The APT M160, a 60 lb class Paving Breaker, is a hard-hitting tool that can be used for medium to heavy demolition work and concrete breaking. The Model 160 is one of the best general-purpose breakers around and one of the best tools on the market for asphalt cutting.


Model - Part # Units M160 - 5235 M160 - 5236
Chuck Size in  1 - 1/8 x 6  1 - 1/4 x 6 
Bore Diameter in  2 - 1/4 
Stroke  in  4 - 1/8
Blows per Minute bpm 1,680 
CFM @ 90 psi CFM  60 - 65 
Weight lbs  70
Length in  25 - 3/4 
Air Inlet NPT in  1/2 MALE NPT


  • Steel automatic valve
  • Drop-forged, steel handle 
  • Built-in automatic oiler
  • Rubber handle grips 
  • Latch-type retainer 
  • Swivel hose connection
  • Noise-dampening mufflers available 
  • Four-bolt backhead 
  • Universal hose connector supplied

Air Pressure

The recommended air requirement for the operation of APT tools is 90 psi (6.2 bar). Lower air pressure will decrease power, too high a pressure will increase unwanted stresses in the tool. For proper CFM ratings, please refer to the specification charts shown for each tool in this catalog.

Hose Size

APT recommends the use of at least 1⁄2” inside diameter or larger hoses to assure sufficient air flow to the tool. For portable compressor hose and longer lengths, 3⁄4 “ hose is recommended. Keep the overall length of the hose to a minimum to prevent pressure loss at the tool.

Connecting Hoses

Hoses should be rated for a minimum of 250 psi (17.2 bar). Before connecting the air hose to the tool, check the tool inlet connector to be sure it is clean and free of dirt or debris. Keeping dirt and debris from entering the tool will assure long and satisfactory operation.