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Lowell Corp.

65 Hartwell St., West Boylston, MA, 01583, US

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Portable Tools

Strap Wrenches feature lightweight, aluminum design.

June 8, 2015

Designed for use in industrial, construction, water, and high line utility work, Aluminum Strap Wrenches make it possible to turn any shape without scratching, denting, or crushing. Tools are available with handle lengths from 6–24 in. and strap lengths from 17–54 in. Weighing from 1/8 to 2 5/8 lbs, wrenches provide capacities from 2–12 in. and torque limits from 20–330 lb-ft. Read More

Portable Tools

Multi-Angle 2-in-1 Wrench fits into tight spots on pipelines.

March 23, 2015

With its reversible, articulating head and 17 in. long x ½ in. thick, ergonomic, stamped steel handle, 8E ratchet wrench lets workers access nuts in tight spots. There are 2 hex socket size combinations available (1 ¼ x 1 1/16 in. and 1 1/8 x 15/16 in.), and their 12-point design facilitates engagement with common nut sizes found in pipeline and construction work. Along with EZ-flip head, features include 36-tooth ratchets, 10° handle throw, 200 lb-ft torque, and Hi-Vis sockets/handle. Read More

Portable Tools

Linemen's Wrench makes work easier and safer.

December 11, 2014

Intended for use by high line workers, 1 3/8 lb 8D-QS (Quad Square) is balanced for safe, prolonged use and provides 200 lb-ft torque. Low-profile cast steel sockets with 36 teeth yield 10° handle throw, suited for working in tight spots, while ratchet engagement design provides smooth operation and accelerated reversing. In addition to providing 4 square sizes in 2-sided socket, tool features 13 in. ergonomic handle with full-length grip, High-Vis sockets and grips, and Bolt-Thru design. Read More

Portable Tools

Lineman's Wrench features 6-in-1 design.

October 1, 2014

Measuring 8 in. long with ½ in. thick handle, 100 TDE Dual End Ratchet Wrench features ratcheting socket end with ¾, 13/16, 1, and 1 1/8 in. sizes and ratcheting box end with 9/16 and ¾ in. hex sizes. Latter will also turn 5/8 in. square nuts. For work in tight spots, socket end only requires 11° swing while gear end requires 12° swing. Made of cast-iron, wrench has bolt-through feature that allows long bolts and threaded rods to pass completely through wrench head. Read More

Portable Tools

Double Sided Wrenches feature 200 lb-ft torque capacity.

June 6, 2014

Combining 2 wrenches in one, 8D DoubleShot PLUS Wrenches are suited for pipeline, construction, utility, and maintenance work. Models include DSP1 with 1 ¼ x 1 1/16 in. hex double socket and DSP2 with 1 1/8 x 15/16 in. hex double socket. Both are 13 in. long with High-Vis sockets and grips. With both models, ratchets have 36 teeth resulting in 10° handle throw for work in tight spots. Ratchet engagement design optimizes bite while applying torque for smooth operation and quick reversing. Read More

Portable Tools

Ratcheting Socket Wrench offers 4-in-1 functionality.

April 14, 2014

Reducing number of tools required to be at hand, 8C features bolt-thru design and four 12-point sockets – 1 ¼, 1 1/8, 1 1/16, and 15/16 in. – for common nut sizes found in utility and construction work. Ratchets have 36 teeth, providing 10º handle throw suited for working in tight spots. Hi-Vis sockets and handle facilitate identifaction in toolbox or on work site, and ergonomic stamped steel handle is 17 in. long and ½ in. thick. Tool weighs 2.5 lb and optimizes bite when applying torque.
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Portable Tools

Ratcheting Socket Wrenches suit pipeline work.

