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Slogging tools for nuts and bolts
1st Quarter 2018, Other technologies


BMG’s extensive range of tools and equipment now encompasses the versatile Slogging Hammer and Wheel Slogger, developed and manufactured locally by precision engineering and tooling specialists, Slogging International. Used to loosen and tighten bolts and nuts quickly, easily and safely, they improve productivity significantly because downtime is minimal and they can be handled by a single operator. These versatile tools enable the safe and effortless loosening of nuts and bolts in diverse industries on earthmoving equipment, as well as military, freight and commercial vehicles. They are also suitable for use in power stations, shipping and offshore oil rigs.

Safety features of the Slogging Hammer include a built-in hand-grip, which means there is no need for the operator’s hand to be near the impact zone, while an eye bolt prevents accidents in overhead working conditions. No heavy lifting is necessary, as only the shaft weight needs to be managed. This tool is used easily in confined spaces and in areas that are normally difficult to access. It provides greater direct impact, ensuring the job is completed quickly and safely, with fewer blows than with conventional methods. It is available in four size configurations and in models for open air, underground, spark free and under water environments.

In the Wheel Slogger variation, a single operator is able to safely loosen, tighten and torque wheel nuts for the quick release and replacement of a damaged tyre. The torque applied meets manufacturer specifications and the risks associated with overtightening are mitigated. Standard torque settings are 450, 550, 600 and 650 Nm.

For more information contact Andrew Johns, BMG, +27 (0)82 458 7508, andrewj@bmgworld.net, www.bmgworld.net


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Supplied By: Bearing Man Group t/a BMG
Tel: +27 11 620 1500
Fax: 086 670 3337
Email: laurenhy@bmgworld.net
www: www.bmgworld.net
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