power tools

March 1, 2012
Metabo Metabo introduces the ASR 35 heavy-duty vacuum that features automatic electromagnetic vibration filter cleaning, designed to keep the vacuum running


Metabo introduces the ASR 35 heavy-duty vacuum that features automatic electromagnetic vibration filter cleaning, designed to keep the vacuum running at peak performance for increased productivity. The ASR 35 wet/dry vac is especially suited for jobsites where the collection of fine concrete dust created from grinding or cutting is needed. The ASR 35 generates an airflow rate of 130 cfm and a maximum vacuum pressure of 248 millibars for maximum suction. It has a total filter surface of 1,333 square inches. The vacuum has a 9-gallon capacity that allows for longer intervals between cleanings.

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DeWalt launches its redesigned 7 ¼-inch circular saw, which is designed for framers, concrete formers, general contractors and remodelers. Weighing 8.8 pounds and measuring 7.2 inches in width, the DWE575 is one of the lightest circular saws in its class, according to the manufacturer. Despite its small size, the unit delivers 1,950 max watts and 5,100 rpm. The saw also features a 57-degree bevel capacity, with 22.5- and 45-degree detents and a 2 9/16th-inch depth capacity.

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Husqvarna introduces two new attachments for the K3000 line of electric power cutters — the K3000 dust reducer and the WT 15 water tank. The K3000 dust reducer (pictured) easily attaches to the K3000 Vac power cutter to minimize dust while sawing. When the dust reducer is detached, the blade guard features a hose attachment for a convenient way to wet cut. The WT water tank holds enough water to cut continuously for 20 minutes before refilling.

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Makita offers a line-up of high-power grinders that are equipped with 10 or more amps for demanding applications, and are suited for professional users including welders, fabricators, plumbers, masons, electricians, stone and tile workers and HVAC. The Model 9564PC (pictured) features SJS technology, which links the motor armature and spiral bevel gear by a coil spring. If the grinding wheel should accidentally catch or bind, the coil spring relaxes and disengages the gears from the motor. As the grinding wheel stops, the gears and motor are protected.

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Bosch introduces the RH228VC Bulldog Xtreme Max Rotary Hammer, which drills holes up to 1 1/8-inch diameter. Whether drilling large-diameter holes, using core bits or doing all-day chiseling, the RH228VC is designed for contractors that need maximum performance in extreme applications. A longer piston and impact bolt, combines with a precision-machined striker, increases the hammer's efficiency, which increases both speed and power, the maker says.

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The DD 150-U Diamond Coring System allows the operator to drill by hand or with a core stand in wet or dry conditions. The new DD 150-U has a 6-inch capacity for drilling the most popular sizes of holes for anchoring, blind holes and through holes. This system can handle a variety of base materials from reinforced concrete to brick, concrete block, and natural stone. Its versatility makes it well suited to rental.

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Stihl introduces the TS 410 A and TS 420 A (pictured) Cutquik cut-off machines with the electronic water control feature. The EWC features a conveniently mounted key pad, which allows the operator to easily adjust the flow of water while cutting, and remembers the last setting that was used. When using this feature, the flow of water stops at idle speed and starts again automatically when the throttle is engaged. The TS Rental Kit is an optional accessory that provides an onboard location to keep all necessary tools and accessories with the Cutquik for easy access and to help avoid loss.

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