Portable Tools

Fasteners & Hardware, Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Indexable Inserts, Grades enhance turning and milling options.

May 3, 2016

Designed for rough forging and castings, HR2 chip breaker features positive, stable geometry. Single-sided inserts are suited for working in steels, cast irons, and stainless steels. Also available, double-sided NMR chip breakers are designed for stainless steel operations. Wiper inserts W-FM and W-NM have positive front land for smooth machining. While T9226 grade suits heavy roughing and peeling operations, milling grade M6330 enhances DTMM work. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Makita Releases the Next Generation 12V Max Lithium-Ion

April 28, 2016

New 12V max CXT™ is more compact with more comfort and capacity La Mirada, Calif. – Makita, a pioneer in cordless technology, has released the next generation of 12 volt with the 12V max CXT™ Lithium-Ion cordless tool series. Makita 12V max CXT™ features slide-style batteries so each tool’s handle is built with ergonomics in mind – not around the stem of a battery – for improved... Read More

Portable Tools

Heavy-Duty Nut Drivers feature hollow handle design.

April 28, 2016

With completely hollow handle, Heavy-Duty Nut Drivers are suited for use on unlimited bolt lengths. Tools feature magnetic tips to help retain nut, wrench assist for additional torque, and Cushion-Grip handle. Each nut driver is formed from single piece of cold-formed steel, resulting in solid piece of metal that can withstand high torque. Color-coded for easy identification, drivers come in 6 individual sizes of ¼, 5/16, 3/8, 7/16, ½, and 9/16 in. as well as 4-piece and 6-piece sets. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing, Portable Tools, Services

Radius Internal Cylindrical Grinders handle large workpieces.

April 28, 2016

With workhead on simultaneously swiveling B-axis, STUDER S121, S131, and S141 offer thermal stability, mechanical rigidity, and interpolation from -60° to +90°. Machines also have dressing spindle or fixed dresser on B-axis and measuring probe on grinding head. X and Z axes are in cross-slide arrangement or cross slide with model-dependent spindle/turret configuration. Respectively, max part length and max workpiece weight (including clamping device) are 11.8 in. and is 220 lb for all machines. Read More

Cleaning Products & Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Portable Tools, Transportation Industry Products

IMTRA Outfits First U.S. Offshore Wind Farm Crew Transfer Vessel

April 27, 2016

Leading Marine Manufacturer and Importer Delivers Searchlight, Wipers and LED Lights New Bedford, Mass. – IMTRA, the leading manufacturer and importer of quality commercial products, announced today that it has delivered top-of-the-line equipment to the first U.S.-flagged offshore wind farm crew transfer vessel (CTV), Atlantic Pioneer. IMTRA has supplied the Colorlight CL20 high-output... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Wire Brushes, Abrasive Discs come in various sizes and styles.

April 26, 2016

MATHESON Select® industrial wire brushes and flap discs are intended for metal surface preparation and weld cleanup applications. Wire brushes are hand tools offered in various sizes, and flap discs are abrasive discs intended for use on power grinders and offered in various styles, sizes, and grits. Read More

Portable Tools

Multipurpose Tool provides all-in-one cutting solution.

April 22, 2016

Employing 7.0 A motor, Dremel Velocity™ can cut such diverse materials as HardieBacker®, plywood, drywall, conduit, PVC pipe, and 2x4s. Integrated high-torque mechanism also accelerates plunge cuts, grout removal, and sanding. While integrated control foot aids long, accurate rip cuts, fold out component provides stability and accuracy while making cuts in sheet materials and eliminates need to hover tool through cuts. Tool also supports VC490 Panel Blade and VC494 Pipe and 2x4 Blade. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Benchtop Stripping Machine requires no electricity.

April 20, 2016

Featuring fully pneumatic operation, UniStrip 2050 strips multi-conductor cables from 0.16–0.59 in. in diameter and wires from 10–2/0 AWG. Stripping length is adjusted by manually sliding cable stop forward or backward. After cable is inserted, stripping is activated via foot pedal. Machine includes 3 blade sets with 4 different radius blade sizes per set for total of 12 different blade sizes. Seven wire guide sizes are included to handle complete application range. Read More

Portable Tools

Electric Torque Wrenches combine continuous rotation, precision.

April 11, 2016

ETW-Series serves controlled bolting applications that require speed, precision, and traceability. Operation is via interactive 7 in. touchscreen, and UI helps operators simplify complex jobs by creating automatic presets that can be saved and applied on site. For simpler jobs, torque values may be input directly into rear control panel on wrench. Pass/fail indicator is also standard, and fastening records for each job can be viewed on touchscreen or exported to computer for traceability. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Portable Tools

Ergonomic Cable and Bolt Cutters operate using 10.8 V battery.

April 8, 2016

Performing cuts in <8 sec, micro cable and bolt cutters feature 350° rotating blade heads, auto-retract blade, and LED light. Ergonomics reduce injuries from extended use while improving cut quality. While ES32ML has capacity to cut 600 MCM copper and 750 MCM aluminum cable, ES32FML cuts 1 ¼ in. fine stranded copper cable. Along with threaded rod, rebar, steel rod, guy wire, and wire mesh cable tray, BS12ML cuts bolts up to ½ in. Gator Eye® technology, also included, facilitates maintenance. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware, Portable Tools

Long Arm Hex Key Sets feature color-coded design.

