Portable Tools

Portable Tools, Mounting & Attaching Products

Wire Grip handles both coated and galvanized guy wire.

November 26, 2014

Designed for use with cable sizes from 0.16–0.55 in., Chicago® Grip - Coated Guy Wire features sawtooth jaw profile that will not slip on coated or galvanized guy strand. Longer 5 in. jaw also increases surface area in contact with cable, which minimizes cable damage. Read More

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

Coaxial Cable Stripping Machines have benchtop form factor.

November 25, 2014

While uses for SemiRigid 1050 include stripping aluminum or copper jacketed semi-rigid coaxial cables, uses for multi-step CoaxStrip 5200 include stripping of coaxial, multi-conductor cable and single conductor wire. CoaxStrip 5200 employs universally designed blades, centralizers, and clamping jaws for processing range of cables without necessitating mechanical adjustments. Both machines feature Hi-Res color touchscreen interface and intuitive programming. Read More

Portable Tools

Carton Closing Stapler features cordless design.

November 24, 2014

Eliminating need for air hoses, Bostitch Cordless Carton Closing Stapler offers portability when stapling and closing corrugated containers used in manufacturing and distribution. Tool accommodates either A or C carton closing staples measuring 5/8 or ¾ in. in length. Weighing just over 6 lb, stapler can be used in variety of positions with minimal user fatigue. Tool is powered by 12 V Li-On battery, which enables 700 shots and can be recharged quickly. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Optics & Photonics, Portable Tools

Laser Tool provides accurate room measurements in seconds.

November 24, 2014

Able to be used by one person to measure distances, areas, and volumes, 4.3 in. long Laser Dimension Master (LDM) 130 can measure distances in feet-inches, decimal feet, inches, or meters. Measurement displays on color LCD, and accuracy is 1/8 in. or better over entire range. For operation, this laser measure requires user to press button and aim laser at wall or surface to be measured (up to 130 ft away). Protective case is supplied as standard.

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Portable Tools, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Electronics Tool Kit fosters ESD-safe assembly and repair.

November 12, 2014

Xuron® TK3500 Home Electronics Tool Kit includes 3 precision assembly tools with hand grips designed for user comfort and component protection. Model 170-IIAS Micro-Shear® Flush Cutter has slim profile head for wire up to 18 AWG, Model 450AS tweezer-nose plier can grasp fine wire under 1 mil thick, and Model 501AS adjustable wire stripper accommodates 10–26 AWG stranded and solid wire. On all tools, static-safe hand grips exhibit 106–109 Ω surface resistivity. Read More

Portable Tools

Concrete Rotary Hammer hastens drilling while minimizing vibration.

November 11, 2014

Powered by 15 A motor, 26.2 lb HR5212C offers 19 J of impact energy, 2 in. capacity in concrete, and 9 m/sec² vibration rating. Latter is due to Anti-Vibration Technology (AVT®), which consists of synchronized, 3-component internal counterbalance system featuring air-actuated counterbalance, vibration-absorbing housing, and damper spring at base of impact bolt. Other features include soft start, torque-limiting clutch, and 2-mode operation for chipping only or hammering with rotation. Read More

Portable Tools, Cleaning Products & Equipment

Roll Polisher removes build-up from roll surfaces.

November 6, 2014

Designed for porous roll surfaces that require specialized surface cleaning and conditioning, EzKleen™ Roll Polisher removes build-up without surface regrinds or special release coatings. Unit fits into most roll cleaners and incorporates application-specific cleaning pads. Pivot point allows self-adjustment for all blade angles and roll diameter situations. Read More

Portable Tools

Surgical Stapler provides advanced gripping surface.

November 5, 2014

Designed for bariatric, colorectal, and thoracic procedures, ECHELON FLEX GST SYSTEM comprises ECHELON FLEX™ Powered Plus Stapler and ENDOPATH ECHELON™ Reload System with Gripping Surface Technology. Proprietary ridged surface provides atraumatic grip that holds tissue in place during firing, minimizing slippage. Product delivers uniform closed staple height for optimized staple line integrity across range of tissue thicknesses with each reload. Read More