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Kurtz Ersa to Exhibit Rework Technology at SMTA Guadalajara
Soldering Irons

Kurtz Ersa to Exhibit Rework Technology at SMTA Guadalajara

Plymouth, WI — Kurtz Ersa North America, a leading supplier of electronics production equipment, will exhibit at SMTA Guadalajara scheduled to take place Oct. 15-16, 2014 at the Holiday Inn Crown Plaza in Guadalajara. Company representatives will showcase the ERSASCOPE technology, i-CON VARIO stations and IR/PL 550 Rework System. The award-winning and patenting ERSASCOPE technology has been...

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Snap-on Honored with Three Tool Innovation Awards

KENOSHA, Wis. – Snap-on was recently honored with three prestigious awards that recognize the company as providing unique productivity solutions that address the needs of the vehicle repair industry. Snap-on received two Professional Tool Equipment News (PTEN) Innovation Awards for the Semi-Deep Flip Socket (S6810) in the hand tools category and the Digital Video Borescope (BK6500) in the...

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Fastener Drivers

Toy Manufacturing Trends

1. What are the biggest assembly/joining challenge affecting toy manufacturers today? The biggest assembly challenge affecting toy manufacturers today is cost vs. assembly method.Â-  Toys are typically lower cost products, and must be assembled efficiently for the least amount of labor and cost. 2. What types of joining processes and equipment are toy manufacturers looking for today? Toy...

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Multiple Screwdriver System Increases Productivity
Fastener Drivers

Multiple Screwdriver System Increases Productivity

A machine builder contacted Design Tool Inc. for automated components to feed and drive 6 or 10 screws for a garage door application.Â-  The components were required to drive the screws simultaneously, and the feed mechanism had to deliver the screws within the machine cycle time to maintain the production rate.  The screws also needed to be driven to a consistent torque on all...

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Rope / Cable / Wire Cutters and Cutting Machinery

Southwire Launches 42 New Voice-Data-Video Tools

New VDV Tools Meet Key Installer Needs and Expand Southwire Tools & Equipment Line CARROLLTON, Ga. -- Southwire will unveil a new line of over 40 voice-data-video (VDV) tools at CEDIA Expo 2014, a showcase for new audio, video, control, networking and lighting products taking place in Denver from Sept. 10-13. The new VDV tools complement Southwire's full line of Low-Voltage cable products and...

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Multi-Bit Screwdriver Kit ensures right tool is always available.
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Multi-Bit Screwdriver Kit ensures right tool is always available.

Designed for security and traditional application professionals, 22-in-1 Security Screwdriver Kit (p/n 19105) featuresÂ- 11 double-ended shaft-style bits, which include multiple sizes of security Torx®, hex, and Robertson, along with spanners and tri-wings. Standard slotted and Phillips bits are also included, and shaft design can reach screws recessed up to 5 in. deep....

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Cordless Rotary Tool integrates LED front-end lighting.
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Cordless Rotary Tool integrates LED front-end lighting.

Featuring ergonomic design for detailed projects and tight spaces, Dremel® Micro™ 8050 enables user to select optimal speed for each application, ranging from 5,000–28,000 rpm. Unit operates on 8 V Max Lithium-ion battery and has LED smart features such as front-end lighting, variable speed indicator, and fuel gauge. Additional features include Quick Collet Lock for fast accessory...

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Pipe Press Kits feature blow-molded carrying case.
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Pipe Press Kits feature blow-molded carrying case.

Weighing 21 lb lighter than previous models to facilitate carrying on and off jobsite, MegaPress® Kits include RIDGID Press Tools, Jaws, Rings, and Prep Tools built for demanding applications. Flameless system eliminates need for hot work permits. Press connections can be made on wet system. Kits include Â-½–2 in. Full MegaPress Kit and ½–1 in. Jaw-Only MegaPress Kit.

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Cordless Impact Wrench delivers precise fastening control.
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Cordless Impact Wrench delivers precise fastening control.

Combining extended run time of brushless motor technology with 18V LXT® Lithium-Ion 4.0 Ah battery, Model XWT02M provides 3 speed settings for fastening applications with Â-½ in. sockets. Low, Medium, and High Speed settings offer speeds from 0–1,600, 0–2,100, and 0–2,800 rpm with 0–1,800, 0–2,600, and 0–3,500 impacts/min, respectively. Star Protection Computer Controls™...

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Ergonomic Scissor cleanly cuts difficult threads, cords, yarns.
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Ergonomic Scissor cleanly cuts difficult threads, cords, yarns.

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 andÂ- Light-Touch™Ã‚ return spring. Sharp, tapered cutting blades feature one serrated edge for holding threads,...

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