Air tools, also known as pneumatic tools, are powered by compressed air and are widely used in the automotive industry. They offer several advantages over traditional hand tools, including increased power, speed, and efficiency. Here are some key points about air tools:
- Operation: Air tools require a source of compressed air to operate. This air is supplied by an air compressor, which compresses atmospheric air and stores it in a tank. The compressed air is then delivered to the tool through a hose, powering its operation.
- Power and Speed: Air tools are known for their high power-to-weight ratio, allowing them to generate significant torque and force. They are often more powerful than their electric counterparts, making them suitable for heavy-duty applications. Additionally, air tools provide high-speed operation, enabling faster completion of tasks.
- Versatility: Air tools come in various types and sizes to suit different automotive tasks. Common air tools used in the automotive industry include impact wrenches, air ratchets, pneumatic drills, sanders, grinders, paint sprayers, and air hammers. Each tool is designed for specific applications, such as loosening tight bolts, drilling holes, sanding surfaces, grinding metal, or removing paint.
- Efficiency: Air tools are known for their efficiency due to their lightweight design and reduced operator fatigue. The power is generated by compressed air, minimizing the physical effort required from the operator. This allows for prolonged use without excessive strain.
- Durability: Air tools are generally robust and durable, capable of withstanding demanding automotive environments. They are designed to handle high torque and repetitive use. Regular maintenance, such as lubrication, ensures their longevity.
- Safety: Air tools are generally considered safe to use when proper precautions are taken. However, it is important to wear appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) such as safety goggles, gloves, and hearing protection. Additionally, air tools should be used with caution, following the manufacturer’s instructions and guidelines.
- Air Compressor Considerations: To power air tools, an appropriate air compressor is required. Considerations include the compressor’s capacity (measured in cubic feet per minute or CFM), pressure (measured in pounds per square inch or PSI), and the tool’s air consumption requirements. It’s important to match the compressor’s specifications to the tool’s requirements for optimal performance.
Overall, air tools are valued for their power, speed, and versatility in the automotive industry. They are commonly used in repair shops, garages, and automotive manufacturing facilities, where their efficiency and effectiveness contribute to increased productivity and enhanced workflow.
Angle Grinder Ø 6mm ELORA 5015, for grinding, polishing and deburring
Angle Grinder Ø 6mm 5015 by Elora Germany, is a tool for grinding, polishing, and deburring tasks, offers stepless speed regulation, low vibration, and an ergonomic design for one-handed operation. Max. free-running speed 22,000 rpm and operates at 6.3 bar, emitting a maximum sound level of 72 dB(A) Lp A.SKU: 5015
Tire inflator, digital, gauged 5021 with large manometer, Elora Germany
Tire Inflator Digital Gauged 5021 is a professional tool designed for precise tire pressure control. It features electronic measurement, a large LCD display, and a durable, shock-resistant housing. It includes safety warnings and a replaceable lithium battery for convenience.SKU: 5021
Tire inflator, gauged 5020 with large manometer, Elora Germany
Tire Inflator, Gauged 5020, is a user-friendly tool with a large manometer for precise tire pressure monitoring. It enables one-handed operation, covers a wide pressure range, and includes a durable brass nipple for versatile and reliable tire maintenance. By Elora made in Germany.SKU: 5020
Air blow gun 5008 & 5009, air inlet thread 1/4″, Elora Germany
