Portable Tools

Controls & Controllers, Material Handling & Storage, Mechanical Power Transmission, Portable Tools

Bosch Rexroth to Exhibit Latest Assembly and Handling Technology at the ASSEMBLY Show 2015

October 28, 2015

The Drive Control Company will display its latest systems for assembly flexibility and productivity in booth 419 at The ASSEMBLY Show in Rosemont, IL, October 27-29. Bosch Rexroth will present its latest technology for assembly and handling applications at The ASSEMBLY Show 2015. The company will be exhibiting in booth 419 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL, October... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware, Portable Tools

Silver PVD Inserts support ISO-M and ISO-S machining.

October 28, 2015

With high temperature wear resistance, Tiger•tec® Silver PVD Coated Inserts are designed for machining stainless steel, high temperature alloys, and other materials that are difficult to machine. Special surface smoothing on rake face minimizes friction, keeping heat generation in check. Available in WSM10S, WSM20S, and WSM30S grades, inserts offer 3 positive geometries: FM4 for finishing... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Automated Cross-Cutting Saw is designed for non-ferrous metal.

October 28, 2015

To ensure finished-part cut quality, TigerSaw 2000 pairs 17.7 in. saw with pusher system. Automated lineal cutting software and crayon marking of defects maximize material yield. Along with adjustable cutting envelope that accommodates 350–500 mm saw blades, features include pneumatic clamping for handling delicate material and air over oil for optimized cut quality. Lube misting system... Read More

Controls & Controllers, HVAC, Material Handling & Storage, Portable Tools

Makita Lands at Gie+Expo 2015 with an Expanded Tool Box for Landscapers

October 26, 2015

Efficient MM4® 4-stroke, 18V LXT® cordless, and DOLMAR integration drive Makita's strong presence in power equipment Makita's world's largest line-up of 18V Lithium-Ion cordless tools and power equipment includes the 18V X2 LXT Lithium-Ion (36V) Brushless Blower powered by two 18V Lithium-Ion batteries. Louisville, KY – Makita is opening up its tool box to the power equipment... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Fasteners & Hardware, Portable Tools

American Electrical Publishes New Video About How to Select and Install a Wire Ferrule

October 22, 2015

Tom McCormick explains how to select and install a wire ferrule.  American Electrical offers the widest selection of wire ferrules in North America.  By selecting wire size, color and stripping length, a wire ferrule can be installed on a bare wire using one of AEI's ferrule crimping tools. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Material Handling & Storage, Portable Tools

American Electrical Publishes New Video About CrimpKit - A Sturdy Metallic Case with All the Tools and Ferrule Assortment to Prepare Wires

October 21, 2015

Tom McCormick, President and CEO of American Electrical, Inc. explains the contents of the CrimpKit - a sturdy metallic case with all the tools and ferrule assortment to prepare wires.  The CrimpKit comes with a wire stripper and cutter, a ratcheted ferrule crimping tool and an assortment of ferrules for 24-10 AWG wires. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Portable Tools

All-Purpose Pliers include crimper.

October 20, 2015

Combining functions of wire stripper, long-nose pliers, and crimper in one tool, All-Purpose Pliers with Crimper (Cat. No. J207-8CR) can cut and strip 10–18 AWG solid and 12–20 AWG stranded wire. Tool can also grab and loop wire as well as crimp non-insulated connectors, lugs, and terminals. Made of forged steel for durability, pliers have induction-hardened cutting knives, hot-riveted... Read More

Portable Tools, Test & Measuring Instruments

Klein® Tools Wins Four Pro Tool Innovation Awards

October 16, 2015

Tools are recognized for their multi-use functions saving time, money and space Lincolnshire, IL – Klein Tools (http://www.kleintools.com), for professionals since 1857, was presented with four Pro Tool Innovation Awards for products launched this past year. The winning tools include Adjustable Length Screwdriver (Cat. No. 32751), Non-Contact Voltage... Read More

Portable Tools

Multipurpose Pliers integrate 3 additional tools in lower handle.

October 16, 2015

Constructed of heat-treated alloy steel, IRWIN® VISE-GRIP® Locking Multi-Pliers features stainless steel serrated fold-out knife blade and fold-out screwdriver. Latter includes ¼ in. bit holder with No. 2 Phillips® and 6–8 slotted bits. Curved jaw (5CR™) securely grips and torques multiple surface shapes; 5WR® jaw has built-in wire cutter and puts pressure on 4 points... Read More

Portable Tools, Robotics, Welding Equipment & Supplies

Lincoln Electric to Showcase Advanced Technology and Expertise at FABTECH 2015

October 13, 2015

Connect with Lincoln Electric Companies in both the North and South halls during the show Cleveland – Each fall, visitors go to FABTECH, North America's largest metal forming, fabricating, welding and finishing event, seeking the latest technologies to help them do their jobs better, faster, at a lower cost and with higher quality results. At FABTECH 2015, Nov. 9-12, at McCormick Place in... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware, Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Grooving Tools feature reinforced blades. .

