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Learn What Makes Wood’s Powr-Grip Vacuum Cups the Go-To Tool

A Staple in the Glass Industry for Over 50 Years

Wood’s Powr-Grip Vacuum Cups were designed specifically for glass handling and have been the go-to tool of the glass industry and glaziers around the world. These pump style vacuum cups, allow the user to “put a handle” where they need it, when they need it on: flat glass, curved/bent glass, auto glass, pattern glass, stone or any nonporous material. Unlike regular suction cups, Wood’s Powr-Grip Vacuum Cups have the ability to create a more

What is a Jobber Drill?

What Does the Term “Jobber” Mean?

The general definition of the term “jobber” is “a person or company that buys from manufacturers and sells to retailers”, most commonly used in the 1850-1950 period. At that time, manufacturers were mostly producing general purpose “for the trade” drill bits, not using specialized machining applications to make specific lengths or designs like today. These drills, were of medium length and suitable for a wide variety of jobs, coining the term “jobber-length”,

NEW Champion Hex Shank Drills are Ready to Make an Impact

Tanner is happy to announce Champion’s latest addition to their hex shank tool lineup – HEX28 Hex Shank Twist Drills. Engineered with the professional in mind for use in impact drivers & cordless drills. In addition to the launch of the HEX28 Hex Shank Twist Drills, Champion has also released a new Hex Shank Step Drill Set – MSD-HEX-SET3.

Stay Safe – Secure All Cargo & Heavy Loads with Lift-All

Properly securing cargo and other heavy loads is an extremely import practice that must be done correctly each and every time. When cargo and other loads are not properly secured, a number of dangerous & unfavorable events may occur, including: loss of time due to the need to re-secure the cargo, loss of money due to property or other damages & serious injuries or even death from unsecure cargo becoming a danger to the well being of workers near by.

Protect Your Hands From Cuts & the Cold with Radians RWG604

With winter weather in full effect, having a warm pair of gloves is a must for all workers who are subjected to the cold weather throughout the day. Gloves that protect you from the cold may be suitable in some situations, but for most workers, they need additional protection from cuts, abrasions, punctures, blunt force impacts and pinching hazards. Due to this need, Radians has developed the RWG604 – Impact Resistant & Cut Protection Winter Gloves. The perfect choice of glove for workers in

Make Blind Structural Connections Fast & Easy with BoxBolt®

There has recently been an increase in the use of structural hollow sections as columns in multi-story construction projects. This increase is due to the aesthetic, economic and structural performances that these hollow sections can provide for for engineers. The only downfall to this type of construction is the inability to access the interior of the sections to allow for the tightening of a standard bolt. Due to this, there was a need to develop a blind fastening solution that will ensure a

3M™ DBI-SALA® Making Fall Protection for Tools Even Safer

The New ANSI/ISEA 121-2018 Dropped Objects Protection Standard

Safe. Secure. Standard.

On July 2nd 2018, the American National Standards Association (ANSI) approved the NEW ANSI/ISEA 121-2018 standard for Dropped Objects Protection. This new standard was issued to help protect the well fair of workers across the country. For decades, the leading cause of death on construction jobsites has been Falls & Struck by Object accidents. With this new standard and the help of 3M™ DBI-SALA®’s Fall

What Screw Point is This? Understanding Screw Point Styles

Learn More About the Most Popular Screw Point Styles

In this blog post, you will learn more about the most popular Screw Point Styles on the market today. With such a wide variety of styles and variations out there, having background knowledge of each type will help you better choose the correct screw types for all of your future fastening applications. Selecting the correct screw point for your application is more important than you may think. The screw point provides a transition between the

Don’t Call Me a Drill Bit – I am the Brute Drill.

Brute Platinum Drills – Heavy Duty Cutting Tools

Champion Cutting Tool Corp. developed the Brute Platinum product line to outperform costly cobalt drill bits. Brute Platinum drills are designed to penetrate faster and have more flexibility, leading to less breakage and a longer tool life. The Brute Platinum product line is the leader in heavy duty metal cutting.

Work Smarter, Not Harder with 3M™ DBI-SALA®

 

Smart Lock Self-Retracting Lifelines

While working at heights, the last thing you want your self-retracting lifeline to do is to suddenly lock up unexpectedly. These unintentional lockups can cause delays and may even create a potential safety hazard. Luckily, 3M™ DBI-SALA® has developed the Smart Lock Self-Retracting Lifelines. Reduce unintentional lockups and simplify inspections with 3M™ DBI-SALA® Smart Lock Self-Retracting Lifelines, designed to help increase your productivity and