Pneumatic tools are powered by compressed air. Common types of pneumatic tools used across a variety of industries include:
- Nailing/stapling guns
- Jack hammers
- Chipping hammers
- Riveting guns
- Impact wrenches
These tools can be very dangerous to operate, so using them with care is essential to safety. The tips below can help keep you and your employees safe.
Here are some tips for using pneumatic tools safely:
- Wear proper PPE when operating air-power tools.
- Post warning signs where pneumatic tools are in use.
- Use only manufacturer-recommended attachments.
- Keep tools clean and lubricated, and maintain them according to the manufacturers’ instructions.
The SunnySide Supply Online Store carries a variety of pneumatic tool cleaners, accessories, kits and tools.