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DeWALT Introduces New 20V Max Cordless Heat Gun

DCE530B20V MAX* CORDLESS HEAT GUN

The DCE530P1 20V MAX* cordless heat gun can take you places your corded heat gun can’t. The cordless heat gun’s compact design allows for use in tight spaces and diverse applications. From heat shrinking wire tubing to paint and decal removal, this cordless heat gun gets the job done. It features up to a 990°F max output temperature** and comes with two temperature settings. The specialty lock on and off feature allows for hands-free operation as needed. The nozzle is the standard size of traditional heat guns, allowing attachments from corded units and other brands to fit with ease. This cordless heat gun includes a flat nozzle and hook nozzle attachment. Battery and charger sold separately.

The heat gun is lightweight, which makes it easy to use it for an extended amount of time without fatigue. It is also compact to fit into tight spaces.

With two heat settings, it has a wide range of applications.

On low, it reaches 550 degrees F (288 degrees C) making it ideal for applications like:

Drying paint and varnish

Removing stickers

Waxing and de-waxing

Drying wet timber

Shrinking PVC wrapping and insulation tubes

Thawing frozen pipes

 

 

 

 

 

On high the DCE530 reaches a blistering 990 degrees F (532 degrees C) and is good for:

Bending plastic pipes and sheets

Loosening rusted or tightly fastened nuts and bolts

Removing paint and lacquer

Removing linoleum or vinyl floor tiles

Removing –melting glues and adhesives

Both options come with two nozzles, one a reflector (hooked) nozzle; the second a 3” flat or fishtail nozzle.

The heat gun reaches the set temperatures almost immediately… There is virtually no wait time. So keep your hands and fingers away from the front of the gun at all times and allow the gun to cool properly before changing or removing the attachments or putting the gun away.

BE SURE TO READ THE INSTRUCTIONS AND WARNINGS BEFORE USING THE HEAT GUN.

The DCE530 is a great addition to any toolbox or shop.

FEATURES & SPECS

FEATURES

Up to 990 degrees F/532 degrees C max output temperature**

Up to 42 minutes of runtime per charge***

6.7CFM****

Lock-on button for ease of use

Lock-off trigger to engage manual operation

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

LED Light to brighten dark areas when the tool is in use

SPECIFICATIONS

LENGTH 6.33 IN

SYSTEM 20V MAX*

WEIGHT 1.17 LBS

2.5   LBS w/battery

 

 

INCLUDES

 

 

 

 

 

 

Flat Nozzle Attachment

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hook Nozzle Attachment

KIT

DCB205 5Ah Battery

DCB115 Charger

The DEWALT 3-1-90 warranty applies.

 

 

 

 

For more information visit www.dewalt.com

 

DEWALT® Announces FLEXVOLT® 60V MAX* Cordless Pipe Threader

Expanding the FLEXVOLT® System for plumbing and mechanical, electrical applications

Cordless powered threading will soon be available through the new DEWALT FLEXVOLT® 60V MAX* Cordless Pipe Threader (DCE700). Adding to the growing FLEXVOLT® System, the tool’s high-performance brushless motor delivers long runtime in demanding applications, without the hassles of power cords, and wherever the job site is located.

For fire sprinkler, mechanical, and electrical applications, the FLEXVOLT® 60V MAX* Cordless Pipe Threader threads up to a 2-inch black iron pipe, rigid conduit, and more. At 9.4 in. tall, 26.38 in. long, and 19.98 lbs. (tool only), it accepts a pipe capacity of 1/2 to 2 inches. It has a right-handed thread direction and its die and die head materials are made of highspeed steel and cast iron respectively. The DEWALT Pipe Threader is also compatible with RIDGID® 12R** style die heads.

The FLEXVOLT® 60V MAX* Cordless Pipe Threader is equipped with the DEWALT E-Clutch® system. This system senses the motion of the tool and shuts the tool down if necessary. The FLEXVOLT® 60V MAX* Cordless Pipe Threader also features a specially designed 9.0Ah Battery (DCB609G) available in the Pipe Threader Kits listed below (DCE700X2 and DCE700X2K). This newly designed FLEXVOLT battery features an oil-resistant, glass-filled nylon housing that is secured in a latched and sealed box. Each of these protective layers helps to guard the battery from corrosive cutting oils. A LED low battery indicator alerts the user when the battery charge is low. In addition, a patent-pending pipe clamp with depth gauge allows for a quick set up. Finally, professionals can use the clamp and die arm to avoid direct contact with the die head to begin threading.

