Portable Tools

Portable Tools, Material Handling & Storage, Mechanical Components & Assemblies

Magnetic Spray Gun Holder helps organize paint booths.

January 29, 2015

Designed to keep spray guns orderly and close at hand, Spray Gun Holder features forked arm that is capable of holding spray guns in variety of orientations. Strong neodymium magnet allows holder to attach to any steel surface, even through multiple layers of paint buildup. Measuring 4.9 in. in diameter, holder projects out 5.5 in. and offers weight capacity up to 95 lb.  Read More

Portable Tools

Powered Vascular Stapler offers precision during thoracic surgery.

January 28, 2015

Optimized for precision and stability, ECHELON FLEX™ can be used for critical vessel transections. Curved, blunt, and narrow anvil, along with articulating shaft and placement tip, promote visibility, navigation, and precise placement during procedures. While allowed percentage of manual articulation in each direction promotes flexibility during final placement, design also minimizes tip movement during firing for less movement during transection. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Controls & Controllers, Portable Tools

Torque and Automation Control eliminates potential variations.

January 21, 2015

Designed for automation and robotic fastening applications, SD-Series provides digital adjustable torque setting, variable torque and speed control, and multiple I/O options for integration with PLCs and other line control techniques. Built-in screw counter prevents screw-fastening errors and detects cross threading, omissions, unfinished rundowns, and cycle incompletes. Electric screwdrivers, featuring Swiss Maxon brushless motor technology, range from 0.08–13 lb-in. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Portable Tools

Laser Marking Scan Head combines speed and positional stability.

January 21, 2015

Available with silicon mirrors for 3 laser wavelengths, basiCube 10 scan head achieves 800 cps and exhibits positional stability under load. Product is optimized for basic laser marking applications and features 10 mm aperture as well as laser marking-optimized tuning. Read More

Portable Tools, Optics & Photonics

Mini-Split Installation Support Tool reduces labor requirements.

January 20, 2015

Supporting up to 100 lb, Mighty Bracket™ fits most mini-split sizes and enables hands-free, single-person installation of evaporator coil. Reusable bracket, constructed of ABS plastic, hooks onto both tabs of mini-split wall mounting plate in <1 min and holds mini-split evaporator coil for electrical, refrigeration line, and condensate drain pump/hose connections. Due to 20 in. long support arms, evaporator coils can be temporarily angled away from wall at 23° to 45° for back panel access. Read More

Portable Tools, Machinery & Machining Tools

Cordless Cutter drives 6 in. cutting wheel.

January 7, 2015

Specifically designed for metal workers who are consistently on-location without access to power supply, ZIPWHEEL Cutter utilizes 18 V/5.2 Ah battery with Ventilated Charging System, which charges battery while keeping it cool to extend life. Tool leverages DYNAMAX electronics for rpm control and consistent speed under load, beveled gears to minimize noise, as well as front retaining plate and rear bushing to prevent misalignment while minimizing vibration. Read More

Portable Tools

90 Degree Bent Nose Pliers pick up tiny objects without strain.

December 17, 2014

Used for working on chainmail and similar projects which require tools for picking up, holding, and forming tiny rings, wire, and clips, Xuron® Model 486 is made from carbon steel and has perfectly aligned, precision ground tips that let users pick up tiny objects without putting any strain on their wrists. Ergonomic design, which incorporates Xuro-Rubber™ hand grips and internal return spring for added agility, also feature blackened tips to prevent glare and reduce eye strain. Read More

Portable Tools

Cordless Drywall Screwdriver utilizes brushless motor.

December 17, 2014

Powered by 18 V 4.0 Ah Li-Ion slide-style battery, Model XSF03M features BL™ Brushless motor which is electronically controlled to optimize battery energy use. Star Protection Computer Controls™ allow tool and battery to exchange data in real-time and monitor conditions during use to protect against overloading, overdischarging, and overheating. With Push Drive™ Technology, contractors can set lock-on setting and motor will start only when fastener is engaged, saving battery power. Read More

Portable Tools, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Cordless Cut-Out Tool meets drywall contractor power requirements.

December 17, 2014

Powered by 18 V LXT® Lithium-Ion 4.0 Ah slide-style battery, XOC01Z employs 30,000 rpm motor and can perform, as tested, up to 100 cuts into ½ in. drywall on one charge. Slide switch with lock-on and slim body design promote operator comfort, and on-board bit change capability eliminates need for wrench. Able to accept 1/8 and ¼ in. bits, tool also features vent slots that direct air and debris away from operator as well as real-time condition monitoring/performance adaptation. 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

Hole Saws drill metal quickly and cleanly.

December 11, 2014

Used with hand-held drills, 1- and 2-Series Tungsten Carbide-Tipped (TCT) Hole Saws cut clean holes without grinding core. For cutting 9/16–4 in. dia holes up to 1 in. deep, 1-Series Hole Saws include center pilot drill. Cutters up to 3¼ in. dia feature 3/8 in. shank, while 3 5/16 in. dia and larger cutters feature ½ in. shank. For drilling 9/16–1 3/8 in. holes up to 9/16 in. deep, heavy-duty 2-Series Hole Saws feature spring-loaded pilot pin and milled 3-flat shank that fits ½ in. chucks. Read More

Portable Tools, Cleaning Products & Equipment

Knotted-Wire Cup Brushes clean metal surfaces.

December 11, 2014

Utilizing quality AB wire, Knotted-Wire Cup Brushes are designed for heavy-duty cleaning of metal surfaces. Brushes feature threaded-nut connection, aggressive knot style, and taller inner-cup design that forces brush to be used on filament tips, rather than bending for optimal performance. Brushes are specially designed for use on portable tools and filled with steel-wire filament for rigorous applications. Read More

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

Cut and Strip Machines handle shielded and coaxial cables.

December 9, 2014

Equipped with high-resolution indexing cutter head and programmable rotary incision capability, MultiStrip 9480 provides high-precision processing of coaxial and other shielded cable. SmartBlade system and magnetically held guides maximize output and production by minimizing changeover times. Offering semi-automatic operation, CoaxStrip 5200 multi-step coaxial stripping machine processes coaxial, multi-conductor cable and single conductor wire. Read More

Portable Tools, Machinery & Machining Tools

Bit Inserts carry shock loads of impact drivers.

December 3, 2014

Constructed using shock-resistant tool steel and induction heat treatment that allows differential hardening of shank body, Tensor® Bits Series can withstand impact shock loads generated by tip interface, with screw head farther down shank and away from head. Shaped shank bit inserts leverage flexural properties of steel itself to transfer load from tip to shaft, minimizing risk of bit faces shearing off and extending bit life. Read More

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

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

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

Test & Measuring Instruments, Portable Tools, Optics & Photonics

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

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

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