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Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

18V LXT Cordless Tools feature brushless motors.

November 9, 2016

Available in 18V LXT Sub-Compact Brushless ½" Driver-Drill (XFD11ZB) and Impact Driver (XDT15ZB) models, 18V LXT Series Cordless Tools offer increased power, speed, and longer tool life. Having mechanical variable 2-speed transmission (0-500 & 0-1,700 RPM), XFD11ZB provides dual LED to illuminate work area. Measuring 5-5/16 in. and 2.6 lbs, XDT15ZB features Assist Mode (A-mode) setting, to eliminate "screw cam-out" and "cross threading".

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

Semi-Con Cable Scoring Tool safely performs spiral and ring cuts.

May 23, 2016

In addition to concealed blade that reduces risk of lacerations to user, P2095 and P2096 are designed to eliminate damage to sensitive portions of cable. Enclosed blade, which does not leave surface of semi-con layer at any point during cable scoring to ensure cut is not compromised, rotates clockwise around cable for spiral cut and counterclockwise for ring cut. While P2095 scores .73–1.25 semi-con diameter cable, P2096 scores 1.25–1.55 semi-con diameter cable. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Portable Tools

Electrician's Tools increase safety via 3-part insulation.

April 11, 2014

Comprised of New England style side cutters, diagonal cutters, long-nose pliers, cable cutters, pump pliers, and wire strippers, Electrician’s Insulated Tools are marked with 1,000 V symbol that indicates testing to 10,000 V. Injection-molded grips feature 3-part insulation; white underlayer acts as continuous sleeve around steel handle and serves as warning sign if insulation is compromised. Multi-color design features small thumb guards to facilitate handling and storage in tool belt. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Portable Tools

Platinum Tools Showcases New PRO-Strike Punchdown Tool at 2014 ISC West

April 7, 2014

Providing Precise, Repeatable, and Reliable Terminations, the new PRO-Strike Punchdown Tool (P/N 13150C) is the Primary Tool for All Security, Telecom, and Datacom Installers Working with 110, 66, Krone, and BIX™ –Style Connects CAMARILLO, Calif. - Platinum Tools (www.platinumtools.com), the leader in solutions for the preparation, installation...Read More

Portable Tools

Impact Punchdown Tool utilizes 2-step process.

February 26, 2014

Made specifically for cable installation and maintenance of 110 and 66 panels, cross-connect systems, and wall-jacks, Cushion-Grip Impact Punchdown Tool and Blade ensure precise wire insertion and trim each time. Tool incorporates Hi/Low impact settings for adjustable compression force, inherently long shaft for reaching into narrow/crowded blocks, and Dura-Blade™ punchdown blade with Metal Injection Molded technology for durability. Read More

Portable Tools

SMA Connector Wrench facilitates cable assemblies.

August 13, 2013

Available in 2.5 and 4 in. lengths, HT-Series SMA Connector Wrench expedites task of removing or tightening SMA connections in cable assemblies with crowded connection ports. Pocket-sized tool features knurled split knob for manual rotation as well as channel around circumference to use with open-end wrench or torque wrench. Accommodating most cable diameters up to 0.2 in., wrench eliminates need to remove adjacent cables when tightening or removing cables. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

EC&M Announces Klein Tools Wins Silver 'Product of the Year' Award

August 1, 2013

Demolition Screwdriver product wins hand tool category and places in top three overall Lincolnshire, IL– Klein Tools, (http://www.kleintools.com/) for professionals since 1857, announces its product, Demolition Screwdrivers won Electrical, Construction Maintenance Magazine 2013 Product of the Year silver award. In April, a panel of 12 judges-...Read More

Portable Tools

Southwire Introduces Electrician's Tools that are More Durable, Perform Better and Enhance the Total Solutions for Professional Contractors

July 29, 2013

New Line of Tools Adds to Current Line of Maxis Contractor Equipment, New Vice President Oversees Southwire Tools & Accessories CARROLLTON, Ga. -- To enhance its robust line of innovative wire and cable products and solutions, Southwire has introduced Southwire(TM) Electrician's Tools. This comprehensive line of hand tools, testers and meters is manufactured with top-quality materials to...Read More

Portable Tools, Test & Measuring Instruments

Circuit Tracer locates wires and cables behind walls.

April 11, 2013

Offering 4 defined ranges, SureTrace™ lets electricians select proper sensitivity for specific job. Circuit tracer pinpoints opens/shorts and identifies fuses and breakers on both energized and de-energized circuits from 0-600 Vac/Vdc. Unit includes display that provides numeric value between 0–99, variable pitch/tone audible indication, and peak detector that instantaneously registers signal strength. To minimize false signaling on noisy circuits, handset signal communication is tuned tight. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Conduit Reaming Drill Head reduces required time and effort.

August 15, 2012

Conduit reaming drill head (Cat No. 85091) reduces time required for commercial electricians to ream and install conduit runs. Fitting into power drill chucks and quick release adapters, precision engineered replaceable blade reams ½, ¾, and 1 in. conduit using standard power tool. This U.S. manufactured tool, designed to minimize wrist strain experienced during extended conduit runs, includes replaceable No. 2 square recess bit for installing conduit fittings. Read More

Portable Tools

Battery-Powered Installation Tool inserts wedge-tap connectors.