February 14, 2014

Available in handle lengths from 8–60 in., cast iron Series 50 features fully enclosed ratchet mechanism, while stamped steel Series 150, offering handles lengths from 10–15 ¼ in., has partially enclosed mechanism. Square socket sizes range from 5/8–4 ¼ in. for 50 Series and 5/8–1 5/8 in. for 150 Series, while hex sizes range from 5/8–9 1/8 in. for 50 Series and 5/8–1 5/8 in. for 150 Series. Equipped with quick release, Series 50QR enables users to change sockets with flick of thumb. Read More

Transportation Industry Products

Pull Kits convert jack assembly into pulling assembly.

July 25, 2013

Portable Pull Kits help auto body repair operations turn 4- or 10-ton jack assembly into multi-directional pulling assembly. While 4-ton PF0153 Speed Midget® includes cap, ¼ in. x 6 ft chain, chain pull collar, and 2 Bite-Tite™ clamps, 10-ton Hydro-Chief™ includes collar, small chain attachment, 3/8 in. x 6 ft chain, and 2 Bite-Tite Clamps. Both OSHA-approved kits provides two inches of metal pull for every inch of ram travel, and jacks can be located at any position on chain. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Soft Pull Straps will not damage work surface.

May 16, 2013

Available in 36 and 60 in. long models, Soft Pull Straps can handle variety of pulling jobs without marring, galling, or damaging work surface. Straps feature double wall cover of Tuflex® material for comfortable handling and to protect hands from pinching and cutting. USA-made and OSHA-approved, straps offer pulling capacities of 5,300 lb for eye-to-eye standard, 10,600 lb heavy duty; 4,300 lb for choker standard, 8,500 lb heavy duty; and 10,600 lb for basket standard, 21,200 lb heavy duty. Read More

Portable Tools

Ratcheting Socket Wrench improves worker efficiency, safety.

April 24, 2013

Model 8C features 4 sockets that can handle 4 nut sizes commonly found in utility and construction work. While 1 ¼ x 1 1/16 in. hex socket serves tasks such as tightening heavy hex ¾ and 5/8 in. M.J. bolts on clamps and tapping sleeves, 1 1/8 x 15/16 in. hex socket can tighten nuts on standard hex ¾ and 5/8 in. flange bolts and equipment. Ergonomic grip and weight of 2.5 lb reduce fatigue during use, and solid metal sockets firmly grip nuts. For turning power, wrench is rated at 200 lb-ft. Read More

Portable Tools

Ratchet Socket Wrench Kit offers workers reach, flexibility.

February 21, 2013

With extended sockets, 511X Ratchet Socket Wrench Kit helps users tighten difficult-to-reach nuts. Design helps reduce risk of injury as well as increase leverage and swing width. Kit features Model 51QR ratchet handle and 5 hexagonal deep well sockets – 7/8, 15/16, 1 1/16, 1 1/8, and 1 ¼ in. – that are all 3 ½ in. long. While Bolt-Thru design lets bolts pass entirely through arm head so nuts can be secured on any threaded length, quick release feature accelerates socket changes. Read More

Mechanical Components & Assemblies

Stainless Steel Ratchet Arm withstands harsh environments.

December 31, 2012

Designed for permanent mounting on shafts or studs, Model 101 accelerates and facilitates machinery adjustment in workplaces where equipment is exposed to harsh conditions. Stainless steel non-replaceable gear, stainless handle plates and ratchet components, and plastic spacer are all factory pre-assembled, and 16 gear teeth provide 22.5º of rotation between clicks. Measuring 7 ¾ x 1 9/16 x 19/32 in., 12 oz arm has torque limit of 80 lb-ft and can perform various adjustments. Read More

Portable Tools

Ratchet Wrench increases tower worker flexibility, productivity.

August 31, 2012

Intended for utility, construction, and maintenance workers who need to tighten nuts on transmission towers, 100T Series Triple Square Transmission Tower Wrenches provide 3-in-1 functionality to enhance operational flexibility. Each wrench uses proprietary ratchet technology and has 3 square sizes in 1 permanent socket to handle common nut sizes in tower fasteners. Bolt-Thru design of wrench head and socket facilitates tightening nuts on bolts of any threaded length. Read More

Mounting & Attaching Products

Chain Hooks provide automotive techs with choice versatility.

