Tools

The Compact Swage Tool weighs 2.2 lbs, and measures just over a foot long and 3.25 inches wide, providing technicians easy access to tight and...more...

The product is designed with a digital screen, 9 memory settings of common torque values, and light and sound indicators. The digital screen displays the...more...

Companies are benefiting from the Greenlee Textron Inc.’s industry-first ergonomics laboratory, ErgoLab.

The laboratory located in Rockford, Ill., offers state-of-the-art equipment to identify a tool’s...more...

This firmware update to the AE-200A Centralized Controller improves the functionality of building controls and helps maximize efficiency.

One of the features of the firmware...more...

The 20V MAX* XR Compact Reciprocating Saw features a brushless motor, and is Made in the USA with Global Materials. At only 14.5” in length,...more...

This light and portable fixture supports and restricts the movement of plastic pipe, lumber and threaded rod. The patented design includes mechanical features and high...more...

The prewired 24-volt Contact Controller streamlines UV-C system installation, cutting time by up to 50 percent and improving safety. The new UL 1995-compliant safety controller...more...

The lightweight, popular Gen-Eye POD video inspection systems from General Pipe Cleaners now offer optional Wi-Fi capability.

The optional Wi-Fi tranmitter inside the monitor lets...more...

This battery offers power and performance while minimizing weight. The product employs advanced Lithium-ion technology to deliver 80 percent more power than previous generation batteries....more...

The 18” Jobsite Rolling Bag and 24” HARDTOP Rolling Bags are designed to address the needs of professionals who need a durable mobile solution to...more...

The PEXGUN is a fast, lightweight and economical installation tool that automatically ties wire to PEX pipe and rebar wire mesh in less than one...more...

Milwaukee Tool continues to expand its storage solutions with the introduction of the 18-inch Jobsite Rolling Bag and 24-inch HARDTOP Rolling Bag. The new rolling...more...

RIDGID’s PEX-One 12V Battery PEX Tool is the first in the industry designed for one-handed use, for easy and accurate press connections anywhere on the...more...

Trimble introduced Trimble LiveCount Cloud, a new, faster cloud-based, digital takeoff Software-as-a-Service (Saas) for mechanical, electrical, and plumbing contractors. Takeoff software speeds the estimating process...more...

Plumbing Medic, Inc., located In Gilbert, Arizona, is a locally owned and operated plumbing company specializing in all major and minor issues for residential and...more...

Vehicle safety is a primary concern for anyone building, selling, buying or using a work truck. A series of laws and regulations help ensure motor...more...

Carrier announces new capabilities for the Carrier Chillers, a mobile app that offers consulting and facilities engineers a quick and easy way to select...more...

The maX Utility Gloves line now includes the #12491 maX Dominion Gloves, 100 Grams Thermal Insulation. The gloves feature molded rubber protection pads on the back...more...

The Next Generation Torpedo Levels integrate new-to-world features and provide advanced functionality. Range consists of a 10-in. True Blue Torpedo Level, 10-in. True Blue Torpedo...more...

Harbour Group’s CPS Products Inc. has acquired the assets of AAB Smart Tools LLC, an Orlando-based developer of smartphone-connected tools for HVAC technicians.

AAB's current...more...

Clean Ream Plus Plastic Pipe Fitting Reamers provide a mid-price solution for contractors to clean-out and reuse plastic pipe fittings. The reamer is offered in...more...

The Fluke 180LG has a rugged case design, and is up to three times brighter for improved visibility and long-range applications. Self-leveling, horizontal and vertical-cross...more...

Milwaukee Tool continues to deliver unprecedented innovation for plumbing, HVAV and mechanical contractors with the introduction of the Milwaukee 10-inch Die Cast Block and Compact Billet...more...

The M18 Short Throw Press Tool delivers force optimized for low force applications, and with the capability to complete 400 1-inch connections on a single...more...

Brass Knuckle has launched a line of ergonomically designed occupational body protection products under its SmartShell brand.

The new products include three different styles of...more...

Dormont upheld its safety-first initiative by announcing its new SmartSense Excess Flow Valve & Thermal Shutoff device.

Designed to help protect against excessive gas flows,...more...

Sonnhalter just polished off its Seventh Annual Tool Drive and already couldn’t be more excited about next year’s chance to benefit the Greater Cleveland Habitat...more...

PORTER CABLE announces the launch of its 20V MAX Lithium Ion Brushless Drill/Driver (PCCK607LB) and 20V MAX Lithium Ion Brushless Impact Driver (PCCK647LB), which are...more...

The M18 FORCE LOGIC Press Tool is the smallest, lightest, and most intelligent press tool. Featuring a brushless motor for increased performance, its lightweight and...more...

MCAA has released the 2016-2017 edition of its Tool and Equipment Rental Guide. The guide puts the latest comprehensive cost recovery information for commonly used...more...

