The pneumatic fastening tools are called so as these are operated using air power i.e. compressed air which is supplies by an air-compressor. That-is-why, these are also known as air-powered or pneumatic-powered tools. Certain portable Pneumatic fastening tools can also be driven by carbon-dioxide gas, stored in small cylinders, for outdoor functioning.
When compared to electric fastening tools, the pneumatic fastening tools are considered to be much safer as they are devoid of any risk of spark or catching fire and electrocution due to short-circuiting. Being light weight can be conveniently taken to other places for job-works. Lower cost of purchase and maintenance are the hallmark features of durable pneumatic fastening tools from New Era Tools & Machinery.