All Handheld Tools/Workshop Tools Articles

Kennards adds Hilti cordless tools to fleet
Hilti’s tools feature range of batteries using new Lithium CPC technology, said to provide same operational force as wired power tool
FEATURE: Early adopters
With a range of variable such as fuel consumption, operating costs, maintenance and weight to consider, making a breaker that will appeal to rental companies depends hugely on product development
Herc Rentals opens downtown Chicago branch
The prototype location is aimed toward servicing local contractors in the area
Selco expansion to include tool and plant hire
UK-based builders merchant plans three new branch openings before the end of 2015 and will take its rental offer nationwide next year
Chicago Pneumatic names new distributor for Finland
CE Rental, a €22 million turnover company with a nationwide service network, will handle the RX and RC range of equipment for international manufacturer
Improved pole tamper puts user comfort first
MBW’s new Ergo-Tamp is taller and lighter than its predecessors, but can still produce enviable reductions in hand-arm vibration and other hazards
Chicago Pneumatic launches Red Hawk range
New drills and breakers offer three options to cover road, rail and drilling applications
Bosch drills down into confined spaces
New 5-in-1 cordless system helps workers in numerous applications in hard to reach areas or where space is limited
Kemppi unveils Miniarc Evo 180 small welder
New unit delivers 170 amps maximum output for MMA welding
Wacker Neuson unveils battery-powered rammer
Launching in 2015, new rammer range said to be emission-free and easy to use
Hilti's new TE 70-AVR combihammer
Hilti has replaced its TE 76 combihammer with the introduction of the new TE 70-AVR
Chicago Pneumatic brings gas breaker to the US
Chicago Pneumatic has introduced the Red Hawk Road gas (petrol) powered breaker to the North American market.
Chicago Pneumatic launches new breakers
Company launches two handheld breakers to the North American market: the CP 1260 and CP 1290.
Hilti launches new generation 7 kg combihammers
New combihammers cut triaxial vibration by half, while a redesigned cooling system reduces the temperature at the chuck by 10°C.
Metabo’s new battery pack 30% more effective
German power tool company Metabo is to launch a 5.2 Ah battery pack on May 1, 2013.
Hilti launches cordless combihammer
UK power tool manufacturer Hilti is claiming two world firsts with its newest line, the TE 30-A36 cordless combihammer. Not only is it the world’s first cordless combihammer but it is also powered by what Hilti claims is the most powerful battery of its size.
MAC3 launches range of portable compressors
French manufacturer MAC3, led by former Sullair Europe managers, adds portable compressors to its range of pneumatic tools.
Lincoln Electric announces end of year leadership change
Lincoln Electric said current chief operating officer (COO) Christopher Mapes will take over as president and chief executive officer (CEO) at the end of the year, replacing CEO and chairman John Stropki Jr who will become executive chairman of the board.
Reactec calls for HAV safety shake-up
Hand arm vibration (HAV) safety specialist Reactec is advising companies to invest in constant HAV monitoring in order to meet health and safety requirements.
New hand-held breakers from Atlas Copco
Atlas Copco has introduced four new hand-held breakers that significantly reduce vibration emissions
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