Fastening Tools

Portable Tools

Heavy-Duty Nut Drivers feature hollow handle design.

April 28, 2016

With completely hollow handle, Heavy-Duty Nut Drivers are suited for use on unlimited bolt lengths. Tools feature magnetic tips to help retain nut, wrench assist for additional torque, and Cushion-Grip handle. Each nut driver is formed from single piece of cold-formed steel, resulting in solid piece of metal that can withstand high torque. Color-coded for easy identification, drivers come in 6 individual sizes of ¼, 5/16, 3/8, 7/16, ½, and 9/16 in. as well as 4-piece and 6-piece sets. Read More

Portable Tools

Electric Torque Wrenches combine continuous rotation, precision.

April 11, 2016

ETW-Series serves controlled bolting applications that require speed, precision, and traceability. Operation is via interactive 7 in. touchscreen, and UI helps operators simplify complex jobs by creating automatic presets that can be saved and applied on site. For simpler jobs, torque values may be input directly into rear control panel on wrench. Pass/fail indicator is also standard, and fastening records for each job can be viewed on touchscreen or exported to computer for traceability. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware, Portable Tools

Long Arm Hex Key Sets feature color-coded design.

April 8, 2016

Available in inch sizes, No. 911LG-H100F Long Arm Hexagon Key Sets with Ball End feature 100° bend that optimizes screw access through reduced length of short shank, and allows for secure working in narrow spaces. RoHS-compliant hex keys are Chrome-Vanadium steel, hardened, chromium plated, and color-coded with electrostatically applied powder coating. Set includes 13 pieces with SW = .05–3/8 in. Metric size long arm hexagon key sets with 100° angle are also available. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Portable Tools

Side-Cutting Pliers also incorporate wire stripper/crimper.

March 30, 2016

In addition to cutting and stripping 10–12 AWG solid and 12–14 AWG stranded wire, 9 in. Journeyman™ (Cat No. J2139NECRN) crimps non-insulated connectors, lugs, and terminals. High-leverage design with crimping die positioned behind hinge promotes cutting and gripping power, and cross-hatched knurled jaws are optimized for gripping. Along with induction-hardened cutting knives, features include tool steel construction with hot-riveted joint and dual-material Journeyman handle. Read More

Portable Tools

Cordless Impact Tools deliver optimized torque values.

March 22, 2016

Offering electronic 3-speed power selection, 18 V LXT® Brushless Cordless Impact Tools include XWT07M/Z ¾ in. square drive impact wrench, XWT08M/Z ½ in. square drive impact wrench, and XWT09T/Z 7/16 in. hex chuck impact drill. While XWT07M/Z delivers 780 lb-ft fastening torque and 1,250 lb-ft breakaway torque, respective values for XWT08M/Z are 740 lb-ft and 1,180 lb-ft. Both impact wrenches feature Star Protection Computer Controls™. Model XWT09T/Z delivers 590 lb-ft drilling torque. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Labels, Tags, Signage & Equipment, Portable Tools

Wire Management Products come in diverse configurations.

March 4, 2016

Offered in various configurations, materials, and wire ranges, ILSCON® terminals feature UL-Certified design. Wire markers, also available, come in several types: slide/snap-on, adhesive pre-printed white vinyl labels, as well as cassettes and kits. Cable ties and mounts have industry-standard design and come in different lengths, tensile strengths, and colors. Without requiring heat source, Cool Seal® contains anaerobic sealing gel that works via oxygen deprivation. Read More

Portable Tools, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Torque Measurement Equipment enables full data traceability.

March 4, 2016

Suitable for auditing and calibrating assembly tools, Torque Measurement Equipment certifies that tools are within tolerance. Full product offering includes simple tool checks featuring CM/CMK or SPC test results, to complete standalone Mobile systems. For optimized system accuracy and data communication, all transducers feature full digital communication to PC or analyzer. Torque wrenches can be used as production device or quality check device to check residual torque on fasteners.  Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

hilmor to Launch New Products, Fastest Hands Contest at 2016 AHR EXPO

January 29, 2016

Brand to Exhibit 43 New Tools and Attendee Competition at AHR EXPO Booth EAST LONGMEADOW, Mass. – Today, hilmor® announced they will be releasing 43 new products in 2016 to further expand their range of innovative tools designed for the HVAC/R industry. The new tool innovations will be complimenting the brand's Driving Tools category with key introductions being the Fast Connect... Read More

Portable Tools, Test & Measuring Instruments

Work Tools facilitate connector assembly.

