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Mac Tools Continues to Innovate Air Tools for the Professional Technician

Mac Tools is launching four new world-class air tools designed and built tough for automotive technicians. The new series of auto tools includes air ratchets and impact wrenches that represent Mac Tools commitment to automotive tool quality and innovation and provides the professional technician with the best solution for those difficult-to-reach applications the company has ever provided in air tools.

The new AR Titanium Series close quarter sealed head ratchets include a 3/8” drive (AR038B) and 1/2” drive (AR050B) models. These Mac Tools sealed head ratchets were thoroughly tested and approved by professional technicians at automotive, truck, diesel and independent shops, as well as dealerships servicing heavy equipment.

“The new AR Titanium Series Ratchets are the most durable and best balanced ratchets we’ve ever designed and built,” said Jeff Connell, Mac Tools product manager, power tools. “Professionals require ratchets that are not only fast, but live up to the rigors of the shop. The AR Titanium Series will change the way technicians view air ratchets.”

The new Mac Tools air ratchets are constructed with titanium sealed heads for reduced weight and maximum durability in the garage. The titanium has superior strength and is more durable than composite and aluminum parts and lower weight than other metals. Mac Tools close quarter sealed head design grants better access to tight spots and provides improved durability and reduced maintenance by eliminating the number one issue binding gears in the standard pear head design. The sealed head design also allowed the forward/reverse control to be removed from the head of the tool, which prevents trapped tools and allowed for an innovative quick socket release to be added where others put their forward/reverse. Beyond power and speed, technicians and mechanics stress ergonomics when operating tools on a daily basis. The AR Titanium Series addresses this need in both design and function. The soft rubber grip combined with the lightweight titanium head delivers superior comfort and balance that reduces operator fatigue during prolonged use.

When high torque requirements are the need in those difficult-to-reach applications, the new Mac Tools AWA angle impacts will provide the solution. The AWA Series of angle impacts includes the 3/8” drive (AWA038B) and the 1/2” drive (AWA050B) models. With 200 ft.-lbs. of nut-busting breakaway torque the AWA050B provides impact wrench power in a ratchet style body. Like all Mac Tools products, these angle impacts were designed with the automotive technician in mind from the integrated protective head cover to the anti-marring rubber bumpers.



About Mac Tools

Mac Tools has a product line in excess of 42,000 items, and uses the direct sales approach with a mobile sales force of distributors. The Mac Tools philosophy of excellent quality, price and service remains unchanged since their start in 1938. And, the company spirit that made them successful in 1938 is the same spirit that makes their tools and team Great to Work With.


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