Sometimes the right tool makes all the difference. That is why Snips brings you its third annual tool and test instrument product guide. The purpose of the guide is to help contractors find the right tool or test instrument to fit their needs in the shop or in the field. Snips once again asked manufacturers and distributors to give us information on their latest and greatest product offerings in the areas of tools and test instruments. They also supplied Snips with company information and how you can get in contact with them to find out more about their products.


1200 W. Commerce Road, Dallas, TX 75205

(214) 747-2428; fax (214) 747-3810

ACR has been furnishing soldering tools and supplies to sheet metal craftsmen for over 50 years. Our products include bench-type soldering furnaces (natural gas or propane); portable, tank-mounted soldering furnaces; “plumbers pot” propane tanks; portable, floor-style soldering furnaces with hoses (popular with roofers and gutterers); soldering irons (#1 thru #10); solder and other supplies.


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 supply your needs.


3836 N. Kimball Ave., Chicago, IL 60618

(773) 463-6390; fax (773) 463-6453

Since 1844, Freund has been pursing a family tradition, namely the design and manufacturing of our state of the art special handcrafted 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.


6920 Seaway Blvd., MS#239, Everett, WA 98012

(877) AMPROBE; fax (425) 446-4657

Amprobe offers a wide range of test equipment as the preferred choice of professionals for testing and measuring electrical properties. Amprobe’s feature-rich products provide high reliability at competitive prices. Products include clamp-on ammeters, power quality analyzers, multimeters and wire tracers. Amprobe, a world-class supplier of testing, monitoring and problem-solving instruments.


4333 Lynwood Court, Douglasville, GA 30134

(800) 943-9771; fax (770) 920-6838

AMSI distributes a huge variety of hand tools for the sheet metal roofing and HVAC worker. We offer Midwest, Freund, Irwin, Tajima, from aviation and offset snips to scratch awls, seaming/folding tools and more. We also offer fall protection, head and eye protection. Contact us for a free product catalog.


816 Maple St., Three Rivers, MI 49093

(269) 273-1415; fax (269) 278-6555

Armstrong International was founded in 1900 and is a U.S. multinational manufacturer of steam, air and hot water products and a provider of services to improve system reliability and efficiency. Armstrong’s product offering consists of a complete line of steam traps and steam tracing equipment, condensate recovery equipment, liquid drainers, air vents and pipe line strainers. SteamEye, a steam trap testing/monitoring device, is also a unique product that is available to monitor the performance of critical process steam traps. Armstrong also provides utility optimization services.


215 Colonnade Road South, Ottawa, ON K2E 7K3

(613) 225-9531; fax (613) 225-9965

AMC is a manufacturer and service provider for gas detection systems. Our products service a dynamic list of hazardous chemicals including CO, NO2, O2 combustibles and refrigerants. Customer service, flexibility, cost effectiveness and dependability are driving at AMC ensuring health, safety and energy efficiency of our clients.


22820 Savi Ranch Parkway, Yorba Linda, CA 92887

(714) 921-9095

B+K Precision Corporation - - specializing in the design and manufacture of high quality, cost-effective test and measurement products for 50 years. B+K Precision offers a complete selection of general instrumentation products ranging from its core product lines of AC and DC Power Supplies, Signal Generators and Component/Device Testers and Programmers, to a quality line of hand-held and bench-top multimeters. The company’s products are used in a wide range of applications including design, research and development, production line testing, industrial maintenance and electronic field service.


P.O. Box 1453, Covington, LA 70434

(800) 821-8487; fax (985) 893-8298

Banner Sales is the largest supplier of labels, Condu-Mate and Condu-Stud to the sheet metal industry. We are also the nationwide distributor of Patriot TDC/TDF corners* and cleats*; Crimp-Tite; cleat tools; Square Lock cleat dimple tools; and Condu-Mate setting tools. All of our products ship same day. *Union label products.


449 W. Corning Road, Box 667, Beecher, IL 60401

(800) 946-2281; fax (708) 946-6726

Bernard Welding Equipment, located in Beecher, Ill., manufactures premium GMAW (MIG) and FCAW (flux-cored) welding guns, consumables, accessories and manual arc products. For over 50 years, Bernard has been an innovator in heavy-duty MIG welding and a contributor to improved welding productivity.


1165 Franklin Blvd., Cambridge, ON N1R 8E1

(800) 828-1004; fax (519) 621-3442

Marketing more than a thousand products, Bessey Tools offers solutions for virtually any cutting, clamping or work-hold application. Bessey’s premium line of cutting tools made with the best quality materials offers the advantage of choosing fine quality at competitive price points. When craftsmen demand on-the-job durability and precision, Bessey has the snips that deliver!


