NEW 15 GAUGE FINISH NAILER CHANGES THE GAME FOR TRIM CARPENTERS THANKS TO A HOST OF PRO-ORIENTED FEATURES
Bostitch® announced today the introduction of a new 15 gauge finish nailer kit – model N62FNK-2. Product Manager Jorge Silveira said, “Extensive field research identified a host of break-through features that will truly make pros productive on the jobsite.
They incorporated all of these key features into a specially-designed finish nailer that receives high marks from pros and advanced woodworkers alike.” The new model N62FNK-2 is designed for applications such as the installation of molding, door/window casings, trim, hardwood flooring, furniture, solid hardwood flooring, and advanced woodworking.
Bosch BSH180 Band Saw Provides a Cordless, Agile Tool For Cutting A Variety of MaterialsNew Bosch Band Saw Powered by 18V Fat or Slim Battery Pack; Is Smaller, Lighter Than Competition
Plumbers and electricians can put down their hacksaws and reciprocating saws thanks to the new Bosch BSH180 Band Saw. A cordless alternative, the BSH180 executes precise cuts to a variety of materials, including metal, copper pipes and electrical cables, and is agile for use in tight spaces.
The BSH180 is powered by an 18V fat or slim battery pack, boasting an unmatched battery runtime that allows for more than 150 cuts per charge in a 1″ conduit. At 7.7 pounds, including the FatPack battery, this lightweight band saw is extremely portable, making it an ideal tool for use in overhead applications like electrical work. Despite its compact size, the rugged aluminum base is durable enough to withstand tough jobsite conditions. Read more
DEWALT’S® New Extended Performance and Wearable Backing Flap Disc Abrasives Offer Life, Speed and Value Contractors Demand
DEWALT has announced the launch of a full range of Wearable Backing Flap Discs and Extended Performance Flap Discs that include industry-first innovations that deliver increased life and superior performance when compared to competitive products. These discs are ideal for welders, fabricators, and professionals working in fabricating shops, shipyards, and on jobsites. The Wearable Backing Flap Discs are designed for a number of applications including weld blending, material removal, and welding preparation.
“A frustration common among professionals is that half of the cloth is still on the flap disc when the disc itself can no longer be used,” said Brad Nohr, Product Manager, DEWALT. “Therefore, we designed the new line of Wearable Backing Flap Discs with a backing that wears away as the disc is used to allow full access to the cloth. Likewise, we addressed user concerns about the speed of flap discs versus grinding wheels by engineering our new Extended Performance Flap Discs that deliver 40 percent faster removal than conventional flap discs.” Read more
The RIDGID cutter is intended for polyethylene (PE), polypropylene (PP), PEX, rubber hose, PVC and CPVC with a capacity up to 1-5/8 inches (42 millimeters) outer diameter. A 75-Watt motor drives the ultra-sharp, pointed X-CEL® blade to provide a square, precise cut in four seconds. Read more
DEWALT® Launches a New 12” Sliding Compound Miter Saw with Features for Improved Accuracy, Durability and Portability*
DEWALT announces the launch of its new 12” Sliding Compound Miter Saw (DWS780), which has been designed to be precise and accurate enough for fine woodworking, yet durable enough for framing and deck building. The DWS780 is ideal for a variety of end users including cabinetmakers, trim carpenters, framers, installers and many other professional contractors who require a product that delivers the accuracy, capacity, durability, portability and ease-of-use that this saw offers. Read more
DEWALT announces the launch of its new line of 2X Longer Life Reciprocating Saw Blades, which are specifically designed to cut through the hardest metals. These blades feature a wide, thick design for durability, an innovative blade coating process for increased life*, and a variable pitch design for efficient cutting performance. Read more
Bosch Measuring Tools, the worldwide leader in laser measuring technology, introduces the laser distance measurer of the future. The GLM 80, the first Li-ion battery-powered combination laser distance and angle measurer, incorporates a number of new features including the ability to accurately measure heights of and distances to objects with only one click of a button.
The GLM 80 is created for users who need advanced functionality to increase productivity. The integrated two-axis tilt sensor, a first in the industry, Read more
LENOX®, a leading manufacturer of premium power tool accessories, hand tools, torches, solder and band saw blades, announces the introduction of the LENOX Bi-Metal SPEED SLOT Hole Saw. The new design offers fast and easy plug ejection and longer life when cutting holes in wood and metal.
The patent pending design of the LENOX SPEED SLOT Hole Saw features a staircase slot for easy plug removal. The slot is wider than most and is placed low on the saw with multiple leverage points to easily eject the plug with a standard screwdriver. The SPEED SLOT also removes saw dust and chips while cutting to further prevent the plug from getting stuck in the saw. The new design also increases the height of the saw by 10 percent – allowing for quick cuts and plug removal when cutting lumber.
The SPEED SLOT Hole Saw provides up to twice the life as the previous model. The enhanced tooth form, thin kerf design, and advanced coating make cutting more efficient by removing material faster and therefore generating less heat while cutting. Read more
The PS91-1AOS Professional cordless inspection camera from Bosch now enables you to quickly look inside tight spaces, pipes, drains or shafts. Professional tradesmen can use it to quickly and easily conduct a problem analysis when making repairs. The camera excels due to its particularly good image quality. Thanks to the resolution of 320 x 240 pixels and the realistic color rendering, even details are easy to identify on the 2.7-inch LCD display. Read more
Metabo Corporation, a leading international manufacturer of professional grade portable electric power tools and abrasives for industrial, construction and welding applications, now offers the KNSE 12-150 Fillet Weld Grinder ideal for finishing various metals including stainless steel. The new extended nose grinder is used for finishing and polishing hard to access fillet welds typically found on handrails or inside welds on enclosed areas. Read more