As a Tool Connect™ Tag-Ready tool, the pipe threader can be monitored and tracked (Tool Connect™ tag sold separately). The full list of kits and die head options are below. Available in late 2019 where DEWALT products are sold, the FLEXVOLT® 60V MAX* Cordless Pipe Threader will come with a three-year limited warranty, one-year free service contract, and 90-day money-back guarantee.

 

SKU DESCRIPTION  
DCE700X2 FLEXVOLT® 60V MAX* Cordless Pipe Threader Kit and (2) DCB609G  
DCE700X2K FLEXVOLT® 60V MAX* Cordless Pipe Threader Kit, (2) DCB609G and Die Heads  
DCE700012 1/2″ High Speed Steel Die Head  
DCE700034 3/4″ High Speed Steel Die Head  
DCE700100 1″ High-Speed Steel Die Head
DCE700114 1-1/4″ High Speed Steel Die Head
DCE700112 1-1/2″ High Speed Steel Die Head  
DCE700200 2″ High-Speed Steel Die Head  

 

*Maximum initial battery voltage (measured without a workload) is 60 volts. Nominal voltage is 54.

**RIDGID is a registered trademark of RIDGID, Inc., which has not manufactured, approved, or endorsed this product

About DEWALT

DEWALT is obsessed with how users work in the real world and are relentlessly pursuing total job site solutions. By incorporating its latest technology and industry innovations, DEWALT is leading the charge for the job site of the future. DEWALT products. GUARANTEED TOUGH®. For more information, visit www.dewalt.com

Hilti Innovations Continue to Focus on Jobsite Safety and Solutions

Hilti recently introduced dozen-plus solutions and products, a mixture of new tools as well as new methods of accomplishing challenging onsite construction tasks while improving safety.

Functionally effective cordless tools have helped remove the clutter of cords, cables, and hoses from the job site making it safer. Some of new and or improved cordless products include the following:

The cordless pipe press is a professional grade tool designed for installation of water and air supply lines without sweating, brazing or threading.

Using tested technology, the cordless pipe press NPR 32-A22 crimps a variety of fitting together rather than using translational methods to join tubing or pipes. The rotating head and built in LED light make it a reliable and efficient solution for your mechanical projects.

The NPR 32-A22, as are most Hilti cordless products, is backed by Hilti’s 20-2-1 year warranty – 20 years of repair or replacement of defective parts; two years no cost repair including wear and tear; and a guaranteed one-day turn-around on repairs.

Technical data
Cordless power care   Yes
Cycle time   7 secs
Dimensions   16.1in x 3in x 4.7in
Head rotation    350° 
Pressing capacity – copper tubing   4“
Pressing capacity   2” Metal, PEX, & Multilayer Composite
Protective service alert   Yes
For use with jaws   NPR PS, NPR PA
Rated voltage

 

  21.6V
Press Range   Steel: 1/2-2”

Copper:1/2-4”

Multilayer

Composite:1/2-3” PEX:1/2-2 

https://youtu.be/-KPraSaFhxA

The new Angle Grinderis designed to replace corded 4.5-5” diameter angle grinders, the AG 4S-A22 provides high performance without a power cord.

A brushless motor along with optimized gearing and electronics, help this cordless grinder operate at its best. The variable speed dial and disc options allow for precision in unique applications like cutting, grinding, smoothing and finishing across a variety of materials such as stainless steel, aluminum, brass, copper, titanium, concrete, and other mineral surfaces. The AG 4S-A22 has a comfortable grip and ergonomic design making it an efficient and dependable addition to your tool crib.  The 20-2-1 year warranty applies.

Disc diameter   4.5”
No load speed   8500 RPM
Rated voltage   21.6V
Spindle thread   5/8”
Variable speed range   3500-8500 RPM

https://youtu.be/CN8Tqro3mwA

The SIW 9-A22’s double hammer impact mechanism delivers the powerful performance of a corded tool with reduced vibration for steady operation. Performing like impacts with twice the torque rating.

