Other Portable Tools

Portable Tools

Hex Keys feature color-coded design.

February 20, 2015

Color-coded according to size and function, PB Swiss Tools’ Rainbow® Series can be quickly located in toolbox, at workplace, or on construction site. Key sets feature precisely chamfered corners to facilitate insertion into screws, and have tolerances smaller than human hair. Chrome-plated with powder-coated color finish for protection against corrosion, hex keys have perfect-shaped ball-point end, allowing user to turn screws with angle up to 30°. Read More

Mechanical Components & Assemblies, Portable Tools

Push/Pull Poles facilitate running of cables in tight spaces.

February 17, 2015

Made of non-conductive fiberglass to protect installer from electrical shock, Tuff-Rod™ push/pull poles simplify running of various types of cables above ceilings, down walls, under raised floors, or through hard to access voids and cavities. Products can be threaded together to achieve max length of 30 ft, and 3 attachment-ends – J Hook attachment, bullet tip, and Wisp head – extend versatility. Glow in the dark version is also available to accommodate use in dim environments. Read More

Portable Tools

Tool Case Kits contain comprehensive blade assortment.

February 16, 2015

Available in bordeaux, grey, and petrol, PB Swiss Tools’ Zip-Up Tool Cases each include SwissGrip 215 handle for interchangeable blades; flat/slotted blade size 2, 3, and 4; Phillips blade size 1 and 2; square reaming awl blade; flat/slotted precision screwdrivers size 0 and 1; and Knipex brand slip joint and combination pliers. Interchangeable SwissGrip handle, with soft Santoprene® surface, provides secure grip and is resistant to harsh chemicals. Read More

Portable Tools, Material Handling & Storage, Mechanical Components & Assemblies

Magnetic Spray Gun Holder helps organize paint booths.

January 29, 2015

Designed to keep spray guns orderly and close at hand, Spray Gun Holder features forked arm that is capable of holding spray guns in variety of orientations. Strong neodymium magnet allows holder to attach to any steel surface, even through multiple layers of paint buildup. Measuring 4.9 in. in diameter, holder projects out 5.5 in. and offers weight capacity up to 95 lb.  Read More

Portable Tools, Optics & Photonics

Mini-Split Installation Support Tool reduces labor requirements.

January 20, 2015

Supporting up to 100 lb, Mighty Bracket™ fits most mini-split sizes and enables hands-free, single-person installation of evaporator coil. Reusable bracket, constructed of ABS plastic, hooks onto both tabs of mini-split wall mounting plate in <1 min and holds mini-split evaporator coil for electrical, refrigeration line, and condensate drain pump/hose connections. Due to 20 in. long support arms, evaporator coils can be temporarily angled away from wall at 23° to 45° for back panel access. Read More

Portable Tools, Machinery & Machining Tools

Cordless Cutter drives 6 in. cutting wheel.

January 7, 2015

Specifically designed for metal workers who are consistently on-location without access to power supply, ZIPWHEEL Cutter utilizes 18 V/5.2 Ah battery with Ventilated Charging System, which charges battery while keeping it cool to extend life. Tool leverages DYNAMAX electronics for rpm control and consistent speed under load, beveled gears to minimize noise, as well as front retaining plate and rear bushing to prevent misalignment while minimizing vibration. Read More

Portable Tools

90 Degree Bent Nose Pliers pick up tiny objects without strain.

December 17, 2014

Used for working on chainmail and similar projects which require tools for picking up, holding, and forming tiny rings, wire, and clips, Xuron® Model 486 is made from carbon steel and has perfectly aligned, precision ground tips that let users pick up tiny objects without putting any strain on their wrists. Ergonomic design, which incorporates Xuro-Rubber™ hand grips and internal return spring for added agility, also feature blackened tips to prevent glare and reduce eye strain. Read More

Portable Tools

Cordless Drywall Screwdriver utilizes brushless motor.

December 17, 2014

Powered by 18 V 4.0 Ah Li-Ion slide-style battery, Model XSF03M features BL™ Brushless motor which is electronically controlled to optimize battery energy use. Star Protection Computer Controls™ allow tool and battery to exchange data in real-time and monitor conditions during use to protect against overloading, overdischarging, and overheating. With Push Drive™ Technology, contractors can set lock-on setting and motor will start only when fastener is engaged, saving battery power. Read More

Portable Tools, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Cordless Cut-Out Tool meets drywall contractor power requirements.

December 17, 2014

Powered by 18 V LXT® Lithium-Ion 4.0 Ah slide-style battery, XOC01Z employs 30,000 rpm motor and can perform, as tested, up to 100 cuts into ½ in. drywall on one charge. Slide switch with lock-on and slim body design promote operator comfort, and on-board bit change capability eliminates need for wrench. Able to accept 1/8 and ¼ in. bits, tool also features vent slots that direct air and debris away from operator as well as real-time condition monitoring/performance adaptation. Read More

Portable Tools

Linemen's Wrench makes work easier and safer.

December 11, 2014

Intended for use by high line workers, 1 3/8 lb 8D-QS (Quad Square) is balanced for safe, prolonged use and provides 200 lb-ft torque. Low-profile cast steel sockets with 36 teeth yield 10° handle throw, suited for working in tight spots, while ratchet engagement design provides smooth operation and accelerated reversing. In addition to providing 4 square sizes in 2-sided socket, tool features 13 in. ergonomic handle with full-length grip, High-Vis sockets and grips, and Bolt-Thru design. Read More

Portable Tools, Machinery & Machining Tools

Bit Inserts carry shock loads of impact drivers.

