Tools and workwear products – March 2021

Tools and workwear products – March 2021


As an alternative to heavy rubber or PVC footwear, Leon Boots’ workwear range of ULTRALight Wellington Boots maintain a number of advantages over outdated heavy alternatives. Using a combination of EVA and TRC Polymers, the boots are up to 65 per cent lighter than rubber boots, more durable, supportive, are both split and crack resistant are far more comfortable than PVC or PU wellingtons. They also contain a removable and washable sock liner for extra comfort and warmth.


Every exterior component of the Cat S42 phone from Bullitt Group has been treated with Biomaster antimicrobial technology and tested to ISO 22196, making it the first anti-bacterial phone. The phone also surpasses rigourous and repeated drop testing from 1.8m onto steel, including multiple drops onto every side and corner, and it’s fully waterproof, tested submerged in water at depths up to 1.5m for 35 minutes.


With the recent expansion to the Starlock accessory kits there are now 1,000 blade possibilities to accompany the Fein MultiMaster 300, 500 and 700. The tool can now saw, sand, polish, cut, file, scrape and clean across a mix of materials and applications from wood, metal and plastics to heating, flooring, tiling, grouting and renovations.


Take good care of your most important tools and choose a pair of Snickers Workwear Gloves. The latest designs offer high ‘cut protection’ plus wind and waterproof styles. What’s more, for specialist use where health and safety standards are key requirements, ProtecWork Gloves the are EN certified for performance and protection in hazardous environments.


The Bulldog POWERbreaker Insulated General Service Shovel is fully tested in the UK to BS8020 and is supplied with an individual certificate of conformity. The blade is solid forged in one piece and rounded to reduce penetration damage to underground pipes and cables with treads to save boots. Each shovel is fitted with a double polymer layered shaft bonded over a solid fibreglass core with a collar incorporating protective wear sleeve.



Initially launching with eight new products, the collection includes the Dickies Workwear Women’s Performance Jacket, a stylish work jacket designed to withstand even the most extreme elements. Well insulated, as well as waterproof and breathable, the attached contoured hood adds to the sleek nature of this style. There’s also a Women’s Softshell Jacket, and Women’s Universal FLEX.



Thanks to a new garden machinery redemption scheme, consumers can claim a free Makita 18V LXT lithium-ion batteries, or body only LXT blowers, with the purchase of selected 18V and Twin 18V (36V) machines. The offer is available with the purchase from a wide selection of eligible cordless models, including hedge trimmers, linetrimmers, brush cutters, blowers, chainsaws, lawn mowers and split shafts, as well as the DDG460T2X7 earth auger.


The Marshalltown LWFS13 Lightweight Flooring Shear is designed for cutting vinyl, laminate or engineered wooden flooring without noise, power or dust. It can cut flooring up to 330mm (13″) wide and has a moveable fence for accurate 45° and 90° cuts. Weighing just 6.4kg (14lbs), with an integrated handle for easy one-handed carry, this shear is made in the USA and replacement blades are available.



There’s a long list of features often only found in a premium product with the Spectre Advanced Multi-Purpose Wood Screws. These include a Quick Start Type 17 slash point, a sawtooth to prevent splitting and a reamer to prevent jacking. The manufacturer’s screwdriver bits includes nut drivers, bit holders and bit sets covering Pozi, Torx and Philips in 25mm and 50mm lengths, whilst there’s also a selection of hole saws available.


Fit, freedom of movement and innovative fabrics are the focus for Snickers Workwear ALLROUNDWork Jackets are just what the name suggests, delivering a great all-round performance. There’s also FLEXIWork Jackets that provide comfort and weather-proofing if you’re always on the move and LITEWork Jackets that keep you feeling cool and looking good whatever you’re doing in warm weather.

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