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Tools - December 2017

Tools featured in Metal Construction News' December 2017 issue.

Bosch Impact 2

Robert Bosch Tool Corp.

Robert Bosch Tool’s Impact Tough Impact Driver Bits have an extended torsion zone to absorb torque peaks to reduce breakage. Its impact-rated line includes heat-treated, impact-rated line screw driving bits, double-ended bits, nut setters, sockets and bit holders for high-torque impact drivers. The bits come with silver, high-visibility sleeves and a coating with laser markings for clear identification.

Di Four 1

Developmental Industries Inc. (D.I. Roof Seamers)

D.I. Roof Seamers’ self-propelled 4 Station Roof Seamer produces 180-degree finished seam profiles. It is recommended for use with 22- to 26-gauge panels. Multiple chassis types are offered for mechanically seamed panel profiles. The 4 Station Roof Seamer comes with a 110-volt electric motor and an optional 220-volt motor is available. Additionally, it has a quick-disconnect plug for safety.

Kett Kd446 L 1

Kett Tool Co.

Kett Tool’s KD-446L Profile Shears cut corrugated panels for siding and roofing for metal buildings. The shears cut a variety of profile and flat materials including 18-gauge mild steel, soft, non-ferrous metals such as aluminum, copper and brass to 0.09-inch-thick, spiral duct and wire mesh. The 5-pound tool has a 3-inch cutting radius, which allows for maneuverability when cutting tight curves. Its 5-amp, pistol grip, variable-speed, 2,500-rpm motor operates at speeds to 28 feet per minute. The KD-446L Profile Shears’ blades create an edge-sealing effect during cutting that helps eliminate kerf and waste material.

Milwaukee Saw 10

Milwaukee Tool Corp.

Milwaukee Tool’s M18 FUEL Metal-Cutting Circular Saw cuts fast with its 3,900-rpm Powerstate brushless motor. It has a 20-mm arbor and can cut through a wide range of small diameter metal. The metal circular saw works with 5 3/8-inch to 5 7/8-inch blades. It has a 2 1/4-inch cut capacity with a 5 7/8-inch blade. The 6 1/2-pound M18 FUEL Metal-Cutting Circular Saw comes with two, M18 Redlithium XC 5.0 battery packs, a M12/M18 multi-voltage charger, 30T blade and contractor bag.

Mk Metal 1

M.K. Morse Co.

M.K. Morse’s Metal Devil NXT circular saws cut through steel, aluminum and stainless steel. Three models are offered: a 14-inch chop saw, 9-inch saw and 7-inch saw. At 45 degrees, the 14-inch chop saw cuts round material to 4 1/8 inches, square material to 3 1/2 inches square and rectangular material to 3 1/8 inches by 4 3/8 inches. At 90 degrees, it cuts round material to 5 1/8 inches, square material to 4 3/4 inches square and rectangular materials to 3 3/4 inches by 7 1/4 inches. The 9-inch and 7-inch saws both make zero to 45-degree bevel cuts. The 9-inch saw cuts materials to 3/8-inch thick and has a cutting reach to 3 1/4 inches. The 7-inch saw cuts materials to 1/4-inch thick and has a cutting reach to 2 3/8 inches.

Senco Bit 1

Senco Brands Inc.

Senco’s impact-rated DuraSpin bits for high-torque, metal-to-metal applications are manufactured from high-grade steel tempered with a custom heat treatment. They are designed to reduce breakage and extend bit life. DuraSpin bits narrow above the hex shank to absorb excess torque and impact energy. The line includes #2 Phillips, #2 square and Rex Drive in from 7 3/4 inches to 9 inches long. Applications for the bits include steel decking, hat channel, wall panel construction, resilient channel, metal truss assembly, window framing and aluminum extrusions.

Skilsaw Outlaw 1

SKILSAW Power Tools

SKILSAW Power Tools’ 8-inch OUTLAW worm drive metal cutting saw (model SPT78MMC) has a 4 1/2-inch cut depth and depth-of-cut stop that adjusts for different material sizes and shapes. Its left blade saw has a blade window. The 38.2-pound saw has a 15-amp, dual-field motor. It comes with space for tool wrench storage, large chip tray and carbide-tipped blade that creates minimal burrs.