1400 E. Broadway, Monticello, MN 55362

(763) 295-2162; fax (763) 295-4400

Bondhus manufactures the world’s strongest hex and star tools, all with a lifetime warranty. We also offer the Felo line of screwdrivers. All Felo tools are manufactured to exacting standards and have a lifetime warranty.


79 Lowland St., Holliston, MA 01746

(508) 429-4011; fax (508) 429-5309

Manufacturer of corner brackets and clips for ductwork. Also custom manufactures sheet metal fabrications and stampings.


961 Alness St., Toronto, ON M3J 2J1

(866) 548-3644; fax (519) 969-9457

Hemipro 3 LED work light, part #113303 illuminates a work area with light equal to a 75-watt bulb. Hemispherical lens design technology means the Hemipro illuminates a wider work area more brightly and more evenly with no hot spots, dim spots or rings. Runs up to four hours on a full charge. For more information on products offered by Cliplight, call (866) 548-3644 or


33 Reeds Gap Road, Middlefield, CT 06455

(860) 347-2256; fax (860) 347-5135

For over 120 years, Cooper-Atkins has been a leading manufacturer of innovative food safety and environment solutions. We have global reach, and are a trusted resource for reliable, high-quality instruments and expert advice. As the company continues to meet the needs of its customers, it will do so be not only remaining focused on the education and promotion of important industry issues, but by the dedication of providing the highest level of customer service and satisfaction.


1000 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.


RR 1 Box 150AA, Stratford, OK 74872

(866) 513-7201

Core Tech Tools Inc. manufactures a metal cutting system for the Roofing and Siding industry, will cut any panel profile, angle, gauge, material or surface finish. Burr-Free cut with no paint burn or damage to panel Guaranteed. Factory direct savings, select from 14 models. Testimonies of over 60 percent production increase and financing is available.


4757 Cardena Plaza, Yorba Linda, CA 92886

(714) 693-7259; fax (714) 693-7259

Our pneumatic “Slam Dunk” damper machine eliminates costly stand-up time of hammering hardware onto blades. Just sit down on the job and let the machine work its’ magic. Let us know the type of hardware you are using and we’ll customize your machine to fit. $1,795. New video available soon.


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. Life the Doran Hammer from the work and the hammer automatically turns off. A truly industrial piece, this hammer will last for years and years. If your hammer does get worn out, it can be rebuilt as a fraction of the original cost. Call now or visit our Web site for more information.


81 Spence St., Bay Shore, NY 11706

(631) 249-9000; fax (631) 249-8346

The 90


7700 Clinton Road, Cleveland, OH 44144

(216) 651-1300; fax (216)

Dylon is a manufacturer of dry lubricants, die casting lubricants, release agents, ceramic cements, ceramic coatings, along with high-temperature greases and oils. Dylon has extensive capabilities in the fields of high-temperature lubrication.


9911 E. 53rd St., Raytown, MO 64133

(800) 821-5448; fax (800) 844-1199

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. The companies free, 124-page, full color, tool and fastener handguide provides engineering data and details product offering. Locations: Kansas City, MO (Main Office), Houston, TX; Memphis, TN; St. Louis, MO; St. Paul, MN; Chicago, IL; Las Vegas (opening soon).


172 Middletown Blvd., Langhorne, PA 19047

(215) 750-1212; fax (215) 750-1399

E Instruments Group is a manufacturer of innovative instrumentation solutions for power, process, industrial, institutional, food and HVAC markets. Whatever your need, we have the tool for you! What do you need to test…Combustion Analyzers, Infrared Thermometers, Pressure, Temperature, Air Flow, Noise Levels, Light Levels, Humidity, Voltage, Current, Resistance & much more.


412 W. Belden Ave., Addison, IL 60101

(630) 773-3003; fax (630) 773-3020

Manufacture and sale of tools and machines for the HVAC trade.


390 Eagle Drive, Box 20 Group 200 RR2

Winnipeg MB R3C 2E6

(800) 665-8089; fax (204) 779-7796

Empire’s Air Operated spotwelders include easy to use digital control, simple to operate – no dials! Fully water-cooled transformer, arms and tip holders for longer tip life! 25KVA (max. capacity 2 pieces 16GA Galv), 35KVA (max. capacity 2 pieces 12GA Galv) Foot operated units also available.