June 27, 2012

P-F Cluster Hook Assembly combines multiple hooks to give techs at auto body repair shops and towing companies as well as rescue operators various attachment options. This versatility also helps avoid having to go back and forth between work and toolbox for appropriate hook. Available in 4 models, hooks are made with 3/8 in. Grade 70 chain. Working load limit is 6,600 lb and proof test is 26,400 lb. Products support and add strength to attachment point while reducing ripping possibility. Read More

Portable Tools

Extra Large Wrenches safely increase worker productivity.

June 8, 2012

Cast malleable iron 40 Series wrenches are available up to 48 in. long with square, hex, or round/keyed openings up to 4 ½ in. Features include reversing controls in head; enclosed, replaceable gears; and bolt-thru design that facilitates nut tightening. Accommodating hex and square sockets that can be changed out via removable retaining ring, 50 Series socket wrenches feature ratchet handles up to 64 in. long, socket openings up to 9 in., in-head reversing control, and bolt-thru design. Read More

Portable Tools

Cast Iron Strap Wrenches will not mar objects.

February 27, 2012

Serving industrial, construction, water, high line utility, and home applications, Simplex and Warnock strap wrenches make it possible to turn any shape without scratching, denting, or crushing. Simplex standard duty line includes S-1224, S-1230, and S-1848, and Warnock includes W-1224, W-1230, and W-1848. For both lines, handle lengths range from 12-18 in., strap lengths vary from 24-48 in., and capacities span 4-10 in. Baked-on epoxy finish is resistant to solvents. Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

Compact Hydraulic Ram suits remote or confined spaces.

February 7, 2012

As 2-stage tool, Porter-Ferguson SM0014T Mini Ram provides auto body repair shops versatility when tackling jobs such as straightening frame rails and motor mounts. Height is 2 5/16 in. with piston fully retracted, 3 5/6 in. with first stage extended, and 4 5/16 in. when fully extended. Built for rough duty, product has max capacity of 4 ton for stage 1 and 1 ton for stage 2. Drop-forged base gives tool stable footing, and angled port for minimizing hydraulic connection problems. Read More

Portable Tools

Ratcheting Wrench facilitates work on pad mount transformers.

November 2, 2011

Using Model 101XRS, utility workers can open pentagon security nuts and adjust ¾ in. hexagon tie-down nuts used on pad mount transformers. Tool features one-piece design that incorporates gear, shaft, and sockets. Ratchet mechanism reverses with flick of lever, while 32 teeth minimize throw angle, making tool suitable for working in tight areas. Featuring 7 in. handle length with cushion grip, wrench has been tested to 90 lb-ft. Read More

Portable Tools

Impact Socket combines 3 socket sizes in one.

October 20, 2011

Designed for high line utility workers, Triple Square Impact Socket can be used with any impact wrench or rattle gun to install or tighten utility pole hardware. Tool has overall length of 7¾ in. with 3 square socket openings measuring ¾ in. for ½ in. hardware, 1 in. for 5/8 in. hardware, and 1 1/8 in. for ¾ in. hardware. Featuring 13/16 in. hollow shaft, Triple Socket allows workers to access nuts on many different threaded lengths. Read More

Transportation Industry Products, Material Handling & Storage

Slide Hammer Pull Adapter aids auto body repair technicians.

October 20, 2011

Designed with ¾-14 threads to accommodate most professional quality slide hammers with self-tightening pull clamp, Model CL0199SH features conical base that is compatible with many clamps from other manufacturers in addition to Porter-Ferguson clamps. USA-made adapter gives auto body repair technicians more precise control over pulling operations that is possible with standard tightening pull rings. Read More

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