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RIDGID Releases Latest Compact Press Tool – Introducing RP 218

December 1, 2020

RP 218 adds to the line of ergonomic and compact press tools of RIDGID. This latest innovation features lightweight design for easier access on the tightest of spaces without compromising quality, reliability and accuracy.

Designed to reduce operator fatigue and for maximum productivity of pressing copper, stainless steel, black steel and PEX, the RP 218 is purpose-built smaller and lighter. This new generation of press tool also boasts of a pressing speed that can do 1 crimp cycle within 3.5 seconds, making it exceptional over earlier models. Additionally, it has a brighter LCD display for easy reading on the status of the tool, including battery percentage, pressing times, temperature alarm and maintenance alarm.

The RP 218 is specifically optimized for Asian hands and can be complemented with a shoulder strap for added proper form, more steady and safe usage. It also features 270° swiveling barrel for easier maneuverability and more reliable connections on confined areas. Additionally, it comes with a new generation of jaws including compact jaw with plastic clips that can be identified easily on jobsite.

This press tool ensures more crimps with its by 2.5Ah batteries with robust life. It also has a Locked Spring Lever that prevents mishandling due to unlocking.

The RP 218 Press Tool is backed by the RIDGID Full Lifetime Warranty.

For more details, visit https://www.ridgid.com/