It’s an Ultimate-class cordless 22V high-torque impact wrench with 3/4″ through hole anvil for bolting and anchoring:

  • Anvil type: 3/4″ through hole
  • Maximum torque: 7080 in-lb (1)
  • Nut busting torque: 875 Nm

It features:

  • Robust metal gearbox housing for demanding jobsite conditions
  • High-strength steel 3/4″ square anvil drive with thru-hole retention for long lifetime
  • Durable and user-friendly E-spring lets you fit impact sockets in one step
  • Low vibration values due to double-hammer gearbox allow long periods of productive work
  • LED light provides direct illumination of the work surface

The 20-2-1 year warranty applies.

Technical data
Torque   590 ft/lbs
Bolt diameter (up to A325)   1”
Length   22.7 in (20 oz foil)
Dimensions (LxWxH)   9.8 x 3.6 x 10.5 in
Impacts/minute   2200 impacts/minute
Rated voltage   21.6V
No load speed   1400 rpm
Weight   7.9 lbs

https://youtu.be/UDL764ygTRQ

The SR 30-A36 cordless reciprocating saw effortlessly combines the performance of a 15 amp corded reciprocating saw with the size and ergonomics of a much smaller tool, creating the market’s most preferred reciprocating saw for professional tradesmen.

The powerful 36V battery, brushless motor and durable gearing and electronics deliver optimal efficiency, and the new cylindrical chuck design makes removing broken or damages blades, a simple tool-less process. The SR 30-A36 delivers the market’s longest battery run-time, and the performance of a 15 amp corded saw without needing to be constantly tethered to a power source.

The 20-2-1 year warranty applies.

Technical data
Rated voltage   36V
Blade clamp   ½” keyless
Brushless motor   Yes
Hilti Connect   Yes
Variable speed switch   Yes

https://youtu.be/xrDqCvhoZ2k

Hilti is making fire protection easierwith its firestop cast-in devices CFS CID — the first and only cast-in devices for 8″ and 10″ pipes for water drainage and large pipe applications. These new one-step firestop solutions work with 8″ PVC, metal pipes with insulation, as well as 8″ and 10″ metal pipes — no additional sealing is required. Hilti CFS CID firestop devices are available in 6″, 8″, 10″, 12″ and 14″ heights.

Unlike traditional methods, Hilti’s CFS-CID 8″ and 10″ devices require only one laborer for installation, increasing job site productivity and reducing labor costs. The cast-in devices are ready to use right out of the package and installation process is simple, which helps lessen the chance of project delays caused by failed inspections.

Hilti CFS-CID 8″ and 10″ firestop cast-in devices are suited for new building construction, work with PVC, metal and metal with insulation pipes, and they do not have an expiration date (no shelf life).

Creating an opening to run pipes and conduits is easier than ever with the new Hilti Cast-in Device for Metal Deck. Lose the torch, firewatch, and extra steps, simply place your device on a flat platform and cutdeck.

APPLICATIONS AND ADVANTAGES

Applications

  • Opening creation in corrugated metal deck slabs to run pipes or conduits
  • Designed to work in composite W3 and W2 floor decks for a wide number of manufacturers
  • Sealing combustible and non-combustible penetrations
  • For slab thicknesses from 2.5” up to 6” from top of the deck
  • Concrete floor assemblies rated up to 3 hours

Advantages

  • Peace of mind — cast-in devices help remove scope for errors compared to traditional methods
  • Creates an opening with the firestop already included — no coming back for firestopping required
  • Integrated moisture and smoke seal — no additional backfilling required
  • Steel deck reinforcement or additional shoring may not be needed to support the steel deck as a form during the construction phase
  • Deck is cut after concrete is cured and unlikely interfere with reinforcement

Hilti is making fire protection easier with its firestop cast-in devices CFS CID — the first and only cast-in devices for 8″ and 10″ pipes for water drainage and large pipe applications. These new one-step firestop solutions work with 8″ PVC, metal pipes with insulation, as well as 8″ and 10″ metal pipes — no additional sealing is required. Hilti CFS CID firestop devices are available in 6″, 8″, 10″, 12″ and 14″ heights.

