rivet tools are used for a variety of applications in many industries, including automotive, appliance, electronics, heating ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) and recreational.

About Emhart Fastening Teknologies

New Haven, Conn.-based Emhart Teknologies is the global leader in the design and creation of unique assembly technologies from concept through installation. Emhart's technology-based assembly products and systems deliver innovative, integrated system solutions to virtually any manufacturing challenge anywhere in the world. From automotive to construction, computers to appliances, Emhart products are sold in more than 100 countries. A Black & Decker Company, Emhart has 3,000 employees in 24 operating facilities worldwide. Please go to www.emhart.com for more information.

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