Tools & Equipment

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The Ergo Crimp Tool by Platinum Tools has a straight plate lower jaw assembly that eliminates critical structural stress points, which makes it last for years to come and not break under heavy stress.

The backpack’s two-compartment design is third-party certified for hoisting up to 50 lbs., allowing for hands-free climbing and easy mobility of tools and equipment on the jobsite.

The Dremel Micro 8050 rotary tool is a compact, multifunctional tool for remodelers who engage in hands-on, detailed activities. 

The Dewalt ½-inch Drive Heavy Duty Impact Wrench is part of a new line of Dewalt Air Tools, which includes a 3/8-inch Dive Air Ratchet, 3/8-inch Reversible Drill, Angle Die Grinder and Palm Sander.

The Hilti Pulse Power Technology allows for reliable measurements even under challenging conditions. 

The Irwin vise-grip cutting pliers provide greater power and durability by using induction-hardened cutting edges durable enough to cut ACSR, nails and screws.

The new hole saws feature Spyder’s new arbor system with Rapid Core Eject which makes extracting plugs feasible in two simple steps: a press of a button and sliding the blade back to remove the plug.

Equipped with an 18V wireless charging system, there is no need for a bin of batteries with a partial charge for Bosch’s Cordless Power Ready Wireless Charging System. 

Paslode Introduces 2 Year Service Promise

Service and repairs for eligible cordless systems offered at no cost, no questions asked.

Bilco Announces Management Succession Plan & New President

Tom Crowley, formerly vice president, sales and marketing, has been appointed president of the company and will take over the leadership position from the third generation of Lyons family management effective immediately.

100 Best New Products of 2014: Construction Tools & Equipment

The top construction equipment and tools from the past year based on Professional Remodeler reader feedback.

Diablo Carbide-Tipped Reciprocating Blades

All blades sport a 1-inch oversized body with Perma-SHIELD non-stick aluminum alloy coating.

Porter-Cable 8V MAX Impact Screwdriver

The 8V MAX delivers up to 2,200 RPM and 125 inch-pounds of non-reactionary torque.

DeWalt D25721K and D25723K Hammer Drills

Shared features include electronic variable speed, rear handle mount, and LED service indicator.

Knipex Alligator XL Pliers

Knipex Alligator XL Pliers

Once in place, the pliers self-lock on pipes and nuts, eliminating slippage and requiring low hand force.

Skilsaw Worm Drive Saws

Skilsaw Worm Drive Saws

Three lightweight models make up the new family of worm drive saws.

Kohler Generator Patent Decision Affirmed

The rulings stem from litigation initiated in 2011 claiming infringement of a patent relating to control systems on generator sets.

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