Shears Feature Curved Blade

The KD-446L Profile Shears features a curved blade configuration for maneuverability when making tight-curved cuts.

The KD-446L Profile Shears features a curved blade configuration for maneuverability when making tight-curved cuts.

Kett Tool Co. introduces the KD-446L Profile Shears, featuring a curved blade configuration for maneuverability when making tight-curved cuts in profile and flat materials.
 
Professionals working in the construction, metal building, metal fabrication, roofing and other industries will appreciate the flexibility of the KD-446L thanks to its lightweight design and ability to cut corrugated and flat metal, as well as soft non-ferrous metals at a radius as tight as three inches. At only 15 inches long and weighing five pounds, the KD-446L provides the versatility to make curved cuts while maintaining comfort and control.
 
The KD-446L features a five-amp pistol grip, variable speed motor that allows users to control speeds from 0 to 2,500 RPMs. The shears cut profile and flat materials up to 18-gauge cold-rolled (C.R.) mild steel, soft non-ferrous metals like aluminum, copper and brass (up to .090 inches thick); wire mesh and many other sheet materials – all at speeds of up to 28 feet per minute.
 
The cutting blades are made from quality steel, heat treated and precision ground for extended operation.
 
To see the KD-446L Profile Shears in action, watch the video here.  
 
KD-446L Profile Shears are available through authorized dealers. For more information or to locate a dealer, visit the website or call (513)271-0333.

Tool Makes Curved, Straight Cuts in Flat or Corrugated Steel

The KL-2030 Long Neck Electric Nibbler provides contractors flexibility for making straight and curved cuts in flat or corrugated steel.

The KL-2030 Long Neck Electric Nibbler provides contractors flexibility for making straight and curved cuts in flat or corrugated steel.

Kett Tool’s KL-2030 Long Neck Electric Nibbler provides contractors flexibility for making straight and curved cuts in flat or corrugated steel. The tool’s elongated neck and one-handed maneuverability allow clean and burr-free cuts. The KL-2030 features a 4-amp, 2500 rpm straight handle electric motor to cut 18-gauge cold rolled mild steel and most grades of stainless steel (up to 20 gauge). The long neck allows easy cutting of corrugated sheet and flat sheet at more than 80 inches per minute. Weighing 4 1/2 pounds, the nibbler creates a 1/4-inch-wide cut and has a cutting radius of 1 1/2 inches.

Snow-retention System Avoids Roof-snow Avalanches

DualGard snow-retention system protects people and property from dangerous roof-snow avalanches.

DualGard snow-retention system protects people and property from dangerous roof-snow avalanches.

The DualGard snow-retention system from S-5! uses two 1-inch pipes to keep snow and ice in place while it melts safely. When installed properly, DualGard protects people and property from dangerous roof-snow avalanches. Designed to preserve the coveted look of the metal roof, DualGard can be painted, powder coated or anodized to match virtually any metal roof system. Mounted with S-5! mini clamps, the system comes with two sizes of snow clips for every roof type and can fit virtually any seam profile. DualGard has been fully tested and can be engineered for the specific roof and environment.

Seal Pipe Penetrations with Pitch Pan Kits

R.M. Lucas Co. adds the #409 PolyPan kits to its line of pitch pan products.

R.M. Lucas Co. adds the #409 PolyPan kits to its line of pitch pan products.

R.M. Lucas Co. has added the #409 PolyPan kits to its line of pitch pan products. PolyPans are lightweight, strong and UV-resistant interlocking pitch pans that are suitable for most types of low-slope roofing. The PolyPans, used in conjunction with the Lucas #9600 Sealant and #4500 Semi-Self Leveling Sealer, make sealing of pipe penetrations fast and economical. With up to a 20-year warranty, the #409 PolyPan kits are a great option when sealing pipe penetrations.

Wrench-Free Nibbler Delivers Burr-Free Cuts of Sheet Metal

The wrench-free nibbler features a rotating head for operation.

The wrench-free nibbler features a rotating head for operation.

Kett Tool Company has introduced the KL-2020 14-Gauge Nibbler, wrench-free nibbler featuring a rotating head for operation. The KL-2020 boasts a die design that allows for maneuverability in cutting sheet metal.
 
Metal fabricators, auto manufacturers and construction crews will appreciate the KL-2020 nibbler that can be locked into four different positions (in 90-degree increments). A rotation of the hand changes the angle of the die while the free-floating punch design extends time between replacements.
 
The KL-2020 cuts 14-gauge cold rolled (C.R.) mild steel and most grades of stainless to 16-gauge. At just 10.5 inches and four pounds, this four-amp, 2500 RPM straight handle electric nibbler is easy to handle and store at any job site. It delivers a clean burr-free cut of flat and corrugated sheet metal up to 65 inches per minute.
 
The KL-2020 Nibbler is available through authorized dealers. For more information or to locate a dealer, users can visit Kett Tool or call (513)271-0333.

Chute Systems Send Debris Directly to Dumpster, Truck

The Smart Chute is meant to assist the demolition process by sending the debris directly into the dumpster or truck.

The Smart Chute is meant to assist the demolition process by sending the debris directly into the dumpster or truck.

