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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

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

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Portable Tools

Ergonomic Cable and Bolt Cutters operate using 10.8 V battery.

April 8, 2016

Performing cuts in <8 sec, micro cable and bolt cutters feature 350° rotating blade heads, auto-retract blade, and LED light. Ergonomics reduce injuries from extended use while improving cut quality. While ES32ML has capacity to cut 600 MCM copper and 750 MCM aluminum cable, ES32FML cuts 1 ¼ in. fine stranded copper cable. Along with threaded rod, rebar, steel rod, guy wire, and wire mesh cable tray, BS12ML cuts bolts up to ½ in. Gator Eye® technology, also included, facilitates maintenance. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Portable Tools

Artis Tweezers from Aven: Exclusive Design Reduces Hand Fatigue and Enhances Productivity

March 31, 2016

The tweezer is one of the longest standing and most important staples of every work bench, and Aven’s innovative Artis Tweezers have set a new precedent for precision. The patent-pending design features an angled bend at the end of the tip, which provides a softer overall grip with a large surface area that greatly reduces hand fatigue while enhancing overall productivity and effectiveness.... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Portable Tools

Termination System handles 110 type 4 pair keystone jacks.

March 30, 2016

To simplify keystone jack terminations, Xpress Jack&trade; seats and trims all 8 conductors in one smooth motion, eliminating need to punch down 8 times for single termination. Tool features heavy-duty all carbon tool steel construction with rust-resistant black oxide finish. Comfort grip TPR handles minimize hand stress on large jobs with prolonged use. 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&ndash;12 AWG solid and 12&ndash;14 AWG stranded wire, 9 in. Journeyman&trade; (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&trade;. Model XWT09T/Z delivers 590 lb-ft drilling torque. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Materials & Material Processing, Paints & Coatings, Portable Tools

Manual Sprayer integrates advanced pump technology.

March 21, 2016

Incorporating OptiSpray AP01 application pump in conjunction with OptiFlex®2 Series gun and control, OptiFlex2 F Spray manual unit serves applications requiring high film builds or precise and constant powder outputs when using long powder hoses. Single-chamber design based on SIT (Smart Inline Technology) ensures constant and reproducible coating over extended periods, even with challenging powders. Respectively, single- and dual-pump versions achieve up to 300 and 600 gpm powder output. Read More

Portable Tools

Basecoat Spray Gun is designed for automotive refinishing.

February 26, 2016

With optimal metallic control and minimal overspray, TEKNA® Basecoat sprays well at low pressures. Material-specific spray gun comes with HVLP air cap and achieves top performance when spraying waterborne and solvent-based materials at 14&ndash;18 psi. Anodized inside and out for corrosion and scratch resistance, full-sized gun also comes in kits with HV20 air cap, 2 fluid tips, HAV-555 digital gauge, gun wrench, and color ID rings. Read More

Cleaning Products & Equipment, Portable Tools, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments, Vision Systems

RIDGID® Showcases Diagnostic, Locating and Drain Cleaning Innovations at WWETT Show

February 18, 2016

Booth visitors can enter to win one of six MR-10 Magnetic Locators in a show giveaway ELYRIA, OHIO – RIDGID®, a leading manufacturer of innovative tools and equipment for the professional trades, will highlight some of its most advanced solutions at the 2016 WWETT Show, February 17-20, in Indianapolis, Indiana. The RIDGID booth (#1247) will feature diagnostic, locating and drain cleaning... Read More

Portable Tools

Chainmaille Pliers Kit optimizes user comfort and control.

February 18, 2016

Used for creating and repairing chainmaille, Xuron® TK3700 Chainmaille Plier Kit combines Model 486 plier with 90° bent nose that lets user pick up jump rings without twisting wrists, Model 475 short nose plier for opening and closing jump rings, and Model 485FN flat nose plier for heavy wire and steel jump rings. Made from high carbon steel which is blackened to prevent glare, tools have ergonomic handles with soft Xuro-Rubber&trade; cushioned hand grips and Light-Touch&trade; concealed return springs. Read More

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

Power Tool Holders

February 16, 2016

Assembly Tool Specialists carries a unique line of Power Tool Holders that can be mounted on tables or can support a rod connected to the overhead trolley system. ATS also offers two sizes of power tool yokes to be attached to balancers.... Read More

Portable Tools

Use of Push Tools

February 15, 2016

Assembly Tool Specialists has established their reputation as a leading pioneer within the Mutilation Prevention field. We continue to design and manufacture many uncovered special tools, such as Push Tools.... Read More

Portable Tools

Spray Sprinkler Removal Tool does not require any digging.

February 9, 2016

Able to fit all major brands, Easy Out&trade; simplifies head removal (2&ndash;12 in. sprays) to help conserve time and prevent damage to turf/landscape during sprinkler repair/modification. Product can be used to replace broken sprinkler, add fitting to increase height, cap off unwanted heads, or convert heads to drip line. Along with alignment rod that prevents dirt from entering piping system, kit includes heavy-duty removal tool with hex head at bottom end. 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

PE Squeeze-Off Tools are available with metric stops.

January 28, 2016

Able to stop flow in ½&ndash;8 in. (20&ndash;200 mm) polyethylene (PE) pipe, PE Squeeze-Off Tools feature sliding bar handles that facilitate work in tight places while increasing leverage for tightening. Different models are available to handle range of pipe sizes and applications. Positive stops, available in metric sizes, handle worldwide pipe requirements. Read More

Construction Equipment & Supplies, Controls & Controllers, Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Makita to Bring New Solutions to World of Concrete 2016

January 25, 2016

Industry's biggest annual concrete trade show lands in Las Vegas next month Makita is bringing new solutions to the concrete and masonry industries' biggest annual trade show next month in Las Vegas. World of Concrete lands at the Las Vegas Convention Center on February 2-5, and Makita will be exhibiting at the outdoor Silver Lot area (booth O30043) with a dynamic, hands-on booth... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Cordless Miter Saw uses two 18 V batteries for 36 V power.

December 28, 2015

Powered by two 18 V lithium-ion batteries, Model XSL02Z Cordless 7 ½ in. Dual Slide Compound Miter Saw utilizes Makita BL&trade; brushless motor with direct-drive gearbox and electric brake that delivers full 5,700 rpm. Automatic Speed Change&trade; Technology adjusts cutting speed and torque during cut for optimal efficiency. Equipped with 4 steel rail sliding system and 4 linear ball bearings, saw delivers large dimensional lumber cutting capacity of 2 x 12 in. at 90° and 2 x 8 in. at 45°. 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