Portable Tools

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Portable Tools

DEWALT FLEXVOLT(TM) System wins a 2016 POPULAR SCIENCE Best of What's New Award

October 21, 2016

TOWSON, Md. - Just four months after announcing the DEWALT FLEXVOLT™ System, it has won a prestigious Popular Science Best of What's New Award. The key to this technology is the ability of the FLEXVOLT™ batteries to switch between DEWALT tools of varying voltages (20V MAX*, 60V MAX* and 120V MAX*). Two FLEXVOLT™ batteries, a 6.0Ah battery and a 9.0Ah battery (available in early... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Portable Tools

Micro-Crimping Tool performs 150,000 crimps in service life.

October 20, 2016

Powered by 10.8 V Li-ion battery, Sta-Kon® BAT22-6NV2 features one-button operation for controlling all tooling functions and electronic control with lock functions that monitors complete closing of dies. Electromechanical tool also offers automatic retraction when operation is complete and manual retraction when needed. Multifunction LED displays provide workplace illumination, maintenance display, and data transfer. Key ring is included for use with tool balancer and to secure tool in field. Read More

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

Battery-Powered Hydraulic Tools offer extended runtime, comfort.

October 19, 2016

Powered by Makita® battery platform, hydraulic tools include 6, 12, and 15 ton crimping tools as well as cable and bolt cutters and 10K PSI pump with removable heads. Bluetooth® technology lets electricians wirelessly manage their tools, access tool history, monitor service timelines, and customize tool operation. While each crimper uses pressure sensor to ensure correct force application, select tools are equipped with Auto Retraction Stop (ARS)/Retraction Stop Repeat (RSR) features. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Disc-Style Carbide-Tipped Reamer offers modular flexibility.

October 17, 2016

Offered with various edge preps and geometries, Top Ream covers diverse hole finishing needs. Single carbide disc and brazed joint provide strong connection virtually immune to thermal effects during machining. While all-carbide (WU05PR) tip affords minimum of 4 like-new regrinds, through-hole style has 18° left hand spiral that pushes chip forward. Product covers hole diameters up to 1.65 in., with TRF shank-style starting at 0.551 in. and TRM modular tool from 0.787 in. and up. Read More

Lubricants, Portable Tools

Grease Gun delivers grease at up to 8,000 psi. .

October 17, 2016

Powered by 12 V Li-ion battery, Lincoln PowerLuber has 3-point base that keeps it upright and helps prevent dirt and debris from entering motor. Dual-lip follower enables bulk or cartridge delivery and eliminates grease bypass, while built-in LED illuminates work area. Hose holder and tube guide provide secure hose storage and easy threading of grease barrel. Featuring ergonomic design, gun is suited for agricultural, automotive, construction, maintenance, and industrial applications. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Portable Tools

Crimping Tools feature self-adjusting design.

October 17, 2016

Available in square and hexagonal crimp styles, Self-Adjusting Crimping Tools are designed for crimping ferrules and wire end sleeves. Tools feature ergonomically shaped handles with hardness and surface textures for comfortable frequent use, non-slip grip pad for applying pressure against surface, and ratchet action to ensure crimps are completed according to specification. Adjustable to wires sizes from 26 AWG to 8 AWG, tools are designed for insulated and non-insulated ferrules. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware, Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Star SU LLC and Neher Group form Agreement to Sell PCD tooling in North America

October 12, 2016

HOFFMAN ESTATES, IL. — Star SU LLC and Neher DIA GmbH Co. KG have entered a joint venture partnership that appoints Star SU to sell Neher’s PCD tooling portfolio in North America.  The addition of Neher’s comprehensive line of diamond tools, including finish reamers, combination tools and PCD/CBN inserts, compliments Star SU’s current cutting tool offering to provide a full service... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

New Festool HK/HKC Carpentry Saws Win Industry Recognition

October 7, 2016

2016 Editors’ Choice Award from Tools of the Trade and Best Corded Saw from ProTool Reviews PTIA Lebanon, IN – The new carpentry saw from Festool, the HK/HKC, has just won a 2016 Editors’ Choice Award from Tools of the Trade and a 2016 PTIA (Power Tool Innovation Award) from Protool Reviews. Launched just last month, the Festool HK/HKC Carpentry saw, with integrated guide rail and other... Read More

Portable Tools

Jennifer Goedde Takes on Expanded Role at Calculated Industries

October 3, 2016

Company is expanding product lines, solidifying relationships with distributors CARSON CITY, Nev. - Jennifer Goedde has been named Sales MarCom Manager at Calculated Industries. Goedde has been Marketing and Communications Manager at the company since 2010. In her new role she will be in charge of national and international sales while continuing to oversee all of the company's... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Milling Cutter is optimized for machining steel, stainless steel.

