Portable Tools

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

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... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Portable Tools

KNIPEX Tools Hose Clamp Pliers Wins 2014 Pro Tool Innovation Award

November 21, 2014

Single tool for hose clamps of different sizes makes work easier and provides reliable gripping ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. – The KNIPEX Tools LP patented, hose clamp pliers won a Pro Tool Innovation Award. KNIPEX (Model #85 51 250A SBA) hose clamp pliers have rotatable, universal tip inserts for reliably gripping spring hose clamps in all positions up to 2 ¾ -inch diameters. With a... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Mounting & Attaching Products, Portable Tools

EXSYS Showcases Tooling System Innovations at TECMA 2015

November 19, 2014

Modular adaptors and bases provide the industry’s shortest changeover times TAMPA, Fla. – EXSYS Tool will bring the well-known, high-quality and innovative tooling systems of EXSYS/EPPINGER to the TECMA show in Ciudad De Mexico at the Expo Bancomer Sante Fè Conference Center on March 3-6, 2015. Exhibition visitors will experience the speed, flexibility and cost-effectiveness of such... Read More

Automatic ID, Non-Industrial Products, Portable Tools, Retail and Sales Equipment, Test & Measuring Instruments

Wacom Showcases Electronic Handwritten Signature Solutions at BAI Retail Delivery 2014

November 13, 2014

Advanced Pen Technology Speeds Transactions and Helps Prevent Fraud. Experience the Wacom Difference at Booth #3921. VANCOUVER, Wash – As the world's leading manufacturer of signature capture solutions, Wacom® has increased operational efficiencies for banks, credit unions and other financial institutions across the globe. Attendees of BAI Retail Delivery 2014 at McCormick Place in... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Portable Tools

Electronics Tool Kit fosters ESD-safe assembly and repair.

November 12, 2014

Xuron® TK3500 Home Electronics Tool Kit includes 3 precision assembly tools with hand grips designed for user comfort and component protection. Model 170-IIAS Micro-Shear® Flush Cutter has slim profile head for wire up to 18 AWG, Model 450AS tweezer-nose plier can grasp fine wire under 1 mil thick, and Model 501AS adjustable wire stripper accommodates 10–26 AWG stranded and solid wire.... Read More

Portable Tools

Concrete Rotary Hammer hastens drilling while minimizing vibration.

November 11, 2014

Powered by 15 A motor, 26.2 lb HR5212C offers 19 J of impact energy, 2 in. capacity in concrete, and 9 m/sec² vibration rating. Latter is due to Anti-Vibration Technology (AVT®), which consists of synchronized, 3-component internal counterbalance system featuring air-actuated counterbalance, vibration-absorbing housing, and damper spring at base of impact bolt. Other features include... Read More

Cleaning Products & Equipment, Portable Tools

Roll Polisher removes build-up from roll surfaces.

November 6, 2014

Designed for porous roll surfaces that require specialized surface cleaning and conditioning, EzKleen™ Roll Polisher removes build-up without surface regrinds or special release coatings. Unit fits into most roll cleaners and incorporates application-specific cleaning pads. Pivot point allows self-adjustment for all blade angles and roll diameter situations. Read More

Portable Tools

Surgical Stapler provides advanced gripping surface.

November 5, 2014

Designed for bariatric, colorectal, and thoracic procedures, ECHELON FLEX GST SYSTEM comprises ECHELON FLEX™ Powered Plus Stapler and ENDOPATH ECHELON™ Reload System with Gripping Surface Technology. Proprietary ridged surface provides atraumatic grip that holds tissue in place during firing, minimizing slippage. Product delivers uniform closed staple height for optimized staple line... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Portable Tools

Wire Stripping Tool handles tough, halogen-free insulation.

November 5, 2014

Featuring self-adjusting blade that automatically adapts to wire size, stripax® ULtimate can strip most halogen-free insulation materials and other wires specified for use in high temperature environments ranging from AWG 24...10, up to length of 1 in. Three-stage partial stripping function retains portion of stripped insulation on tip of conductors. Measuring 7.5 in. and weighing 6 oz, hand... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware, Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Square Shoulder Mills take large depths of cut.

November 4, 2014

Available in 6 grades, R220.LN14 Mills provide 4 cutting edges with 0.551 in. cutting edge length. Negative rake, 0.28 in. thick inserts enable heavy cuts in difficult materials and long-reach applications. Standard tools are able to take depths of cut up to 0.551 in., while helical versions come in cutting edge lengths for both contouring and slotting applications. R220.LN14 cutters are suitable... Read More