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Ergonomic Scissor cleanly cuts difficult threads, cords, yarns.
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'); document.write('Designed for cutting threads, cords, and yarns that are waxed, fluffy, soft, and slippery, Model 441 Thread & Cord Scissor is ergonomically designed with open handles for comfortable fit in smaller hands. Design does not have any finger loops and includes soft rubber grips and Light-Touch™ return spring. Sharp, tapered cutting blades feature one serrated edge for holding threads, cords, and yarns that are difficult to cut. Targeted users include jewelry makers, beading artists, and crafters.'); document.write('
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Cable Termination Tool exceeds 10-Gig performance standard.
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'); document.write('Combining 2 crimpers into single tool for 2-step crimping, Tele-Titan™ Xg 2.0 terminates to industry-specified crimp heights while achieving straight action crimp with minimal hand force. Tool features S45C carbon steel frame with rust-resistant black oxide finish and gun-style lock for secure closure. Suitable for use with Cat6E, Cat6A, Cat7, and over-sized Cat5e/6 industrial Ethernet cables, Tele-Titan™ Xg 2.0 handles max cable OD of 0.335 in. and max conductor OD of 0.053 in.'); document.write('
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Modular Punch Assemblies feature one-piece design.
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'); document.write('Featuring punch-and-die design to make custom-shaped cut-outs, Modular Punch Assemblies can punch holes in flexible materials such as films, foils, paper, nonwovens, hose, tubing, tape, foam, rubber, mesh, laminates, and medical devices. Units are also capable of creating virtually invisible micro punches. Available in pneumatic or electric configurations, punch units use hardened-steel tooling and can be mounted in any position.'); document.write('
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Pneumatic Chain Saws feature patented chain brake.
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'); document.write('Equipped with 4 hp motor that consumes 92 cfm of air at 90 psi, Series 5 1026, 5 1027, 5 1028, and 5 1029 are available with cutting capacity of 15, 17, 21, or 25 in. Units include Armor Tipped Guide Bar, Super Chisel saw chain 404 pitch, two separate oil lubricating systems for chain and motor, and chain brake that stops chain movement during kickback or repositioning of saw during cutting. Saws are ATEX Classified for safe use in hot work areas, Ex zones, or hazardous environments.'); document.write('
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Torque Wrenches feature self-locking adjusting knob.
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'); document.write('Featuring large white/black, high-contrast external scale, QL5 Series Adjustable Torque Wrenches enable torque value to be set on unit. Tools also include re-designed 2-tone color grip which features different ranges, scale, and adjustment style. With multi-color grip cap options, operators can identify wrench for different uses or job purposes. Lightweight Model QLE2 features press lock connection point, adjustable extension handle, and integrated adjustment tool.'); document.write('
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Self-Adjusting Wire Stripper features built-in cutter.
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'); document.write('Made from high grade polymers and carbon steels, Maxim 6 features stripping range of 24–10 AWG and cutting range of 30–10 AWG. Autoform laminated stripping jaws form around radius of cable to prevent damage to inner conductor, while built-in wire stop measures strip length. Suitable for round, oval, and flat wire cable, tool has ergonomic handle designed to minimize fatigue.'); document.write('
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Battery-Powered Heat Gun offers digital temperature control.
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'); document.write('Letting users preset operating temperature, MCH-100-D reaches up to 900°F and features programmable PID controller that can maintain working temperature within ±1°F of set point. Portable hand-held tool, powered by 48 V rechargeable battery, incorporates thermocouple inside heating element housing for optimum efficiency and accepts 100+ specialty stainless steel air nozzles. Also, gun conforms to several military standards and eliminates need for power generators, propane, and open flames.<br />'); document.write(''); document.write('
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Laser Marking Machine delivers 50 W of power.
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'); document.write('With 50 W fiber laser, Model TF450 vaporizes material, creating completely unalterable marking. Laser interaction offers opportunities for deep engravings, especially in hard materials such as metals. In addition to contrasted marking and micro-machining, machine is approved for cutting metal sheets up to .118 in. thick. Typical applications include engine block and chassis burning, water meter engraving, and beam and aluminum profile burning.'); document.write('
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Bidirectional Cutter clears stubborn drain clogs.
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'); document.write('Used for drain cleaning applications, Spider double cutter features front and rear blades. Cutting starts as cable feeds into line and continues as it retracts to increase chance of removing stoppages and promote thorough cleaning. Double U-Cutter and Double Heavy Duty Side Cutter models are both offered in 3 and 4 in. sizes, and Double U-Cutters can also be adapted to sectional machines or to other brands of cable-type drain cleaners.'); document.write('
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Press Brake Tooling supports all sheet metal fabrication.
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'); document.write('Available for press brakes configured with European Precision Style and Wila Trumpf Style tooling, Press Brake Tooling line includes expansive array of punches, dies, standard specials, specials, and accessories, offered in segmented, full-length, and half-length sizes to suit nearly any metal bending application. Tooling is manufactured from premium alloy tool steels with wear surface of punches and dies induction hardened for extra durability.'); document.write('
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Coax Cable Cutter cuts copper-clad steel cable.