5200 13th St., Menominee, MI 49858

(906) 863-7064; fax (906) 863-8477

The Evergreen Holecutting System II. A superior method for cutting holes in stainless steel and other materials as well. 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.


P.O. Box 044224, Racine, WI 53404

(262) 639-2723; fax (262) 639-0477

The Australian Excalibur designed and built sheet metal cutter is now available in corded and cordless. Excalibur cuts left, right and straight with control and accuracy. (up to 16 gauge) Excalibur with a two blade design doesn’t produce “rat tails” to get in the way of the cut.


285 Bear Hill Road, Waltham, MA 02451

(781) 890-7440; fax (781)

Extech Instruments is one of the largest suppliers of test and measurement equipment worldwide. Extech is known for its depth and breadth of products and its innovation in providing instruments with unique combinations of features that make them highly useful and very convenient. The company is ISO 9001 2000 certified.


P.O. Box 9090, Everett, WA 98206-9090

(425) 347-6100; fax (425)

Fluke Corp. is the world leader in compact, professional electronic test tools.


80 White St., New York, NY 10013

(212) 431-6100; fax (212) 431-6499

Headquartered in New York City, General Tools has been a leader in specialty hand tools for more than 85 years. Its complete line of over 2,000 plumbing, woodworking, machinist, measuring and inspection specialty tools are used by do-it-yourselfers, technicians and other industry professionals.


1511 Route 8,Glenshaw, PA 15116

(412) 486-6100; fax (412) 486-6100

Tired of carrying your “B” cylinder? Goss Inc. can help! You can purchase the C-850CW cart separately or combined with a variety of our best selling kits. The C-850CW allows you to effortlessly transport your “B” cylinder, hose, tips and brazing rods. The cart itself and the wheels are made from heavy-duty steel, which makes it nearly indestructible! Please call for a distributor in your area.


12 Cambridge Drive, Trumbull, CT 06611

(203) 416-0005; fax (203) 416-0002

Graywolf Sensing Solutions is the industry leader in portable, mobile PC-based indoor environmental monitors and report generation software. Probes measure CO, CO2, total VOCs, airspeed, differential pressure, temperature, humidity, toxic gases, particle counts, particulate concentration and more. Application specific sensor tips and preformatted field forms are standard.


P.O. Box 2005, Flint, MI 48501-2005

(810) 635-711; fax (810)

Hougen precision ground annular cutters easily make clean, accurate, round holes in sheet metal without ripping or tearing like hole saws. Holecutter and RotaCut cutters are available in 1/4-inch thru 3-inch diameters.


200 Grove Road, Suite F, Paulsboro, NJ 08061

(856) 848-9993; fax (856) 848-9988 provides name brand tools and test equipment at discounted prices. Everything for the HVACR technician! Bacharach, Fluke, Yellow Jacket, Robinair, Testo and more.


Two Technology Place, East Syracuse, NY 13057

(800) 344-3304;

Air conditioning/refrigeration field service professionals depend on the superior performance of Inficon reliable, easy-to-use, and affordable service tools. The Inficon toolbox of market-leading products for service technicians includes innovative refrigerant leak detectors, combustible gas leak detectors, refrigerant recovery systems, refrigerant charging scales, vacuum pumps and vacuum pressure gauges.


P.O. Box 12506, La Jolla, CA 92039

(858) 578-7887; fax (858) 578-4633

Gas sensors and detection systems, valves, damper actuators, sensors (IAQ, temperature, humidity, pressure, current), stats and interface devices.


1311 Ottawa St., Royal Oak, MI 48073

(248) 585-1502; fax (800)

Wholesale distribution of high quality manufactured sheet metal tools of all kinds made in the U.S.A.


5418 Elmwood Ave., Indianapolis, IN 46203

(888) 652-9663; fax (317) 227-1034

Jackson Systems is an award-winning HVACR control company specializing in commercial and residential zone control. We design, manufacture and distribute controls for the heating and air-conditioning industry. Our other areas of expertise include selling professional HVACR tools such as MotyKo product direct to the contractor.


110 N. Boxelder St., Norfolk, NE 68701


Never again hassle with your rolls of hanger strap! Experience the ease and control that you will have when working with your rolls of hanger material. 3rd Hand Dispenser works two ways: hang it where you need it or clip it to your belt. Save time and money. 3rd Hand Dispenser provides the extra hand you need, order yours today and take control of your roll!


