Tools and Equipment
August 23, 2016 - Milwaukee recently unveiled its M18 RedLithium “High Demand” 9.0 battery pack, which promises up to 5x more run-time and 35% more power while running 60% cooler than standard lithium-ion batteries.
August 11, 2016 - Dewalt says its 20V Max XR drill (DCD791) and impact driver (DCF887) come with more powerful brushless motors, better ergonomics and faster application speeds, compared to previous Dewalt models.
August 9, 2016 - Hammond Manufacturing’s cabinets now come in taller offerings. The 1422 and HN4FM series are 90-in. versions of the two door, floor-standing cabinets and the 1418 and HN4FS series is the single door, freestanding option. All are available in either painted mild steel or 304 or 316L stainless steel construction.
August 8, 2016 - Klein Tools’ 2016 heavy-duty nut drivers are designed with a hollow handle for use on unlimited bolt lengths.
August 5, 2016 - Hilti says it’s “full speed ahead when cutting through concrete slabs, asphalt, sewage pipes and more” with the hand-held gas saws DSH 700-X and DSH 900-X, which incorporate Easy Start, a technology that automatically sets the proper amount of choke for more first-pull starts.
August 4, 2016 - Greenlee Textron says its new Intelli-Punch 11-ton, battery-hydraulic knockout driver features patent-pending Auto-Retract technology that senses pressure to detect punch completion and automatically retract the ram, preventing damage to punch parts.
August 4, 2016 - Removable rubber grips and a reinforced vial locking system make the new e75 series True Blue box levels from Empire stand out. They are available in both magnetic and non-magnetic versions.
August 2, 2016 - Earlier this year, Festool launched its Power Select cordless tool program and interchangeable batteries and chargers. Power Select also features an 18V Li-ion line of tools with an interchangeable platform.
July 26, 2016 - Dewalt says its new Flexvolt system features the world’s first battery that automatically changes voltage when the user changes tools.
July 22, 2016 - Juniper Systems says its Windows 10 Mesa 2 rugged tablet comes with complete IP68-rated protection against dust and water.
July 18, 2016 - Milwaukee Tool says its new Hardline pocket knives are constructed with a D2 steel blade for “extreme wear resistance”.
July 18, 2016 - The rechargeable battery operated Beacon360 is Lind Equipment’s newest addition to its Beacon Light line of portable LED floodlights.
July 15, 2016 - Ox Tools says its new tape measure features rare earth magnets embedded in the tang to stick to ferrous materials.
June 29, 2016 - The Starlock interface system delivers three-dimensional fit for high torque transfer and was jointly developed and patented by Bosch Power Tools and Fein.
May 9, 2016 - Knowify, a cloud-based software designed to help manage the online functions for executing electrical business, is available in Canada.

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