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impact wrench

noun
1.
an electric or pneumatic power wrench with interchangeable toolhead attachments, used for installing and removing nuts, bolts, and screws.
Also called impacter, impactor.
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Examples from the web for impact wrench
  • The air tool with the nearest thing to a motor inside it is an impact wrench.
  • Use a pneumatic impact wrench to tighten bolted connections to proper specifications.
  • The connector was opened and closed by an impact wrench slung from an overhead crane.
  • We also note that the nuts on the anchor bolts were tightened using an air impact wrench.
  • If an impact wrench is used, the tension developed using the impact wrench shall be no more than two-thirds the required tension.

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