Ingersoll Rand at Mount Rushmore

Mount Rushmore

“The purpose of the memorial is to communicate the founding, expansion, preservation, and unification of the United States with colossal statues of Washington, Jefferson, Lincoln, and Theodore Roosevelt.”  ~Gutzon Borglum

Did you know that  Ingersoll Rand provided jackhammer drills and air compressors for work on Mount Rushmore in 1927? They sure did!

To learn about the types of tools that could handle such a colossal project, check out the links below.

Construction tools:  http://www.ingersollrandproducts.com/IS/Category.aspx-am_en-394

Top of the line air compressors:  http://www.ingersollrandproducts.com/IS/Category.aspx-am_en-12769

Did you also know that geologists estimate that the granite at Mount Rushmore National Memorial will erode only 1 inch every 10,000 years? Granite is not only tough to work with, but it stands the test of time!

 

Ingersoll Rand’s History in Racing

Over fifty years of Ingersoll-Rand Impacts in the PITS Ingersoll Rand has a long history in auto racing. The association surrounds the use of air tools in building and maintaining cars and more importantly, transitioning cars through the pits at races as fast as possible. The most prominent tool used is Ingersoll Rand’s classic impact wrench….