Portable Tools

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Mechanical Components and Assemblies, Portable Tools, Software

CogniVue and NeoLAB Convergence Inc. Announce N2 Smart Pen using CogniVue APEX Image Cognition Processor Technology

Jan 12, 2015

LAS VEGAS - International CES - CogniVue Corporation, which licenses its APEX Image Cognition Processing (ICP) technologies to semiconductor vendors for automotive and consumer markets, announced their latest collaboration with NeoLAB Convergence  to create a  breakthrough in combining the digital and analog writing experience: the Neo smartpen N2™. The N2 achieves its industry-leading... Read More

Portable Tools

Klein® Tools Rises to the Top in Tools of the Trade 2014 Survey

Jan 08, 2015

Klein screwdrivers and pliers are the #1 preferred brand Lincolnshire, IL – Klein Tools (http://www.kleintools.com), for professionals since 1857, has been named as a preferred brand in a Tools of the Trade 2014 survey of 731 tradesmen. Out of six common tools, Klein was the preferred brand for two – screwdrivers and lineman's pliers. The survey... Read More

Cleaning Products & Equipment, HVAC, Material Handling & Storage, Non-Industrial Products, Portable Tools

DeVilbiss Refinishing Appoints Saint-Gobain Abrasives as Exclusive Aftermarket Sales Reps

Jan 08, 2015

SWANTON, OH – DeVilbiss Automotive Refinishing has appointed Saint-Gobain Abrasives to be the exclusive aftermarket sales representative for the company's spray guns, disposable cups, air control and accessory product lines. "DeVilbiss is thrilled to be aligned with a well-respected industry leader in the refinishing business", says Linda Langford, DeVilbiss Automotive Refinishing... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Cordless Cutter drives 6 in. cutting wheel.

Jan 07, 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... Read More

Portable Tools

Found: Canada's Oldest Pair of Klein Tools Side-Cutting Pliers!

Dec 18, 2014

100+ years old pliers handed down from great grandfather now worth $2,500CAD Lincolnshire, IL – Klein Tools, (http://www.kleintools.com/) for professionals since 1857, set out to find Canada's oldest pair of Klein side-cutting pliers and ended up finding them in Winnipeg with the great grandson of an employee of The Northern Electric Company. Chris... Read More

Portable Tools

Cordless Drywall Screwdriver utilizes brushless motor.

Dec 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... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Portable Tools

Cordless Cut-Out Tool meets drywall contractor power requirements.

Dec 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... Read More

Portable Tools

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

Dec 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... Read More

Cleaning Products & Equipment, Portable Tools

Knotted-Wire Cup Brushes clean metal surfaces.

Dec 11, 2014

Utilizing quality AB wire, Knotted-Wire Cup Brushes are designed for heavy-duty cleaning of metal surfaces. Brushes feature threaded-nut connection, aggressive knot style, and taller inner-cup design that forces brush to be used on filament tips, rather than bending for optimal performance. Brushes are specially designed for use on portable tools and filled with steel-wire filament... Read More

Portable Tools

Hole Saws drill metal quickly and cleanly.

Dec 11, 2014

Used with hand-held drills, 1- and 2-Series Tungsten Carbide-Tipped (TCT) Hole Saws cut clean holes without grinding core. For cutting 9/16–4 in. dia holes up to 1 in. deep, 1-Series Hole Saws include center pilot drill. Cutters up to 3¼ in. dia feature 3/8 in. shank, while 3 5/16 in. dia and larger cutters feature ½ in. shank. For drilling 9/16–1 3/8 in. holes up to 9/16 in. deep,... Read More

Portable Tools

Linemen's Wrench makes work easier and safer.

Dec 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... Read More

Portable Tools, Test & Measuring Instruments

Gefen Ships Three New Scalers/Converters that Integrate Analog and Digital Devices to Lengthen Product Life

Dec 10, 2014

Don't throw away those old devices just yet. Gefen today announced the release of three new scalers that bridge the gap between legacy equipment and digital high definition systems.  All three scalers convert the output from video sources using a VGA connection to enable compatibility with digital displays, projectors and other downstream devices. Each features a different type of digital... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Cut and Strip Machines handle shielded and coaxial cables.

Dec 09, 2014

Equipped with high-resolution indexing cutter head and programmable rotary incision capability, MultiStrip 9480 provides high-precision processing of coaxial and other shielded cable. SmartBlade system and magnetically held guides maximize output and production by minimizing changeover times. Offering semi-automatic operation, CoaxStrip 5200 multi-step coaxial stripping machine processes coaxial,... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Bit Inserts carry shock loads of impact drivers.

Dec 03, 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... Read More

Mounting & Attaching Products, Portable Tools

Wire Grip handles both coated and galvanized guy wire.

Nov 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

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Coaxial Cable Stripping Machines have benchtop form factor.

Nov 25, 2014

While uses for SemiRigid 1050 include stripping aluminum or copper jacketed semi-rigid coaxial cables, uses for multi-step CoaxStrip 5200 include stripping of coaxial, multi-conductor cable and single conductor wire. CoaxStrip 5200 employs universally designed blades, centralizers, and clamping jaws for processing range of cables without necessitating mechanical adjustments. Both machines feature... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Portable Tools, Test & Measuring Instruments

Laser Tool provides accurate room measurements in seconds.

Nov 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... Read More

Portable Tools

Carton Closing Stapler features cordless design.

Nov 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... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Portable Tools

KNIPEX Tools Hose Clamp Pliers Wins 2014 Pro Tool Innovation Award

Nov 21, 2014

Single tool for hose clamps of different sizes makes work easier and provides reliable gripping ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. – The KNIPEX Tools LP patented, hose clamp pliers won a Pro Tool Innovation Award. KNIPEX (Model #85 51 250A SBA) hose clamp pliers have rotatable, universal tip inserts for reliably gripping spring hose clamps in all positions up to 2 ¾ -inch diameters. With a... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Mounting & Attaching Products, Portable Tools

EXSYS Showcases Tooling System Innovations at TECMA 2015

Nov 19, 2014

Modular adaptors and bases provide the industry’s shortest changeover times TAMPA, Fla. – EXSYS Tool will bring the well-known, high-quality and innovative tooling systems of EXSYS/EPPINGER to the TECMA show in Ciudad De Mexico at the Expo Bancomer Sante Fè Conference Center on March 3-6, 2015. Exhibition visitors will experience the speed, flexibility and cost-effectiveness of such... Read More