The latest products from around the industry
The HKL1232 12-ton crimping tool features a 2-speed hydraulic pump that advances rapidly until it contacts the connector before shifting to a lower speed to complete the crimp. The tool's C-shaped head offers a 1.3-in. opening that rotates 180°. In addition, the product uses U-type or shell-type dies. Weighing 14.5 lb, it is UL and cUL classified, and also features fiberglass handles and a rubber-covered pump block.
Greenlee, a Textron Co.
The Resi-Slab floor box assembly features a box/extension sleeve designed to be saw cut to accommodate any concrete floor thickness up to 6 in. with no leveling required. UL and cUL listed, the UL scrub water tested device offers a divider for dual voltage service. It also includes a mud cap to keep out cement during the pour. Its solid brass cover has a single hinged door that lies flat when open. In addition, the cover accommodates a single electrical outlet (included) and low-voltage port (data jack not included).
Carlon, Lamson & Session
Designed for horizontal and vertical use, the self-leveling PRI 2 rotating laser system features one-button operation, an infrared remote control, and an optional laser receiver. For vertical applications, the laser can set out right angles with a 90° beam. Users can select from four rotating speeds. Equipped with a metal cage to help protect the laser head, four handles, and reinforced housing material, the device features an auto shut-off function. In addition, the system's PRA 2 laser receiver can detect beams up to 490 ft away in areas with limited visibility. The PRA 2 remote control allows operators to control the system from up to 100 ft away, with 360° coverage.
The 8-in. Guardian work boot features Carbonmax safety-toe technology to help protect workers' feet. According to the company, Carbonmax is as strong as steel but 50% lighter, is resistant to cold and heat, and is nonconductive to electricity. Available in brown and black, the boot is made from waterproof full-grain leather and features 400 grams of Thinsulate. A 6-in. style is offered as well. The boots come in sizes medium 7 to 14 and extra wide 7 to 13.
Suitable for 45-sq-ft bathrooms or 65-sq-ft rooms, the A647B and MM647B bathroom fans feature the Quick-Mount installation system. In addition, the fans include a 0.89A, 4.5-sones, plug-in motor with polypropylene impeller, reversible knock pad, back draft damper, and a choice of two low-profile styrene grilles. Both units require rough-in openings of 6.875 in. by 7.875 in. and are available with builder split-packs. HVI 2100-certified, they are cULus-listed for use in insulated ceilings and over tubs or showers.
Marley Engineered Products
The Pro-Gear line of professional-grade hand tools includes the Bionic Wrench and Bionic Grip. Both models feature an Interlock mechanism that stays engaged while under torque, as well as a corrosion-resistant nickel finish. According to the company, the products' gripping technology distributes force around the flats of a fastener and automatically fits multiple sizes of nuts and bolts with the squeeze of a hand. Available in 6-in., 8-in., and 10-in. sizes, the wrench family covers 38 sizes of fasteners, while the grip family covers 35 sizes of fasteners, as well as pipes and tubes from 5/16 to 1¼ (outer diameter).
Job site Armor work gloves are available in five styles and a variety of sizes. The general-purpose and fingerless styles are made of a breathable, diamond Spandex back and offer a durable chamude palm, Kevlar side panels, and padded knuckles. The contractor style features an easy-entry neoprene cuff, breathable Spandex back and padded knuckles, as well as reinforced fingertips and a Clarino palm with Suregrip synthetic patches. The cold weather style includes a snug, elongated neoprene cuff, fleece-lined Spandex, a synthetic palm with Suregrip patches, spandura gussets, and an accordion knuckle.
Milwaukee Electric Tool
The Pull-It 6000 is a 6,000-lb cable puller designed for pulling MCM cables. Weighing approximately 95 lb, the device offers a 65-to-1 strength-to-weight ratio. In addition, its design allows for one-man setup and operation. Features include five heavy-duty conduit adapters, a waterproof roller bag, an additional roller at the base plate, rollers mounted on bearings, and the ability to attach the puller's base to a trailer hitch as a pull base.
Conduit mounting clips
Flexicon conduit mounting clips are for use with all types of Flexicon FPAS or FPI liquidtight flexible nylon corrugated conduit, as well as the cables and tubing it carries. Resistant to saltwater, weak acids, gasoline, oil, grease, and common solvents, the clips are available in sizes to accommodate 0.25-in. to 2-in. conduit and tubing. Color options include black or gray; custom colors may be specified.
Cable pull cart
The Spoolmate cable pull cart is constructed of a durable steel frame that rests on heavy steel-framed rollers. Measuring 36-in. × 10½ in. × 13½ in., the cart can carry up to five electrical spools at one time. In addition, it can be used as a standalone or benchtop unit.
The FG1020 12V directional light features a corrosion-resistant fiberglass body in black or dark green. Available with an optional lens hood, the light can be precision adjusted and includes a reinforced ground stake for additional support. Without the hood, the product measures 4⅜ in. × 3 in. With the hood, it measures 6⅛ in. × 3 in. A 20W lamp is included; however, the fixture can also accommodate 35W bulbs.
The ArcLight series of energy-efficient, aimable interior display and accent lights from Colormotion LED Solutions is offered with a choice of fixed or movable mounting options with fixed, adjustable, or bendable arm lengths. Lamp housings are constructed from extruded and diecast aluminum. MR11, higher output MR16, and AR111 halogen lamps or ES111 metal-halide lamps provide low-voltage illumination, while line-voltage models use a GU10 halogen lamp.
Jesco Lighting Group
McCormick's electrical estimating software (Win 3000, Win 6000, Win 8000, Win 12000, and additional products) and automated building systems products (ABS 3000, ABS 6000, ABS 8000, ABS 12000, and more) are now fully integrated with Sage Timberline Office. According to the companies, the interface allows users to transfer critical information from McCormick's software to Sage's system.
McCormick Systems/Sage Timberline
The EZ Install Crossbar features a patented U-slot design, which allows a fully assembled hanging fixture to slide into place. Designed to replace traditional crossbars requiring center threading, the company says the product eliminates the problem of wires twisting during installation. Available in two versions, the 16-gauge, 4-in. crossbar features either a tapped ⅛-IP or a tapped ¼-IP.