Precision Fastening Tools promote operator comfort.

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Weighing 1.8-3 lb, Q Series pulse tools include 6 transducerized and 6 non-transducerized models suited for assembly and industrial professionals. Design minimizes vibration, reaction force, and necessary trigger force. Coated blades extend tool life, and mechanisms for sealing protect against contaminants. Transducerized and non-transducerized models use lube-free, dual chamber air motor and deliver respective max torque of 155 and 100 Nm.

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Ingersoll Rand Releases New Q Series Pulse Tools

Annandale, N.J. - January 18, 2007 - Ingersoll Rand has released 12 new precision fastening tools designed especially for assembly and industrial professionals. The new Q Series includes 6 transducerized and six non-transducerized models.

The new pulse tools feature lighter designs, weighing between 1.8 and 3 pounds. In addition, they are smaller, quieter and require less trigger force than previous models. The tools also reduce vibration and reaction force for easier, more comfortable operation.

"The Q Series was designed to make the operator's life easier," said Dale Newton, global marketing manager with Ingersoll Rand. "They provide exceptional torque accuracy and ergonomics."

The Q Series also features new mechanisms for improved sealing and protection against contaminants. Specially coated blades last twice as long as conventional models, lengthening tool life.

In addition to increased durability, Q Series pulse tools have a lower operating cost. Featuring improved motor efficiency, the tools supply more power with less air than competitive models. Additionally, the lube-free, dual chamber air motor releases less oil mist into the environment. The non-transducerized pulse tools deliver a maximum torque of up to 100 Newton-meters, while transducerized models deliver up to 155 Newton-meters. New models due for release later this year will extend the upper torque range even further.

For further details on Ingersoll Rand pulse tools, 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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