Tools and equipment products – March 2022

Tools and equipment products – March 2022


Driven by a powerful 1,100W motor, the Makita UK RP1111C Plunge Router with ¼” collet, delivers 8,000-27,500 rpm with a plunge depth capacity of up to 57mm. The RP1803 – ½” Plunge Router provides a deep 0-70mm plunge depth capacity. Both feature an anti-restart function to minimise accidental start-up even if the tool is plugged into the power source with the switch on.


The 18V LXT battery platform from Makita UK has seen further expansion with the introduction of the DFR551 18V LXT Brushless Auto Feed Screwdriver. Ideal for repetitive fixing tasks, and rapid screw driving tasks, it’s trigger activated for easy use and complete control. There’s a no-load speed of up to 6,000rpm and the screw feeding mechanism has been designed to reduce screw fall and ensure durability.


There’s jackets, trousers, shorts, toolvests, shirts and fleeces available in the extensive Snickers range of High-Vis men’s and women’s workwear. Satisfying Class 1, 2 and 3 protection, and the ISO 20471:2013 standard for high visibility warning clothes, all the garments have durable colour-fast protection that will last for wash after wash, retaining shape, comfort and protection levels, whilst custom-profiling is available.


Stay dry, warm and comfortable by choosing from a range of water-repellent jackets in the Snickers Workwear AllroundWork and FlexiWork collections. The PU garments with welded seams feature GORE-TEX for enhanced durability. There’s a waterproof membrane, they’re windproof and, in order to layer your working clothes properly, there’s extensive size options to choose from.


EcoFlow has announced the expansion of its UK offering by introducing several new products into its range. The portable power station manufacturer is officially being distributed in the UK via Hampshire Generators. Battery-powered portable power solutions offer a compact, silent and eco-friendly alternative to traditional generators – which generally run on fossil fuels.


Tradespeople can access everything from warranties and receipts, to battery information and services with the my.FEIN app. The new service from Fein is joined by the manufacturer’s new ALG 80 BC battery, with an 8A charging current for short charging times and Bluetooth connectivity. The app will communicate charge status and cycles, whilst sending notifications when the battery is full



There’s now over 45 models of Knipex pliers in its Tethered Tools range. The flexible tether permits a large operating radius and comfortable handling of the secured tool and stretches to a length of up to 1.5m when under strain. An adapter strap guarantees that the tool can be switched safely, quickly and without problems from the tool bag to the tether.

To watch a video of the tethered tools in action visit




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