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Beast Mode: The MT2760 Stubby Impact Wrench

Posted by Nicole Gennarelli

Matco’s Stubby Impact Wrench is small, powerful and exactly what you need to get the job done.

1/2 STUBBY IMPACT WRENCH MT2760 | Matco Tools

 

Turn heads in the shop when you bust out your new ½” Stubby Impact Wrench (MT2760) and get to work. Wondering why you should add this new impact wrench to your tool collection? Keep reading.

The powerful MT2760 has the ability to break loose rusted bolts at 600 ft. lbs. of torque. Its three position speed regulator allows you to control the power output in the forward direction. Now you have the power to efficiently tackle more jobs in less time, because this tool gives you ultimate power for extended use in the tightest work spaces.

 

Watch Antron Brown put the new MT2760 to work on the Matco Tools Top Fuel Dragster. 

Not only does the MT2760 pack 600 ft. lbs. of breakaway torque, it also has the best power to weight ratio of any tool its size at only 2.2 lbs. Lightweight and composite, the MT2760 is stronger by 5% and easy to take with you anywhere in the shop. Its strain-free operation also makes it the perfect impact wrench for extended use.

"The MT2760 is a great impact gun for access into tight areas where you need high torque to loosen fasteners," said Jody Baker, product manager at Matco Tools.

We know the shop can sometimes be a dangerous place – tools everywhere, sharp objects and grease and oil spots. This means you need an impact wrench that withstands the toughest environments, which is why the MT2760 is your perfect match. Built tough, the textured housing provides a rugged yet ergonomic design for added comfort, grip and durability.

It’s time to tackle tight areas with ease, power and control – add the MT2760 to your toolbox.

For more information about this item, please speak to your Matco Tools distributor or visit https://www.matcotools.com/catalog/power-tools/air-tools/ 

 



Topics: Air Tools, Automotive, Cars, Impact Wrench, Matco, Matco Tools, MT2760, New Tools, Power, Technician, Tool Talk, Tools, Torque

Expect More from Your Screwdrivers with Matco’s Top Torque II Screwdriver

Posted by Nicole Gennarelli

More Torque. More Benefits. Longer Life.

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We know that being a technician can be messy and leaving the shop at the end of the day means dirty hands covered in oil and grease. Washing your hands between every job isn’t a possibility, so you need tools that are strong, durable and won’t slip out of your hands. Matco’s Top Torque II screwdrivers give you the grip you need when you need it most.

They’re strong. Matco’s Top Torque II screwdrivers are made with the best steel available. Produced from German specialty high alloy Chrome vanadium steel, our screwdrivers give the user a lightweight tool that is strong, long-lasting and ready to take on the toughest jobs.

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It's what's inside that matters. All of our Top Torque II screwdrivers feature a forged-in, butterfly shaped blade deep inside the 3-layer, molded-on handle. This molded-in blade cannot be pulled out, pounded through or twisted in the handle. Although you cannot see this feature, rest assured it’s there providing durability and strength at every turn.

Ultimate turning power. Each handle on our Top Torque II screwdrivers features patented flocking on the sides. This is the fuzzy 

Why Matco’s Top Torque II Screwdrivers?material that gives you a vice grip in slippery situations. Regardless of how much oil, grease or sweat is on your hands, our Top Torque II screwdrivers give you the grip to get the job done.

The handle shape is designed specifically for the task at hand. Our large screwdrivers have large triangular handles for a strong grip; the middle-sized handles are less triangular so you have the ability to turn them quickly; and our smallest handles are almost round for fast turning and precision work. When you need a tool that is highly-engineered, effective and ergonomically-designed for the job at hand, Matco’s Top Torque II screwdrivers are what you want to reach for in your toolbox.

For more information about Matco’s line of screwdrivers, please speak to your Matco Tools distributor or visit our website at https://www.matcotools.com/catalog/hand-tools/screwdrivers/.

