Portable Tools

Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Ripping Automation System can be adapted to existing equipment.

March 13, 2015

Available as add-on system, TigerRip 1000 can be adapted to existing rip saw. This lets manufacturers add material optimization and rip saw automation functions to existing equipment with 3 product configurations: in-feed table and automated fence; in-feed table, automated fence, and saw; or entire system comprising in-feed table, automated fence, saw, and return conveyor. Dynamic Optimization™... Read More

Portable Tools

Cross-Handle Screwdrivers feature lateral drive.

March 12, 2015

Featuring 2-component design with sheathing made of Santoprene® for fatigue-free working, PB Swiss Tools’ Cross-Handle Screwdrivers have lateral drive that ensures required force transfer while tightening or loosening screws. Ergonomic design eliminates strain on users' wrist, while asymmetric form enables effortless application of torque. Autoclaveable up to 120°C, slip-proof handles... Read More

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William Frick & Company's Emergency Utility Marking Kit Helps Secure Hazardous Areas Hit by a Storm

March 6, 2015

Featuring an assortment of critical safety and warning supplies, William Frick Company has assembled the Emergency Utility Marking Kit to help utility and public work companies warn the public of a potential hazard. Convenient kit includes tags, labels and markers stored in a durable camouflage duffel bag. The Utility Marking Kit can be used as part of an Emergency Response or Pre-storm... Read More

Portable Tools

Screwdrivers are color-coded by size.

March 5, 2015

Designed for Pozidriv screws, PB Swiss Tools’ SwissGrip Rainbow Series is color-coded, enabling users to quickly locate, assign, and apply correct screwdriver. Soft handle coating is made of skin-friendly Santoprene®, which transfers torque. Each tool is labeled with serial number for additional security and to enable tracing product back to raw material. SwissGrip Rainbow Series is... Read More

Portable Tools

Automatic Nut Driver Reduces Injuries

February 26, 2015

Design Tool was approached by a leading transportation-industry manufacturer to alleviate repetitive motion injuries caused by workers manually installing hex flange nuts on their assembly. DTI's solution was a simple, bench-mounted, automatic nut feeding and driving system, complete with part fixturing, a bulk nut supply hopper and all controls.  This system automatically fastens a nut in... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Portable Tools

An Industry Tradition: IDEAL T-Strippers® Wire Strippers

February 25, 2015

SYCAMORE, IL -- IDEAL first introduced its iconic T-Stripper® wire strippers back in 1957, selling more than 10,000 pairs the very first day they were available. Since then, T-Strippers have became an indispensable tool that apprentice electricians use on their first day on the job... and continue to use until they retire as Master Electricians. The original T-Strippers were created by an... Read More

Cleaning Products & Equipment, Construction Equipment and Supplies, Controls & Controllers, Electrical Equipment & Systems, HVAC, Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage, Portable Tools

Makita Rocks World of Concrete 2015

February 25, 2015

Makita delivers new tools, new accessories, and plenty of concrete for hands-on demonstrations La Mirada, CA – Over 50,000 concrete professionals converged on Las Vegas earlier this month for the World of Concrete trade show -- and Makita was ready with an array of new concrete tools and accessories, with hands-on demonstrations for attendees to feel the difference for themselves. Over 50,000... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices, Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

GF Machining Solutions to Feature Compact, High-Performance Technology at EASTEC 2015

February 23, 2015

LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill. – GF Machining Solutions will display several flexible, compact and high-performance automation solutions and a wire electrical discharge machine (EDM) designed specifically for aerospace work in booth 1236 at EASTEC 2015 in West Springfield, Mass., May 12- 14. Products highlighted will include the new Mikron HEM 500U high-efficiency milling machine, CUT 200 Sp wire EDM,... Read More

Portable Tools

Hex Keys feature color-coded design.

