Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Makita Releases the Next Generation 12V Max Lithium-Ion

April 28, 2016

New 12V max CXT™ is more compact with more comfort and capacity La Mirada, Calif. – Makita, a pioneer in cordless technology, has released the next generation of 12 volt with the 12V max CXT™ Lithium-Ion cordless tool series. Makita 12V max CXT™ features slide-style batteries so each tool’s handle is built with ergonomics in mind – not around the stem of a battery – for improved... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Festool USA Wins Two Industry Innovation Awards

October 8, 2015

TSC Cordless Track Saw and BHC Rotary Hammer Singled Out in Competitive 18V Categories Lebanon, IN – Festool USA has just won two Pro Tool Innovation Awards (PTIA) for the TSC 55 Cordless Track Saw and the BHC 18 Cordless Rotary Hammer. The TSC 55, which won the 18V cordless track saw category, is described as being the most versatile, precise cutting system available, and is able to cut... Read More

Cleaning Products & Equipment, Construction Equipment & 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... 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... 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 soft start, torque-limiting clutch, and 2-mode operation for chipping only or hammering with rotation. Read More

Portable Tools, Welding Equipment & Supplies

Welding Hand Tools include chipping hammer, multifunction pliers.

October 3, 2014

Radius™ chipping hammer facilitates cleaning and removal of remove slag from any weld. While head includes flat and spiked sides, spiral handle recuses shock. Constructed from drop-forged steel, welding pliers is designed for 6 functions: nozzle and tip installation, wire cutting, nozzle cleaning, spatter removal, and slag hammer. Welper®, designed for use with MIG welding guns, offers 8 functions in one pair of pliers. All three tools aid welding operators regardless of environment. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Boart Longyear to Be Major Sponsor of Australian Drilling Industry Association's DRILL 2014

July 22, 2014

SALT LAKE CITY - Boart Longyear (www.BoartLongyear.com), the world's leading provider of integrated drilling services, equipment and performance tooling, will be the major sponsor of the Australian Drilling Industry Association's (ADIA) DRILL 2014 conference on August 19 and 20 at the Gold Coast Convention & Exhibition Centre in Gold Coast, Queensland.... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Mining, Oil Drilling & Refining, Portable Tools

DTH Hammers and Bits are designed for down-the-hole drilling.

May 8, 2014

Designed to increase productivity in reverse circulation (RC) drilling and conventional down-the-hole (DTH) drilling, BLH™ series includes valved BLH5 and BLH3 hammers as well as valve-less BLH1. Bits are available to support all BLH hammers. BLH5 delivers balanced operation with minimized vibration as well as optimized productivity in various ground conditions, and BLH3 adds steel valve system. With minimal moving parts, BLH1 achieves balance between simplicity and performance. Read More

Portable Tools

Rotary Hammer delivers faster drilling with minimal vibration.

March 19, 2014

Featuring 1 9/16 in. capacity in concrete, 1,450–2,900 bpm AVT® HR4013C incorporates synchronized Anti-Vibration Technology (AVT) with 3 components — air-actuated counterbalance, vibration absorbing housing, and integrated damper spring at base of impact bolt — to reduce vibration to 5 m/sec² for operational efficiency and comfort. Dual mode tool offers 24 bit angle settings and one-touch sliding chuck. Motor, rated at 11 A, delivers 8.4 lb-ft of impact energy for accelerated drilling. Read More

Portable Tools

Corded, 1 in. Rotary Hammers are suited for overhead drilling.

February 27, 2014

To increase accuracy, model HR2611F, and model HR2621 feature Anti-Vibration Technology (AVT®) internal counterbalance system. Both models deliver 2.1 lb-ft impact energy and offer 3 selectable modes of operation: rotation only, hammering with rotation, or chipping only. Other features include sequential impact timing, variable speed trigger, and 40 bit angle settings. While HR2621 has ergonomic D-shaped handle with rubberized soft grip, HR2611F has LED light at base of pistol grip. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Portable Tools, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

PCB Piezotronics Announces Expansion of Platinum Stock Program

June 20, 2013

Company has over 10,000 sensors on the shelf, ready-to-ship! Depew, NY – PCB Piezotronics, Inc., a world leader in microphones, vibration, pressure, force and torque sensors announces it now has (and will maintain) over 10,000 sensors of the most popular models on the shelf and ready for quick shipping. PCB's very successful Platinum Stock Program has taken the most popular sensors, as... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Portable Tools, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

