June 2006 Products of the Week

June 2006 Products of the Week

Drawer storage units

The Weather Guard Itemizer drawer units are lightweight storage solutions that compartmentalize tools, small parts, and fittings. Installed in vans or in enclosed truck beds, the storage unit is designed to keep overall vehicle weight down. Constructed of aluminum with a powder coat, the storage units are available in lateral and stacked designs and have an anti-skid deck top. Each drawer can support up to 75 lbs of tools and parts.

Knaack Mfg.

For more information, visit www.knaack.com.

Locknut pliers

The #960 locknut plier is designed for quick and easy installation and adjustments. The plier holds and adjusts most popular conduit fitting locknuts and features a thin profile for use in tight or wire-constricted electrical boxes. Its handle is spring-loaded, allows both right- and left-handed tool use, and locks for storage in a toolbox or work belt. Made of carbon steel, the pliers fit locknuts from .5 in. to 1.5 in.


For more information, visit www.channellock.com.

Split sleeve

The SpecSeal Ready split sleeve is designed for firestopping existing electrical telephone delete comma or data cabling passing through rated or non-rated walls. This UL -classified firestop sleeve is half the weight of threaded products, according to the company, and requires no field fabrication. It is supplied in a ready-to-install kit including: a 12-in.-long 12 in. long steel split sleeve available in 1-, 2-, or 4-in. diameter 1 in., 2 in., or 4 in., diameter; corresponding sized steel split escutcheon plates that lock the device in place; and SpecSeal firestop putty to seal the ends of the sleeve to the required 1-in. 1 in. depth.

Split sleeve

For more information, visit www.stifirestop.com.

Universal cradle

The Smacker cradle is designed to turn any trigger-type powder actuated tool into a bump-fire tool. The universal cradle is long-reaching with one 3-ft section and two 1.5-ft sections and can be used with any of five company powder actuated tools — the P3500, PA3500, P35s, PA351, and PA3600 models. It can also be used with the Hilti DX-35 and DX-350, and ITW RamSet Cobra and SA-270 models.

Powers Fasteners

For more information, visit www.powers.com

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