Unlike traditional methods, Hilti’s CFS-CID 8″ and 10″ devices require only one laborer for installation, increasing job site productivity and reducing labor costs. The cast-in devices are ready to use right out of the package and installation process is simple, which helps lessen the chance of project delays caused by failed inspections.

Hilti CFS-CID 8″ and 10″ firestop cast-in devices are suited for new building construction, work with PVC, metal and metal with insulation pipes, and they do not have an expiration date (no shelf life).

Technical data
Included products

CFS CID MD P/M 2”

CFS CID MD P/M 3”

CFS-CID MD P/M 4”

3-3/4” x 4-1/2”

4-3/4”x5-5/8”

6-3/8” x 6-3/4”

 

 

 

Application temperature   Min 23°F (-5°C) Max 122°F (50°C)
Base Materials   Concrete over metal deck
Expansion temperature   410°F (210°C)
Expansion rate   1:19 (Unrestricted)
Standard height   2.5” & 4”
Temperature resistance   Maximum 212°F (100°C)
Color   CFS CID MD P: Red CFS CID MD M: Black

https://youtu.be/4donvBqgrUM

The new Ferroscan device is engineered to deliver more reliable, larger-scale results quickly, the PS 300 Ferroscan’s integrated 5-inch touchscreen provides a detailed, live view of hidden rebar and allows you to complete a structural survey or analysis in one visit

Once captured, date can be easily transferred to PROFIS Detection software for sharing, further analysis, and simplified one-click reporting. Powered by a Hilti 12V battery, the cordless convenience means np cables or cords to limit agility and reach.

The 20-2-1 year warranty applies

Technical data
Rebar location   up to 7-7/8” (200 mm) depth
Rebar cover depth measurement   

 

up to 4-3/4” (120 mm)
Rebar depth measurement accuracy    +/- 1 mm at 50 mm
Spacing and cover ratio   1.2:1
Maximum scanning speed   1.5 ft/s

https://youtu.be/xn5fzZrCRvg

The newly designed PD-I Laser Range Meter is more compact than ever, rugged, durable, and easy to use even with gloves. Now with an integrated Bluetooth interface, you can easily transfer measurements to the app of your choice with a simple click of a button.

It’s robust laser meter with smart measuring functions and Bluetooth® connectivity for interior applications up to 100 m / 330 ft

  • Measuring range: 2 in – 328 ft
  • Measurement accuracy: 1.5 mm
  • Measuring functions: Single and continuous measurement
  • Rugged and durable housing – the laser measuring tool made for rough jobsite environments
  • Extremely intuitive user interface with an ergonomic button design and layout
  • Compact design to fit in every pocket
  • Extra-long, integrated measuring extension spike to easily measure in narrow spaces, such as corners or window frame

The 20-2-1 year warranty applies.

Technical data
Max range   328 ft (100m)
Laser class   2
IP-Class   IP 54 (protected against dust and water)
Functions   Direct / Continuous Measuring / Area / Painter’s Area / Volume / Pythagoras / Stake-out / Timer  
Bluetooth   (4.0 / Bluetooth Low Energy)
Other features   Extra-long extension spike / Beeper on / off / Units (m/ ft-in -1/32 / in) 
Size    approx. 5” x 2” 21” or 125 x 46 x 26 mm (LxWxH)

https://youtu.be/44WtC6iCwiw

Concrete cutting, electric or gas, cut wet or dry out of the box with the DCH 300-X electric diamond cutter and get unmatched productivity and versatility that builds on the legendary performance of the Hilti diamond cutting portfolio.

Whether you’re cutting indoors or outdoors, the DCH 300-X provides greater dust management and wet/dry cutting solutions for the most demanding jobs. A built-in depth gauge and wheelset, along with unique push style ergonomics, deliver accuracy and control not offered by traditional electric cutters, which makes this the perfect addition to your cutting portfolio

The 20-2-1 year warranty applies.