February 20, 2015

Color-coded according to size and function, PB Swiss Tools’ Rainbow® Series can be quickly located in toolbox, at workplace, or on construction site. Key sets feature precisely chamfered corners to facilitate insertion into screws, and have tolerances smaller than human hair. Chrome-plated with powder-coated color finish for protection against corrosion, hex keys have perfect-shaped... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage, Portable Tools, Welding Equipment & Supplies

Schleuniger, Inc. to Debut New Cut and Strip Machine at Electrical Wire Processing Technology Expo

February 20, 2015

Schleuniger, Inc., a leading international manufacturer of high-precision wire processing machines, will be among the over 145 world-class suppliers and service companies to exhibit at the 2015 Electrical Wire Processing Technology Expo. Now in its 15th year, this exclusive showcase for the wire and cable processing industry will be held May 13 – 14, 2015 at The Wisconsin Center in Milwaukee,... Read More

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

Eraser's Thermal Wire Strippers are Effective on P.T.F.E. and Teflon

February 19, 2015

Thermal Wire Strippers from The Eraser Company are used to remove the insulation from wire and small cables through the use of heated stripping elements. Model BTS1 is a bench mounted thermal stripper for material up to 1/2" OD. The temperature of the stripping elements is variable up to 1400°F. This unit has an adjustable strip length stop for up to 1-1/2" and has a self-contained fume... Read More

Mechanical Components and Assemblies, Portable Tools

Push/Pull Poles facilitate running of cables in tight spaces.

February 17, 2015

Made of non-conductive fiberglass to protect installer from electrical shock, Tuff-Rod™ push/pull poles simplify running of various types of cables above ceilings, down walls, under raised floors, or through hard to access voids and cavities. Products can be threaded together to achieve max length of 30 ft, and 3 attachment-ends – J Hook attachment, bullet tip, and Wisp head – extend... Read More

Portable Tools

Tool Case Kits contain comprehensive blade assortment.

February 16, 2015

Available in bordeaux, grey, and petrol, PB Swiss Tools’ Zip-Up Tool Cases each include SwissGrip 215 handle for interchangeable blades; flat/slotted blade size 2, 3, and 4; Phillips blade size 1 and 2; square reaming awl blade; flat/slotted precision screwdrivers size 0 and 1; and Knipex brand slip joint and combination pliers. Interchangeable SwissGrip handle, with soft... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Portable Tools

Tool Pouch prevents dropping of items from heights.

February 10, 2015

Arsenal® Topped Parts Pouch, available in 20 oz water-resistant canvas (5528) and waterproof tarpaulin (5538) versions, features hands-free, self-closing Trap Door™ top. Used for storing small parts, hardware, and tools, products also prevent items from falling from heights when tipped over and facilitate retrieval. Features include 2 exterior nickel-plated D-Rings for facilitated tool... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Slugger by FEIN Metal Cutting Saws

February 3, 2015

Pittsburgh, PA – FEIN Power Tools, Inc. announced three redesigned Slugger saw models…FEIN Will feature two redesigned Slugger metal cutting hand saws in the 7-1/4" and 9" blade sizes along with an upgraded 14" Slugger metal chop saw. All three are designed to perform best while using Slugger metal saw blades that provide significantly longer life than disposable composition blades.  These... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Count On Tools Inc. Shows 5S Compatibility of PB Swiss Tools Color Code Product Line

February 2, 2015

GAINESVILLE, GA – Count On Tools (COT), Inc., a leading provider of precision components and SMT spare parts, announces that PB Swiss Tools’ Color Code series supports the work process based on the 5S and Kaizen method: Sort • Set in order • Shine • Standardize • Sustain. By optimizing tool search times, travel times and wait times, companies can experience cost savings. New color... Read More

Portable Tools

CS Unitec's Non-Sparking Hammers are Ideal for Hazardous Environments

January 30, 2015

CS Unitec's line of non-sparking, corrosion-resistant hammers are ideal for driving, striking, metal forging and demolition applications in petrochemical plants, oil refineries, natural gas installations and oil drilling platforms, in marine and other industries where non-sparking safety tools are required. Manufactured from Copper-Beryllium or special Aluminum-Bronze alloys, the hammers are... Read More

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

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... Read More

Construction Equipment and Supplies, Optics & Photonics, Portable Tools, Test & Measuring Instruments

Calculated Industries Introducing Two New Tools for Builders at IBS/NAHB Show in Las Vegas

January 26, 2015

Construction Master Plus EZ and Laser Dimension Master 130 give builders fast, accurate calculations and measurements. CARSON CITY, Nev. – Calculated Industries (CI) is introducing its newest tools for builders at the National Association of Home Builders 2015 International Builders' show, which takes place January 20-23 in Las Vegas. The Construction Master Plus EZ (CMP EZ) is the... Read More