Portable Tools

Portable Tools

High-Visibility Tools are available with glow-in-the-dark handle.

Nov 23, 2015

Hi-Viz (high-visibility) drivers feature glow-in-the-dark handles that help locate tools in dark or dimly lit places. Handles charge in natural or artificial light and glow for 30+ min. Specific models include Hi-Viz #2 Phillips Screwdriver, Hi-Viz ¼ in. Cabinet-Tip Screwdriver, and Hi-Viz 6-in-1 Multi-Bit Screwdriver/Nut Driver. Chrome-finished Hi-Viz drivers also come with... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Fasteners & Hardware, Portable Tools

Cable Tie Application Tools feature ergonomic design.

Nov 16, 2015

Constructed with impact-resistant housing and durable components for extended service life, EVO 9 Series tensions and provides clean, flush cuts for 50–250 lb heavy-duty cable ties, including wide strap ties. Tension knob offers 33 different settings for precise, repeatable applications. With quick-adjust tension feature, user can move 3 stops at a time to quickly jump between higher and lower... Read More

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

Makita Continues to Expand the Tool Box for Contractors with More New Solutions Revealed at STAFDA 2015

Nov 11, 2015

Makita closes 100th anniversary year with a range of new tools and accessories Phoenix, AZ – Makita is closing its 100th Anniversary Year with the announcement of over 40 innovative new tools and accessories, including: An 18V X2 LXT® Reciprocating Saw powered by two 18V Lithium-Ion batteries Three 18V LXT® high torque impact wrenches with category-leading torque The next generation in... Read More

Portable Tools

EngineerSupply Expands to Offer the SKIL Brand of Power Tools

Nov 11, 2015

EngineerSupply expands to offer the SKIL brand of power tools on it's webstore. Launching the SKIL brand of power tools on its webstore was a decision based upon the reach SKIL provides as well as providing another option for its customer base when it comes to power tool selection. About Skil Power Tools The SKIL Tools Company was founded in 1924 and has become one of the most well known and... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Heptagon Milling Cutter increases metal removal rates.

Nov 10, 2015

In addition to indexable inserts with 14 cutting edges, Walter BLAXX M3024 has wear-protected, black tool body. Diameters range from 1.5–6.0 in., and construction is of Tiger·tec® Silver cutting tool material. Tiger-tec Silver is available in 2 CVD-coated grades for machining of steel and cast iron as well as 3 PVD coated grades for machining steel, stainless steel, cast iron,... Read More

Portable Tools

Loop Knives cleanly remove flash from molded plastic/rubber parts.

Nov 03, 2015

Designed for safe and accelerated removal of flash waste and excess material from molded or extruded rubber and plastic parts, Hyde Loop Hoof Knives are manufactured with high-carbon steel blades for long-term edge sharpness and extended life. Each knife, with 6.5 in. overall length, features pick for hard-to-remove imperfections. Mounted to HammerHead® molded handle, .515... Read More

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

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

Oct 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.

Oct 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.

Oct 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

Oct 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

Oct 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

Oct 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.

Oct 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

Oct 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.

Oct 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

Oct 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. .

Oct 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.

Oct 09, 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

Oct 08, 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

Oct 07, 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