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Machines do the bulk of the work, but every fabricator relies on hand-held power tools too. This technology area has information on hand tools for many tasks, from simple to complex.

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Metal saws leave workable edge

November 25, 2014

Fein Power Tools Inc. has introduced three new Slugger saw models that leave a workable edge when making straight or bevel cuts up to 45 degrees on steel plate, angle, pipe, and square or round tube. The new 7.25-in. metal hand cutting saw has a double-insulated, 1,400-W, 120-V, 12-amp,...

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Lightweight, cordless tools designed for above-average operating time

November 17, 2014

TRUMPF Inc. has added new models to its TruTool line of compact, lightweight, lithium-ion cordless power tools: the PN 130 profile nibbler, S 160 and S 114 shears, and C 160 cutting shears. The battery-optimized aluminum gear head is designed for the low voltage of the battery used in the...

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Riveters available in cordless, pneumatic models

October 29, 2014

Vega Tool Corp. has introduced the Lobster Tool line of riveters, available with hand riveter and drill attachments. The lightweight R1B1 and R1B2 cordless riveters feature a 0.87-in.-long stroke, allowing them to be used anywhere without the need for an air compressor. With a 0.75- and 1.02-in....

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Portable magnetic drill features multiaxis positioning

October 27, 2014

CS Unitec’s new MAB 800 KTS portable magnetic drill features multiaxis positioning, allowing the drill to be adjusted up to 2.15625 in. forward and backward and up to 4.75 in. left and right after the magnet is adhered to the surface. The drill is suitable for job site drilling, boring, and...

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Precision cutoff wheel suitable for thin-gauge, tough-to-cut alloys

August 12, 2014

Klingspor’s 0.8-mm (0.031-in.) A 980 TZ Special cutoff wheel is designed for thin-gauge metal fabrication, precision burr-free cutting, and use with tough-to-cut alloys. Available in 4½-in. and 5-in. depressed-center models, the wheel is packaged in a sealed plastic container to maximize disc...

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Plastic package protects thin cutoff wheels during transit, storage

July 31, 2014

Pferd has introduced a recyclable, stackable plastic package for all 4.5-, 5-, and 6-in. cutoff wheels for angle grinders with thicknesses of 0.045 in. and less. The new package strength helps ensure wheel integrity during transit, storage, and handling. The ABS plastic package features an...

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Weld cleaning brush’s dual-hex nut eliminates interference issues

July 30, 2014

The DUALLY® stringer-bead wheel from Weiler features a nut with a hex on each side of the wheel that is tall enough to ensure adequate clearance on the tool. This dual-hex nut design eliminates interference issues that might otherwise tempt users to remove the guards from their angle grinders and...

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Vertical grinders withstand demanding environments

April 30, 2014

Cleco® Tools, a business unit of Apex Tool Group LLC, has introduced vertical grinders for heavy metal fabrication processes in industries including shipbuilding, rail and foundry, and infrastructure applications. The grinders can be configured to a variety of user preferences and...

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Arbor adapter accommodates standard tools with 0.75-in. Weldon shanks

March 18, 2014

Fein Power Tools Inc. has introduced a new Slugger® QuickIn arbor adapter for use in its two-speed magnetic drills. The adapter accommodates industry-standard tools having 0.75-in. Weldon shanks and will work on three new Slugger machines that accept Morse taper tool holders. The adapter is...

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Magnetic drill uses HSS or carbide cutters

March 5, 2014

Fein Power Tools Inc. has introduced the Slugger JCM 200 U portable magnetic drill, designed for on-site construction, MRO in-plant applications, workshops, and fabricating operations. The drill performs tapping, reaming, and countersinking operations with HSS or carbide cutters, without requiring...

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High endurance grinders

Grinders made for high endurance

January 27, 2014

Fein Power Tools Inc. has introduced a new series of standard, single-speed angle grinders suitable for rough grinding, particularly in fabricating applications and construction sites. Three models are available. The single-speed Solid is suitable for deburring, grinding, and cutoff work;...

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Cordless, portable tools designed for heavy-duty use

January 14, 2014

Fein Power Tools Inc. has introduced a new series of cordless, portable tools designed for fabricators, contractors, and MRO personnel. The German-designed and -built cordless drill drivers, hammer drills, and impact wrenches are designed to provide powerful torque transfer for metalworking...

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Lightweight, low-profile magnetic drill suitable for repetitive drilling in close quarters

January 7, 2014

Fein Power Tools Inc. has introduced the new Slugger® JHM Short Slugger portable magnetic drill. The 22-lb., low-profile drill is designed for portable holemaking in fabricating, construction, and specialty metalworking applications. With its 430-W, 680-RPM motor, the drill can make...

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Band saw blade designed to reduce vibration, increase cutting speed - TheFabricator.com

Band saw blade designed to reduce vibration, increase cutting speed

November 18, 2013

The M.K. Morse Co. has introduced the Morse 811, a portable band saw blade. It is designed for cutting a variety of sizes and types of materials with a single blade. The patent-pending blade combines an aggressive tooth with a variable tooth pattern to help reduce vibration and increase cutting...

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Carbide burs come in several shapes, sizes - TheFabricator.com

Carbide burs come in several shapes, sizes

November 12, 2013

Klingspor has introduced a new line of carbide burs for the deburring of ferrous and nonferrous metals. They are available in a variety of shapes and sizes, including cylindrical, flame, ball, tree, and tapered. The burs are available in 0.25- and 0.125-in. shank diameters and overall lengths...

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