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RTEX pneumatic breaker wins Best of 2016 Award

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Industriepreis 2016 for RTEX
Our RTEX pneumatic breaker has been awarded "Best of 2016" in terms of innovation and economical and ecological value.
Its achievements regarding lower consumption of compressed air, as well as the benefits for the operator by being 25% lighter and having much lower hand-arm vibration have convinced the jury.
An independent group of industry experts together with university representants and trade journalists have selected the 2016 winners. We are proud to be one of them.

RTEX introduction

Atlas Copco’s new handheld pneumatic breaker RTEX rewrites the profitability rulebook: reducing energy consumption by 50% whilst being 25% lighter paired with great ergonomics.

Atlas Copco delivers increased profitability through new advanced technology within breaking efficiency and ergonomics. Thanks to the invention of a new operating principle – Constant Pressure Control, improved energy transfer within the breaker and the new RHEX Power Chisel – the RTEX achieves record high breaking efficiency. The RTEX has the breaking capacity of a 30+ kg breaker, using only half as much compressed air whilst being 25% lighter.


Compare RTEX

Watch our comparison of the new RTEX vs our TEX P60, TEX 32 and TEX 220 models. RTEX reduces energy consumption by 50% while being 25% lighter paired with great ergonomics. And the breaking efficiency speaks for itself.