October 12, 2015

With dual internal coolant delivery system, Walter Cut G2042 Series optimizes surface finish in parting and grooving operations. System precisely delivers coolant to flank and to chipbreaker of insert, resulting in constant optimum operating temperature. Parting blades come in sizes of 1.02 and 1.26 in., and inserts are available in widths of 2–4 mm. Prime applications include turret turning... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Press Brake Tooling features laser hardened design.

October 9, 2015

Available to North American market, LVD Style Press Brake Tooling includes punches and dies that are laser hardened for durability and extended life. In addition, dies are Nitrex® treated for optimal performance. Patented STONE® radius die design assures accurate bend angles along full length of bend and minimizes friction between material and die, especially when used with LVD... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Festool USA Wins Two Industry Innovation Awards

October 8, 2015

TSC Cordless Track Saw and BHC Rotary Hammer Singled Out in Competitive 18V Categories Lebanon, IN – Festool USA has just won two Pro Tool Innovation Awards (PTIA) for the TSC 55 Cordless Track Saw and the BHC 18 Cordless Rotary Hammer. The TSC 55, which won the 18V cordless track saw category, is described as being the most versatile, precise cutting system available, and is able to cut... Read More

Portable Tools, Test & Measuring Instruments

Economics 101

October 7, 2015

ASSEMBLY LINE HEADACHES??? QUICK, CALL THE DOCTORS OF MUTILATION PREVENTION! Does your assembly plant have a busy paint repair area? Do you get frustrated when the paint mutilations increase and draws the attention of the plant manager? Well the "MUTILATION PREVENTION DOCTORS" at Assembly Tool Specialists, Inc. can provide you and your associates with cues and solutions that will get the boss off... Read More

Portable Tools, Test & Measuring Instruments

Mountable Aluminum Metric Rulers feature etched markings.

October 6, 2015

Available in metric sizes as well as self-adhesive version, GN 711.2 aluminum rulers with 3.3 mm mounting holes are RoHS compliant and come in 6 horizontal and vertical configurations. Imprints resist effects of weak acids and lye solutions as well as brief exposure to solvents. Construction is of aluminum with natural anodized finish, and surfaces are imprinted in black with etched numbers... Read More

Portable Tools

Compact Angle Grinders are available with ergonomic handle.

October 2, 2015

Solid entry, Power product, and Inox series include ergonomic compact angle grinders that are available with narrow FEIN ErgoGrip (Rat Tail) handle. Extended toward the rear, this 4 ¾ in. long handle enables continuous work while minimizing fatigue and promoting secure grip and machine control with defined hand position. Suitable for users in trade and industry who perform frequent... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Compact Angle Grinder features ergonomic grip.

October 2, 2015

Equipped with 760 W motor that provides no-load speed of 12,500 rpm, FEIN WSG 7-115 rotates in 90° steps. Tool features 4.5 in. grinding wheel, full metal gear head, long-life carbon brushes, and dust protection on all electronic components. Smaller ergonomic grip optimizes control and minimizes fatigue while grinding for long periods of time. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Nanophase to Exhibit and Present Optical Polishing Solutions at Optifab 2015

October 2, 2015

Romeoville, Illinois  – Nanophase Technologies Corporation, a global provider of engineered nanomaterial solutions, will present two papers and exhibit their optical surface polishing products at next month’s Optifab conference in Rochester, N.Y. Nanophase representatives will be at Booth 304 at the Oct. 12-15 show to discuss their Cerium Oxide and Aluminum Oxide optical polishing... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Milling Cutter System promotes machining versatility.

September 30, 2015

With M4792 slot drill, M4575 T-slot cutter, M4002 high-feed cutter, M4132 shoulder milling cutter, and M4574 chamfer cutter, M4000 milling cutter system enables users to tackle diverse machining operations. Insert system has single basic shape compatible with every M4000 body, allowing inserts to be used in all tools within M4000 range. Also available indexable inserts include grade with CVD... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Portable Tools

Self-Adjusting Wire Stripper handles large, insulated cables.

September 29, 2015

Used on cables with cross sections that range from 14–8 AWG, stripax® ULtimate XL (Part No. 1512780000) strips wires that have tough, halogen-free insulation as well as cables with PUR sheathing materials and diameters up to 7.2 mm. Blades enable quick, clean, and precise stripping via automatic, self-adjusting action, and lower jaw adjusts via setscrew to provide precise, symmetrical... Read More