Tools and Equipment
October 27, 2015 - The new Hilti multidetector PS 50 brings new depth to area scanning, according to the company. The self-calibrating tool uses pulsed radar technology to detect a variety of concealed objects: ferrous and non-ferrous, wood or plastic and electrical conduits at depths up to 5-7/8 in. in concrete. Two additional sensors allow for the classification of those objects and the detection of live wire, Hilti adds.
October 6, 2015 - Hilti presents its new powder-actuated fastening tool, the DX 2, which covers a range of applications including attaching kicker plates to concrete; fastening sill plates; attaching drywall to concrete; fastening electrical cable holders to concrete; attaching chicken mesh to concrete; and fastening wood to concrete and steel.
October 2, 2015 - Milwaukee Tool says they will continue to update and expand their line of M12 heated gear as they begin their 6th season this fall. The company notes the 2015 line will include the introduction of the new M12 heated 3-in-1 ripstop jacket & M12 heated ripstop vest, a completely redesigned women’s jacket, improved run-time on all heated jackets, and a new colour option for the M12 heated hoodie.
October 2, 2015 - The new 8-in-1, ratcheted, stubby screwdriver (19120C) is now available from Platinum Tools.
September 4, 2015 - Diablo has launched its “The Game Changer” campaign for its “industry-first” carbide-tipped metal cutting reciprocating blade.
August 25, 2015 - Greenlee says its new BendWorks software helps designers optimize conduit runs more efficiently.
August 24, 2015 - When cutting holes through thicker materials, often multiple passes are required as standard hole saws do not have the depth needed, says Diablo. That’s not the case with the company’s new hole saws, which provide cutting length to bore deeper holes in a single pass.
August 20, 2015 - Milwaukee Tool says it has launched its next generation of SDS Plus carbide drilling accessories. Featuring a variable helix and optimized breaker points, the new M/2 carbide solutions are the “most durable 2-cutter bits in the industry,” according to the company, and the new MX4 Carbide 4-cutter bits deliver “up to four times more life in rebar”.
August 19, 2015 - A limited-edition digital inverter generator in a new camouflage design is now available from Milbank. This 1800W model (MPG2000CiP) can be used for a wide variety of applications, including recreational and construction.
August 18, 2015 - Milwaukee Tool says it has introduced “the world’s first cordless braking grinder solution.” Stopping accessories in under two seconds and delivering up to 10 time longer tool life, the M18 Fuel braking grinder is the only cordless braking grinder on the market with the power to grind, Milwaukee Tool claims.
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