The tools of the trade
May 5, 2006
Contractors must make a number of decisions on every project in the field. What will be the best solution for the customer? How should I tackle the job to make sure it is done right and on time? Sometimes choosing the right tool or instrument makes all the difference when answering these questions.
That is why Snips has compiled a list of tool and instrument manufacturers for the sheet metal and HVAC industry. These manufacturers provided Snips with company and product information in an effort to help sheet metal and HVAC professionals find exactly what they need on their next job.
AMCRAFT INC.5144 Enterprise Blvd., Toledo, OH 43612
(419) 729-7900; fax (419) 726-3524
Amcraft is a quality manufacturer of fiberglass duct board tools and accessories since 1959. We look forward to supplying your needs.
See our ad on page 18.
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BACHARACH INC.621 Hunt Valley Circle, New Kensington, PA 15068
(800) 736-4666; fax (724) 334-5001
Bacharach is a world leader in the design, manufacturing and service of advanced equipment for measurement and detection of gases and refrigerants. The company's extensive product line includes instruments that detect, measure and record combustion and environmental gases, temperature, relative humidity, air velocity and other air quality and safety parameters.
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B&B SHEET METAL2540 50th Ave., Long Island City, NY 11101
B&B Sheet Metal stocks a variety of tools for all your needs. Our extensive product line includes an assortment of hammers, crimpers, mallets, hacksaws, drills, knives, crimpers, punches, snips etc. Want to learn how to solder? Our "How to Solder" DVD is a step-by-step instructional video featuring basic soldering techniques. Our soldering iron, regulator, hose and soldering accessories will help get you started. Log on to bbsheetmetal.com to learn more.
See our ad on page 10.
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BANNER SALES COP.O. Box 1453, Covington, LA 70434
(800) 821-8487; fax (985) 893-8298
Crimp-Tite is the strongest TDC/TDF corner tool in the industry. It is hot-forged with a "beefed-up" head for extra durability. Also available are TDC/TDF cleat tools, square lock cleat dimplers and Condu-Mate insertion tools. Banner Sales is your premier source for all label, tool and hardware needs.
See our ad on page 51.
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BESSEY TOOL GMBH & CO. KGP.O. Box 490, Cambridge, ON N1R 5V5
(800) 828-1004; fax (519) 621-3442
Bessey Tool got its start as a steel mill in Germany more than 100 years ago. Now available for the first time in North America, Bessey Tool's line of cutting tools for the trades and professionals offers the quality of German design at a price anyone can afford. Bessey's new line will include aviation snips, offset snips, long nose snips, special hard cutting, multi-purpose, tin snips, strap cutters and even industrial scissors and shears.
Bessey's line of snips includes tools that are specifically designed for straight, left or right cuts, so users can easily cut angles, curves, circles or straight lines. Some snips have very finely serrated jaws that cut without slipping.
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BONDHUS CORP.1400 E. Broadway, Monticello, MN 55362
(800) 328-8310; fax (763) 295-4440
Known for innovative solutions, Bondhus offers a full line of hex tools, ball point and standard L-wrenches, T-handle, screwdriver, bit and folding tool sets. All carry a lifetime guarantee.
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BOSCH POWER TOOLS AND ACCESSORIES1800 W. Central Road
Mount Prospect, IL 60056
(877) BOSCH-99; fax (224) 232-2734
Bosch provides a complete line of corded and cordless tools and accessories engineered to survive any jobsite. With innovative, powerful, precise and durable Bosch tools and accessories, professionals can truly take control of their work. For more information, call (877) BOSCH-99 or visit www.boschtools.com.
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COOPER HAND TOOLS1000 Lufkin Road
Apex, NC 27539
(919) 387-0099; fax (919) 387-2614
Cooper Hand Tools, a division of Cooper Industries LLC, manufactures and markets many well-known brands of hand tools, chain and electronic soldering products, including Crescent brand wrenches, Wiss snips, Campbell chain, and Weller soldering products. Cooper Hand Tools has 14 domestic and overseas manufacturing facilities and approximately 4,000 employees worldwide.
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CORE TECH TOOLS INCP.O. Box 100, Stanford, OK 74872-0100
(580) 759-2106; fax (580) 759-3455
CTTI began business in 2003 with the introduction of the Kleenkutter. The Kleenkutter is a precision cutting system designed to cut clean, factory-looking angles on any profiled metal panel. CTTI also offers a wide variety of hand tools and metal cutting blades needed in the metal industry.