5055 Madison Road, Cincinnati, OH 45227

(513) 271-0333; fax (513)

The Kett Tool Co. was formed in 1940 as a manufacturer of specialty wood boring tools. World War II interrupted this program, when all of its production facilities were channeled toward the war effort. Working with the armed forces and with aircraft manufacturers, Kett engineers developed a line of drilling and cutting tool for aircraft maintenance. After the war, the design of the line was expanded to produce specialty tools for general industrial, as well as aircraft use. In 1970, Kett Tool purchased the shear line of WPB out of Racine, Wis., and in 1996, purchased the Fenway Nibbler line. Kett Tool is currently producing a line of Electric and Pneumatic Portable Power Saws, Shears and Nibblers to cut a wide range of sheet materials used in many different applications and markets.


450 Bond St., Lincolnshire, IL 60069

(847) 821-5500; fax (847) 478-0625

A leading U.S. manufacturer of professional hand tools and occupational protective equipment for over 150 years, Klein Tools’ product line has grown to include virtually every major type of hand tool used in the electrical and telecommunications markets, as well as for construction, electronics, HVAC, transportation, utility, mining and general industry.


1016 Ninth Street S.W., Canton, Ohio 44707

(800) 327-5619; fax (800) 225-0984

Nothing ruins a fine snip blade than cutting a piece of hard wire. Klenk has added a unique wire cutting feature to its aviation snips, saving your blades for sheet metal. The wire cutter, built right into the blades, will easily cut most types of hardened wire you encounter during your installations, inspections, and service calls. Klenk snips wire cutter feature is available on our model MA70560, 570, and 580. Klenk Tools manufactures a complete line of specialty metal working tools, including offset aviation snips, bulldog snips, crimpers, pipecutters, notchers and Fairmont seaming tongs. Klenk Tools manufactures the Klenk Plus line of premium aviation snips and tools for the HVACR, sheet metal and roofing industries. For a free brochure call toll-free (800) 327-5619, e-mail or


420 E. Terra Cotta Ave., Crystal Lake, IL 60014

(815) 459-6093; fax (815) 459-9097

Knaack LLC makes and markets a complete line of Weather Guard truck equipment, including a variety of pickup truck storage boxes and racks, Hi-Side boxes, underbed boxes and more, all with a superior fit and finish that keeps the contents secure and the vehicle looking good. It also makes and markets Weather Guard Van Solutions and Knaack Jobsite Storage Equipment. Learn more


500 Chestnut St., East Longmeadow, MA 01028

(800) 628-8810; fax (800) 223-7906

Lenox, a leading manufacturer of premium power tool accessories, hand tools, torches, solder and band saw blades, introduces a premium line of snips and HVAC tools specially designed for HVAC installation and metal fabrication. The new line features precision-formed blades and reinforced springs for longer tool life, and sharp blade tips for puncture starts.


7474 Leafwood Drive, Prunedale, CA 93907

(831) 663-1100; fax (831) 621-9520

Top quality adjustable hole cutter kits. Adjust for exact size needed from 2-inch to 6-inch, 8-inch, 12-inch, and 17-inch capacity. ABS ball bearing mounted dust shields trap dust. User replaceable HSS and tungsten carbide blades. Perfect for Unico, SpacePak, Air Tec MV. Cut drywall, plaster, plywood, fiberglass, sheet metal.


101 Bennett Road, Camillus, NY 13031

(315) 468-4140; fax (315) 488-4521

Three-in-one rechargeable LED work light, flashlight and safety strobe is available. Product highlights: cordless, durable rubber housing, 110-volt and 12-volt charging adaptor, free charging base, won’t kill car batteries, no bulbs to replace, 100,000-hour bulb life, cool to the touch.


P.O. Box 400, 14080 State Highway 55 NW

Annandale, MN 55302-0400

(800) 328-3530; fax 320-274-2269

Malco’s pioneering metalworking tools remain essential HVAC “tools of the trade” today and are joined by hundreds of other specialty products including tools for fiberglass ductwork. Trademarks include “Andy” snips, “Max2000” Aviations, “TurboShear” and Zip-in Screws. Recent entries include a PEX Tubing Uncoiler and Foamboard Stapler for in-floor heating layout.


3310 N. Benzing Drive, Orchard Park, NY 14127

(716) 332-7673; fax (716) 332-7676

Manufacturer and distributor of commercial roof drains, breathers, accessories and equipment. Some highlights include a 48-inch Gang Slitter and the 4 in 1 Band Iron Tool.


