THE "ORIGINAL RESCUE AIR CHISEL"
The "Original Air Chisel" designed for rescue
The "Original Air Chisel" designed for rescue
This is the “original" AIR CHISEL, designed and manufactured to the exacting standards of the Emergency Squad Training Institute. It is designed for rescue professionals, as the most powerful air hammer in its class, combining compact size, reliability, quick set-up and ease of operation.
The "C-10 "ORIGINAL RESCUE AIR CUTTING GUN SET" is designed to rapidly cut heavy metal including quarter inch (1/4”) mild steel plate, three quarter inch (3/4”) mild steel bolts, automobile safety door lock bolts, vehicle door posts, automobile roofs, vehicle and aircraft seat brackets, fiberglass, carbon fiber, aluminum, metal buildings, metal roofing and sheet metal ducts in a matter of seconds. The C-10 AIR CUTTING GUN has the lowest air consumption of any air hammer in the industry. The "Original Air Cutting Gun" is often copied, but it's performance is never duplicated.
The factory preset single stage air regulator requires absolutely no adjustment, eliminating the possibility of the operator selecting the wrong pressure and damaging the regulator or air cutting gun. It is designed to provide a constant air flow rate in excess of 4 C.F.M., while operating from any supply air cylinder equipped with a C.G.A. valve, within a pressure range from 400 PSI to 5,500 PSI without the need for any adjustment or tools. This heavy duty regulator is equipped with a safety relief valve, the gauge is protected by a shock absorbing rubber guard, and a hand tight nut rapidly attaches the regulator to the air cylinder without the need for tools. All air regulator components are designed to provide rapid setup, high strength, and years of reliable trouble free service backed up by an unprecedented seven year warranty.
- The ORIGINAL HEAVY DUTY RESCUE TYPE AIR CUTTING GUN OPERATING ON 300 LBS. OF AIR PRESSURE
- THE ONLY PRESET, HIGH PRESSURE, HIGH VOLUME REGULATOR THAT REQUIRES ABSOLUTELY NO ADJUSTMENT WHEN OPERATING ON ANY PRESSURE FROM 2,215 P.S.I. to 5,500 P.S.I. AIR CYLINDERS
- THE ONLY SEVEN YEAR AIR REGULATOR WARRANTY IN THE INDUSTRY
- 2,100 POWERFUL IMPACTS PER MINUTE WITH A LOW 3.5 C.F.M. OF AIR USAGE
- HIGHLY FLEXIBLE FIFTEEN (15) FOOT LONG, 300 P.S.I. WORKING PRESSURE 1/4 INCH AIR HOSE
- 18” LONG FLEXIBLE HIGH PRESSURE CUT RESISTANT WHIP HOSE PROVIDED ON AIR CUTTING GUN
- “T” TYPE SHEET METAL CHISEL OR DOUBLE "T" CHISEL WITH QUICK CHANGE SAFETY RETAINER
- SEVEN (7) INCH FLAT CHISEL WITH QUICK CHANGE SAFETY RETAINER
- FIFTEEN (15) INCH FLAT CHISEL WITH QUICK CHANGE SAFETY RETAINER
- HEAVY DUTY, LOCKABLE OR SEALABLE 16 GAUGE STEEL STORAGE CASE PROVIDES PROTECTION AND SECURITY FOR THE TOOLS
- EXCLUSIVE THE ONLY SEVEN YEAR WARRANTY ON THE REGULATOR IN THE INDUSTRY
- EXCLUSIVE THE ONLY 2 YEAR AIR HAMMER WARRANTY IN THE INDUSTRY
- INSTRUCTION MANUAL and DVD INCLUDED
- MADE IN AMERICA, IT IS THE MOST POWERFUL, LIGHTEST WEIGHT AND SMALLEST AIR CHISEL IN ITS CLASS!
This rescue air cutting gun is equipped with an eighteen inch long, high strength, high pressure whip hose at the base of the handle to provide an ISO 18752 Performance Standard exceptionally cut resistant hose with great flexibility, eliminating the problems and movement restrictions caused by air fittings at the base of the air gun handle. The supplied .401 shank, turn type chisels were designed to provide the operator with the ability to quickly and easily change cutting direction simply by moving the chisel. The chisels included with this set provide rapid forcible entry into vehicles, aircraft, metal buildings, fire doors, security grates, garage doors, machinery, ventilation and exhaust ducts. Special purpose chisels are available for breaching concrete, masonry, brick and block walls, busting thru spot welds, cold chisel cutting and scraping.
Our patent pending quick change screw type, safety chisel retainers are designed to provide the security and safety of positive chisel retention not available with spring type chisel retainers, combined with the ability to turn the chisel. The quick change retainers screw onto the air cutting gun in seconds, allowing rapid chisel changes without tools.
Every C-10 AIR CUTTING GUN SET is supplied with a heavy duty, 16 gauge steel storage box capable of being locked or sealed for tool security, fifteen foot long air hose with fittings, 18" cut resistant whip hose on gun with quick couple fittings, pre-set air regulator with an operating range from 400 P.S.I. to 6,000 P.S.I with out the need for adjustment, heavy duty air cutting gun, 3 quick change chisel safety retainers, long flat chisel, short flat chisel, panel cutter chisel, 2 ounce dispenser bottle of lubricating oil, an instruction video, Operation and Maintenance Manual, all backed up by our exclusive manufacturer's warranty and support. The heavy duty metal storage box with regulator mounting post and chisel storage compartment measures 16" x 11-1/8" x 5-3/4", small enough to fit in any emergency vehicle..
