Job site tool storage system

The Systainer Installer‘s Set from Festool is a portable tool system suitable for job sites. The SYS-StorageBox SYS-SB is said to offer an easy to grab and go with a large bale-style handle and full Systainer system integration. The SYS-Toolbox SYS-TB-2 provides the accessible design of the SYS-Toolbox to allow installers to keep what they […]

Cordless oscillator features quick tool changes

Festool Canada has introduced the Vecturo OSC 18 cordless oscillator, featuring multi-tool functionality, control and durability. The 18 V cordless oscillating tool is built with the company’s EC-TEC brushless motor and 4° oscillation, combined with variable speed settings and StarlockMax tool holder, which is said to make it possible to change tools quickly without the […]

Flooring pneumatic nailer for large surfaces

The 550ALG pneumatic 18ga L type nailer from Primatech is said to be the most advanced tool designed for large surfaces such as gymnasium floors. The 550 ALG Gym version provides the installer with 3 distinctive advantages. First, the PrimSurfer bearing assembled roller base features a two-way side shift. Not having to lift the tool […]

Flooring nailer reaches tight areas

The Q900A Edge nailer from Primatech is said to reach difficult and tight workspace areas. The nailer is designed to blind nail as close as 2 in. to the end wall at 45° with the same holding power as the field. Used with the 18 ga. Edge nails, the system is designed for most solids […]

Finish nailer for starter and end rows of hardwood flooring

The Primatech Pro 534FN finish nailer is suitable for starter and end rows of hardwood flooring. It is also recommended for multiple applications such as baseboards, casings, moldings and paneling. The lightweight magnesium body and the angled magazine offers superior maneuverability, the company says. Other features include a tool-less quick clear jam release, anti-dry fire […]

Pneumatic fastening tools for flooring installations

The 550A line pneumatic fastening tools from Primatech feature the Primpact module, said to be a breakthrough for the industry. The reinforced high-strength aluminum head casing of the tool offers reliability, extended performance and smooth operation, the company says. Close-tolerance parts assembly and a new cylinder design (for reduced wear and quick interchangeability between same […]

Notch trowels for a variety of tile sizes

Notch trowels from Custom Building Products are available in three sizes to cover different tile sizes. The hand tools have a patented notch pattern for better contact, save time by potentially eliminating the need to back butter tile, are made of steel, and have a SoftGrip handle to reduce fatigue. The small size trowel is […]

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 […]

Hammer away

One of the hammers in Stanley’s new line of five FatMax High Velocity Hammers may come in handy when you’re installing trim mouldings or baseboard. The hammers are engineered to be lightweight, but with the new high-velocity head design, they can produce the same striking force as hammers twice as heavy as these. Hammer shafts are curved to increase hammer strength. Claws have magnetic nail […]