Connected to your shop air, the product’s long handle enables you to safely grab a piece out of arm’s reach. Then, with a quick pull of the trigger, the Rapidfire Retriever (RFR) releases the part.
An RFR’s lift capacity will vary depending on the size and thickness of a part. However, the magnetic product can handle up to 35 lbs. and exceeds the lift capacity of many suction cups.
Also, though July 21, the RFR models are on sale from Industrial Magnetics Inc. (Boyne City, MI). Each model’s regular and sale prices are:
- RFR7-15: Was $417, Is Now $379
- RFR7-30: Was $417, Is Now $389
- RFR2400: Was $470, Is Now $396
- RFR3600: Was $485, Is Now $399
- RFR4800: Was $504, Is Now $402
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