Portable Tools

Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Indiana Evolution

May 20, 2016

A job shop in the Midwestern US State of Indiana cuts insert costs in half and triples tool life with Beyond Evolution™ grooving and cut-off tools from Kennametal. The Chip Breaking Effect: Direct delivery of cutting fluid to the work zone together with a variety of application-specific chipbreakers provides the Beyond Evolution™ grooving and cut-off system robust chip control while... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Walter Surface Technologies Unveils Next Generation Line of Corded Grinders

May 20, 2016

Montreal, QC/Windsor CT, – Walter Surface Technologies, the global leader in surface treatment technologies, announced the launch of its next generation of corded grinders, featuring eight redesigned and one new power tool, the Pro 5™.  Built to optimize Walter’s world class line of abrasives, the grinders maximize productivity, provide optimal power in every cutting, grinding, sanding... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Solid Carbide Tooling offers optimized cutting, tool life.

May 20, 2016

With geometry, cutting speed, and tool life optimized for use on gray cast iron, ductile iron, and forged steel, Speed-Drill R4 is suited for use in producing automotive engine and chassis components. Corner radius design is tangential to drill point but non-tangential to diameter, and tooling options include standard drill and end mill programs for all material groups. Special tools include step drills, core drills, reamers, tapered drills, tapered reamers, and combination tools. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Drywall Sander conserves time and effort during wall/ceiling prep.

May 18, 2016

Used prior to painting, plastering, or decorating, ELS 225.1 Long-reach Drywall Sander with VacuGlide™ prepares wall and ceiling seams with smooth finish. Adjustable vacuum suction of VacuGlide holds sander to surface, which reduces operator effort/fatigue, and spring-mounted dust shroud with sealing lip adapts to surface. Extending up to 9 ft, product also adapts to angles and employs 5.5 A, variable-speed motor that operates from 1,050–1,600 rpm. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Portable Tools

Handheld LED Spotlight reaches over 3,000 ft.

May 17, 2016

Equipped with single CREE 25 Watt LED, Model HUL-LED25WRE-CPR produces 2,000 lm of intense light with 80 lm/W and 70% lumen retention at 50,000 hours. Unit is constructed with ABS polymer body, 5 in. ergonomic nylon handle, and light head that can be adjusted vertically. Measuring 5 in. in diameter, lamp and reflector assembly is protected by polycarbonate lens that is sealed to IP65 rating. Spotlight operates on 12–32 Vdc and includes optional cord to operate on any ATV, boat, or vehicle. Read More

Portable Tools

Inch Size Rulers have self-adhesive design.

May 17, 2016

Available in inch sizes, GN 711 Self-Adhesive Rulers provide measurement markings for use in pharmaceutical, packaging, and food industry applications. These RoHS-compliant products come in 3 versions: stainless steel with .02 in. thickness and etched scale; white plastic with .01 in. thickness, silver highlighting, and printed scale; and transparent plastic with .01 in. thickness and scale printed. Different scale sequences are available for each version. Read More

Labels, Tags, Signage & Equipment, Portable Tools

Portable Laser Marker handles oversized components.

May 16, 2016

Available with IVO<sub>4</sub>, 10 W, 20 W, 30 W, and 40 W laser options, VIS-P is suitable for marking plastics, metal and alloys, as well as anodized, painted surfaces. Air-cooled system features marking area of 4.33 x 4.33 in. Two laser handles and Snorkel ensure accurate and safe laser beam up to 3 ft. Marking details such as serial numbers, straight line, and arc text with full TIF capability, basic geometrical figures, shift and date codes, bar codes, and 2D/Data matrix are standard capabilities. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Portable Tools

Crimping Tool crimps 8 AWG - 1/0 AWG copper wire.

May 13, 2016

By ensuring crimping dies match with each rotation of dial, K05-SYNCRO minimizes poor wire connections caused by inaccurate crimping, reducing rework and troubleshooting. Handle design with slip guard creates secure grip throughout crimping process. Die size is indicated using color coding on dies and lug sizer indicator on dial. Dial feature allows for one-handed die change, rotating both dies simultaneously while providing accuracy in matching die set selection. Read More

Portable Tools

Hand Knife features ergonomic design and sure grip.

May 12, 2016

Designed with rugged, soft-grip handle with no-slip texture, Quarter-Moon Hand Knife has blade made of 1095 high-carbon steel to hold edge longer than comparable knives made of lesser steels. Back edge of knife is not sharp to help prevent cuts and nicks to hand. Able to be re-sharpened for years of use, knife is suited for shaping linoleum floors, trimming excess PVC welds, cutting and skiving leather, straightening leather belts, and cutting cleats and v-guides on conveyor belting. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Portable Tools, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Automation Torque Control System increases productivity.

May 9, 2016

With digital adjustable torque setting, variable torque and speed control, and multiple I/O options for integration with PLC, SH-Series helps manufacturers optimize assembly area, reduce labor, and increase productivity. Windows®-based software allows customization for each fastening application, and multiple fastening strategies can be implemented for sensitive or difficult to assemble joints. Robotic fastening system also features built-in error proofing and screw counter. Read More

Display & Presentation Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Portable Tools

High-Output LED Searchlight is designed for marine applications.

May 6, 2016

Providing full movement on X and Y axes for unlimited rotation without any hard stops, Colorlight CLite2 draws 850 W max and has dimmable output of up to 2.4 million candela and 40,000 lm. LED lights are installed in powder-coated aluminum housing that optimizes heat disbursement, and acidproof, stainless steel base can be networked with multiple panels. Available with or without integrated FLIR thermal imaging camera, searchlight offers 5° beam angle and 4,921 ft range. Read More

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&trade; 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&ndash;0.59 in. in diameter and wires from 10&ndash;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