December 3, 2014

Constructed using shock-resistant tool steel and induction heat treatment that allows differential hardening of shank body, Tensor® Bits Series can withstand impact shock loads generated by tip interface, with screw head farther down shank and away from head. Shaped shank bit inserts leverage flexural properties of steel itself to transfer load from tip to shaft, minimizing risk of bit faces shearing off and extending bit life. Read More

Portable Tools, Mounting & Attaching Products

Wire Grip handles both coated and galvanized guy wire.

November 26, 2014

Designed for use with cable sizes from 0.16–0.55 in., Chicago® Grip - Coated Guy Wire features sawtooth jaw profile that will not slip on coated or galvanized guy strand. Longer 5 in. jaw also increases surface area in contact with cable, which minimizes cable damage. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Portable Tools, Optics & Photonics

Laser Tool provides accurate room measurements in seconds.

November 24, 2014

Able to be used by one person to measure distances, areas, and volumes, 4.3 in. long Laser Dimension Master (LDM) 130 can measure distances in feet-inches, decimal feet, inches, or meters. Measurement displays on color LCD, and accuracy is 1/8 in. or better over entire range. For operation, this laser measure requires user to press button and aim laser at wall or surface to be measured (up to 130 ft away). Protective case is supplied as standard.

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Portable Tools

Carton Closing Stapler features cordless design.

November 24, 2014

Eliminating need for air hoses, Bostitch Cordless Carton Closing Stapler offers portability when stapling and closing corrugated containers used in manufacturing and distribution. Tool accommodates either A or C carton closing staples measuring 5/8 or ¾ in. in length. Weighing just over 6 lb, stapler can be used in variety of positions with minimal user fatigue. Tool is powered by 12 V Li-On battery, which enables 700 shots and can be recharged quickly. Read More

Portable Tools, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Electronics Tool Kit fosters ESD-safe assembly and repair.

November 12, 2014

Xuron® TK3500 Home Electronics Tool Kit includes 3 precision assembly tools with hand grips designed for user comfort and component protection. Model 170-IIAS Micro-Shear® Flush Cutter has slim profile head for wire up to 18 AWG, Model 450AS tweezer-nose plier can grasp fine wire under 1 mil thick, and Model 501AS adjustable wire stripper accommodates 10–26 AWG stranded and solid wire. On all tools, static-safe hand grips exhibit 106–109 Ω surface resistivity. Read More

Portable Tools

Combination Tip Drivers afford application flexibility.

October 24, 2014

Designed for maximum contact with combination head screws commonly found on electrical devices and fittings, Combination-Tip Drivers include fixed-blade screwdrivers, impact rated power drivers, and 11-in-1 screwdriver. All are heat-treated to withstand torque needed to fasten different types of combination head screws, and feature steel quality ends to maintain bit shape and strength. Another feature, cushion-grip handle, promotes torque and operator comfort. Read More

Portable Tools

Pliers Wrench offers multiple tool functions in one.

October 24, 2014

With length of 16 in. and capacity of 3 3/8 in., Pliers Wrench XL offers 10:1 lever ratio for optimized gripping, holding, pressing, and bending. Push-button, positive-locking mechanism allows for wide range of adjustment positions while gripping jaws remain parallel regardless of handle position. Constructed from forged and oil-hardened chrome-vanadium steel, tool has slip-resistant, plastic-coated handle. Ratcheting action allows for fast turns of nuts and bolts without having to reset tool. Read More

Portable Tools, Machinery & Machining Tools

Milling Cutters and Inserts are optimized for metalcutting.

October 22, 2014

To reduce spindle wear while promoting stability, Stellram 7792 and 7793 milling cutters direct cutting forces axially into spindle. In addition to high-feed face milling, 7792 is capable of pocketing, slotting, and plunging. High-feed milling inserts are available with Stellram X-Grade® technology, which promotes resistance to thermal cracking and propagation. Stellram 5230 Chevron Long-Edge Milling series inserts and cutters reduce machining time for titanium and other high-strength alloys. Read More

Portable Tools, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Battery-Powered Cable Tool performs three functions.

October 21, 2014

Powered by 18 V Advanced Lithium battery, TaskMaster™ includes 3 quick-change heads, allowing users to cut, crimp, and punch with one device. Cable-cutting head cuts copper or aluminum wire, while universal, 4-indent, dieless crimping head ensures precise connections, and hole-punch head makes cable entry holes in electrical boxes. Housed in impact-resistant nylon body featuring built-in LED work light, tool uses on-board diagnostic sensors to ensure fast, full cycles. Read More

Portable Tools, Machinery & Machining Tools, Fasteners & Hardware

Cutting Tool Inserts support cast iron and steel turning.

October 17, 2014

Featuring bronze TiOCN top coating that offers wear resistance and functions as wear indicator, Beyond Drive™ Inserts are designed for turning cast irons, steels, and stainless steels. Post-coat surface treatment optimizes edge toughness and depth-of-cut notch resistance, while micro-polished surface minimizes friction and workpiece sticking. In addition, fine-grained alumina layer allows for increases in cutting speed and reliability at high cutting temperatures. Read More