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More battery power

If you’re using Milwaukee Tool M18-series cordless tools on installations or in the production shop, the company says you’ll see an instant increase in run-time and durability of your tools by upgrading to the new M18 RedLithium XC5.0…

Cutting it both ways

Festool calls its new Vecturo Oscillating Multi-Tool “the ultimate in versatility.” A wide variety of blades and the tool’s variable speed mean the Vecturo can easily cut, scrape or score virtually any material. Oscillating frequency is…

Fast wood floor manufacturing

Doucet Machineries’ new EzyPac 200 fully automated floor nesting station can easily handle the most labour-intensive tasks in wood floor manufacturing, the company says. It picks and places approximately 25 boards per minute. Each station…

Pulling out with a three-count

Irwin Tools has launched a new line of extractors that can help with the frustration of bolts and screws that get damaged when you’re ripping out an old kitchen or installing a new custom one. The company says removing damaged screws and…

Cutting thin

The DSG 200 thin-cutting frame saw is another new unit from Wintersteiger. It cuts up to nine blocks per pass, and has a cutting height of 15-3/4 inches (400 mm). The DSG 200 features a heavy-duty, 22 kW main drive; up to 50 saw blades per…

Getting more current

Mirka has expanded its range of Deros 220- to 240-volt handheld, orbital sanders with a new 100- to 120-volt model for the North American electrical current. The Deros line of lightweight, variable-speed (4,000 to 10,000 rpm) sanders come…

Ripping pallets

Freud says its new “coated” industrial Pallet Ripping Saw Blade is a market first. The new blade has a premium non-stick coating; four strobes instead of two; a thin-kerf option for less waste and more board yield; and deeper teeth. Four…

More battery power

If you’re using Milwaukee Tool M18-series cordless tools on installations or in the production shop, the company says you’ll see an instant increase in run-time and durability of your tools by upgrading to the new M18 RedLithium XC5.0…

Mounting to masonry 

Irwin has introduced its Tapcon Installation System that installers may find useful in situations where cabinets are being mounted to masonry walls. The system is a combined, one-piece bit and drill/drive sleeve that works with both impact…

Extract adaptability

New Bolt-Grip Impact Performance Series Extractors from Irwin can be useful for installers faced with broken or damaged fasteners in the kitchen demolition process. The company says they feature patented reverse spiral flutes that are…

Sizing up panels

Freud launched new industrial panel-sizing saw blades for plywood and particle board at IWF. The new blades may help you reduce blade-replacement costs. Freud says its new Panel Sizing Saw Blade lasts up to twice as long as other blades…

Shockwaves coming

This fall, Milwaukee Tool is launching 20 additions to the Shockwave Expand line of insert bits and socket adaptors for impact drivers.  The line expansion consists of nine new SAE hex bits (1/16-inch to ¼-inch); eight new metric hex bits…

Longer life, more power

According to Bosch, power-tool professionals continue to look for increased battery power and runtime capabilities for power-hungry system tools and all-day driving and drilling. The company says it answers this need with its newest Best…