August 13, 2012

Employing battery-powered hydraulic system, Blackburn® Hydraulic PowerTap(TM) System eliminates cleaning associated with powder-actuated, fire-on style tool. Quick-connect coupler allows for positive engagement between tool head assembly and power unit. C-member of wedge-tap connector applies constant contact pressure to conductor through expansion and contraction of thermal cycling, while integrated positive-stop valve matches PowerTap(TM) System's output pressure to that of wedge-tap connector. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Portable Tools, Software

Phoenix Contact Presents the Next Generation of Infomobile Panel Shop Solutions: Increasing Productivity

July 9, 2012

MIDDLETOWN, Pa. - Phoenix Contact's most recent edition of the Infomobile has hit the road. This version will be targeted toward panel shops, featuring the theme "Panel Shop Solutions: Increasing Productivity." The Infomobile showcases ten panels: Heavy-Con/VIP, Hand Tools, Semi-Auto Tools, Mounting Materials, Clip Project Software, Marking, Screw Connection, Spring Connection, Push-In,...Read More

Portable Tools

Demolition Screwdrivers withstand jobsite abuse.

June 27, 2012

Available in 4 and 7 in. blade lengths, with ¼ and 5/16 in. tip sizes, Demolition Screwdrivers transfer impact force directly to work surface. Slotted drivers feature plated metal strike cap that protects handle from hammer blows. Manufactured and tested for prying and chiseling, screwdrivers can be used by electricians to bang out knockouts in junction box or for tightening locknuts. Read More

Portable Tools, Test & Measuring Instruments

Perceptron and Greenlee Announce the Greenlee FF200 FishFinder(TM) Product Launch

May 27, 2011

Plymouth, Michigan, - Perceptron, Inc. (NASDAQ:PRCP) today named Greenlee Textron Inc., a Textron Company, ("Greenlee"), as the strategic customer it signed in the electrician's market vertical and announced their first new product, the Greenlee FF200 FishFinder(TM), the first visual inspection product that incorporates a CAT IV safety-rated imager. Perceptron had previously announced during...Read More

Mechanical Components & Assemblies, Portable Tools

L.H. Dottie Wins the 2010 NECA Convention 'Showstopper' Award with Telescoping Pole Tool

November 3, 2010

L.H. Dottie Company received the 2010 NECA Convention 'Showstopper' award for the Ceiling Solutions: Telescoping Pole Tool. Judged by a panel of electrical contractors and magazine contributors, submissions to the new NECA Show Showstoppers Showcase were evaluated on the Show's opening day, Oct. 3rd. Electrical Contractor's annual Showstoppers feature recognizes the most innovative products...Read More

Portable Tools

Multi-Bit, Ratcheting Screwdriver combines ergonomics, strength.

September 27, 2010

Designed for electricians, 21-n-1 Twist-a-Nut(TM) has 4 most frequently used bits pre-loaded into driver shaft. Additional 12 bits are securely stored for quick access within handle. Dual interchangeable chrome-vanadium shafts are designed for driving ¼, 5/16, and 7/16 in. nuts, and handle also has 2 Accu-Loop(TM) wire looping holes along with Wire-Nut® ratcheting wrench formed into its bottom. Tool is built around all-metal, 28-tooth ratcheting mechanism that delivers 225 lb torque. Read More

Portable Tools

Insulated Tools work with metric and standard applications.

September 9, 2008

Tested to 10,000 Vac and rated for 1,000 Vac max exposure, Insulated Tool series promotes safety when working around electricity. OEL COMBINATION TOOL has wall drive profile that distributes torque load to fastener through flats, optimizing area of force application as well as lowering possibility of distortion to nut or bolt head. Capable of exceeding tightening torques specified in DIN standard by 70-100%, each socket or spanner fits Metric and Inch series fastener. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Portable Tools, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Hand Tools include integrated voltage sensor.

May 30, 2008

Featuring ergonomic, cushioned handles, line of Circuit Alert(TM) Tools includes screwdrivers, wire strippers, pliers, flashlights, and utility knives, all with built-in removable voltage detector that produces audio and visual alert when it detects live circuit. Tools are made of forged steel for light weight, and many are multifunctional for completing variety of tasks. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Mounting & Attaching Products, Portable Tools

IDEAL OmniSeal Pro XL Tops Competitors at 2008 Upper Midwest Electrical Expo, Awarded 'Best New Product'

May 19, 2008

Achievement Reinforces Strong Market Acceptance of IDEAL Connectors, Handtools & Testers SYCAMORE, IL, May 1, 2008 -- Continuing to win accolades for its best-of-breed data communications products, IDEAL INDUSTRIES, INC. announced today that its OmniSeal Pro XL compression tool and OmniCONN connectors were awarded the prestigious "Best New Product" award in their categories at the 2008 Upper...Read More

Portable Tools

Tool Kit offers everything for wire-wrapping applications.

May 16, 2008

Customizable with JDV or Standard Pneumatic brand tools to meet unique application needs, KTW6021 Series provides all essential tools for terminating 22-24 or 24-26 AWG wire-wrapping applications. Kits includes Standard Pneumatic brand (model 6021) 120 V wire wrap tool, bit/sleeve, hand wrap tool, unwrap tool, cut/strip tool, and deep cavity tool pouch. Left handed tool pouches are also available. Read More