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New Stuff From Snap-On

Snap-On TechwrenchKenosha, WI - With the introduction of TECHWRENCH" (TECH2FR100), the new electronic torque wrench from Snap-on Tools Company, automotive technicians can quickly adjust settings with the press of a button. The affordable, rugged and easy-to-use tool is consistent and accurate up to two-percent clockwise and four-percent counterclockwise.

Using the TECHWRENCH, technicians can select the appropriate amount of torque needed for a full range of applications. Four separate operating buttons have one function each, which include on, up or down torque selection and the unit of measure. Technicians can choose torque ranges between five- and 100-ft. lbs. and read in three different units of measure in lb., ft. lb. and Nm.

With the quick push of a button, an LED display indicates the amount of torque selected and the unit of measure used - a timesaving benefit for technicians. Upon applying the torque to a fastener, the TECHWRENCH's handle vibrates and emits a beep to let technicians know when
to stop pulling. The unit then displays the actual torque achieved, which helps prevent over- torquing.

The TECHWRENCH features an ergonomic, non-slip handle that is designed to increase comfort and help improve productivity. A stand on the bottom of the unit stabilizes the wrench on flat surfaces to prevent the unit from rolling away. The rugged design of the TECHWRENCH allows it to withstand bumps and bruises, and also seals the electrical components to protect from water, shop fluid or dirt.

The TECHWRENCH operates on three AA batteries and automatically shuts off after remaining idle for two minutes. The LED display indicates when the unit's batteries are low. A protective storage case is included with the TECHWRENCH. Additional sizes and ranges of the product will be available soon.

Technicians and customers can find out more about the TECHWRENCH by contacting
their local Snap-on representative, visiting http://www.snapon.com or calling 877-Snapon2 (877-762-

Snap-On Combo Wrench SetWith the introduction of the Blue Point® 8-piece fractional and 12-piece metric wrench sets with ratcheting box ends, Snap-on Tools has unveiled a family of wrenches designed to handle a range of automotive service jobs.

The eight-piece set (BOER708) includes wrenches from 5/16- to 3/4-inches in size and the twelve-piece set (BOERM712) includes wrenches from 8- to 19mm in size. Each wrench has an open and box end to quickly accommodate nearly any tightening or loosening job. The 15- degree offset box head provides maximum knuckle clearance and freedom for technicians to access hard-to-reach areas.

The dual pawl ratcheting box end offers operators smooth operation and maximum strength with its patented Flank Drive® wrenching configuration. The 4.5-degree gear engagement requires less movement for operators to engage the ratchets' next gear. All wrenches are designed with a resilient, nickel-chrome finish and guaranteed to finish the toughest jobs.

Customers can find out more about these products by contacting their local Snap-on representative, visiting www.snapon.com or calling 877-Snapon-2 (877-762-7662).

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