Rothenberger US just launched the ROBEND 4000, the newest member of the Rothenberger family of bending tools. With all of the same features and benefits...more...

Milwaukee Tool has introduced the new M18 FUEL SAWZALL with ONE-KEY. Cutting faster than corded, the M18 FUEL SAWZALL with ONE-KEY delivers more than 40...more...

Milwaukee Tool introduces the addition of Close Quarters Tubing Cutters in ½-, ¾- and 1-inch sizes. The most compact cutters of their kind, they provide...more...

DEWALT announces the new 20V MAX XR Versa-Clutch adjustable torque screwgun. Featuring the Versa-Clutch system, the screwgun dials in the proper torque needed to effectively...more...

Dallas Specialty & Mfg. has introduced its new and patent pending Toilet Clamp for wood floor installations. The Toilet Clamp fixes wobbly toilets from the...more...

Designed for joining pipe safely by eliminating the need for an open flame and a hot work permit on the jobsite, this product features two...more...

Slant/Fin created the Hydronic Explorer app, an easy-to-use tool that lets contractors quickly calculate a project’s heating load requirements.

With the rising popularity of the...more...

The top-performing sub-compact system in the world made up of over 90-plus solutions, the M12 line, will experience an instant upgrade in performance through the...more...

Secure your tools, ladders, and other valuables with the new WordLock®Loop and Lock cable lock available from Jones Stephens. Made with a heavy duty flexible...more...

Liberty Pumps introduces NightEye wireless-enabled products. The app and cloud-based system designed by Liberty Pumps allows internet connection of a pump via the home’s wireless...more...

The FLEXVOLT battery powers a new lineup of brushless 60V MAX and 120V MAX FLEXVOLT tools.  The innovative technology is backwards compatible with most existing...more...

Milwaukee Tool hosted more than 100 print and digital media journalists at the annual New Product Symposium in its hometown, June 7-8. Basically, if a power...more...

DEWALT announces the 1800 Watt Portable Power Station (DCB1800) and Fast Charger (DCB118), new to the wide range of DEWALT battery and charging solutions.

The...more...

J.C. Whitlam Manufacturing Co. now offers the Sabertooth™ Plastic Pipe Cutter, 1-5/8 inch (42 mm). It is a one- handed operation cutter with a retractable...more...

Milwaukee Tool continues to expand the industry’s largest family of high output lighting solutions with the introduction of the M12 LED metal flashlight.

Capable of...more...

From pickups to vans, contractors submitted their “mobile offices” for the fourth edition of PHC News magazine’s work truck spotlight.

Click here to view the PowerPoint presentation...more...

The Milwaukee Bucks and Milwaukee Tool announced an innovative new partnership that brings together the two historic Wisconsin brands to help with the construction of the new...more...

The Picote pipe coating system renovates pipes 11/4" to 6" in diameter up to 60 feet in length with a brush-cast, resin coating to form...more...

The Gen-Eye Mini Self-Leveling Camera keeps pictures right side up as it glides though 2" to 4" lines. Bright LEDs light up lines percentfor brilliantly...more...

The DCE200 press tool is capable of pressing pipe fittings from 1/2" to 4" in copper and stainless steel pipe. The product is compatible with...more...

Klein Tools Dual-Laser Infrared Thermometer features dual-lasers that use a tight 12:1 distance-to-spot ratio for accurate measuring of temperatures between -22 degrees F and 752...more...

KNIPEX Tools Pipe and Connector Pliers is the only of its kind to offer 25 easy adjustments with just the push of a button.

The...more...

Editorial Director Ashlei Cooper checked in with Trimble MEP while they were in Chicago for their 2016 Roadshow! Take a look at some of...more...

Plumbing Medic, Inc., located In Gilbert, Arizona, is a locally owned and operated plumbing company. Plumbing Medic specializes in all major and minor issues for...more...

Based in Silicon Valley with roots in Detroit, Azuga’s suite of fleet solutions provide game-changing, connected vehicle technology to more than 1,000 fleets, both big...more...

Messy paper trails can really slow you down, especially when you have a lot of jobsite areas to visit.  The new Hilti Laser range meter...more...

The new DEWALT Press Tool (DCE200) is capable of pressing pipe fittings from ½- to 4-inches in copper and stainless steel pipe.  The Press Tool...more...

The Bosch BLAZE GLM 20 laser measure is an easier, faster and more accurate way to measure. It delivers laser precision technology and real-time measurement...more...

The AF 100 UL 181A-P/B-FX listed aluminum foil tape with EasyPEEL is an innovative split liner technology that delivers a smooth start for a fast...more...

The Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors – National Association has named Milwaukee Tool as its newest PHCC Corporate Partner. An innovative industry leader providing professional heavy-duty tools, hand...more...

The new Gen-Eye Prism video inspection system from General Pipe Cleaners lets you use a tablet or smartphone to monitor your inspection work – and...more...

