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Synonyms for jackhammer

a hammer driven by compressed air

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Paleontologists sometimes use jackhammers, dynamite, and big picks to remove tons of hard rock that lies over fossils.
A three-person crew used jackhammers to remove the built-up oxide, and, as a result, much of the refractory material came off with the oxide, forcing the crew to add $5000 worth of repair materials to the walls of the furnace.
and] overweight construction workers who operate pneumatic jackhammers.
Atlas Copco's HardHat(TM) compressors provide a reliable source of compressed air to drive pneumatic tools such as chipping hammers and jackhammers.
In addition to the five Northeast stadiums and arenas, Harvard's recent acquisition of Elite Maintenance based in Chicago added two additional Illinois stadium cleaning contracts to their roster: Silver Cross Field, home of the Joliet Jackhammers, and Alexian Field, home of the Schaumburg Flyers, both of the independent Northern League.
ACTON - With jackhammers, mallets and elbow grease, Vasquez High students battled the desert wind and sun to beautify their campus - a muted display of endurance and defiance at a school composed only of tents and portable trailers.
Our Asphalt Cookie Cutting Machine eliminates Jackhammers and Compressors used to remove utility castings from road.
The rock surface was then broken by jackhammers, and equal amounts of the resultant loose material were collected from within each panel to ensure representative sampling of the outcrop.
But mine manager Matthew Gill said jackhammers were proving futile on the hard rock, so one-ounce explosive charges were being used.
We are very close to getting the jackhammers moving and it's harder to kill projects with a shovel in the ground than it is to kill projects that are just on the drawing board," she said.
Currently, this task is performed manually with jackhammers.
GLENDALE - With the sound of jackhammers in the background, Glendale Community College officials broke ground Friday on a $16.
Trump and Mayor Rudolph Giuliani, along with Deputy Mayor John Dyson, representatives of the Galbreath Company and the General Electric Pension Trust as they hefted their own jackhammers and officially broke ground at One Central Park West.
LILCO) workers will soon be equipped with a new device to help reduce injuries associated with repeated lifting of jackhammers.
Maybe the best part of the yet-to-be-completed construction was the destruction of the dugouts, courtesy of an eager coach and players donning jackhammers.