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CPS PRODUCTS INC1010 E. 31st St., Hialeah, FL 33013
(305) 687-4121; fax (305) 687-3743
CPS manufactures service tools and instruments for the air-conditioning and refrigeration industry, including electronic and UV leak detection, charging scales, refrigerant recovery equipment, manifolds and hoses, access fittings, tube bending and cutting tools, and specialty tools.
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DON SIITER & ASSOCIATES INC4757 Cardena Plaza, Yorba Linda, CA 92886
(714) 693-7259; fax (714) 693-7259
Don Siiter & Associates is currently having a clearance sale on TDC/TDF corner crimpers and cleat tools. Supply is limited so order now. In addition to corner crimpers and cleat tools, we have damper clips, nylon bushings and ConduPlugs, and our newest product "Profile" Cleats are available in May. Contact the company by phone or fax at (714) 693-7259.
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DORAN PRECISION INC.76 North Georges Hill Road, Southbury, CT 06488
(203) 262-8200; fax (203) 262-8206
The Doran Super Air Hammer is the best choice for sealing Pittsburgh Lockseams. There's no trigger. Lift the Doran Hammer from the work and the hammer automatically turns off. A truly industrial piece of equipment, this hammer will last for years and years. If your hammer does get worn, it can be rebuilt at a fraction of the original cost. Call now or visit our Web site for more information.
See our ad on page 10.
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DUCTMATE INDUSTRIES INC.210 Fifth St., Charleroi, PA 15022
(800) 245-3188; fax (724) 258-5494
For nearly 30 years, Ductmate Industries has been the leader in innovative HVAC products and solutions. Through the decades we have addressed virtually every conceivable HVAC application, including chemical, high-temperature, extreme pressure, seismic, green building and mining. It has been this experience that has allowed Ductmate to consistently produce innovative products and tools for the HVAC contractor.
See our ad on page 13.
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DURO DYNE81 Spence St., Bay Shore, NY 11706
(631) 249-9000; fax (631) 249-8346 www.durodyne.com
The TDC/TDF Crimper Tool from Duro Dyne installs TDC/TDF corners and crimps the edge of the flange over to secure the corner in place. The tool is a high-leverage crimper tool cast from high-strength steel alloy. It features a cushion grip and precision machined jaws.
See our ad on page 84.
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DWYER INSTRUMENTS INCP.O. Box 373, Michigan City, IN 46361
(800) 872-9141; fax (219) 872-9057
Dwyer Instruments Inc. produces a broad range of competitively priced precision instruments for measuring, transmitting and controlling pressure, temperature, level and flow. Founded in 1931, Dwyer manufactures quality precision instruments and is committed to a standard of customer service, including competitive prices and knowledgeable, courteous technical support that generates and sustains long-term relationships.
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DYNAMIC FASTENER9911 E. 53rd St., Raytown, MO 64133
(800) 821-5448; fax (800) 844-1199
Dynamic Fastener offers same-day shipping of screws, anchors, flashings, safety equipment, hand tools and power tools. In house painting of screws and rivets, with one or two-day lead time also available. The company's free, full color tool and fastener hand guide provides engineering data and details product offerings.
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EAGLE MORLIN MANUFACTURING INC.412 W. Belden Ave., Addison, IL 60101
(630) 773-3003; fax (630) 773-3020
Since 1983, Eagle Morlin has provided the HVAC industry with heavy-duty, American-made tools and machines. Our product line includes: brakes, shears, Pittsburgh machines, Pittsburgh lock hammers both electrical and pneumatic, Hand Easy Edgers, Strapmasters (formerly Bohn-Combi), flangers and more.
See our ad on page 26.
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EVERGREEN TOOL CO INC.5200 13th St., Menominee, MI 49858
The Evergreen Holecutting System II is a superior method for cutting holes in stainless steel and other materials as well. It is designed for technicians, fabricators and installers. The system is available as a pre-tested kit ready for immediate use or can be customized to meet your individual needs.
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FIELDPIECE INSTRUMENTS INC.580 W. Central Ave., Suite A, Brea, CA 92821
(714) 257-9060; fax (714) 257-9069
Fieldpiece Instruments Inc. has been providing professional-grade instruments for field service for over 20 years. Fieldpiece specializes in the HVAC/R marketplace and is the creator of the modular digital multimeter. The broad range of HVAC/R instruments measure everything from amps to superheat. Fieldpiece has a solution for all your instrument needs.