April 8, 2016

Available in inch sizes, No. 911LG-H100F Long Arm Hexagon Key Sets with Ball End feature 100° bend that optimizes screw access through reduced length of short shank, and allows for secure working in narrow spaces. RoHS-compliant hex keys are Chrome-Vanadium steel, hardened, chromium plated, and color-coded with electrostatically applied powder coating. Set includes 13 pieces with SW = .05&ndash;3/8 in. Metric size long arm hexagon key sets with 100° angle are also available. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Portable Tools

HID Handheld Spotlight generates 5,000 lumen output.

April 1, 2016

Constructed with single 55 W HID lamp, Model HL-85-HID-CPR delivers beam capable of reaching distances over 5,500 ft. Adjustable 7 in. lens gives operators ability to switch from long, narrow focused spot beam of light to wide flood beam with simple twist. Operating on 12&ndash;24 Vdc with included 16 ft coil cord terminated in cigarette plug, IP65-rated waterproof spotlight features ABS shockproof polymer body, aluminum alloy light head housing, and impact-resistant polycarbonate lens. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Portable Tools

Artis Tweezers from Aven: Exclusive Design Reduces Hand Fatigue and Enhances Productivity

March 31, 2016

The tweezer is one of the longest standing and most important staples of every work bench, and Aven’s innovative Artis Tweezers have set a new precedent for precision. The patent-pending design features an angled bend at the end of the tip, which provides a softer overall grip with a large surface area that greatly reduces hand fatigue while enhancing overall productivity and effectiveness.... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Portable Tools

Termination System handles 110 type 4 pair keystone jacks.

March 30, 2016

To simplify keystone jack terminations, Xpress Jack&trade; seats and trims all 8 conductors in one smooth motion, eliminating need to punch down 8 times for single termination. Tool features heavy-duty all carbon tool steel construction with rust-resistant black oxide finish. Comfort grip TPR handles minimize hand stress on large jobs with prolonged use. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Portable Tools

Side-Cutting Pliers also incorporate wire stripper/crimper.

March 30, 2016

In addition to cutting and stripping 10&ndash;12 AWG solid and 12&ndash;14 AWG stranded wire, 9 in. Journeyman&trade; (Cat No. J2139NECRN) crimps non-insulated connectors, lugs, and terminals. High-leverage design with crimping die positioned behind hinge promotes cutting and gripping power, and cross-hatched knurled jaws are optimized for gripping. Along with induction-hardened cutting knives, features include tool steel construction with hot-riveted joint and dual-material Journeyman handle. Read More

Display & Presentation Equipment, Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing, Portable Tools

Spring News Letter

March 24, 2016

POINTS OF INTEREST: NEW Address: 1529 Cottage Street, Ashland OH 44805

  • MARCH : MORI SEIKI PASSES ITS FINISHING TESTS
  • CINCINNATI GRINDERS ARRIVE FOR THEIR REBUILD (P. 2)
  • ACU-RITE SPRING SALE EVENT; COMPLETE WITH FREE SHIPPING! (P.2.)
MORI SEIKI MARCH MADNESS The Mori will go home, looking new and performing great. Looking at the before after... Read More

Portable Tools

Cordless Impact Tools deliver optimized torque values.

March 22, 2016

Offering electronic 3-speed power selection, 18 V LXT® Brushless Cordless Impact Tools include XWT07M/Z ¾ in. square drive impact wrench, XWT08M/Z ½ in. square drive impact wrench, and XWT09T/Z 7/16 in. hex chuck impact drill. While XWT07M/Z delivers 780 lb-ft fastening torque and 1,250 lb-ft breakaway torque, respective values for XWT08M/Z are 740 lb-ft and 1,180 lb-ft. Both impact wrenches feature Star Protection Computer Controls&trade;. Model XWT09T/Z delivers 590 lb-ft drilling torque. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Materials & Material Processing, Paints & Coatings, Portable Tools

Manual Sprayer integrates advanced pump technology.

March 21, 2016

Incorporating OptiSpray AP01 application pump in conjunction with OptiFlex®2 Series gun and control, OptiFlex2 F Spray manual unit serves applications requiring high film builds or precise and constant powder outputs when using long powder hoses. Single-chamber design based on SIT (Smart Inline Technology) ensures constant and reproducible coating over extended periods, even with challenging powders. Respectively, single- and dual-pump versions achieve up to 300 and 600 gpm powder output. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Low-Vibration Needle Scalers carry ATEX certification.

March 16, 2016

Trelawny&trade; ATEX Vibro-Lo&trade; series removes coatings/corrosion and cleans other accumulated materials from surfaces. Operating at 5.5 cfm of air and providing up to 3,000 bpm, units are ATEX-certified Ex II 2 Gc IIA T4 and come with non-sparking Copper Beryllium needles. Minimal vibration (2.3 Aeq m/s² max) reduces operator fatigue and increases efficiency. While models VL203Ex and VL303Ex have pistol grip handle and 19 and 28 needles (respectively), model VL223Ex has inline handle and 19 needles. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Portable Tools

Magnetically Mounted LED Spotlight produces 1,530 lumens.

March 10, 2016

Constructed of precision machined aluminum with powder coating, impact-resistant polycarbonate lens, and IP65 rating, 18 Watt Model HMLBLT-18W-LED-25 is approved for outdoor environments where corrosion resistance and waterproof lighting is required. Light is offered in focused 25° spot beam or 60° flood beam, and provides cool white light output with color temperature of 5000K. With dual bracket design, operator can guide light through full range of vertical and horizontal movement. Read More