Archive for the ‘Cordless Drill Drivers’ Category
10th March 2011
Makita have a long history of making quality cordless power tools that stand up very well to real job site and workshop conditions. While Cordless Drills, jigsaws and impact drivers may be the mainstay of their power tool range, Makita make a number of highly specialised tools that are invaluable for any contractors.
The Makita 2414B Cut-Off Saw is an ideal fixture on any site or in any workshop that needs to make fast accurate and repeated cuts in steel or metal. This Makita chop saw focuses on fast efficient cutting and the heavy duty design makes it an ideal chop saw for rougher construction work.
The Makita 3612 Router makes fast work of rebating panel edges and accurate depth laps in timber. It has a fully adjustable guide to ensure all routing is perfectly aligned to timber edges and an advanced electronic speed control on this Makita router automatically adjusts the motor speed to maintain a constant cutting speed even if density varies.
The Makita 4191DWB Tile Cutter is the fastest and safest option for glass and ceramic cutting, with its diamond blade and water cooling system. For fast and efficient work on bathrooms, kitchens and utility rooms, it allows your team to work quickly and is the ideal Makita power tools for fully bespoke designs.
The Makita 6843 Auto-Feed Screwdriver is perfectly suited to speeding up assembly of framing and panelling. The nose of the tool is designed to prevent screw sway and allows the operator to focus on placement of the screws to keep their work neat and strong.
Power Tools Pro stock a wide range of Industrial power tools from major manufacturers, Bosch, Makita and DeWALT power tools. We specialise in cordless power tools, mitre saws, metal cutting saws as well as heavy industrial power tools.
10th March 2011
Music in the workplace sets a pace for hard work and keeps minds active on those jobs which can be repetitive. Building sites and workshops are not generally friendly environments for electronic gear and constantly replacing underpriced household radios can become more expensive than buying a unit designed to cope with the dust, mud, vibration and impacts of heavy industry. Job site radios are designed to stand up to the rigours of an industrial environment while still providing sound clarity and enough power to be heard in most working conditions.
The Hitachi UR18DSL Radio is a good solid job site radio that gives crystal clear sound from a pair of 76mm cones that offer direct sound as well as a pair of bass ports giving depth of sound that belies the small size of the radio. As well as sharp radio reception this Hitachi Radio has input connections for mobile phones and MP3 players as well as a recharging port for mobile devices. The UR18DSL Hitachi radio uses 14.4v or 18v batteries for power as well as a standard corded source of power, this site radio does not charge power tool batteries.
The Bosch GML50 Radio Charger is a real tough professional piece of kit. Drop tests have proves that this Bosch radio can survive falls up to 9mtr and still be fully functional afterwards, now that that you call tough. The robust construction is not at the cost of other features: the GML50 radio acts as a charger for Bosch lithium batteries from 14.4v to 18v, as well as having sockets for multimedia additions including AUX-in, USB and CD/MMC card slot. Sound quality is great with full 50w power delivered by 4 speakers and is the first jobsite radio with a powerful integrated subwoofer.
Power Tools Pro stock a wide range of Industrial power tools from major market leading manufacturers Bosch Power Tools, Makita and ever popular DeWALT. We specialise in cordless power tools, including cordless drills and cordless circular saws plus heavy industrial power tools and power tool accessories including the full range of jobsite radios
10th January 2011
Workshops are necessarily hazardous environments, tools that are designed to cut, drill or slice through wood and metal will have little trouble dealing flesh and bone. Application of some common sense rules and practices will not only enhance site safety but make working and site communication easier.
Cordless Drills and Drill Drivers are among the most common tools on a construction site or in any workshop. The familiarity of these tools can tend to make tradesmen complacent to the danger a hammer drill driver can present. One of the simplest ways to avoid injury is to avoid contact with any cutting edges except when changing bits. Before changing any drill bit ensure that the chuck cannot rotate by operating the power tool lock off switch, the lock off switch should also be engaged if you are going to lay your drill down to check your work. In an open floored environment it is all too easy for the spinning chuck to whip the tool off the working surface and fall onto a colleague or yourself. Most modern cordless drills, like the Makita 6281DWP 14.4v Drill Driver, feature an electric brake, stopping the shaft almost dead when the trigger is released but always double check.
Other ways to stay safe in your workshop or onsite is to always respect the workspace of your colleagues, especially when they are using cordless power tools. Even though there are no cables to trip over, you must always be aware of who and what is happening around you, if a work mate needs to move when drilling or cutting and you are in the way then an accident and injury can happen. Do not try and attract the attention of a work mate when he is working with an industrial power tool, unless it is an emergency always wait for them to complete the drilled hole, or cut and wait until the tool is safe before engaging their attention.
Using modern industrial power tools and following clear and well known site safety procedures will keep you and your team working efficiently and safely, ensuring that the jobs gets done quickly, with no fuss and no damage to the job or most importantly yourself.