September 30, 2016

Designed for extended tool life, MC341 Supreme carbide shoulder/slot milling cutter provides capability for full slotting at 1.5 x Dc, low spindle load due to differential pitch, soft cutting action via optimized micro-geometry, and optimal chip evacuation. Cutting-at-back radius reduces transitions when performing shoulder milling operations, while stable core and optimized microgeometry promote process reliability. DIN 6535 HA tool shank has surface treatment for optimized gripping. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware, Portable Tools, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Unique Application for PEM® Products

September 21, 2016

PennEngineering® (Danboro, PA, USA) has entered into an agreement to acquire Heyco® Products Inc. (Toms River, NJ, USA), it was announced by both companies. Terms of the agreement were undisclosed and no changes are anticipated regarding Heyco’s operations, facilities, and employees. The acquisition is expected to expand sales growth opportunities for both companies. Heyco Products (Read More

Portable Tools

Kilrock turn to M&H for new Big-K bottles

September 20, 2016

"It's the one that works" is Kilrock's slogan, and it is easy to see why. The Buckinghamshire based company has been a staple in the household product market since the 1930's. Kilrock is a brand familiar to and loved by many, being sold in major retailers and independent stores across the UK. Kilrock produce an extensive range of household products, but their Big-K multipurpose... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Pipe Saws & Bevelers Cut & Prep Any Pipe Size & Material

September 19, 2016

A full range of pneumatic saws and pipe machining tools that can cut all types of pipe, regardless of size and material, and prepare them for welding are available from Esco Tool of Holliston, Massachusetts. Esco MILLHOG® APS-438 Saws are offered in standard and low radial clearance models with mounting tracks and accessories to cut tube and pipe up to 60” O.D. and 4.75” thick, including... Read More

Portable Tools

Drill/Driver and Impact Driver operate on 20 V Li-Ion battery.

September 19, 2016

Part of Brushless EDGE™ family of tools, 20 V MAX Lithium Ion Brushless Drill/Driver (PCCK607LB) and 20 V MAX Lithium Ion Brushless Impact Driver (PCCK647LB) offer maximum runtime. Drill/driver features 2-speed gear transmission that delivers 0–450 rpm in low speed for high-torque applications and 0–1,800 rpm in high speed for maximum fastening speed. Each tool hosts onboard state of charge indicator, over-molded comfort grip, and LED work light. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage, Portable Tools

Weiler to Introduce New Product Offerings at FABTECH 2016

September 15, 2016

Attendees of FABTECH can explore a variety of product offerings and product line upgrades at booth N3704 CRESCO, Pa. — Weiler Abrasives Group, a leading provider of abrasives, power brushes, and maintenance products for surface conditioning announced it will attend FABTECH 2016 in Las Vegas, November 16 to 18 at booth N3704 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. The company will showcase a... Read More

Portable Tools, Test & Measuring Instruments

Precision Levels help make perfect conduit bends.

September 15, 2016

Available in 3.5, 6, and 9 in. lengths, Precision Levels eliminate dog-legs when making saddle or offset bends to electrical conduit. Two smaller models have integrated Thumb Winder™ conduit wheel featuring contoured screw that hugs conduit's surface for firm, stable hold. CNC machined from 6061 T6 aluminum billet for absolute straightness and protected with anodized corrosion-resistant finish, levels have oversized neodymium rare-earth magnets built into bottom for hands-free leveling. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware, Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Positive Turning Inserts support wide range of applications.

September 13, 2016

Engineered for finishing stainless and high temperature alloys (ISO S), FM4 Positive Inserts have optimized chip breaking capabilities at low feed rates and low cutting depths. RM4 Positive Inserts, targeted at stainless and high temperature alloys (ISO M, S), support roughing and medium machining operations. FP6 Positive Inserts excel at finishing steels (ISO P) and provide optimized chip control. Finally, FK6 Positive Inserts are engineered specially for finish to medium machining. Read More

Cleaning Products & Equipment, Portable Tools

Floor Pads are manufactured with plant-based pellets.

September 13, 2016

Available for both UHS and conventional machines, Impact Earth™ environmentally responsible floor pads are made from primary feedstock or sugar without using any oil or genetically modified materials. Various sizes are available for such applications as polishing, burnishing, scrubbing, and buffing. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Portable Tools

Keystone Jack Termination Tool features one-stroke design.

September 13, 2016

Designed for 110 type 4 pair keystone jacks, Xpress Jack™ 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, rust-resistant black oxide finish, and comfort grip TPR handles that minimize stress on large jobs with prolonged use. Die sets are available for Platinum Tools Keystone Jacks and other similar designs as well as 90 degree Leviton Keystone Jacks. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Portable Tools

ELP Electric Linear Module

September 12, 2016

The SCHUNK ELP can be adjusted in two simple steps making it the most user friendly electric linear module on the market! The end positions can be mechanically adjusted with a screw and the speed of extension and retraction is adjusted using rotary switches on the side of the unit. Speed can be automatically adjusted, depending on extension weight and no shock absorber adjustment is... Read More