Good, good, anti-vibrations

Fein Tools has launched its new MultiMaster 350 Q. It features a patented fast-change system, and a metal drive head with high load capacity. The MultiMaster has a two-by-1.7-degree angular range. The motor is 350 W, and the fan is a new design for optimal air flow. The MultiMaster also features new anti-vibration construction, with […]

Cutting it both ways

Festool calls its new Vecturo Oscillating Multi-Tool “the ultimate in versatility.” A wide variety of blades and the tool’s variable speed mean the Vecturo can easily cut, scrape or score virtually any material. Oscillating frequency is 10,000 to 18,500 opm. Amplitude is four degrees (two degrees left, two degrees right). Festool says the Vecturo makes accurate, […]

Fast wood floor manufacturing

Doucet Machineries’ new EzyPac 200 fully automated floor nesting station can easily handle the most labour-intensive tasks in wood floor manufacturing, the company says. It picks and places approximately 25 boards per minute. Each station handles one grade of wood. Up to nine rows can be formed simultaneously. EzyPac 200 features include a three-axis linear […]

More accurate miter-saw cutting

Tigerstop says its new SawGear with Double MiterPro adds CNC accuracy when you are cutting boards to length with chop saws and double miter saws. The kit enables fast, easy and accurate changing of finished-part lengths. It eliminates manual moving of stops, Tigerstop says. SawGear is customized for major brands and models of double miter […]

Pulling out with a three-count

Irwin Tools has launched a new line of extractors that can help with the frustration of bolts and screws that get damaged when you’re ripping out an old kitchen or installing a new custom one. The company says removing damaged screws and small bolts with a single bit is easy using its new SCREW-GRIP Impact […]

Cutting thin

The DSG 200 thin-cutting frame saw is another new unit from Wintersteiger. It cuts up to nine blocks per pass, and has a cutting height of 15-3/4 inches (400 mm). The DSG 200 features a heavy-duty, 22 kW main drive; up to 50 saw blades per saw frame; a servo-controlled precision feed; and a solid […]

Getting more current

Mirka has expanded its range of Deros 220- to 240-volt handheld, orbital sanders with a new 100- to 120-volt model for the North American electrical current. The Deros line of lightweight, variable-speed (4,000 to 10,000 rpm) sanders come with both five- and six-inch pads. Air channels leading to the center of the backing pads increase […]

Ripping pallets

Freud says its new “coated” industrial Pallet Ripping Saw Blade is a market first. The new blade has a premium non-stick coating; four strobes instead of two; a thin-kerf option for less waste and more board yield; and deeper teeth. Four 10-inch, five 12-inch and two 14-inch models are available. Depending on the blade model, […]

More battery power

If you’re using Milwaukee Tool M18-series cordless tools on installations or in the production shop, the company says you’ll see an instant increase in run-time and durability of your tools by upgrading to the new M18 RedLithium XC5.0 extended-capacity battery pack. With the launch of the XC5.0 in November, Milwaukee claims it’s leading the way in […]

Mounting to masonry 

Irwin has introduced its Tapcon Installation System that installers may find useful in situations where cabinets are being mounted to masonry walls. The system is a combined, one-piece bit and drill/drive sleeve that works with both impact and standard drill/drivers. The company says a built-in hex collar stop lets you drill the perfect hole depth […]