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FIRST EDITION PRODUCTS2400 E. Devon Ave., Des Plaines, IL 60018
(877) 276-7300; fax (847) 297-7894
First Edition Products is widely known as a quality supplier of innovative tools, including the award-winning DrillSpotter (drill exit locator) and a variety of unique diamond blades including the Power Twister (cuts concrete and steel), as well as a Universal Tungsten Carbide circular saw blade for cutting wood, plastic and metal.
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FLUKE CORP.P.O. Box 9090, Everett, WA 98206-9090
(425) 347-6100; fax (425) 446-5116
Fluke Corporation is the world leader in compact, professional electronic test tools.
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GRAYWOLF SENSING SOLUTIONS12 Cambridge Drive, Trumbull, CT 06611
(203) 416-0005; fax (203) 416-0002
GrayWolf Sensing Solutions provides portable, mobile PC-based indoor air quality, toxic gas, TVOC, airspeed, differential pressure, particulate and humidity meters. Display and record data in real time. Onboard "Sensor Tips" for each parameter, including government/industry guidelines. Document locations and efficiently generate reports with custom text, voice notes and related (or your own) forms.
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HOUGEN MANUFACTURING INC.P.O. Box 2005, Flint, MI 48501-2005
(810) 635-7111; fax (800) 309-3299
Hougen precision ground annual cutters easily make clean, accurate, round holes in sheet metal without ripping or tearing hole saws. RotaCut cutters are available in 1/4 inches thru 3/4 inches.
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IMPERIAL30333 Emerald Valley Parkway, Glenwillow, OH 44139
(440) 247-4600; fax (440) 715-4699
Imperial is the world leader in the development of innovative hand tools that make work easier for customers in a wide array of industries. Our first hundred years have been marked by growth and change, but one thing has remained constant: Imperial's products and people are "dependable under pressure."
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J. BEE ENTERPRISE INC.1311 Ottawa St., Royal Oak, MI 48073-4725
(248) 585-1502; fax (248) 585-1502
Manufacturer and seller of sheet metal hand tools for the HVAC fabricating industry.
FREE INFO: 275
KETT TOOL CO.5055 Madison Road, Cincinnati, OH 45227
(513) 271-0333; fax (513) 271-5318
Kett Tool Co. is a manufacturer of portable power shears, saws and nibblers. The KD-200 (shown) cuts 18-gauge mild steel at up to 180 inches per minute, leaving a clean distortion-free cut.
See our ad on page 32.
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KLENK TOOLS, DIVISION OF EVERHARD PRODUCTS INC.1016 Ninth St. SW, Canton, OH 44707
(800) 327-5619; fax (800) 225-0984
Klenk Tools manufactures the Klenk Plus line of premium aviation snips and tools for the HVACR, sheet metal and roofing industries. In addition to 18 styles of aviation snips, Klenk manufactures and supplies crimpers, pipecutters, duct slicers, folding tools, and tote trays for plumbing parts.
See our ad on page 41.
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LUX PRODUCTS CORP.6000 Commerce Parkway, Suite I,
Mount Laurel, NJ 08054
(856) 234-7905; fax (856) 234-7825
LuxPro is a complete line of contractor quality thermostats including programmable, non-programmable, mechanical and line-voltage models. Ask for a full-line catalog at "Contact Us" at www.luxproproducts.com.
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MALCO PRODUCTS INC.14080 State Highway 55 NW,
P.O. Box 400, Annandale, MN 55302
(320) 274-8246; fax (320) 274-2269
Malco Products has pioneered innovative specialty tools and accessories for the HVAC industry since 1950. Malco signature items include familiar crimpers, notchers, seamers, "Andy" aluminum handled snips, Max2000 aviation snips, the amazing TurboShear and genuine zip-in screws. Recent entries include a foamboard stapler, magnetic nut drivers and cushion-gripped duct knives.
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MARATHON ROOFING PRODUCTS INC.367 Nagel Drive, Buffalo, NY 14225
(716) 685-3340; fax (716) 685-1108
Marathon Roofing Products for 40 years has been a manufacturer and distributor of commercial industrial new and retrofit roof drains, vents and accessories, roofing equipment and paver support systems. The MRP expanded line includes a 48-inch Gang Slitter and the Band Iron tool used for punching, cutting, twisting and bending.
