Portable Tools

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

Controls & Controllers, Portable Tools, Test & Measuring Instruments

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,... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Portable Tools

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... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Mechanical Components and Assemblies, Portable Tools, Software

CogniVue and NeoLAB Convergence Inc. Announce N2 Smart Pen using CogniVue APEX Image Cognition Processor Technology

January 12, 2015

LAS VEGAS - International CES - CogniVue Corporation, which licenses its APEX Image Cognition Processing (ICP) technologies to semiconductor vendors for automotive and consumer markets, announced their latest collaboration with NeoLAB Convergence  to create a  breakthrough in combining the digital and analog writing experience: the Neo smartpen N2™. The N2 achieves its industry-leading... Read More

Portable Tools

Klein® Tools Rises to the Top in Tools of the Trade 2014 Survey

January 8, 2015

Klein screwdrivers and pliers are the #1 preferred brand Lincolnshire, IL – Klein Tools (http://www.kleintools.com), for professionals since 1857, has been named as a preferred brand in a Tools of the Trade 2014 survey of 731 tradesmen. Out of six common tools, Klein was the preferred brand for two – screwdrivers and lineman's pliers. The survey... Read More

Cleaning Products & Equipment, HVAC, Material Handling & Storage, Non-Industrial Products, Portable Tools

DeVilbiss Refinishing Appoints Saint-Gobain Abrasives as Exclusive Aftermarket Sales Reps

January 8, 2015

SWANTON, OH – DeVilbiss Automotive Refinishing has appointed Saint-Gobain Abrasives to be the exclusive aftermarket sales representative for the company's spray guns, disposable cups, air control and accessory product lines. "DeVilbiss is thrilled to be aligned with a well-respected industry leader in the refinishing business", says Linda Langford, DeVilbiss Automotive Refinishing... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable 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... Read More

Portable Tools

Found: Canada's Oldest Pair of Klein Tools Side-Cutting Pliers!

December 18, 2014

100+ years old pliers handed down from great grandfather now worth $2,500CAD Lincolnshire, IL – Klein Tools, (http://www.kleintools.com/) for professionals since 1857, set out to find Canada's oldest pair of Klein side-cutting pliers and ended up finding them in Winnipeg with the great grandson of an employee of The Northern Electric Company. Chris... 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... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Portable Tools

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... 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... Read More

Cleaning Products & Equipment, Portable Tools

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... 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,... 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... Read More

Portable Tools, Test & Measuring Instruments

Gefen Ships Three New Scalers/Converters that Integrate Analog and Digital Devices to Lengthen Product Life

December 10, 2014

Don't throw away those old devices just yet. Gefen today announced the release of three new scalers that bridge the gap between legacy equipment and digital high definition systems.  All three scalers convert the output from video sources using a VGA connection to enable compatibility with digital displays, projectors and other downstream devices. Each features a different type of digital... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Machinery & Machining Tools, 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,... 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... Read More

Mounting & Attaching Products, Portable Tools

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

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Machinery & Machining Tools, 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... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Portable Tools, Test & Measuring Instruments

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... Read More