Technical data
Cutting depth   Up to 4 ¾ in
Blade diameter   12 in
Max speed – no load   4099 RPM

https://youtu.be/LrMaHubJfDQ

… and there was more including, saw blades, drill bits and the introduction of

The industry’s first preformed solution for edge of slab and curtain wall fire stopping, the new CFS-EOS QuickSeal represents Hilti’s leading innovation that is redefining the future of firestop safety.

APPLICATIONS AND ADVANTAGES

Application

 Sealing building perimeter gaps between floor slabs and exterior curtain wall facades

Advantages

  • Easy, dry and clean installation – no mineral wool fiber, spray or equipment required
  • Immediate rain resistance – eliminate the risk of water damage
  • Zero waste – controlled material cost / easy to bid
  • Superior temperature ranges compared to traditional sprays and sealants
  • Low VOC to meet owners sustainability requirements – LEED V4 and Living Building Challenge
Technical data
Application temperature   23º to 122º F
Approvals   Intertek
Base material   concrete
Chemical basis   Polyurethane foam
LEED VOC   2 lb/g (US)
Color   Silver/red
     

https://youtu.be/9GczONBgQ2s

https://youtu.be/sZ9BOpehl3A

https://youtu.be/6DhWPf72UQ8

There is more information including specifications, photos and videos detailing these and other recently introduced products. Take the time and visit the Hilt website at www.hilti.com.

DEWALT’S NEW DCE530P1 20V MAX* CORDLESS HEAT GUN KIT

The DCE530P1 20V MAX* cordless heat gun can take you places your corded heat gun can’t. The cordless heat gun’s compact design allows for use in tight spaces and diverse applications. From heat shrinking wire tubing to paint and decal removal, this cordless heat gun gets the job done. It features up to a 990°F max output temperature** and comes with two temperature settings. The specialty lock on and off feature allows for hands-free operation as needed. The nozzle is the standard size of traditional heat guns, allowing attachments from corded units and other brands to fit with ease. This cordless heat gun kit includes a flat nozzle and hook nozzle attachment, as well as a DCB205 5Ah battery and charger.

The new 20V MAX* Cordless Heat Gun (DCE530), a cordless solution that adds to the more than 200 products in the 20V MAX* System from DEWALT. With the convenience of working almost anywhere and compatibility across the platform, the convenient 20V MAX* Cordless Heat Gun is optimized for use by electricians, plumbers, painters, and mechanics for automotive detailing, removing adhesives and decals, reshaping bumpers, removing paint, and more.

The 20V MAX* Cordless Heat Gun features up to a 990°F max heat output** with two temperature settings, High and Low. The heat gun also has a specialty lock-on and off feature allowing for hands-free operation as needed. In addition, the nozzle size of the DEWALT Heat Gun is universal to the standard heat gun, allowing it to be used with attachments from many corded and competitive units. Using the DEWALT 20V MAX* 5.0Ah Battery (DCB205), users get up to 42 minutes of runtime on one charge on a low setting. The 20V MAX* Cordless Heat Gun has an output airflow of 6.7 Cubic Feet per Minute (CFM) on high setting and includes a LED light to help brighten dark areas.

The lightweight and portable 20V MAX* Cordless Heat Gun is 7.68 inches tall, 4.33 inches long, and weighs 1.17 pounds (without a battery). Available in summer 2019, the heat gun will come kitted with a flat nozzle attachment, a hook nozzle attachment, one 5.0Ah Battery, and a charger for $199 MSRP (DCE530P1). It will also come without a battery or accessories for $119 MSRP (DCE530B). The 20V MAX* Cordless Heat Gun will come with a three-year limited warranty, two-year free service contract and 90-day money-back guarantee.

FEATURES

  • Up to 990 degrees F/532 degrees C max output temperature**
  • Up to 42 minutes of runtime per charge***
  • 7CFM****
  • Lock-on button for ease of use
  • Lock-off the trigger to engage manual operation
  • LED Light to brighten dark areas when the tool is in use

SPECIFICATIONS

  • LENGTH33 IN
  • SYSTEM20V MAX*
  • WEIGHT5 (WITH DCB205 BATTERY) LBS

INCLUDES

  • Flat Nozzle Attachment
  • Hook Nozzle Attachment
  • DCB205 5Ah Battery

*Maximum initial battery voltage (measured without a workload) is 20 volts. Nominal voltage is 18.

