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Makita Dustless Hammer Attachment Preview

Makita Dustless Hammer Attachment Preview

Makita debuted and released two new dust extraction solutions for concrete contractors at this year’s World of Concrete. These 2 new Makita Dustless Hammer Attachment: Grinder Dust Shroud and Dustless Hammer Attachment are engineered for cleaner, more efficient concrete surfacing and drilling, things that are ever increasing in importance since the new rollout of lead-based […]

Hilti TE 3000-AVR Breaker Preview

Hilti TE 3000-AVR Breaker Preview

Hilti has introduced its newest electro pneumatic tool, the TE 3000-AVR Breaker. The Hilti TE 3000-AVR Breaker is designed to deliver the power of an air tool without the need for a compressor – and without adding weight. Weighing 65 pounds, the TE 3000-AVR delivers 50 foot-pounds of impact energy to break up to six tons of […]

Bosch RH432VCQ SDS-Plus Rotary Hammer Preview

Bosch RH432VCQ SDS-Plus Rotary Hammer Preview

Bosch has incorporated its patented Active Vibration Control technology into the Bulldog 1-1/8-inch SDS-Plus RH328VC, RH328VCQ, and 1-1/4-inch Bosch RH432VCQ SDS-Plus Rotary Hammers. This technology reduces vibration in both the hammer mechanism and the grip area. It drops overall vibration by as much as 50 percent. Bosch RH432VCQ SDS-Plus Rotary Hammer Features The Bosch RH432VCQ […]

Bosch Straight Shank Rebar Cutters Preview

Bosch Rebar Cutters for SDS-Max and SDS-Plus

We got a chance to actually use the new Bosch Straight Shank Rebar Cutter while at the 2010 Bosch Press Event. The single purpose of this bit is to drill through rebar – a task that has thwarted many a professional in the past – not to mention cost them tons in chewed up bits. […]

Bosch T1757 Premium Hammer Hauler

Bosch T1757 Premium Hammer Hauler

The new bosch T1757 premium hammer hauler is designed for easy transportation, user convenience, and system compatibility. The quick-release strap is fast, easy to adjust, and holds the tool securely to the hauler without loosening. The hauler’s grommets securely hold the hammer steel in place during transportation. The 3.8-Inch foam tires are shock absorbing for rough and rocky terrain. They will not puncture even in the roughest of conditions.

Bosch 11264EVS rotary hammer

Bosch 11264EVS 1-5/8″ SDS-Max Rotary Hammer Preview

Bosch 11264VS offers unmatched Power to Weight Ratio(13 Amps, 8.1 ft-lbs Impact energy & 14.3 lbs), the best performing rotary hammer in its class! The tool features an active Vibration Control, One-Hand SDS-max that makes changing bits easier than ever before while maximizing jobsite productivity, and Constant Response Circuitry maintains speed under load and overload protection while Turbo Power delivers 20% more power in hammer only mode, also vario-lock positioning that rotates and locks chisel into 12 different positions, an Auto-Max variable speed Dial, a Service Minder light that indicates when preventative maintenance is required, and Patented cord turret that reduces cord wear.

Bosch 1" SDS-plus BULLDOG Xtreme Rotary Hammer 11255VSR Preview

Bosch 11255VSR SDS-plus BULLDOG Xtreme Rotary Hammer

Bosch bills this as the fastest, longest lasting breed of rotary hammer. The totally redesigned BULLDOG Xtreme outlasts the competition in both speed and performance. A side-mounted multi-function selector allows 3 modes of operation: rotary hammer, hammer-only and rotation-only mode. Vario-Lock Positioning rotates and locks the chisel into 36 different positions to optimize your working angle. The patented rotating brush plate provides equal power in both forward and reverse, so you get as much torque and speed coming out as you do going in. There are also some nice minor touches, like how the cord turret has a 35-degree pivot for added flexibility and longer cord life.

DeWalt Solid Rock Carbide SDS Plus Drill Bits

DeWalt Rock Carbide SDS Plus Bits

DeWalt announced the launch of its Solid Rock Carbide SDS Plus drill bits. The new bits are designed for mechanical contractors, electricians and general contractors for drilling holes in hard concrete, reinforced concrete, block and pan decking. Designed and manufactured in Germany, the bits have an innovative bonding system that is used to affix the Solid Rock Carbide tip to the flute providing extreme durability and longer bit life in the toughest applications.