Technology Makes an Impact

Sprovieri, John
July 2009
Assembly;Jul2009, Vol. 52 Issue 7, p20
The article discusses the features and functions of an impact wrench as well as its transition from its introduction by Ingersoll Rand in 1934. In the early times, such tool was used in automotive lug nuts. But as technology gets better, it has become lighter, quieter, and more durable. Some even come in cordless models while others can measure and control torque and angle.


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