The Combustion Analyzer App, now found in the Google Play store, allows users to interact with combustion analyzer models 1500 or 4500 wirelessly through Bluetooth...more...

The 20V MAX* XR brushless deep cut band saw features premium ergonomics, an efficient brushless motor and versatility to cut a wide variety of materials....more...

DEWALT announces the launch of its new 4 ½-inch Small Angle Grinders with brake ideal for professionals who need to perform a variety of applications...more...

The Power Tool Institute, the leading organization for power tool safety resources, information and education, is pleased to announce the launch of its new website...more...

Milwaukee Tool continues to expand its Hand Tool offering with the introduction of a new line of Basin Wrenches, designed from the ground-up to assist...more...

Brass Knuckle safety products from Safety Today Inc. introduces the SmartShell BKCR4599, a heavy-duty protective glove offering wide-ranging protection for extreme jobs. The BKCR4599 provides...more...

Greenlee Textron Inc., announces that it has sold its interest in Rothenberger USA, LLC to its joint venture partner, Rothenberger USA Inc. The transaction allows...more...

General Pipe Cleaners’ Hot-Shot® pipe-thawing machine was selected by Rental Magazine for the 2015 Editor’s Choice Award.

The Hot-Shot was chosen as a winner for...more...

Updated with a new look and feel, the single-stage setpoint controller with floor sensor accurately controls the room and/or floor temperature for a hydronic heating...more...

FloodStop is a family of products that will automatically shut off the water supply to any appliance. The kit utilizes a water sensor that is...more...

The 20V MAX Cordless Jigsaw features a compact trigger, clear line of sight and all of the benefits and convenience of a cordless tool. The...more...

Milwaukee Tool continues to expand its M12™ offering with the introduction of the new M12™ 7.8KP Thermal Imager, featuring the highest pixel density in its...more...

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports that Milwaukee Electric Tool Co. is considering a $33 million expansion of its Brookfield, Wis., headquarters that could add around...more...

The new 10-inch Curved Jaw and 6-inch Long Nose pliers provide faster tool setup and more locking force for the professional tradesman. The patented thumb...more...

Plumbing and mechanical contractors have used WD-40 Multi-Use Product to get their jobs done for decades, but many have expressed the challenge of getting the...more...

Milwaukee Tool introduced an entirely new high-tech way to tap into the capabilities of power tools, perhaps the most high-touch of products, at its annual...more...

Milwaukee Tool delivers ground-breaking performance with the introduction of a cordless right angle drill that will not only power through 6-inch holes, but can drill...more...

The Michelin Defender LTX M/S combines the best in durable wear-life technology and all-weather traction, extending the Defender promise of category-leading durable tread life for...more...

Cleveland – For the sixth year in a row, Sonnhalter is partnering with Habitat for Humanity for its annual Tool Drive, August 1-31. And, once...more...

Milwaukee Tool introduced an entirely new high-tech way to tap into the capabilities of its power tools, perhaps the most high-touch of products, at its...more...

Towson, Md. – DeWALT, a leading manufacturer of industrial power tools, hand tools and accessories, announces the expansion of its initiative to make products in the...more...

PHC News took to Twitter in July to talk Power Tools! Take a look at the interactive Prezi Presentation for a recap of the some...more...

The original dual-cable sectional drain and sewer cleaning machine. The Model C cleans 3 to 10inch diameter lines with up to 200 feet of 1...more...

The XL Cart sports a large cargo platform that minimizes the number of jobsite trips, an asset in any work environment.

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In April, Phc News presented insight on pipe joining from the International Code Council (ICC). In that conversation, the subject of press technology came up....more...

For service plumbers who need a versatile video inspection system, introduces the D2B drum, the latest addition to the SeeSnake D2 Drum Series for the...more...

The D-tect 120, an easy-to-use detector with reliable radar technology, features spot detection technology that can detect objects instantly when placed

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Arlington Heights, Ill. – KNIPEX Tools LP announces Nancy Szankowski as new senior marketing specialist. In this role, Szankowski is responsible for managing national and regional...more...

A rapidly growing HVAC and plumbing repair business in Omaha, Nebraska, ServiceOne wanted to control operational expenses while maintaining top-notch customer service, but lacked the...more...

New software measures distances and finds interior and exterior positions on the construction jobsite. Autostationing lets the system self-locate with no

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Get instant answers for pipe layout and design problems, including complex rolling offsets, parallel pipe cutbacks, weight/volume conversions, flow rates, pressures,

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CHICAGO — Uniweld Products is geared up for the 2015 AHR Expo in Chicago....more...

By David Rizzo

Ask any plumber about the one thing that makes their work go easier, and they will most likely answer, their tools. Good...more...

As a fleet management professional for an HVAC or plumbing business, you are familiar with GPS tracking software by now and may even already be...more...