Measuring Tools

Portable Tools, Test & Measuring Instruments

Precision Levels help make perfect conduit bends.

September 15, 2016

Available in 3.5, 6, and 9 in. lengths, Precision Levels eliminate dog-legs when making saddle or offset bends to electrical conduit. Two smaller models have integrated Thumb Winder™ conduit wheel featuring contoured screw that hugs conduit's surface for firm, stable hold. CNC machined from 6061 T6 aluminum billet for absolute straightness and protected with anodized corrosion-resistant finish, levels have oversized neodymium rare-earth magnets built into bottom for hands-free leveling. Read More

Portable Tools, Test & Measuring Instruments

Bulls-Eye Levels include mounting flange.

May 31, 2016

Available in metric sizes, GN 2277 Bulls-Eye Levels check horizontal position of jigs, machines, devices, appliances, and instruments. Spirit levels are aligned in relation to reference surface so bubble is located inside marking ring when horizontal position of contact surface is achieved. RoHS-compliant units have sensitivity of 30 angle minutes, with bubble able to move by 2 mm. Housed in anodized aluminum, levels come in 2 versions for bolting to surface or inserting into bore holes. Read More

Portable Tools

Inch Size Rulers have self-adhesive design.

May 17, 2016

Available in inch sizes, GN 711 Self-Adhesive Rulers provide measurement markings for use in pharmaceutical, packaging, and food industry applications. These RoHS-compliant products come in 3 versions: stainless steel with .02 in. thickness and etched scale; white plastic with .01 in. thickness, silver highlighting, and printed scale; and transparent plastic with .01 in. thickness and scale printed. Different scale sequences are available for each version. Read More

Portable Tools, Test & Measuring Instruments

Mountable Aluminum Metric Rulers feature etched markings.

October 6, 2015

Available in metric sizes as well as self-adhesive version, GN 711.2 aluminum rulers with 3.3 mm mounting holes are RoHS compliant and come in 6 horizontal and vertical configurations. Imprints resist effects of weak acids and lye solutions as well as brief exposure to solvents. Construction is of aluminum with natural anodized finish, and surfaces are imprinted in black with etched numbers and scale markings. All ruler versions are offered in lengths from 50–1,000 mm. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Portable Tools, Test & Measuring Instruments

General Tools & Instruments Wins Three 2013 Pro Tool Innovation Awards

November 13, 2013

Honored for Outstanding Features, Quality, Performance & Value November 5, 2013 - New York, NY - Three products from General Tools & Instruments (General) have been named winners in the first ever Pro Tool Innovation Awards (PTIA) competition. General’s iBorescope (DCiS1), 4:1 IR Thermometer with NCV & Flashlight (VR40) and Digital Sliding T-Bevel (828) rank among this year’s most...Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Portable Tools, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Smart Level Sensor targets solid/water interface applications.

May 20, 2013

When equipped with optional stainless steel interface style plumb bob, SiloPatrol® can provide level measurement for settled solids in blanket of water. Plumb bob penetrates through water, makes contact with surface of solid material, and retracts to provide measurement. Housed in split-compartment enclosure, maintenance-free system combines weight and cable techniques, Hall Effect sensor technology, sealed bi-directional optical sensing, and isolated outputs. Read More

Portable Tools, Test & Measuring Instruments

New Guard-Opening Scales-OSHA, ANSI & CSA

September 24, 2012

Rockford, IL – Rockford Systems, Inc. offers new, precision-engraved acrylic copolymer guard-opening scales. A guard-opening scale is a valuable tool to use during the design, installation, and inspection of guards to make sure they comply with OSHA, ANSI, and CSA safety standards. These compact OSHA and ANSI/CSA guard-opening scales fold to one-third their size to fit in a pocket. English...Read More

Portable Tools

Combination Square features 2 in. wide base for stability.

August 10, 2012

With 2 in. wide aluminum base that provides true line accuracy on multiple contact points, LaSquare can be used on odd-shaped materials such as round or square tubing, crown molding, cement blocks, and wooden posts. Unit features built-in level and stainless steel blade, hardened and tempered with satin chrome finish and etched graduation marks in 8ths, 16ths, 32nds, and 64ths increments. Movable combination square and miter head is precision ground with 90° square face and 45° miter face. Read More

Adhesives & Sealants, Fasteners & Hardware, Machinery & Machining Tools, Mounting & Attaching Products, Portable Tools

Mount Signs Faster and More Cost Effectively with New Sign Hanging Tools from Visual Workplace

July 19, 2012

BYRON CENTER, MI - Visual Workplace, Inc. introduces a complete family of Sign Hanging Tools. These commercial-grade solutions help users to easily and professionally mount and hang signs and banners that will stand the test of time. Available tools include a professional grommet press, heavy duty grommets and washers, safety rulers, corner cutters, Velcro and other fasteners, squeegees, weeding...Read More

Portable Tools, Test & Measuring Instruments

LaserLevelsUSA.com Adds the Topcon Laser Level and Theodolite to Its Website Product Line

January 12, 2011

Laser Levels USA has added Topcon brand interior, slope and general construction laser levels as well as the Topcon digital theodolite to their internet store. Laser Levels USA is pleased to announce that they now carry products from one of the industry's most reputable brands of professional construction instruments and surveying devices, Topcon Positioning Systems. Topcon is the first choice...Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Portable Tools

Pulling Tape combines 3 functions in one product.

