Dec. 1, 2001
Lincoln Electric The Lincoln Electric Co. offers two spool guns the Prince XL and Magnum SG. Each provides wire-feeding capabilities for aluminum and

Lincoln Electric

The Lincoln Electric Co. offers two spool guns — the Prince XL and Magnum SG. Each provides wire-feeding capabilities for aluminum and stainless welding when used with Lincoln constant voltage power sources. The Prince XL accommodates 4-inch spools of .030 to 1/16th inch wire, and its light weight allows for comfort and weld accessibility. The Magnum SG is a low-cost, lightweight, hand-held, semiautomatic wire feeder designed primarily for aluminum welding using argon-shielding gas. It holds a 4-inch spool of wire and is capable of feeding wire from .023 inches to 3/64 inches.
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Milwaukee Electric Tool

Milwaukee Electric Tool Corp. introduces four 1 1/2-inch rotary hammer models: 5315-21; 5315-22; 5321-21; and 5321-22. The patented Vibration Isolation System ergonomic cushioned grip and low weight provide comfort for users. These tools drill 1/2-inch to 1 9/16-inch anchor holes as well as clearance holes for pipe and conduit in concrete walls and floors. The products are effective for use in demolition work such as chipping, chiseling, ground rod driving, scraping splatter and adhesives, and removing tile.
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Dremel Tool

The Model 275 single speed tool from Dremel operates at 28,000 rpm, making it ideal for most do-it-yourself projects. The tools comes equipped with quick change collet nut for fast replacement of bits, 1/8-inch collet, aluminum oxide wheel point, set screw mandrel, 2 cut-off wheels, drum sander and collet wrench.
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Designed for electrical, mechanical and other commercial applications, DeWalt's DW999 K-2 uses a hard-hitting, piston-driven hammer mechanism to penetrate concrete quickly and efficiently for holes ranging from 5/32 inch to 1/2 inch. Battery run time on this 18V hammer is similar to the run time on current 24V hammers when drilling holes in the 5/32 inch to 5/16 inch range. It has a variable-speed trigger, reverse switch and dual settings for hammer-only or rotation-only mode. The hammer comes in a durable carrying case with two 2.4 amp hour batteries, charger, depth rod and 360-degree side handle.
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Ingersoll Rand

The electric impact wrench model 8049 from Ingersoll Rand has full ball-bearing construction. Heat treated steel gears provide for longer life, and its lightweight cast aluminum housing and handle reduce operator fatigue. It provides full power in reverse for removing bolts, nuts, studs and lag screws. Standard equipment includes 7- and 9-inch backup pads.
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The 5-inch W14-125 Ergo and 6-inch model W14-150 Ergo grinders from Metabo have maximum torques of 44-inch pounds and no-load speeds of 9,700 rpm. The grinders offer 12 amps of power with tool weights of about 8 pounds each. The tools come equipped with Metabo's long-life motor, engineered with special winding protection for resistance to destructive grinding dust and tool-less guard adjustment for quick, tool-free changes of the guard position. Standard equipment includes a side handle, wheel guard, inner flange, outer nut and face spanner.
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The 6706DW square drive angle socket driver from Makita is designed to accept the standard 3/8-inch square drive socket. This new angle socket driver uses the angle design and its long tool body to reach deep into tight areas, while the slim body design is ideal for close quarter driving. Five torque settings of 17.4, 30.4, 41.6, 52 and 69.4 inch pounds give the operator a wide range of tightening torque to fasten with. It also features a special electronic clutch mechanism that will automatically stop the tool when a specific torque is reached.
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Senco Products expands its FramePro line of nailers to give builders and remodelers a choice of nails to use for framing and sheathing jobs. The FramePro 600/650 FRH and 700XL/750XL FRH models feature a sawtooth safety that digs in for toenailing and an inline magazine for balance and line of sight, and the power to drive smooth and ring shank, full round, head nails from 2 to 3 1/2 inches in five gauges. The models are available with either dual action or restrictive trigger-activating mechanisms, an adjustable exhaust, depth-of-drive control, an E-Z clear jam feature and an ergonomic comfort grip handle that reduces vibration and fatigue.
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The NR65AK Strap-Tite nailer from Hitachi features both an overhanging nail tip that accurately locates pre-punched holes and a sequential firing mechanism that ensures precision nail placement. It has 646.5 inch-pounds of driving power and is designed for maximum productivity. The tool has a 360-degree tool-less adjustable exhaust deflector that channels exhaust air in any direction with one manual adjustment. In addition, the product features a re-load alert mechanism that locks out the push lever when only five nails remain until a new strip is loaded.
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