Brooksville, Fla.-February 27, 2019. AME International, a leading provider of tire service tools and equipment based out of Florida, launches its new programmable cordless torque gun series, the TorqIT. Made in America, the TorqIT series was designed with the latest technology in torquing innovation to provide the highest-precision battery-operated torque. Available in four models ranging from 120-3,000 ft/lbs. in torque, the TorqIT torque guns are ideal in tire service applications on equipment and vehicles in the commercial and OTR industries.
Battery-powered and lightweight, the TorqIT torque gun series allows for portability and one-person operation in the shop and field. Equipped to last approximately 300-500 sequences on a full-charge, the TorqIT batteries are fully recharged within 60-minutes. The digital programmable screen on each model provides consistent and accurate torque with every use. Designed with technicians in mind, a built-in speaker emits an audible beeping indicator and additionally provides a visual indicator as the reaction arm backs off the wheel nut as the desired torque is met. Each torque gun is outfitted with a standard reactionary arm and other styles are available to accommodate a variety of applications.
“TorqIT’s battery-operated application in HD trucking and earthmover equipment is revolutionary,” commented Keith Jarman, president of AME. “Feedback from units sent to the field for testing was unanimous, the technicians have voted overwhelmingly in favor of this tool. It is precise and user friendly.”
Impact guns are commonly used to torque wheels in commercial and OTR tire fleet service, risking inaccurate torque and potentially leading to wheel-off incidents. The TorqIT’s versatility and accuracy further promotes the torquing safety specifications outlined by the R.I.S.T. procedure, promoted by the Tire Industry Association. Each unit is tested and outfitted with a certified calibration certificate and backed by a 13-month warranty.
AME International, a Brooksville, Florida based company, offers a broad range of tire changing tools and accessories including: bead breaking hydraulic rams, tire branders and spreaders, tire changer and balancer accessories, air bag lifting jacks, and tire truck accessories. The company designs and develops tire tools and accessories using the latest technology and employs expert and highly skilled professionals to ensure that only the best products and services are delivered to their customers.