Park Tool launches new tools for summer
by BRAIN Staff
ST. PAUL, Minn. (BRAIN) — Park Tool has announced eight new products and product updates for a summer release. The new tools include compact adjustable and pre-set torque drivers, a new inflator head for air compressors and updates to its long-standing DAG deraaileur hanger alignment tool. All the new tools are available now, the company said.
Adjustable torque drivers
The ATD-1 Adjustable Torque Driver adjusts to 4, 4.5, 5, 5.5 or 6 Newton Meters and includes 3mm, 4mm, 5mm and T25 bits inside the handle. The magnetic socket retains the bits. MSRP is $72.95.
Pre-set torque drivers
The PTD- 4, PTD-5, PTD-6 Preset Torque Drivers (each sold separately) applies 4, 5 or 6 Newton Meters (Nm) of torque respectively. Each includes 3mm, 4mm, 5mm and T25 bits inside the handle. The driver handles are color coded for easy identification: 4Nm is black, 5Nm is green and 6Nm is red. They retail for $44.95 each.
The INF-2 Inflator has a redesigned, more durable, dual-sided, 360-degree rotatable Presta and Schrader head. The INF-2 also sports a new, lighter weight body and a redesigned trigger to facilitate multiple hanging options. It features a built in pressure gauge (0-160 psi/0-11 bars) with a protective gauge boot. The body accepts any ⅜-inch NPT male threaded fitting. The company said the tool is 100 percent rebuildable. It retails for $140.95.
46mm bottom bracket tool
The BBT-79 46mm Bottom Bracket Tool is designed for the installation and removal of external bearing bottom bracket cups. Anodized for easy identification and featuring a ratchet/torque wrench-compatible 3/8″ drive. The 46mm/12-notch tool fits Race Face CinchT, Rotor BSA30, Zipp Vuma, Hawk Racing TBB3086 and others. MSRP is $29.95.
Derailleur hanger alignment gauge
The DAG-2.2 can be used to measure and straighten misaligned derailleur hangers. It is updated over the DAG-2 with a larger inner shaft for added strength, tighter tolerances for improved accuracy, and improved clearance and reach to fit more frame/hanger combinations, including low-clearance thru axle derailleur hangers. MSRP is $74.95.
Adjusting cap tool
The BBT-10.2 Adjusting Cap Tool removes and installs the adjusting caps on Shimano Hollowtech II crank/bottom bracket systems, plus it has a hook to lift the left crank’s safety plate.
The investment cast steel body also includes an option to use with an 8mm hex wrench for removing seized caps. MSRP is $10.95.
More information: ParkTool.com.