January 28, 2016

Aligning with connector products for both large form factor industrial and board level connectivity, Tightening Torque Tools offer fixed torque of 0.5 Nm, making it almost impossible to over- or under-tighten. Slimline Screwdrivers are suited for assembly with integration of insulation at blade diameter. Offered in battery-operated or manually operated models, Panel Punches make it possible to accurately create corresponding panel cut out. Read More

Portable Tools

Dual-Head Wrench facilitates conduit locknut loosening/tightening.

December 28, 2015

Featuring locknuts designed for facilitated attachment and 2 wrench heads for ½ and ¾ in. conduit connectors, Conduit Locknut Wrench (Cat. No. 56999) enables loosening and tightening of conduit connectors in tight or deep cut-in boxes. Wrench heads, using a patented drive shaft, rotate each other when twisted and thereby eliminate need for side-to-side tool movement. Also, each wrench features one hole for screwdriver as lever for additional torque. Construction is of heavy-duty steel. Read More

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

Wire Processing Equipment foster productivity via flexibility.

November 27, 2015

Due to quick change transport unit for belts, rollers, and shortmode, EcoStrip 9380 cut and strip machine delivers flexible capabilities. It works with diverse accessories, has color touchscreen UI, and can be integrated into networks. UniCrimp 100 benchtop crimping press, delivering up to 2 tons of force, has safety guards that can be completely opened and handles wires up to 10 AWG. ShieldCut 8100 safely cuts and removes braided shield layer from shielded cables. Read More

Portable Tools

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

November 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 Cushion-Grip handle, which promotes torque while reducing operator fatigue. 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

November 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... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Fasteners & Hardware, Portable Tools

American Electrical Publishes New Video About How to Select and Install a Wire Ferrule

October 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

October 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

Portable Tools, Test & Measuring Instruments

Klein® Tools Wins Four Pro Tool Innovation Awards

October 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

Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Hydraulic Crimping Machine features programmable operation.

September 25, 2015

Designed for loose-piece, heavy gauge crimping, CT 65 employs parallel crimping action that delivers up to 16.9 tons for applications up to 750 MCM. Full-cycle mechanism maximizes crimp quality by ensuring dies close completely before they reopen, machine's ergonomic 15° tilt provides optimal viewing angle, and LED light enhances visibility of crimping area. Along with 3 programmable crimping profiles and 30-job memory, features include programmable open, close, and pre-hold positions. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage, Portable Tools

Fastening Tools suit light industrial and MRO applications.

August 31, 2015

Machined from high-grade alloy steel and heat treated to provide non-brittle toughness, Apex Geta Tools are suited for construction, light industrial assembly, and general maintenance and repair applications. Line includes Torx®, Phillips, Square, Torq-Set, and Slotted insert and power screwdriver bits as well as magnetic bit holders, magnetic sockets, nutsetters, and extensions. Read More

Portable Tools

Stubby Screwdriver features 8-in-1 design.

August 7, 2015

Supplied with 7 hardened chromium-vanadium steel bits, Model 19120C features high-force precision ratcheting mechanism and non-slip TPR rubberized handle that provides positive tactile grip, allowing for quick tightening and loosening of screws with minimal effort. Tool has 6-position bit retention holster in cap built directly into handle. Users unscrew top cap and swap bits out as needed. Bits include Phillips (1, 2, 3), Slotted (3/16 in. and ¼ in.), Torx (T15 and T20), and ¼ in. Nut Driver. Read More

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

Benchtop Press delivers 2.2 tons of crimping force.

August 5, 2015

With 2.2 tons of crimping force, UniCrimp 100 can process wires up to 10 AWG. Crimping press accepts industry-standard, mini-style applicators for crimping side- and rear-feed terminals, and optional pneumatic feed unit accommodates pneumatic feed applicators. While applicator access facilitates adjustments and exchanges, optional quick-change applicator base promotes greater efficiency. Capabilities suit diverse applications and production environments. Read More