Chicago Pneumatic’s new CP6748EXChicago Pneumatic’s new CP6748EX, ATEX certified and IP6-rated industrial duty ½-in. impact wrench is designed to provide a higher level of protection against accidental ignition of flammable gasses and dust in both above and below ground environments. With an ultimate torque of 800 ft-lb [1,085 Nm] and 1,200 blows per minute, the CP6748EX is claimed to meet or exceed industrial or heavy maintenance operations’ needs in mining and minerals processing applications. Durability is maximized by its steel clutch housing and motor components that are fabricated from high-quality plain steel. Other features include reversible end plates and the use of an oil bath twin hammer clutch mechanism, which provides constant lubrication and helps reduce tool vibration. The CP6748EX also offers an easy-to-use and glove-friendly forward/reverse switch and power regulator, friction ring retainer for rapid socket change, balanced grip and progressive trigger.