Tool Trends

Posted on May 16, 2016

The latest tools that make work easier and jobs more efficient. Find out more from your DSG representative.

Conduit Locknut Wrench, 1/2″ and 3/4″ | From Klein Toolsconduit-locknut-wrench

Perfect for hard-to-reach connectors, this wrench works in deep or tight boxes where pliers or fingers can’t. The patented drive shaft design lets you easily loosen and tighten conduit connectors using a stationary twisting motion. Turn a complicated operation into an easy, two-hand task with Klein Tools’ Conduit Locknut Wrench.

  • Easily attach locknuts in tight or deep cut-in boxes
  • Direct-drive heads rotate each other when twisted
  • Perfect for remodel work where the box is filled with existing wires

Reference DSG Item # KN56999.

ONE-KEY™ Digital System | From Milwaukeeonekey-digitalsystem

ONE-KEY is the first digital platform for tools and equipment. It integrates industry-leading tool electronics with a custom-built, cloud-based program, providing a new level of control and access to information that revolutionizes the way work gets done.

  • Unlimited Tool Customization
    Using ONE-KEY, wirelessly sync with your M18 FUEL™ drills and impacts to program custom speed and torque settings directly into the tool’s memory. For example, a “Finish Work” profile might turn down speed and torque to get light fasteners snug without feathering the trigger.
  • Simplified Equipment Management
    ONE-KEY creates a central place for you to track all tools and equipment. ONE-KEY enables easy information-sharing between the field and back office: maintain records, receipts and images; organize inventory your way; access real-time data anywhere.

Ask your DSG representative for more information.

Bi-Metal Speed Slot® Hole Saws | From Lenoxbimetal-speedslot

These hole saws feature a patent-pending speed slot on the side with a staircase design that allows for easy plug removal with the use of a screwdriver.

  • The Speed Slot is wider and placed lower on the hole saw with multiple leverage points, making it easier to eject the plug
  • 10 percent taller than traditional hole saws to deliver cleaner cuts through two-by lumber
  • Up to 2X longer life when cutting metal
  • Enhanced tooth geometry and an advanced coating help the saw remove more material while generating less heat

Reference DSG Item # L11771900 Series or L11772000 Series.

Powerblade™ Cable Cutters | From Idealpowerblade-cablecutters

With adjustable torque arms, heavy-duty gears and proprietary hardened steel blades, these cutters deliver unsurpassed performance, ease of use and durability. Compatible with any 12-volt or higher drill so that cutting is as effortless as pulling the drill’s trigger.

  • Contoured blade design minimizes cable distortion
  • Huge time savings – faster cutting makes jobs more productive
  • Folding handle – fits in tight spaces!
  • Replaceable, hardened steel blades ensure consistent cuts and long-term durability
  • Adjustable torque arm holds drill in place

Reference DSG Item # ID35078.

REC-6 Series | From Huskie Toolsrec6-series

The next generation of Huskie Tools: The REC-6 Series of battery-powered hydraulic cutting and crimping tools combines masterful engineering with pleasing aesthetics for the brand’s most robust upgrade to date.

  • Speed: Quicker cutting and compression cycles
  • Design: New design features a blue housing with durable inlay
  • Ergonomic: Lighter weight with improved handle positioning
  • Extras: Automatic worklight, five-year warranty
  • Simplicity: tools like the REC-S624H 8 Ton Battery Powered Cutter can replace an entire tool kit, including bolt cutters, hacksaws and torches!

Ask your DSG representative for more information.