Multi coloured LED lights, vibration and sound feedback alarms all feature on the FLIR Systems VP50-2 Non-Contact Voltage Detector. It will detect voltage on exposed conducting parts, or through insulation, identify live wires within electrical panels, switches, and outlets, and trace live wires and map circuits. An anti-roll case body and durable construction can withstand a 3-metre drop onto concrete.
It’s the patented TENZ Stairs Thread Technology in the new A Perry TENZ FROM PERRY wood screws that means less pressure is required to install than conventional screws, reducing strain on users’ joints. Ideal for use with both soft and hard wood, the product features a thread design that reducing the friction along the thread. The oscillating screw means that wood fibres are gently displaced and not drilled or milled during installation.
Two new members of the HiKOKI Power Tools MULTI VOLT range have been introduced – the CJ36DA and CJ36DB cordless jigsaws. Depending on the application, craftsmen can choose between the CJ36DA with top handle and the CJ36DB with barrel handle. The manufacturer promises the fastest cutting speed in their class power provided by 2.5/5.0Ah (BSL36A18) or 4.0/8.0Ah (BSL36B18) batteries.
Jackets and Fleeces
Superior comfort and freedom of movement is what Snickers Workwear is promising for its new Neon Jackets and Fleeces. The FlexiWork Neon Fleece Hoodie, Jacket and Gilet are designed for working outdoors in the colder months and feature lightweight 4-way stretch garments with a body-mapping design. The Elastane/Polyester fabric equally benefits from a water-and wind-repellent finish.
The patented Kneeguard™ and Kneeguard PRO system from Snickers Workwear will deliver advanced knee protection, whether it’s from frequent kneeling on site, or those annoying knocks and bumps around the workplace. Designed specifically for the increasingly popular street-smart, slim fit stretch work trousers, the newest slim fit D30® Ergo kneepads are made of durable material that moulds around your knee.
Suitable for dry and wet cutting, the Makita Twin 18V DCE090 Brushless Disc Cutter features a powerful 36V brushless motor with a no-load speed of 6,600rpm and maximum cutting capacity of 88mm, and is powered by two 18V LXT Lithium-ion batteries. The tool includes the manufacturer’s Active Feedback Sensing Technology (AFT) which shuts down the current to the motor if the rotation speed suddenly slows down, as well as an electric brake.
Screwdriber Bit Set
The RST 32 Piece Screwdriver Bit Set is a contractor’s range of screwdriver bits with a quick release magnetic bit holder and handy plastic case. The set contains 10 Pozidriv bits, 5 Phillips bits, 3 Slotted bits, 11 Torx bits and 2 x VP bits. Each are made from chrome vanadium steel making them wear and corrosion resistant and the bit holder has a keyless chuck and ¼in. drive.
The Estwing Pro Series Gooseneck Wrecking Bar is forged in one piece of American steel with a hexagonal beam construction for added strength. One end of the bar is angled for maximum leverage when prying and the other end is wider with a bevelled nail slot and a nail puller, allowing the user to remove imbedded nails with ease. It is available in 24″ (600mm) and 36″ (900mm) lengths.
Complicated and time-consuming scaffold structures are now part of the past, according to Werner, the manufacturers of the PAXTower with folding base. A straight-forward assembly involves simply folding out the structure until it clicks into place. When building the tower to higher levels, a specially designed slot-in spigot with interlock clips prevents tilting when connecting the end frames, enabling a smooth build.