Torque Controlled Screwdriver stops at designated torque.

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Torq2(TM) drivers work with torque ranges from .5-156 lbf-in. and feature clutch design that automatically stops tool when designated torque is achieved, eliminating both over-and under-tightening. Torques can be adjusted by authorized personnel via torque nut, and tamper-proof covers are provided to prevent operators from changing adjustment. Available in push-to-start, lever start, pistol grip, and right angle styles, most drivers come standard to accept ¼ in. hex bits.



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New Series of Pneumatic Screwdrivers Announced



CLEVELAND, OH-March 12, 2007- ASG, a division of Jergens, Inc., has announced a new family of torque-controlled pneumatic screwdrivers. The new Torq2(TM) drivers are intended for precision assembly work with torque ranges from .5 lbfoin up to 156 lbfoin. Each driver features a patented clutch design that automatically stops the tool when a designated torque is achieved, eliminating both over-and under-tightening. Torques can be adjusted by authorized personnel via a torque nut. Tamper-proof covers are provided to prevent operators from changing torques. The drivers have been value-engineered to offer outstanding performance at a moderate cost.

The new Torq2 drivers have a unique ergonomic design which provides both operator comfort and extra gripping power. The sculpted thermoplastic elastomer housings have been designed to deliver balanced, non-fatigue performance. Four basic styles are available: Push-to-Start, Lever Start, Pistol Grip and Right Angle. Most drivers come with a series of five color-coded torque covers, which can be interchanged for quick operator visual reference of a driver's torque and prevent tampering. The drivers come standard to accept 1/4" hex bits.

The ASG division of Jergens also announced a complete line of accessories related to the new air drivers, including filter/regulators/lubricators, air line reel balancer, holster and quick release air couplers and connectors.

ASG provides a full line of equipment and systems for precision assembly work, including electric torque-controlled drivers, bits, torque testing equipment and assembly production aides.

ASG is located at 15700 South Waterloo Road, Cleveland, OH 44110- Telephone (216) 486-6163 Fax: (216)-481-4519. E-mail: asginfo@asg-jergens.com, Web: www.asg-jergens.com, Inquiries to Frank Lebar.

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