 



Topics: Durable, grip, handles, Matco, Matco Tools, Mechanic, Power, screwdrivers, Shop Use, steel, Strength, strong, Technician, Tool Talk, Tools, Top Torque, Top Torque II, Torque, toughest

Avoid Rounding Fasteners with Matco’s ADV Sockets

Posted by Nicole Gennarelli

We Know You Need Dependable Tools that Last a Lifetime.

It’s time you worked smarter and faster, and Matco’s ADV Sockets allow you to do just that. Our best in class ADV Impact Sockets simplify the job and are made to last, because we know that you need tools that work just as hard as you.

What makes Matco’s ADV Sockets better than others on the market? More breadth, features and excellent everyday durability.

ADV Sockets Opti-Torque System

1.) Its Opti-torque system allows torque to be applied to fastener sides, so you can transmit more torque while 

2.) The parallel nose down design lets you reach into tight areas, which is a major advantage over tampered nose impact sockets.reducing the risk of rounding corners.

3.) A 150 degree chamfer on the socket end increases the contact area between the socket and the fastener applying 55% more torque. This helps to improve grab and reduce the chance of rounding fastener corners.

See Matco's 1/4" ADV 12 Piece metric 6 Point Universal Impact Socket Set

4.) All of Matco’s ADV Sockets have high visibility markings so you can identify them quickly even in poorly lit areas.

5.) Save time on all jobs with ADV’s drive end counter sink – it makes for easier and faster loading on pneumatic tools

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6.) All Matco’s ADV sockets are cold formed from high performance alloy steel using precision manufacturing process. Our advanced heat treating process provides the ultimate in strength, durability and consistent performance every time

With many options, the ADV line is one of the broadest and most consistent in the industry. Make your job easier with Matco’s ADV Impact Sockets - serious tools for serious professionals.

Speak to your local Matco Tools distributor for more information and to see a demonstration of Matco’s ADV Impact Sockets or visit Matco's website at: https://www.matcotools.com/catalog/hand-tools/sockets-bits/

 



Topics: ADV, Automotive, Distributor, Durability, Franchisee, Impact Sockets, Matco, Matco Tools, Mechanics, Sockets, Technicians, Tool Talk, Tools, Torque

Pound for Pound, No One Compares to The MT2769 Composite Impact Wrench

Posted by Nicole Gennarelli

The most powerful ½ inch impact wrench on the market. Period.

Matco Tools MT2769 Composite Impact Wrench offers technicians the most powerful 1/2 inch impact wrench on the market with a best-in-class breakaway torque of 1,300 ft. lbs. Plus, an exclusive easy-change muffler design allows for effortless servicing and sound level adjustment.

Antron Brown's MT2769 Demo Video

 

mt2769 Composite Impact WrenchMany of the MT2769’s features allow automotive technicians to work more effectively and efficiently than ever before. Aspects such as a one-handed forward/reverse push button design, reinforced clutch mechanism, rear housing power adjustment and a tip valve variable speed throttle provide techs with the power and speed they are looking for in an impact wrench.

This ½ inch impact wrench is a tool all techs should have in their arsenal,” said Jody Baker, product manager at Matco Tools. “The MT2769’s torque, speed and durability separate it from the other impact wrenches on the market. We always try to provide tools that will make the job easier on techs, and the powerful MT2769 is no exception.”

Matco’s MT2769 is not only the most powerful ½ inch impact wrench on the market, but also one of the most comfortable and durable. The textured housing provides an ergonomic grip, which promotes comfort and durability when using the tool, resulting in less user fatigue and more comfortable operation for the long haul.

If your customer is looking for a comfortable, durable and lightweight impact wrench that’s backed by a class-leading two-year warranty, the MT2769 is the right choice.

A variable speed trigger, one-handed forward/reverse push button, reinforced clutch mechanism, removable muffler plate and rear housing power adjustment is just the icing on the cake.

UPDATE:

See the variety of new colors offered:

1/2" COMPOSITE IMPACT WRENCH - ORANGE

1/2" COMPOSITE IMPACT WRENCH - YELLOW

1/2" COMPOSITE IMPACT WRENCH - GREEN

 



Topics: Durability, Impact Wrench, Lightweight, Matco Tools, MT2769, Tool Talk, Torque, composite impact wrench

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