GAGE BILT’s GB735 installation tool 16 December 2016

Constructed from aircraft quality materials to provide years of service, GAGE BILT Inc has introduced the GB735 – a pneumatic hydraulic tool designed specifically for the efficient installation of Huck® BobTail® fasteners.

Weighing just 2.43kg, the tool can be operated in any position with one hand. It has a 28.83mm rivet setting stroke and a rated pull load of 10.23kN. The GB735 riveter operates on 90psi – 100psi (6.2 bar – 6.9 bar), with 90psi (6.2 bar) providing maximum efficiency. At 90psi air pressure, the GB735 does not exceed

81.5 dB(A) and consumes 3.9cfm at 20 cycles per minute. Available across Europe, the GB735 can also be used with both GAGE BILT and Huck® BobTail® nose assemblies and is for installing 3/16 inch or 1/4 inch BobTail fasteners.

US manufacturer of fastener installation tools, GAGE BILT manufactures more than 70 different models of riveting and fastener tools and owns several patents for innovative and ergonomic systems.

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