Lightweight and Powerful
The Ridgid 16013 Model 690 Power Drive with Case & Support Arm is new, and comes with a modern lightweight design that is coupled with a hand-held power drive. Although lightweight, the 690 is rugged, and comes with a heavy duty paddle switch with a safety lock device. In addition, it has an automatic lock off when released, plus it has a separate forward and release switch. The body and the handle are built with durable heavy duty fiberglass and reinforced industrial plastic, all tied together with die cast aluminum.
The Ridgid 16013 is designed specifically for threading 1/8″ – 2″ pipe, with the use of 11-R Die Heads, and runs at a smooth 32 rpm’s, therefore being the perfect drive for professionals in industries such as maintenance and repair workers, as well as service plumbers that work in settings that house a 2″ pipe capacity. The Ridgid 690 comes fully equipped with a full set of 11-R die heads, 1/2″ – 2″, plus the 691 support arm and a durable carrying case. The 690 Power Drive is 24″ in length, at 19 pounds in weight it has 1020 watts making it the perfect lightweight design that is also a portable power drive. The gear head has a spur gear reduction, and the face gear drive has all the shafts of a ball and needle, and are bearing mounted. The Ridgid Model 690 Power Drive is also permanently lubricated on the gear housing for a low maintenance design. Finally, the Model 690 Power Drive is approved by the CSA to comply with all CSA and UL standards.