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KNIPEX Tools Introduces New Angled Pliers and Cutters
New series of angled pliers and cutters includes 8-inch angled long nose pliers, 7-inch angled diagonal cutter, 7 ½-inch angled combination pliers and 8 ¾-inch cable cutter.
ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. – June 2014 – KNIPEX Tools introduces the new series of angled pliers and cutters. The German-made Orbis angled pliers and cutters represent a new generation of revolutionary pliers that meet the needs of hardworking hands while offering a versatile range of application. The innovative 25-degree comfort angle makes the tool a natural extension of the user’s hand—a design with comfort and convenience in mind.
The one-of-a-kind, 25-degree, 8-inch, angled, long-nose pliers features three different-sized pulling grooves, preserving a tight grip when holding or pulling round items.
MILWAUKEE – The patented, breakthrough one-key lock technology of the BOLT® series of locks by STRATTEC® Security Corporation will be offered to work with the higher-security, laser cut keys of the new 2015 Ford F-150 pickup. As a leader is automotive lock technology, BOLT locks boost security and convenience, requiring only a single truck ignition key to lock up tools, gear and trailers.
Rugged, weatherproof BOLT locks are engineered with automotive grade stainless steel, feature a durable plate tumbler sidebar to prevent picking and bumping, and have the highest corrosion resistance rating on the market. The series includes coupler pin locks, padlocks, cable locks, receiver locks and spare tire locks. All products are backed with a limited lifetime warranty. According to BOLT National Sales Manager Erika Garcia, the entire series of BOLT locks for side cut keys will be available in early October, 2014. For more information, visit www.boltlock.com.
New hose clamp pliers easily move hose clamps
ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. – July 2014- KNIPEX Tools LP adds new hose clamp pliers (85 51 250 A SBA) to its Cobra® line of pliers. The new pliers offering is made especially for opening hose clamps quickly and efficiently. The hose clamp pliers have the same features as Cobra pliers, with the added benefit of universal rotatable tips for tight grabbing.
“The new hose clamp pliers are made to open multiple types of hose clamps, up to 3 inches in diameter,” said Alan Sipe, president and general manager, KNIPEX Tools. “They are perfect for confined areas and provide the ability to reach all angles with its rotatable, universal grip inserts. It’s truly one of a kind.”
The tips of the hose clamps pliers feature a unique design to reduce slipping off the workpiece when opening hose clamps. The pliers are maneuverable for all different angles and can open clamps without great effort due to the high-leverage design.
Miller to Offer Live Welding Demonstrations and Solutions-Based Seminars at SEMA; Unveil Two New MIG Welders
APPLETON, Wis. (July 29, 2014) — Attendees of the 2014 SEMA (Specialty Equipment Market Association) Show, Nov. 4 – 7, 2014, in Las Vegas, can explore product benefits and solutions at one of four welding and cutting demonstration areas available from the Miller Electric Mfg. Co. booth, #24113, in the Racing & Performance pavilion, located in the Central Hall of the Convention Center. Visitors to the booth can also try the company’s latest MIG, TIG and metal cutting products and Arc Armor® welding protection, and get general and technical questions answered during scheduled seminars addressing solutions to common problems associated with automotive welding applications.
BETTENDORF, IA — May 6, 2014 — The all-new LC7580 Laser Computer Alignment System allows your shop to align the smallest passenger vehicle, the largest commercial tractor and everything in between. The LC7580 is a revolutionary machine that does it all while delivering the ultimate return on your investment.
This 4-head alignment system comes complete with all the equipment needed to accurately and efficiently align passenger cars and light trucks, as well as longer vehicles such as transit buses and RV’s. Plus - by adding the proven Bee Line tandem aligner and using just two of the alignment heads, centerline frame-reference alignment can be performed on heavy duty trucks. The result is one computer alignment system that can align any vehicle that comes in your shop door.
Eastwood Company to Present Awards at SEMA and Highlight Products with Demos by Ron Covell and Kevin Tetz
Pottstown, PA - The Eastwood Company, known for its innovative tools, supplies and coatings in the auto restoration and customization markets has announced that Ron Covell and Kevin Tetz will be providing demonstrations in the Eastwood booth (#24097) at SEMA.
Ron Covell, known as one of the best metalworkers in the world, will demonstrate metal-shaping using a variety of Eastwood tools including the shrinker/stretcher, sandbag & mallet, and Eastwood's English Wheel.
Kevin Tetz, television personality and Paintucation educational DVD's host, will demonstrate auto refinishing tips and tricks, as well as host Eastwood's ShopTalk podcast live from SEMA.
Eastwood will also introduce and present its "Hands-On" awards at SEMA. Eastwood Hands-On awards will be presented at SEMA to vehicles selected by a panel of Eastwood judges and Eastwood's customer base.
B-TEC Systems (booth 10745) will feature the new SUMO (Set Up My Own) Gun Washer, the only spray gun cleaning system that allows customers to choose only the features that they need. Like all B-TEC equipment, the SUMO is constructed with the same quality, stainless steel cabinetry and brass fixtures found in all B-TEC equipment. The SUMO’s dual cabinet design only requires 37” of space. Don’t miss it!
B-TEC GmbH is a German manufacturer of quality spray gun cleaning equipment, unique stainless steel work tables and organizers, and specialty solutions and compounds for waterborne and waterbase coatings. B-TEC Systems distributes standard and customized spray gun cleaning equipment for OEM, collision repair, woodworking, and industrial applications. We have facilities in Kentucky and Arizona.
Mag Daddy™ has utilized the same Ultra-Strong magnets used in the Aerospace, and Automotive Industries, high quality Wire/Cable Management solution. Sticks through oil, grease, paint, and dirt. Secure Hoses, Cables, Under dash, under hood, Hard and Soft Trim, Panels, Headliners, Carpet, Trailer Lights, NO DRILLING REQUIRED!
Most innovative solution for wire/cable management in years. Easiest Fastest Installation.
Mag Daddy™ fasteners are enabled to spin 360. You may find more information about Mag Daddy™ Fasteners at www.magdaddyusa.com.
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JOOLTOOL by Anie sets a new benchmark in all-in-one sharpening & polishing systems.
LOS ANGELES, CA --
JOOLTOOL by Anie, based in Los Angeles, California, just released a revolutionary power tool, the JOOLTOOL X. This multi-functional grinder, sharpener and polisher uses patented slotted discs which hold a variety of industrial 3M PSA abrasives. As the disc spins, the slots create a transparency effect so you see through the wheel while you grind, sharpen & polish. The JOOLTOOL’s unrivaled visiblity extends all the way to the very edge of the abrasive disc.
You can work using three methods while seeing the action as it happens.
1. Tool Rest side for Flat blade sharpening
2. Tool Rest side for Drill bit sharpening
3. Free-hand method for custom metalwork
VISION ENGRAVING & ROUTING SYSTEMS PRESENTS
THEIR NEW OSCILLATING KNIFE
(Phoenix, AZ) – Vision Engraving & Routing Systems, is pleased to announce their all new oscillating knife. By integrating an Oscillating Knife with their tried-and-true CNC routing systems, Vision gives customers the ability to cut semi rigid materials with the precision, quality and ease of use their software and machines are known for.