Dual bay charger and portable power adapter provide jobsite convenience

The dual-charging convenience of the GAX18V-30 18V/12V Dual Bay Charger from Bosch allows users to charge 18V and 12V Max batteries simultaneously along with mobile devices. The dual bay charger provides LED indicators so users can monitor charging. It charges a fully depleted Bosch 18V 4.0 Ah battery in 85 minutes and a fully depleted […]

Stone drilling system kit for cutting slabs

Lackmond has introduced the Beast stone drilling kit that includes drilling machine, bit template and water tank, along with a durable plastic case protects tool for transport. The drill has a 3,000 to 10,000 rpm, 7-amp variable speed motor. Accurate, chip-free holes are said to be made when used with Beast branded hole saws. The […]

Wet tile saw has large format capability

The Beast10 wet tile saw from Lackmond provides large format capability in a portable frame. The 10 in. saw has been manufactured with tight tolerances, stainless steel hardware, superior materials, and designed as a true professional level tile saw, the company says. The saw is said to have the largest cutting capacity in its class […]

Wet polisher matches speed to application

Wet polisher from Makita introduced by Lackmond Stone features a variable speed control dial that enables the user to match the speed to the application. The polisher includes a soft start feature for smooth start-ups, electronic speed control that maintains constant speed under load, and a common fitting that accepts popular water hose connections. Units […]

Nailers seat nails sub-flush to hardwoods

Milwaukee has announced cordless M18 Fuel finish nailers with the power to consistently seat nails sub-flush to hardwood surfaces with no ramp-up time and no gas cartridges. With no gas cartridges, a Powerstate brushless motor, and no cleaning required, the tools are designed to deliver durability and reliability with very little maintenance, the company says. […]

Battery pack with a punch

DeWalt’s new DCB205 Battery Pack is compatible with both its Extreme Runtime and 20V Max lines of cordless tools. The 5.0 Ah lithium ion battery pack is DeWalt’s highest-capacity pack for Extreme Runtime tools. It supplies 25 per cent more capacity than the pack’s predecessor, the DCB204 4.0 Ah battery pack, and 60 per cent […]

Getting charged up on a job

DeWalt can help you make sure both your tools and mobile phone as well as your tablet stay powered up so you can stay in touch on an installation job. Its new DCB102 12V/20V Max Jobsite Charging Station has twin charging docks for DeWalt lithium ion battery packs as well as two USB ports. With […]

A beast of a saw

When you are cutting tile or stone and need to make consistent accurate cuts, Lackmond’s new Beast WTS2000L 10-inch Wet Tile/Stone Saw may be the solution. The Beast uses five stainless-steel roller bearings and multi-point adjustable rails to provide smooth operation and accurate cuts every time, the company says. The cutting head rotates to both […]

Driving a compact

Milwaukee has added the M18 ½-inch Compact Brushless Drill/Driver to its M18 Fuel line of cordless tools. It features improved ergonomics for easier use when you’re working in tight spaces. The brushless motor enables 50 per cent longer use on one battery charge. The two-speed (0 to 450 rpm and 0 to 1,800 rpm) drill/driver […]

Rip it on site

Installers may find DeWalt’s new DWE7499GD job-site table saw ideal for cutting hardwood or laminate planks on site. The saw has a main safety feature — it will not turn on automatically if the guard isn’t in proper position. You can manually override this feature and turn the saw on. However, an LED flashes a […]