RIDGID® RP 241 Compact Press Tool
RIDGID® RP 241 Compact Press Tool: Now Available with RLS® Press Jaws for HVACR
RIDGID, a part of Emerson’s professional tools portfolio, offers a complete line of press tool solutions
ELYRIA, OHIO – June 20, 2023 – RIDGID®, part of Emerson’s professional tools portfolio, expands the capabilities of its RP 241 Compact Press Tool with the addition of RLS® Press Jaws for HVACR applications. Designed to press ¼-inch to 1 3/8-inch copper, the Jaws when paired with the RP 241 improve productivity by cutting installation time up to 60 percent compared to traditional connection methods.
The Jaws, designed for use with RLS fittings, were developed in partnership with RLS creators of the first press-to-connect fitting systems for high pressure HVACR projects. Their fittings are fully registered and listed to UL207 for pressures up to 700psi.
“At RIDGID we’re continuously looking for new ways to make our tools more useful on the jobsite. These new Jaws not only enhance efficiency, but also provide an opportunity for contractors to expand their press services,” said Joe Devries, product manager, RIDGID for Emerson. “We’re excited to partner with RLS to bring the RP 241 Compact Press Tool, Jaws and Fitting innovation our brands are known for to the HVACR industry.”
The latest tool in the RIDGID Compact Press Tool family, the RP 241 has a low-profile design that is lightweight and balanced. It also features an ergonomic design to help users easily work in tight spaces. Bluetooth® connectivity connects the tool to the RIDGID Link® app, which allows users to track number of cycles, battery information, and much more.
Along with RLS Jaws, the RP 241 is compatible with all RIDGID Compact Series jaws, rings, and actuators and can press up to 1 ¼-inch (32 mm) on copper and stainless steel; up to 1 ½-inch (40 mm) on PEX tubing; and up to 1-inch (25 mm) carbon steel.
All RIDGID press tools come with the RIDGID Full Limited Lifetime Warranty and RLS fittings are backed by a 15-year limited warranty.
To purchase or learn more about the RP 241 with RLS Press Jaws, visit RIDGID.com, or call toll-free: 1-800-4RIDGID.
Emerson’s professional tools business, which includes RIDGID as well as the Greenlee® and Klauke® brands, provides the industry’s broadest portfolio of advanced, reliable tools and technologies for the mechanical, electrical and plumbing trades globally. Visit emerson.com/professionaltools for more information.
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For 100 years, RIDGID has been providing certainty and efficiency to the professional trades by delivering innovative plumbing, mechanical and HVAC tools. Inventing the modern pipe wrench in 1923, RIDGID today has more than 100 patents and 300 products that continue to deliver purpose-built tools to help the skilled trades work with more ease and efficiency. They are part of the Emerson professional tools portfolio that also includes Greenlee® and Klauke®. Learn more, visit RIDGID.com/100.
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