See our ad on page 10.
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MCGILL AIRFLOW LLCOne Mission Park, Groveport, OH 43125
(614) 830-9981; fax (614) 836-9843
McGill AirFlow makes calibrated test kits for measuring the leakage and performance of duct systems. Each kit includes orifice tube, calibration chart, fan, manometers, tubing and dye. The kits are also available assembled on wheeled carts. A smoke generator can be specified in 4- and 5-inch kits. Custom-built kits and individual carts are also available.
See our ad on page 3.
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MCKAY BROS. INC.3738 N. Seneca, Wichita, KS 67204
(316) 838-8411; fax (316) 260-1723
McKay Bros. Inc. is a one-man business. I invented, manufacture and sell a small tool, a scribe, which I call the McMarker. It makes marks - scribes- accurate marks on sheet metal up to 12 inches. It's a great bench tool for marking notches, bends and allowances.
See our ad on page 21.
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MEGAPRO17241 W. Cunningham Court, Libertyville, IL 60048
(847) 680-6429; fax (847) 680-6429
The new Megapro 14 in 1 HVAC/Auto Mutli-Bit Screwdriver - 14 popular drive tools used by sheet metal and HVAC workers - includes stem valve bit, 1/4-inch socket adaptor, 1-2 Philips, #5.5 slot and eight "star" bits. The end of the shaft is a 1/4-inch hex nut driver. The patented pull-out bit cartridge saves time and keeps the bits you need at your fingertips.
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MIDWEST TOOL AND CUTLERY COP.O. Box 160, 1210 Progress St., Sturgis, MI 49091
(269) 651-7694; fax (269) 651-4412
Manufacturers of made in the USA Snips. Professional tradesmen tools include compound leverage regular, offset and Upright Snips, forged aviation snips, tinner snips, utility snips, hand seamers, folding tools, hand notchers, hand seamers and other HVACR specialty tools.
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MODERN MANUFACTURING CO. INC.680 Davisville Road, Willow Grove, PA 19090
(215) 659-4820; fax (215) 659-6889
OEM of portable tools for the sheet metal industry, offering nibblers with mild steel capacity from 18 gauge to 1/4 inch. Also offering electric and pneumatic, Pittsburgh lock closing and pneumatic hammers.
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OMEGA ENGINEERINGOne Omega Drive, P.O. Box 4047, Stamford, CT 06907
(203) 359-1660; fax (203) 359-7700
Shop online for over 100,000-process measurement and control products including temperature, pressure, pH, flow and level, and data acquisition products at www.omega.com. Site includes: order by part number, search by part number or product category, save your shopping cart as an e-quote, and get Internet order shipping status. Request free literature or download product specifications. To learn more about Omega, take the online video tour.
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ONSET COMPUTER CORP.470 MacArthur Blvd., Bourne, MA 02532
(508) 759-9500; fax (508) 759-9100
Onset manufactures small, battery-powered, affordable HOBO data loggers for monitoring and recording temperature, relative humidity, carbon dioxide, AC current and voltage, kW, kWh, pressure and other measurements for documenting indoor air quality, HVACR diagnostics/troubleshooting, equipment sizing and comfort studies.
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PALMER WAHL INSTRUMENTATION GROUP234 Old Weaverville Road, Asheville, NC 28804
(828) 658-3131; fax (828) 658-0728
Palmer Wahl Instrumentation Group, with over 170 years of continuous product innovation, started as America's first thermometer company in Cincinnati, Ohio, in 1836. Since that time, the company has steadily evolved through product development geared exclusively towards industrial process measurement, test and calibration including infrared, dial and industrial thermometers, thermal imaging cameras, temperature meters and calibrators, pressure gauges and temperature recording labels.
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P.F. FREUND & CIE GMB3836 N. Kimball Ave., Chicago, IL 60618-4420
(773) 463-6390; fax (773) 463-6453
Since 1844, Freund has been pursuing a family tradition, namely the design and manufacturing of our state of the art special hand-crafted tools made in Germany. We specialize in high quality, traditional and innovative hand tools for professionals in the roofing, sheet metal, plumbing and carpentry industries.