Quantum Smart Solutions introduces the Smart Chute Economy Series, SC-200-E, to the line of Smart Chute systems specifically designed by a roofer for roofers. The Smart Chute is meant to assist the demolition process by sending the debris directly into the dumpster or truck, therefore only handling the materials one-time.

Through continued focus on creating a debris removal solution which provides less physical wear and tear on a crew, safer work environments and limiting customer property damage; Quantum has developed the SC-200-E Smart Chute, which allows commercial and residential contractors to remove construction debris.

The features and functionality for the SC-200-E Smart Chute include:

  • Service up to a 2-story building & up to 20-foot chute length.
  • Chute length can adjust from 8-foot to 20-foot in 1 foot increments.
  • Easy to Use – Sets up on any jobsite commercial or residential
  • Lightweight – Under 125 lbs. at maximum chute length
  • Saves you time and labor with every use
  • Transports and stores as simple as an extension ladder

For more information on the SC-200-E Smart Chute, visit the website, telephone (631)285-3520, or e-mail sales@quantum-smart.com

Adapter Plate Mounts Devices to Standing-seam Metal Roofing

The SSRA Universal Mounting Plate (Product No. SSRA3) is a spanner plate designed for use with the Standing Seam Roof Anchor system.

The SSRA Universal Mounting Plate (Product No. SSRA3) is a spanner plate designed for use with the Standing Seam Roof Anchor system.

The SSRA Universal Mounting Plate (Product No. SSRA3) is a spanner plate designed for use with the Standing Seam Roof Anchor system. It may be used on all 12- to 24-inch-wide standing-seam roof panels that are compatible with the SSRA system. The plate is pre-drilled to match the FallTech 7395A and 7395D Rotating SRD Anchor mounting pattern. Other devices may be mounted by drilling up to 12 additional holes to match the mounting pattern of the desired component. Compatible devices may include HVAC equipment, walkways, handrail mounts, solar equipment, satellite dishes, walk board brackets, etc.

Protect Hands with Heavy-duty Gloves

Brass Knuckle safety products has introduced the SmartShell BKCR4599, heavy-duty gloves offering protection for extreme jobs.

Brass Knuckle safety products has introduced the SmartShell BKCR4599, heavy-duty gloves offering protection for extreme jobs.

Brass Knuckle safety products has introduced the SmartShell BKCR4599, heavy-duty gloves offering protection for extreme jobs. The BKCR4599 offers ANSI level 4 cut resistance, light oil and moisture resistance, non-tacky slip resistance and shock-absorbing impact protection. On the palm and fingers, the glove features three layers of protection. The liner is polyethylene and spandex composite that is bonded to a gray polyurethane fabric topped with a grippy nitrile surface. In critical areas of the palm, padding provides impact resistance. The back of the hand includes sonically welded thermoplastic rubber padding for pounding and abrasion resistance.

Air Compressor Offers Quiet Operation

The pancake air compressor model is available with a 6-gallon tank capacity.

The pancake air compressor model is available with a 6-gallon tank capacity.

Delivering the power needed to complete common air compressor applications while providing the quiet operation to work virtually anywhere, the Quiet Compressors released by Campbell Hausfeld offer sound output that is up to 50 percent less than conventional designs.

Available in a smaller 6-gallon pancake model or a larger 8-gallon horizontal wheeled model, the Quiet Compressors are designed to take on many jobs including inflation, stapling or fastening, nailing and hobby painting. The 8-gallon model can also be used for bolting and tightening.

The design allows for monitoring and adjustment of air pressure, and with key components designed to last up to four times longer, the Quiet Compressors are ready for the next job.

An oil-free pump provides maintenance-free operation, while the induction motor delivers performance with extended life.

Below are specifications for each model:
6-gallon Quiet Compressor – Model DC060500:
o Tank capacity (Gallons): 6
o HP: 1
o Max PSI: 125
o CFM @90/40 PSI: 2.4/3.5
o Voltage: 120
o Sound Output: 68 dBa
o Unit Weight: 53.5 lbs
o Available now at HomeDepot.com or Amazon.com

8-gallon Quiet Compressor – Model DC080500:
o Tank capacity (Gallons): 8
o HP: 1
o Max PSI: 125
o CFM @90/40 PSI: 2.4/3.5
o Voltage: 120
o Sound Output: 68 dBa
o Unit Weight: 70 lbs
o Available now at HomeDepot.com or Amazon.com

Learn more about the Quiet Compressors in this product video or at thequietcompressors.com.

Zinc Head Screws Resist Corrosion

Triangle Fastener Corp.</a> has launched a complete line of corrosion-resistant zinc head screws.

Triangle Fastener Corp. has launched a complete line of corrosion-resistant zinc head screws.

Triangle Fastener Corp. has launched a complete line of corrosion-resistant zinc head screws. Available on the high-performance BLAZER Drill Screws, these fasteners are preferred for use in many warranted roof systems. The ZAMAC-5 Zinc Alloy Head provides superior strength and will not red rust. The carbon steel shank is TRI-SEAL 1,000-hours salt-spray- coated, which increases the corrosion resistance by more than 20 times compared to zinc-plated screws. An EPDM washer seals and weathers. Sizes include #12 and 1/4-inch diameters in BLAZER-3 and BLAZER-5 drill points in lengths up to 4 inches.