**On high setting after 340 seconds from 0.016in. away from the nozzleDCB115 Charger

 

About DEWALT

DEWALT is obsessed with how users work in the real world and is relentlessly pursuing total job site solutions. By incorporating its latest technology and industry innovations, DEWALT is leading the charge for the job site of the future. DEWALT products. GUARANTEED TOUGH®. For more information, visit www.dewalt.com

Enerpac History: Connections to WWII  

Enerpac History: Connections to WWII  

Editor’s note: It’s interesting to look at today’s tools and equipment and reflect onthe roles it pllayed in history. Enerpac’s history takes us back to the days of WWII. We hope you enjoy this history lesson.

 With a rich history of company transition and growth, Enerpac has deep roots dating back well before the WWII era. Known then as Hydraulic Tool Company, Enerpac supplied devices and products that were used during and after the war. These remnants of the WWII era continue to be found across Europe to this day.

 Lugentz Florent of Belgium found a Simplex Model 29 Mechanical Jack, manufactured in Chicago, IL, in the middle of a Belgian forest in fall of 2016. The forest is close to where WWII battles took place, which means the jack had been sitting in the woods unnoticed for over 60 years.

Simplex RJ2029 15 Ton 18” Stroke Ratchet Jack

It turns out this jack is the “great-grandfather” to Enerpac’s Simplex Model RJ2029 Ratchet Jack. It has an 18-inch stroke, 20-ton support capacity, and 15-ton lifting capacity. The product number 29 transformed into RJ2029 over the years as the product line expanded. The Simplex Model 29 was used in Western Europe during WWII and after, for bridge repair, lifting and positioning operations.

Simplex developed this “no hydraulics” system at the turn of the 20thcentury, manufacturing these jacks for over 100 years. The product is still used today for work on railway track systems. In 2007, Simplex was acquired by Enerpac and continues to be a world leader in mechanical jack systems.

Not only have Enerpac’s products transformed throughout the years, but they have also been designed and created for specific solutions that were needed after the war.

In the years following WWII, Germany rebuilt their infrastructure and transportation systems. While doing road maintenance and building new bridges, embedded, unexploded ordnance left from the war were found. These munitions need to be defused before being removed from their locations to prevent personal injury and property damage. Enerpac was approached to create a special tool to diffuse the bombs by carefully removing the fuse device. This operation required precise control of the process and a high level of applied force to accomplish removal.

The Enerpac cylinder tool met both of these essential requirements.

The diffusion tool consisted of a small, high-pressure hydraulic cylinder mounted into a frame assembly that would attach to the nose of the bomb and remove the fuse. To create this device, Enerpac used a model in testing the design and safety of the tool. This model has remained in the Enerpac lab and is always a topic of conversation for visiting employees.

While this project occurred in the late 1980s, it is believed this tool is still in use today.

In addition to hidden munitions, an abundance of equipment and tools were abandoned across Europe after the war. Some have been recovered and preserved, and are now displayed in museums.

 The National War and Resistance Museum, located in Overloon in the Netherlands, is the largest WWII museum in Europe. There are over 200 pieces of military vehicles and equipment displayed. One of the largest tank battles of WWII Battle of Overloon took place here between September and October of 1944. The battle lasted nearly three weeks and resulted in the deaths of many soldiers. The Germans defended their occupation of this area by attacking the Allied Forces, but finally retreated and abandoned their equipment at the site. The city of Overloon built a museum around the discarded equipment and left most in battle condition to keep the memory of WWII alive.

In the room that displays the tank support vehicles used to perform field repairs, a Porta Power hydraulic tool can be found. This tool from Applied Power, the parent company of Enerpac, was used for maintenance operations requiring the application of high force, such as bending, straightening and pressing. These tools are still produced and used today, performing very similar operations.

Enerpac’s reputation as being a technology leader began back in 1910 and still remains as the company continues to develop innovative tools for thousands of applications across virtually every industry. Enerpac products made their way into the war and part of history and will continue to deliver impactful solutions for the future.