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PRODUCTION PRODUCTS INC30487 Potomac Way, Charlotte Hall, MD 20622
(301) 472-4200; fax (301) 472-4300
Production Products Inc. Corner Tools are laser cut from 3/8-inch plate steel, the jaws are mill cut from case hardened steel and tungsten welded to the handles, making this the strongest corner tool on the market. With their replaceable bronze bushings this tool will last a lifetime. Simply the best! Call (800) 231-8040 to order your tool today.
See our adS on page 26, 45.
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PRO-WELD INTERNATIONAL129 Commerce Drive, LaGrange, OH 44050
(440) 355-6064; fax (440) 355-6474
Pro-Weld International is a manufacturer of reliable and economical stud welding equipment for over 30 years. Our equipment is designed to weld both insulation and cupped headed pins. We offer both Arc and CD stud welders. Visit our Web site for more information.
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RIDGE TOOL CO.400 Clark St., Elyria, OH 44035
(440) 323-5581; fax (440) 329-4862
Ridge Tool Co. (RIDGID), a leading manufacturer of hand and power tools, markets its products in more than 130 countries. The company's broad offering includes threading and drain cleaning machines, and more than 300 types of tools serving the rental, plumbing, HVACR, industrial, electrical, petroleum, institutional, commercial and hardware markets.
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ROTOZIP BY BOSCH1800 W. Central Road, Mount Prospect, IL 60056
Focused on saving time and money, while improving his results, a professional drywall contractor founded RotoZip in 1972. Today, the new RotoZip by Bosch continues to build upon more than two decades of high-performance tools, accessories and attachments for cutting a wide variety of building materials.
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SEAWARD GROUP/CLARE INSTRUMENTS LTD.6304 Benjamin Road, #506, Tampa, FL 33634
(813) 886-2775; (813) 886-2754
Clare Instruments, a division of the Seaward Group, offers a wide range of electrical safety test instruments for products and appliances from design, compliance and manufacturing stages to servicing repair and calibration. The Seaward Group is a leading global provider of specialized electrical safety test and measurement solutions in distribution, electrical installation and electrical products.
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SHAW DEVELOPMENT3570 Shaw Blvd., Naples, FL 34117
(239) 304-1000; fax (239) 304-0375
The Strapmaster cuts, bends, twists and punches steel strap to make brackets, braces and hangers right on the job site. It's the perfect portable tool to install or hang duct work where standard brackets don't fit. The Strapmaster also will cut or bend threaded rod.
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SHOOK MANUFACTURED PRODUCTS INC.P.O. Box 15058, Akron, OH 44314
(330) 848-9780; fax (800) 733-3882
Shook Manufactured Products Inc. is the importer and master distributor for the Digi-Cool Refrigeration Analyzer. The Model DRSA-1100 is the "State of the Art" tool that offers unprecedented diagnostic power. The patented pressure bar graphs allow you to see pressure dynamics intuitively for quick diagnosis. It features an integrated temperature probe to automatically calculate superheat and subcooling, and pressure extremes monitoring for simple pressure controls set-up for even greater convenience during start-ups. It includes profiles for 22 common refrigerants. (Service manifold not included.) Shook Manufactured Products Inc. is also home of the "Jiffy" Chuck, Jiffy point screws, along with tools, fasteners and accessories for the HVACR industry.
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SHORTRIDGE INSTRUMENTS INC.7855 E. Redfield Road
Scottsdale, AZ 85267-4226
(480) 991-6744; fax (480) 443-1267
AirData Multimeters from Shortridge Instruments feature fast, accurate measurement of air flow, velocity, differential pressure, absolute pressure and temperature. The instrument features RS232 port for direct serial download to printer or computer, along with up to 2,000 reading memory, display of average, total, minimum, maximum, recall of individual readings. Electronic, digital readout, lighted display and NIST traceable calibration are also benefits.
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SIEVERT INDUSTRIES INC.5255 Zenith Parkway, Loves Park, IL 61111
(815) 639-1319; fax (815) 639-1320
Sievert Industries Inc. has continually strived to be a leader in the North and South American roofing market since 1993. Our goal is to provide our valued customers with the highest quality products, offering exceptional customer service at competitive prices. We currently offer a full line of products to suit every roofers needs. From open flame torch kits, soldering equipment, repair kits, granule embedders, hard irons and a full line of gas hot-air welders, electronic robotic and hand welders, generators, power cords, industrial rollers and plugs.