Often imitated, but never duplicated, the C-10 AIR CUTTING GUN is the most powerful air hammer in its class. This air cutting gun was specifically designed for rescue and extrication. Designed and manufactured to the rigid specifications of, and approved for use by EMERGENCY SQUAD TRAINING INSTITUTE, inventors and designers of fine RESCUE and EXTRICATION EQUIPMENT. Innovators in RESCUE and EXTRICATION TRAINING. This is not a “muffler shop air hammer”.
The C-10 air gun set has an unprecedented full two year warranty against defects in material and workmanship. The air regulator has a full seven year warranty. These are the longest warranties in the industry.
The ideal forcible entry tool for FIRE DEPARTMENTS, RESCUE SQUADS, U.S.A.R. TEAMS, POLICE DEPARTMENTS, SWAT TEAMS, the MILITARY and anyone involved in EXTRICATION and RESCUE.
C-10 RESCUE AIR CUTTING GUN SET COMPONENTS
OPTIONAL SPECIAL PURPOSE CHISELS
In addition to the chisels supplied with the "ORIGINAL" C-10 RESCUE AIR CUTTING GUN SET, several types of special purpose chisels are available for those unique situations where the regular chisel isn't appropriate. These optional chisels greatly expand the versatility of the "Original" C-10 RESCUE AIR CUTTING GUN.
AC-15 SPOT WELD BUSTER CHISEL'S NOTCH CENTERS THE CHISEL ON THE WELD FOR FASTER CUTTING
AC-16 COLD CHISEL'S BROAD FLAT TIP RAPIDLY CUTS THROUGH HEAVY METAL
AC-19 DOUBLE PANEL CUTTER PROVIDES TWO PANEL CUTTING BLADES IN A SINGLE CHISEL
AC-17 TAPERED PUNCH IS USED TO RAPIDLY PENETRATE BRICK, CONCRETE BLOCK AND MASONRY
Ships via FedEx Ground. Shipping weight 35 lbs.
RESCUE AIR HAMMER COMPARISON CHART
MODEL C-10 AIR CUTTING GUN AIR GUN 40 711 AIR HAMMER 811 AIR HAMMER 911 AIR HAMMER
MANUFACTURER Special Service and Supply Paratech Ajax Ajax Ajax
Overall Length 8 7/8" 21" + 9 1/2" 10" 9 1/2"
Overall Width 2 " 1.9" 2 1/4" NOT SPECIFIED NOT SPECIFIED
Weight 4.5 lb. 7 lb. 5 lb. 5 lb. 6 lb.
Chisel Diameter .401" .4" .401" .401" .498"
Chisel Retention Screw Type Safety Retainer Spring Retainer * Spring Retainer * Spring Retainer * Spring Retainer* System Type
Number of Chisel
Retainers Supplied 3 1 1 1 1
change YES YES YES YES YES
Tools required to
change chisel NO YES NO NO NO
Turn Type Chisels YES NO ** NO ** NO** SOME**
Hammer Blows 2,100 BPM 600 BPM 2100 BPM 2800 BPM 1560 BPM
per minute (BPM)
Piston Stroke 3 1/2" 3.875" 3 1/2" 3 11/16" 2 11/16"
Whip Hose YES NO NO NO NO
Air Regulator Pre-Set Regulator -NO Must be Must be Must Be Must be
Type ADJUSTMENT REQUIRED adjusted for adjusted for adjusted for adjusted for
material cut material cut material cut material cut
Gauge Protector YES YES YES YES YES
Warranty 7 Years 1 Year 1 Year 1 Year 1 Year
Air Regulator 400 - 6,000 PSI 2215-6000 PSI 2215-4500 PSI 2215-4500 PSI 2215-4500
Operating Pressure 300 PSI 200 PSI 90 PSI 90 PSI 90 PSI
Air Consumption 3.5 C.F.M. 5.2 C.F.M. 4 C.F.M. 4 C.F,M, 7 C.F.M.
Air Hose Length 15 Feet 32 Feet 15 Feet 15 Feet 15 Feet
Air Hose Size 1/4" 3/8" 1/4" 1/4" 3/8"
16 Gauge Steel
Storage Box YES NO NO NO NO
Operation Video YES NO NO NO NO
In Line Oiler NONE NEEDED REQUIRED None Needed None Needed None Needed
May be used YES
near open flame,
arcing or ignition
sources YES NO ? ? ?
Made In America YES YES YES YES YES
Warranty 2 Years 1 Year 1 Year 1 Year 1 Year
1/4" Steel Plate YES Not Listed Not Listed Not Listed Not Listed
3/4" Nader Bolt YES YES YES YES YES
Vehicles YES YES YES YES YES
Metal Buildings YES YES YES YES YES
Aircraft YES YES YES YES YES
Exhaust Ducts YES YES Not Listed Not Listed Not Listed
Security Grates YES Not Listed Not Listed Not Listed Not Listed
Composite YES YES Not Listed Not Listed Not Listed
Masonry YES Yes YES YES YES
Suggested List $1,510.00 $3,428.00 $970.00 $2,455.00 $2,195.00
Price (Feb. 2019)
* Spring retainers are not safety retainers and may launch a chisel during cutting operations.
** Non Turn type chisels require the air cutting gun to remain in one position and require restarting to