Tools and Equipment
February 8, 2018 — Arlington’s 14.4 cu. inch fan/fixture pan box mounts to a joist in new construction and is UL/CSA listed with a two-hour fire rating. Designed for 1/2-in. and single or double 5/8-in. drywall — with furring strips or hat channel, the fan bracket installation screws ship captive until ready to use.
January 30, 2018 — Southwire Tools & Equipment introduces a new line of heavy-duty PVC conduit benders. This offering includes three PVC conduit benders. Southwire says the benders help users increase efficiency when heating and bending PVC conduit.
January 23, 2018 — Milwaukee says the M18 Fuel Hackzall One-Handed Reciprocating Saw is the first brushless, 18V one-handed recip saw on the market.
November 8, 2017 — Knaack introduces Tool Kage, a new line of jobsite storage cabinets clad in 16-gauge diamond-punched steel. The Tool Kage models provide clear visibility of their contents without compromising security, the company says. The see-through security cabinets can stay locked while allowing viewable access to tools, accessories and more.
October 27, 2017 — The Hilti SDS-max combihammers TE 60-AVR and TE 60-ATC/AVR are the first class of Hilti SDS-max combihammers to use the Hilti Connect App. This allows contractors to use any NFC-enabled device to access “everything from getting a comprehensive tool history and summary to sending in a request for a repair from the jobsite,” the company says. Both combihammers feature Active Vibration Reduction (AVR). The TE 60-ATC/AVR model also comes with an Active Torque Control (ATC) system that reduces injury caused by kickback.
October 23, 2017 — Milwaukee Tool has introduced the Shockwave Lineman’s accessories for power utility professionals.
September 27, 2017 — Werner, a manufacturer of professional and consumer ladders, has introduced new models of its 2-in-1 dual purpose ladder. The new Type 1A fiberglass professional-grade ladders are designed for service crews, electricians and general contractors, and feature enhanced ergonomics for safety and efficiency, says Werner.
September 18, 2017 — Brother Mobile Solutions Inc. (BMS) has added the PT-E110 industrial handheld labelling tool to its P-touch Edge family of jobsite labelling solutions. The company says it is the "most economical" labeller in the Brother industrial lineup and includes functional enhancements to increase the speed and productivity of jobsite labelling.
September 14, 2017 — Milwaukee Tool has expanded their storage solutions with the Ultimate Jobsite Backpack and Low-Profile Backpack.
September 7, 2017 - Bosch has launched two cordless worklights that “can go virtually anywhere,” the company says. The GLI18V can provide up to 10 hours of illumination (using a 2.0 Ah Bosch SlimPack battery) and features articulating action, which allows the user to angle the light in several positions.
September 5, 2017 - Bosch has launched a multi-grip reciprocating saw that combines an “advanced” handle design with an 18V Bosch EC brushless motor and orbital/non-orbital action.
September 5, 2017 - Burndy has added compression pulling heads to its Hydent family of compression connectors.
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