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SPEARE TOOLS669 Jackson Parkway, Williams Bay, WI 53191
Speare tools adjustable hole saws are great for cutting round holes in drywall and ceiling tile. Two sizes are available: 2 1/2 inches to 7 inches and 6 1/4 inches to 10 3/8 inches. Both tools are made from hardened stainless steel with self-sharpening carbine coated cutting blades. Fits 3/8-inch drill chuck and comes with two dust shields. Price is $25 to $35.
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SPECTRONICS CORP.956 Brush Hollow Road, Westbury, NY 11590
(800) 274-8888; fax (800) 491-6868
Founded in 1955, Spectronics Corp. now provides the world's largest selection of products based on ultraviolet technology. Spectroline UV lamps, dyes and equipment are used in many industries, including HVACR, security, vehicle and industrial leak detection, UV curing and sterilization, and nondestructive testing.
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STANLEY WORKS480 Myrtle St., New Britain, CT 06053
(800) 262-2161; fax (800) 643-3756
The Stanley MaxSteel Insulated Pliers line offers combination, diagonal, adjustable joint and long nose pliers plus an insulated wire stripper. The line is forged from chrome vanadium steel for durability and their bi-material grips insulate against electrical shock up to 1,000 volts. Precision ground, high frequency hardened cutting edges provide long lasting blades and superior wear resistance.
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SUMNER MANUFACTURING CO. INC7514 Alabonson Road, Houston, TX 77088
(281) 999-6900; fax (281) 999-6966
Sumner Manufacturing carries a full line of material lifts and is recognized as the leader in pipe handling equipment. Sumner's product range also includes welding and electrical equipment that is used by a wide variety of contractors. All Sumner products are built with the concept of safe, common sense tools which are priced right.
See our ad on page 32.
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SUPERIOR MACHINE WORKS LLCP.O. Box 1395, Kosciusko, MS 39090
(662) 290-0007; fax (662) 290-0008
Superior Machine Works LLC is a manufacturer and distributor of insulation cutting machines for the HVAC and insulation contractors. The Jerry Cutter XL is a patented portable duct wrap cutter which scores and cuts to length duct wrap.
See our ad on page 49.
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SUPERIOR PNEUMATIC & MANUFACTURING CO.P.O. Box 40420, Cleveland, OH 44140
(800) 521-2282; fax (440) 871-5127
Model 261 Air Hammer Lock Seam Tools from Superior Pneumatic are said to cut finishing time up to 80 percent. These rugged tools can be used to fold over or seam metal 22 gauge and lighter on general fabricating. It runs Pittsburgh lock seams on ductwork, tubes, doors, panels, gutters and more.
See our ad on page 47.
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TINNERS TOOLS9635 Park Davis Drive, Indianapolis, IN 46235
(866) 846-6371; fax (866) 846-6372
Tinners Tools offers a wide selection of high quality hand tools, equipment and accessories for sheet metal and HVAC professionals. We offer brand name tools like Malco, Wiss, Vice Grip and Roper Whitney. Tools are for sale online at www.tinnerstools.com or by ordering from our Tinners Tools catalog.
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VALLEY TOOL AND DESIGN INC.P.O. Box 68, 2307 Weyers Cave Road, Grottoes, VA 24441
(540) 249-5710; fax (540) 249-3539
Valley Tool and Design Inc. is a manufacturer, for over 20 years, of linkage components for the heating and air-conditioning industry. The company also manufactures balljoints, crankarms and pushrods.
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WARD INDUSTRIES484 Thomas Drive, Bensenville, IL 60106
(800) 624-8642; fax (630) 766-5259
Ward Industries, a Commercial Products Group company, is pleased to offer a new economical corner injector. The Ward Corner injector can install two corners at a time, works on Ward H or J flange, and installs corners in under five seconds. Contact Ward Industries or you local Ward distributor.
See our ad on page 83.
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WERA TOOLS INC.3-730 South Service Road,
Stoney Creek, ON L8E 5S7
(800) 267-5541; fax (877) 650-9372
Leading European manufacturing of industrial quality screwdrivers, bits and hex-keys. Also distributing the complete range of Knipex plier products.
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WESTERN ARCTRONICS1828 Laporte Ave., Fort Collins, CO 80522
(800) 521-6038; fax (970) 498-9505
Manufacturer of spot welders for the HVAC and fabricating industry for over 40 years.
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