Wiha recently unveiled a collection of enhanced hand tools with what they describe as proprietary tool steels and designs that deliver added performance and durability. This includes soft grip PicoFinish Precision screwdrivers, electric pliers and cutters, soft grip dual drive T-handles, bit XLSelector sets, bit holders, TorxPlus flag handles, shears, mallet sets, TorqueControl sets, insulated pliers and screwdriver sets, as well as a new line of 1/4", 3/8" and 1/2"-drive sockets and accessories.
Enhanced hand tools
From Wiha Tools
- Product From Megatester Inc.
The Megatester Multi-Tester is a super bright LED flashlight with a built in electrical tester that can outshine most "D" flashlights, according to the company. It is compact enough to carry all the time and can test almost all un-energized circuits 3V to 220V AC+DC circuits. Megatester can also trace wires and find bad grounds. This unit comes with two holsters: one velcro holster and one belt holster, for convenient access to flashlight and tester at all times. This unit comes with a push-button switch and How-To-Test guide, which explains how to perform basic safe testing. Megatester is made to the highest quality standards, backed by the company's unconditional lifetime guarantee.
- Product From E-Z Red Company
The E-Z Red Wrench Connection set connects almost any 6-point or 12-point tool to another, making the possible angle and leverage combinations almost limitless. Molded-in magnets assure hold, allowing these tools to connect any wrenches to each other no matter how long, short or offset they may be. Also connect socket to wrenches with or without the use of extensions, or no matter how deep or shallow sockets may be. Two sizes available: No. WC100 low-profile metric Hex set includes sizes 8mm-19mm; No. WC200 low-profile SAE hex set includes sizes 1/4” to 13/16”.
- Product From Blair Equipment Company
The Blair Flanger quickly produces steps joints for panel repair and welding. Repairs can be made faster because there is no need to remove the panel from the vehicle and there is no distoration of the material. The Flanger is lightweight and has a 7" cam action that quickly springs back open for positioning of the next step. Made in USA.
- Product From BrakeQuip LLC
BrakeQuip offers a professional kit (No. BQ350), standard flaring tool kit (No. BQ351), a 37 degree only kit (No. BQ352) and a 37 degree kit for anyone who has a Sykes Pickavant 270 series flaring tool kit (No. BQ352-SP). The professional kit (BQ350) creates 37- and 45-degree single and double flares as well as DIN.
- Product From Anglo American Tools
The Anglo American Tools Kukko 3-Arm Quick Adjusting Universal Pullers were diligently and cleverly designed to contain features such as the use of “ArmLock” technology, which guarantees maximum stability of the sliding arm and the claw. The geometry of the puller’s crossbar and sliding parts has been optimized (rounded) to ensure particularly easy movement of the extractor hooks along the crossbar, while offering a rock-solid hold once positioned on the bolts. The knurled-knob adjusters enable quick loosening, positioning and tightening of the puller arms by hand, requiring no wrench.
- Product From AE Light
AE Light offers the explosion-proof W30 LifeLight LED flashlight. This light offers a powerful 270 lumen for more than three hours of operation, and a dim setting at 50 lumeen for 72 hours of operation. Rated Class 1, Division 1, Groups A-G, T4A, the W30 LifeLight is waterproof to 600', and durable enough to be run over by a truck. Comes with a lifetime warranty. For more information,
- Product From Leatherman Tool Group Inc.
Leatherman introduces two new entry-level multi-tools: the Sidekick and the Wingman. Constructed from 420 stainless steel, these tools feature Leatherman’s popular outside-accessibility-to-tools design. These tools include the following features: a saw, file, knife, scissors, screwdriver, pliers, bottle/can opener, serrated knife and more. Backed by Leatherman’ s no-hassle, 25-year warranty.
- Product From Snap-on Equipment
Snap-on’s QD series click type torque instruments, Nos. QD2R100 and QD3R250, feature a certificate of calibration, with actual certification readings and instrument serial numbers. The minimal friction “hour glass” cam retains and releases lubricant where needed to reduce friction. These torque wrenches are accurate to +/- 4 percent clockwise and +/- 6 percent counterclockwise from 20 percent to 100 percent full scale. With a positive stop, the instrument cannot be accidentally disassembled if wound down past scale. Storage case included.
- Product From Streamlight, Inc.
With an innovative 360-degree rotating head and the ability to pivot up or down 210 degrees, the lightweight Streamlight Knucklehead LED work light gives technicians a variety of ways to target bright white light wherever needed. Available in both rechargeable and alkaline battery C4 LED models, the Knucklehead includes a powerful magnet with 135-lb. pull strength, retractable hook and replaceable rubber boot. Microprocessor-controlled technology provides multiple modes of operation, including high and low intensity, emergency flash and a long-running moonlight mode. The Knucklehead now has a Division 2 safety rating from USTC. Division 2 locations are where ignitable concentrations are not likely to exist under normal operating conditions.
- Product From Titan U.S.
Titan's Professional Tubing Cutter has a unique quick-release action that allows for rapid adjustment and faster cutting. The four-roller tracking system keeps tubing from threading, while the full stop feed system prevents the wheels and rollers from coming into contact. Cuts 1/4" to 2-5/8" copper, steel, brass and aluminum tube and thin wall conduit. Replace dull blades with a screwdriver.