air hammer

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Noun1.Air hammer - a hammer driven by compressed airair hammer - a hammer driven by compressed air  
power hammer, hammer - a power tool for drilling rocks
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A primary benefit is that the process can be completed without damaging the wheel, as would likely be the case if a chisel, air hammer or torch were used.
While using an air hammer to break up a large rock, another rock became dislodged and slid down, pinning the miner's feet.
The belt was developed with guidance from Sabah Al-Ahmad Center for Giftedness and Creativity, along with "the air hammer," another tool designed to smash compressed glass safely and easily.
Load the driver tool into your air hammer and slide on a socket and wrench (Lisle No.
For more challenging rock formations, special rock bits, reamers and an AT air hammer are available.
We stand frozen, mouths agape, and when we turn off the air hammer, the silence is deafening.
(1.) Alice Hamilton, Reports of Physicians for the Bureau of Labor Statistics--A Study of Spastic Anemia in the Hands of Stonecutters, in Effect of the Air Hammer on the Hands of Stonecutters, BULL.
AIR APPARENT: Designed to offer greater handling, power, and reliability, Campbell Hausfeld's new professional series of pneumatic tools includes nine tools: two 1/2-inch impact wrenches, a 6-inch dual action sander, a 3/8 inch ratchet, a 2 5/8-inch air hammer, a full-size die grinder, a cut-off tool, a 3/8-inch reversible drill, and a 3/8-inch keyless-chuck drill.
In the Ford aluminum foundry, X, a building committeeman chastised the Assistant Superintendent, Y, for having another worker perform work with an air hammer on an unstable grate over the conveyor belt.
Tests conducted by Kidd Creek engineers comparing the water hammer with a new ITH air hammer showed an energy cost advantage of $C0.223/m drilled and as Dennis Miller of Kidd Creek points outs: "This cost advantage must be considered very conservative as the energy cost to supply compressed air to the stope did not include an allowance for leakage in the mine compressed air system.