August 31, 2010

Facilitating cable installation, 3 in One - Premise MULETAPE® combines threading line, measuring tape, and winch line in one product. Pre-lubricated tape minimizes friction levels and eliminates duct cutting. Sequential footage markings enable monitoring of cable location during pull, while indicating how much tape remains on roll. Measuring 1,300 ft in length, Model PMT1300 is rated at 1,800 lb, while Model PMT4500 measures 4,500 ft and is rated at 400 lb. Read More

Portable Tools, Test & Measuring Instruments

Circular Bulls-Eye Bubble Levels suit extreme environments.

June 11, 2010

Featuring rugged aluminum housing and precision ground glass, C000X Series Circular Bubble Levels offer high-performance in all weather conditions and are rated for Salt Fog survivability per ASTM B117. Units are filled with damping fluid that controls movement of bubble for accurate readings. Featuring 3 mounting holes to ease installation and calibration, precision circular vials also have polyurethane bumpers and mounting hardware suitable for various surfaces. Read More

Portable Tools

The New Lufkin XL8525...Wider, Longer, and Lower

May 21, 2010

Our latest model has a new wide blade and longer 10ft standout, all at a great price. With its 10ft standout, the XL8525 tape is a real time-saver for framers, roofers, drywallers and re-modelers, but that's not all...its easy-to-find Hi-Viz orange high-impact ABS plastic case is wrapped with a durable co-molded grip that's exceptionally comfortable. Even the blade lock button has a soft...Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Portable Tools

Fiberglass Measuring Tapes are lightweight and durable.

May 21, 2010

Offered in 50 ft standard, 200 ft engineer's, or 100 m 2-sided metric/English versions, Lufkin® fiberglass long tapes feature 4-arm, open frame design that protects blade and sheds mud and dirt. Yellow clad fiberglass blade, is smooth, kink-resistant, wipes clean, and is impervious to moisture. End hook folds back for true-zero measurements, and size of ring opening facilitates use when wearing gloves. Handle has cushioned grip that promotes all-day comfort. Read More

Portable Tools

Self-Adhesive Rulers are available in metric lengths.

April 30, 2009

Available in 3 models, series GN 711 RoHS compliant self-adhesive rulers are offered in 100, 200, and 300 mm lengths. Stainless steel version is scale etched and 0.6 mm thick, while white plastic and transparent plastic versions are scale printed and are 0.3 mm thick. Six different figure sequences are available and indicator arrows in all 3 versions can be ordered separately. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Portable Tools, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

K-TEK Announces Integration of ASI Instruments, Formation of K-TEK Solids Level and K-TEK Liquid Level Groups

December 16, 2008

Prairieville, LA (November 3, 2008) - K-TEK, a leading manufacturer of state-of-the-art instrumentation for level measurement, has announced the integration of ASI Instruments and its line of dry bulk solids level detection and measurement instruments into K-TEK Corporation. ASI Instruments will become the K-TEK Solids Level group (http://www.kteksolidslevel.com) and focus on dry bulk solids...Read More

Adhesives & Sealants, Portable Tools, Test & Measuring Instruments

Measuring Tape has offset and saddle reference markings.

August 12, 2008

Enabling electrical contractors to create majority of three-bend saddle and offset bends without complicated calculations, Offset Tape Stop(TM) Power-Return Rule has non-slip rubber grip that protects against impact, and dual end hook that attaches to conduits. Front of rule displays saddle bend calculations, while back of rule shows offset calculations, allowing users to determine angle bends. Weighing less than 1 lb, 1 in. wide rule extends up to 16 ft, and features self-lock blade. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Aker Increases Productivity With Handheld Milling Tools

May 30, 2008

PHILADELPHIA, PA (May 3, 2008) - Aker Shipyard, the largest commercial U.S. shipyard, has been using the Saar-Hartmetall USA LLC Gerima hand-held radius cutting beveling tools to deburr and bevel edges and holes of steel struts for their ship hulls. Aker uses SHMUSA beveling tools primarily for paint preparation & weld preparation of the ships components. Aker Philadelphia Shipyard ("APSI")...Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

SHMUSA Portable Paint Prep Tools

May 30, 2008

MOBILE, AL (May 11, 2008) - Atlantic Marine Shipyard www.atlanticmarine.com in Mobile, Alabama recently commissioned Saar-Hartmetall USA's Gerima SKF hand-held beveling tool for use by its shipfitters. The main application for this tool is for radius cutting steel plate for paint preparation. The advantages of this hand-held tool came to light due to its ease of use and that the tool can follow...Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Successful Stripback Application is Not Accidental with SHMUSA

May 30, 2008

HOUSTON, TX (May 16, 2008) - Chicago Bridge & Iron (CBI) www.cbi.com at its Houston facility commissioned Saar-Hartmetall USA LLC to assist them in solving a manufacturing problem that has proven to be a unique application discovery for our beveling tool products. CBI tank manufacturing facility welds large segments of roll-bonded clad metal plate. During the manufacturing process, some of this...Read More