Portable Tools

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

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

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

Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable 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

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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