PCB Piezotronics Expands Platinum Stock Product Program

February 5, 2013

Sensors with Lifetime Warranty and In-Stock Guarantee <4444>Depew, NY - PCB Piezotronics, Inc., a world leader in microphones, vibration, pressure, force, and torque sensors, announces the expansion of the PCB Platinum Stock Product program. Building on a commitment to Total Customer Satisfaction the program offers an additional 18 test and industrial sensors with a lifetime warranty and an... Read More

Portable Tools

If It's Not a Wilton B.A.S.H It's Just Another Sledge Hammer

November 26, 2012

LaVergne, TN - The Wilton® B.A.S.H® Sledge Hammers with Unbreakable(TM) Handle Technology are the world's most durable hammers. No other sledge hammers on the market today can endure the same degree of punishing treatment. Here's a prime example: It's not often when you see a sledge hammer fastened to vehicle's bumper. But in this case, it was no ordinary sledge hammer, it was a Wilton B.A.S.H... Read More

Portable Tools

Cordless Brushless Rotary Hammer integrates dust containment.

September 17, 2012

Suited for commercial concrete applications, 10.2 lb LXRH011 is powered by 18 V Li-Ion battery and features SDS-PLUS shank, BL™ brushless motor, and trigger-activated HEPA Dust Xtraction Vacuum Attachment. BL brushless motor supports variable speeds from 0–950 rpm and 0–4,700 bpm, while separate vacuum motor promotes suction efficiency without sacrificing rotary hammer performance. Respectively, capacities for concrete, steel, and wood are 1, ½, and 1 1/16 in. Read More

Cleaning Products & Equipment, HVAC, Material Handling & Storage, Materials & Material Processing, Mechanical Power Transmission, Portable Tools

Makita Lights up Annual STAFDA Trade Show with More Innovation

December 2, 2011

La Mirada, CA - Makita joined over 4,000 industry professionals at the annual convention of the Specialty Tools & Fasteners Distributors Association (STAFDA) in San Antonio last week. Makita took the opportunity to demonstrate new solutions for the professional trade including brushless motors, new dust extraction solutions, new additions to the growing line-up of 18V Lithium-Ion Cordless tools,... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Portable Tools, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

PCB Piezotronics Announces Platinum Stock Product Program

November 1, 2011

Sensors with Lifetime Warranty and In-Stock Guarantee Depew, NY - PCB Piezotronics, Inc., a world leader in vibration, acoustic, pressure, force, and torque sensors, announces the introduction of the PCB Platinum Stock Product program. Building on a commitment to Total Customer Satisfaction the program offers PCB sensors and accessories with a lifetime warranty and an in-stock guarantee. ... Read More

Portable Tools

Multipurpose Mallet features balanced design.

August 30, 2011

Featuring FSC-certified hickory wooden handle, PB Swiss Tools Model PB 304 has 2 different shaped heads made of wear-resistant polyamide. Hardened head features steel plate covering polyamide head for flat striking surface, best suited for heavy-duty applications. Soft head, featuring crowned striking surface made of special polyamide material, is intended for precise, fine striking and other gentle or light-duty applications. Read More

Construction Equipment & Supplies, Non-Industrial Products, Portable Tools

Makita Presents Latest Concrete Solutions at World of Concrete 2011

February 15, 2011

More hands-on demo's allow concrete contractors & dealers to feel the difference for themselves<4444>La Mirada, CA Makita joined nearly 50,000 concrete contractors and dealers under brilliant sunny skies in Las Vegas for four days of hammering, surfacing and drilling at the annual World of Concrete trade show.<4444>The World of Concrete is the concrete industry's largest annual event, and Makita... Read More

HVAC, Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Rotary Hammer and Grinder Attachments contain dust in concrete applications.

February 9, 2011

Designed to work with Makita SDS-PLUS corded/cordless rotary hammers, Dustless Hammer Attachment 193472-7 features 17 in. hose, telescoping spring-loaded barrel, depth stop, bit size adjustment knobs, and built-in ruler. Grinder Dust Shroud 195236-5, intended for Makita 4 ½-5 in. grinders, has spring-loaded suspension system that keeps shroud flush to surface during movement and compensates for blade wear. Soft brushes help contain dust and allow for smooth movement over work surface. Read More

Portable Tools

Combination Hammer suits drilling and demolition applications.

January 6, 2011

Equipped with 15 A motor, Model KHE 76 provides rotational torque of 796 lb-in., max impact rate of 2,735 blows/min, and variable impact energy from 1-16 joules/blow. Vario-Tacho-Constamatic electronic speed control enables tool to maintain virtually constant rate of impact and speed between no-load and load. For added precision, chisel can be fixed in 12 positions. Impact reduction setting reduces impact energy by 30% when working with extremely pliable and brittle materials. Read More