Definition of Air hammer

1. Noun. A hammer driven by compressed air.

Exact synonyms: Jackhammer, Pneumatic Hammer
Generic synonyms: Hammer, Power Hammer

Lexicographical Neighbors of Air Hammer

air flow
air flows
air force
air force academy
air force officer
air forces
air freshener
air gas
air group
air guitar
air guitarist
air guitarists
air guitars
air gun
air guns
air hammer (current term)
air hockey
air hole
air horn
air hose
air hostess
air hunger
air intake
air jacket
air jackets
air kerma rate
air kiss
air lane
air lanes
air letter

Literary usage of Air hammer

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Compressed Air Plant: The Production, Transmission and Use of Compressed Air by Robert Peele (1910)
"... CHAPTER XXI COMPRESSED air hammer DRILLS The principles of the hammer drill were first applied in pneumatic riveting hammers, and tools for chipping, ..."

2. The Mineral Industry by Richard Pennefather Rothwell (1909)
"Mr. Wolcott repeats that the proper field for air-hammer drills is upper holes; therefore they are useless for drifting. They will not drill down-holes ..."

3. Bulletin by United States Bureau of war risk insurance. Division of military and naval insurance, United States (1917)
"The chipper and calker use the same style of air hammer, and before plates can be calked they must usually be prepared by chipping; consequently a calker ..."

4. Civil Engineer and Architect's Journal (1865)
"The air hammer also meets the cases where horse-power or other power than steam is ... In this air hammer the force, rapidity, and quality of the blow c. ..."

5. Handbook of Rock Excavation, Methods and Cost by Halbert Powers Gillette (1916)
"The saving by the air hammer drills was $53 per 24 hr. on two shafts. Cost of air hammer Drilling with Portable Gasoline Driven Compressors. ..."

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