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'); document.write('Featuring specialized notched blade, Model CCS can cut steel-core coaxial cable without damaging knives or deforming cable. Shears can also cleanly cut and snip solid and stranded copper, aluminum, and UTP/STP twisted pair wires and cables. Made of through-hardened tool steel with hot-riveted joint, tool features high-leverage handles for one-handed operation. Cutter is suited for electricians, voice/data/video technicians, and security installers that work with variety of cables and wires.'); document.write('
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Material Processing System accepts 2 air-cooled CO2 lasers.
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'); document.write('Consisting of 40 x 24 in. laser material processing area and advanced beam delivery system, Model XLS 10.150D is used for cutting organic materials and marking/engraving of both organic and inorganic materials. System provides high-speed beam positioning using rigid, friction-free motion system with servo driven motors. It features full color LCD, multiple focusing modes, and Laser System Manager software with Materials Database containing optimal settings for processing hundreds of materials.'); document.write('
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Rotary Polisher offers electronic speed control.
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'); document.write('Powered by 10 A motor with variable speed trigger and dial that delivers no load speed of 0–3,000 rpm, 7 in. Model 9237C includes soft-start feature that ensures smooth start-ups and minimized fling-off of polish, wax, or paste. Wire mesh intake covers prevent wool fibers and other debris from entering motor. For comfort, polisher features lock-on trigger switch. Rubberized gear housing and loop handle provide added comfort for users and protection for delicate work surfaces.'); document.write('
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Ergonomic Crimping Tool offers smooth ratcheted crimp cycle.
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'); document.write('Able to crimp insulated terminals to 10 AWG and non-insulated terminal to 8 AWG, 9-Inch Ergo Crimp Tool (p/n 16500) has straight plate lower jaw assembly that eliminates critical structural stress points. Tool accepts crimp die sets from other tools, and various crimp dies are available for CATV F,BNC, TNC, SMB, SMA, and N series coaxial connectors. While adjustable cam allows for precision ratchet adjustment, reduced handle grip distance promotes extended use.<br />'); document.write(''); document.write('
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Tow-Behind Magnetic Sweeper features 3-in-1 design.
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'); document.write('Available in 48, 60, 72, 84, and 96 in. widths, Tow-Behind Magnetic Sweeper operates from 3–5 mph, depending on surface, and works over any terrain and in any weather condition. This 3-in-1 floor sweeper can be used in Tow-Behind, Mount to Forklift, or Hang from Vehicle configurations for clearing metal debris from surfaces. Construction includes steel and aircraft-grade aluminum housing as well as 8 in. dia wheels that provide 3 in. ground clearance.'); document.write('
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Screwdriver and Awl are available in demolition-grade versions.
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'); document.write('Engineered, manufactured, and tested for prying, chiseling, and punching, demolition versions of No. 2 Phillips (SKU 603-4DD) screwdriver and Punch-Scratch Awl (SKU 650-DD) feature plated metal strike cap that protects handle from hammer blows. These U.S.-manufactured hand tools, designed for durability and reliability, also feature Cushion-Grip handle that simultaneously promotes torque and operator comfort.'); document.write('
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Beveling Tools come in battery and electric models.
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'); document.write('Available in 950 W electric motor model as well as rechargeable 18 V battery-powered model for portability, ESCO Mongoose MILLHOG® Tools require just 2.25 in. clearance for beveling tube and pipe from 5/8 in. ID to 3 in. OD. Self-centering, right angle drive ID clamping tools feature TiN-coated cutter blades that mount securely in wedge-style blade locking system. Radical chip breaker directs chips away from surface to minimize heat generation.'); document.write('
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Heat Gun offers extender accessory.
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'); document.write('For shrink wrapping projects that call for long reach, Shrinkfast 998 Heat Gun is available with Shrinkfast 2\' X-Tender accessory. Straight extender offers pushbutton installation and enables users to add another 2 ft of length to existing 2, 4, and 6 ft extensions. Delivering 212,000 BTUs of power, gun has ergonomic design with fan-shaped combustor for even and steady heat pattern.'); document.write('
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Angle Grinders suit heavy-duty industrial applications.
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'); document.write('Available with 1.6 and 2.2 hp motor, respectively, Cleco® 1660 and 2260 are compatible with depressed center wheel and cut-off abrasives, including 4, 4.5, 5, 6, and 7 in. Grinders feature all metal housing and dual auxiliary handle positions. Reversible throttle handle and interchangeable guards allow versatility to fit any application. To meet highest safety standards, tools have safety lock throttle lever, industrial governor, and CAGI-compliant guards.'); document.write('
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Multii-Bit Screwdrivers combine ergonomics and versatility.
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'); document.write('Ergonomic design with high-impact plastic core and cushion grip handle allow PRO 6-in-1 Screwdrivers 19002C and 19003C to be used for extended periods without causing hand fatigue or stress. Multiple bits are included to accommodate needs of various applications. While 19002C bit load includes Phillips (1, 2), Slotted (3/16, 7/32 in.), and Nut Drivers (¼, 5/16 in.), 19003C bit loads include Security Torx® (T15, T20, T25, T30) and Nut Drivers (¼, 5/16 in.).'); document.write('
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