Milwaukee M12 ProPEX Expansion Tool 2432-20 Preview
The Milwaukee M12 ProPEX (Procedural Expansion) Expansion Tool is designed to expand plastic containers such as milk jugs, juice bottles, food cans and other similar types of containers. It’s main purpose is to allow easy access to items inside these containers without having to remove them from their original packaging or opening the container itself. It’s not intended to be used with food products.
It is manufactured by Milwaukee Engineering Company, Inc., which was founded in 1876 and headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Its product line includes a wide range of industrial equipment and components including compressors, pumps, filters, controllers and more.
Milwaukee M12 ProPEX Expansion Tool 2432-20 is available in three different sizes:
2432-20×2 = $1,895.00
2432-21×3 = $2,395.00
2432-22×4 = $3,495.00
2432-23 x5 = $6,995.00
The price of the M12 ProPEX Expansion Tool includes a single user license.
What is it used for?
The tool is a great way to save time and open plastic bottles and other plastic containers. With it, you don’t need to look for an opener or worry about bottles or jugs being under-filled due to spillage. It also eliminates the need for additional equipment such as air compressors, grinders or electric drills.
Why is it used?
The tool is easy to use and saves time. It’s also cost-effective since it’s reusable and pays for itself over time. Since it doesn’t use electricity and there’s no waste, it benefits the environment as well. It can be used for personal use at your home or business or even in medical facilities.
How does it work?
Installing the tool is easy. Simply load plastic containers into the chambers, secure the top of the tool and then press down on the handle slightly to puncture the bottle. After that, just place the tip of the ProPEX Expansion Tool inside the container without touching the sides. Then, using steady pressure, slowly pull the trigger to expand the tool and open the container.
Frequently Asked Questions
Does it work on glass bottles?
The tool is designed for plastic bottles and jugs, not glass. However, it can be used on metal beverage cans.
what is the maximum opening size?
The maximum opening size is determined by the size of the container you’re trying to open. The maximum dimensions are listed below.
2432-20×2: 3.5″ x 2.1″
2432-21×3: 5″ x 3.1″
2432-22×4: 6″ x 3.9″
2432-23 x5: 8″ x 4.4″ How long does the cylinder last? The cylinders can be reused hundreds of times as long as they’re taken care of properly. They should not be stored with pressure inside them and they need to be cleaned after each use.
The cylinders are able to be exchanged for new ones if desired by contacting the manufacturer.
How to know when the cylinder is worn out?
The cylinder has a built-in warning system. When the tool is used, there is a release of flashing pressure that is monitored by the tool’s computer chip. When this occurs, the computer chip sends a message to the display screen. The display screen will then show a wear indicator icon and display the number of flashes that occurred during use. At that point, the tool should not be used until it is replaced.
How is the cylinder replaced?
The old cylinder can be removed by depressing the trigger until it locks in the open position. Then, pull up on the expansion tool to remove it from the bottle. After that, turn the ProPEX clockwise until it unlocks from the mounting bracket. Pull it straight out and then rotate it down to release it from the base of the tool. The old cylinder can then be disposed of and a new one put in its place. Be sure the not to attach it with the ProPEX facing the base of the tool or it will not lock into place and may come out during use. Once in place, rotate it up to lock into the mounting bracket and push down on the expansion tool to seat it against the bottom of the mounting bracket.
Are replacement cylinders available for purchase?
Yes, replacement cylinders are available. You can order them from Internet or call 1-800-367-9097 to order them.
What tool is required to exchange the cylinder?
The only tool that’s required is a standard slotted screwdriver. You can also use pliers to remove the trigger if it gets stuck.
What is the recommended amount of PSI?
The recommended amount of PSI is between 8-15 PSI. Running it any higher than that may result in damage to the tool.
Can I use this to open paint cans?
We do not recommend using the tool to open paint cans because it may cause damage to the tool. We suggest using a pry bar or other tool designed for opening paint cans.
How long does it take to open?
It takes about 7-10 seconds to open a bottle.
Can you open multiple containers with the same tool?
The cylinder that comes with the tool is not designed to be reused after use. It may be able to be cleaned and used again, but there is no guarantee it will work properly again after that. We recommend using the included tool for each container you need to open.
Can you use the expansion tool for anything else?
The expansion tool is designed to be used only with the Co2 bottles. Due to the volume of the cylinder, it would not be cost effective or efficient to try to use it for anything else.
How big is the bottle?
The bottle is 2.5″ diameter and 18.5″ tall. It comes in a carrying bag for easy transport.
What does the trigger feel like?
The trigger has a progressive feel to it. This means that the harder you squeeze, the more Co2 gets released. It takes about as much pressure as you would use to crack a walnut. It’s easy to control and very safe.
Is the trigger hard to pull?
No, the trigger is very easy to pull. It does not require much force.
Are there any chemicals in the button?
The only chemicals in the button are the Co2 gas and some lubricant. There are absolutely no solvents or harsh compounds of any kind.
Can I get the tool wet?
You can get the tool damp but not submerged in water. If you get water in the trigger or cylinder, be sure to wipe it out before using.
What is the warranty?
The Red Dog is covered by a 1 year limited warranty.
Do I need to buy a Co2 tank to use this product?
No, you can use the Co2 cartridges that are available at paint supply stores for your paintball marker. You can also buy soda bottles to fill with Co2 and use them with this tool.
What size is the cartridge?
The cartridge is the standard size of a soda bottle.
Are there any restrictions on where I can use this?
This tool works best on plastic and metal. You should not use it on hollow containers or brittle surfaces that may crack under pressure. It is recommended that you do not use this product on anything that contains something that is under pressure, like a canned drink or a balloon.
What if my question isn’t answered here?
If you have any other questions, please call Technical Support at 1-772-646-0599. What does it do? The Red Dog Co2 Cartridge Opener is a tool that quickly opens beverage bottles and opens cans. It eliminates the need to search for, and lose, bottle openers. This tool is very easy to transport since it attaches to any key chain. The tool is constructed from durable metal with a rubber grip for easy handling.
Is it easy to use?
Yes, it is as easy as 1, 2, 3! The only thing you have to do is attach it to your key chain, and then pull back the handle. Once you do that, just place the cartridge against the top of the beverage bottle, and push down on the handle. It’s as easy as that! Just remember to push down slowly so you don’t spill the beverage. To open a can, just place the tool on top of the can, and in an up and down sawing motion, press down on the tool. The can will slowly open without any sharp edges. To close the can, place the tool on top of the can, and press down firmly, making sure to squeeze the handles together.
What is it made of?
The Red Dog Co2 Cartridge Opener is made of durable metal with a rubber grip for easy handling.
Is it easy to carry?
Yes, it easily attaches to any key chain so you’ll never lose it!
Is it easy to clean?
The Red Dog can be cleaned with standard household cleaners. Do not submerge in water.
How durable is the Red Dog?
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