Air Blow Gun 5008 & 5009 are a versatile and efficient tool for airflow in various applications. Its durable composite housing is scratchproof, and it offers cold insulation and noise reduction. With precise control and a large eyelet for storage, it’s a practical choice for professionals. By Elora made in Germany.SKU: 5008,5009
Pneumatic Impact Wrench 1″ With Long Spindle, 2450 NM, Elora Germany
Torque wrench extremely powerful with optimal working weight, driven by air. Maximum torque 2450 Nm at just 7,2 kg weight. With vibration-damped composite housing. Non-slip cold insulated handle. By Elora made in Germany.SKU: 5002
Grinder straight Ø6mm ELORA 5014, for grinding, polishing and deburring
Elora Germany’s 5014 Grinder Straight Ø6mm is a versatile tool for grinding, polishing, and deburring tasks. It offers adjustable speed, low vibration, and ergonomic design. With a 25,000 rpm max speed, it ensures precise and controlled work. This lightweight grinder comes with a non-slip handle, operates at 6.3 bar, and includes a brass nipple for immediate use.SKU: 5014
Ultimate Angle Grinder for Every Craftsman ELORA 5016
Features like the safety release trigger and spindle lock facilitate easy usage and disc changes, accommodating Ø 125 mm grinding discs. It operates at a max speed of 11000 rpm, promising efficiency and precision for all grinding tasks.SKU: 5016
Pneumatic ratchet wrench 3/8″ 5012, 90 NM, Elora Germany
Pneumatic ratchet wrench 3/8″ 5012, extremely handy ratchet wrench with only 160 mm length, for effortless working at difficult accessible areas, maximum performance at minimum weight, very light composite housing. By Elora made in Germany.SKU: 5012
Angle Grinder 5017 Ø 180mm, including brass nipple, Elora Germany
Angle Grinder 5017 Ø 180mm is a robust and versatile tool suitable for both left and right-handed users. It prioritizes safety with a trigger release and offers easy disc changes with a spindle lock. Including brass nipple. By Elora made in Germany.SKU: 5017
Needle Scaler 5019, operating pressure 6,3 bar, Elora Germany
Needle Scaler 5019 is designed for efficient rust removal and coating stripping on solid metal parts. It features a 2-part housing for easy maintenance, 19 (3mm) needles, and an ergonomic, cold-insulated handle. Operating at 6.3 bar, it offers a rapid percussion rate of 3700 hits per minute. Elora Germany.SKU: 5019
Pneumatic drill ELORA 5005, Ideal companion for your drilling needs
A versatile and reliable pneumatic drill boasting a robust design. Its features, such as a reversible rotation and a non-slip insulated handle, ensure user comfort and high efficiency, making it a must-have tool for professionals and DIY enthusiasts.SKU: 5005
Pneumatic impact wrench 1/2“ 5000, 1350 NM, Elora Germany
Elora Germany’s 5000 Pneumatic Impact Wrench 1/2” is a lightweight powerhouse with 1350 Nm of torque, precise control, and efficient exhaust design. Ideal for heavy-duty tasks, it offers reversible operation, 3-step torque regulation, and high-performance twin-hammer mechanism.SKU: 5000
Pneumatic impact wrench 3/4“ 5001, 1900 NM, Elora Germany
Elora Germany’s 5001 Pneumatic Impact Wrench in 3/4″ is a lightweight powerhouse delivering 1900 Nm of torque. It features a vibration-damped housing, 3-step torque control, and clockwise/counter-clockwise regulation. Ideal for heavy-duty tasks, it operates at 6.3 bar with a max sound level of 95 dB(A).SKU: 5001
Pneumatic impact wrench mini 5004 3/8″, 450 NM, Elora Germany
Elora Germany’s 5003 Pneumatic Impact Wrench Mini is a compact yet powerful tool with 450 Nm of torque.The wrench has reversible operation, efficient exhaust management, and a 3-step torque regulation system. With a high-performance twin-hammer mechanism and 1/4” air inlet, it’s suitable for various tasks while maintaining user comfort and safety.SKU: 5004
Pneumatic ratchet wrench 1/4‘‘ mini 5011, 35 Nm, Elora Germany
Elora Germany’s Pneumatic Ratchet Wrench 1/4” Mini 5011 excels with its lightweight design, reversible ratchet head, ergonomic grip, and impressive 35 Nm torque. Ideal for confined spaces, it ensures efficient and precise work.SKU: 5011