Sectioned 'Little Giant' pneumatic hammer No. 2


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Sectional example of Little Giant' pneumatic hammer No. 2'
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Sectioned 'Little Giant' pneumatic hammer No. 2, by the International Pneumatic Tool Co., Chippenham, 1902

This sectioned hammer was patented in Great Britain in 1899 by H J Kimmans of Chicago. It is made entirely of steel and has a hollow handle through which compressed air from a flexible pipe is introducted, which can be controlled b ythe thumb of the operator.

With compressed air at 70-100 lb., per square inch, the normal speed is 2000 blows per minute.


Hand and Machine Tools
Object Number:
hammer - tool
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
International Pneumatic Tool Co.

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