One Mission Park, Groveport, OH 43125

(614) 829-1200; fax (614) 829-1291

McGill Airflow Leak Detective Test Kits. Leak Detective Test Kits make it easy to measure duct system leakage and performance. Four standard sizes are available either as a kit or a wheeled cart assembly. Test kit includes orifice tubes, calibration charts, OSHA-approved fan with damper, manometers, tubing and dye. A smoke generator can also be specified.


3738 N. Seneca, Wichita, KS 67204

(316) 838-8411; fax (316) 838-5959

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 making notches, bends and allowances.


10 Commerce Way, Suite 1008, Norton, MA 02766

(508) 946-5100; fax (508) 946-9500

Measurement Computing Corporation is the market leader in low-cost, computer-based, data acquisition, test, and measurement hardware and software. Our analog input, analog output and digital I/O devices support all popular PC buses – plus serial and GPIB interfaces and remote dataloggers. Our software solutions serve the needs of all DAQ users.


1231 Wilson Drive, West Chester, PA 19380

(800) 638-2264; fax (800) 638-2261

Metabo is a German manufacturer of portable corded and cordless electric power tools for use in construction, maintenance and plant operations.


P.O. Box 160, Sturgis, MI 49091

(269) 651-7964; fax (269) 651-4412

Midwest Tool and Cutlery Co. manufactures the “Made in the U.S.A.” Midwest Snips brand of industrial quality tools, including compound leverage hot drop-forged aviation snips (regular, offset and Upright Snips), traditional forged tin snips, MagSnips replaceable blade snips and specialty snips, plus HVAC/R specialty tools (seamers, seamer tongs, folding tools, notchers, etc.).


1635 W. Spencer St., Appleton, WI 54912

(800) 4-A-MILLER;

Miller Electric Manufacturing Co. provides a wide range of plasma and arc welding equipment, including the new lightweight Spectrum 375 X-Treme plasma cutter, Millermatic, Passport Plus, portable all-in-one MIG welder and other equipment for use in the sheet metal and HVAC industries.


10 Cooperative Way, Wright City, MO 63390

(800) 467-2464; fax (636) 745-2874;

Mittler Bros. Machine & Tool is a full-service machine shop specializing in the manufacture of special machines for the HVAC, automotive restoration, aircraft and racing industries. We currently manufacture a couple of rotary machines and a unique moveable bed finger box and pan brake. We pride ourselves on innovation design and the highest quality standards.


680 Davisville Road, Willow Grove, PA 19090

(215) 659-4820; fax (215) 659-6889

Old fashioned quality makes it a modern tool.


1445 Brookville Way, Suite J

Indianapolis, IN 46239

(317) 322-5265; fax (317) 322-5205

Moty-Ko was created with the professional contractor in mind with the vision to provide cordless power tools and accessories for contractors who use them to earn a living. Reliability, performance, consistency and value are synonymous with Moty-Ko, and serve as the foundation for the company.


302 W. Lane St., Raleigh, NC 27603

(800) 624-8076; fax (919)

NA Bocker provides tools and equipment for their exceptional quality, durability and timesaving features to the roofing and construction industries. We proudly offer over 1,500 products from Wuko, Express, Bocker, Draco, Marini and many others. Our secure online store is open 24 hours, seven days a week or call toll-free from U.S. and Canada.


One Omega Dr., Stamford, CT, 06907

(203) 359-7700;

Since its inception in 1962, Omega has grown from manufacturing a single product line of thermocouples to an established global leader in the technical marketplace, offering more than 100,000 state-of-the-art products for measurement and control of temperature, humidity, pressure, strain, force, flow, level, pH and conductivity. Omega also provides customers with a complete line of data acquisition, electric heating and custom engineered products.


584 Still Meadows Circle, Palm Harbor, FL 34683

(323) 230-7589; fax (323) 230-6616

A family owned business, Oriflow LLC is a provider of the highest quality duct leakage test equipment and best customer service in the industry.


234 Old Weaverville Road, Asheville, NC 28804

(828) 658-3131; fax (828) 658-0728

Palmer Wahl, with 172 years of innovation, manufactures industrial temperature, pressure, humidity, test and calibration instruments – including thermal imaging cameras; infrared thermometers; temperature calibrators and recording labels; bimetal, dial, industrial and laboratory thermometers; thermowells; pressure gauges; chart recorders; RTD and TC meters; dataloggers; megohmmeters and ohmmeters. ISO 9001:2000 Certified.


30487 Potomac Way, Charlotte Hall, MD 20650

(301) 472-4200; fax (301) 472-4300

Production Products Inc. is a sheet metal machinery and supply company serving the entire U.S. and Canada. We specialize in selling innovative labor saving machinery and tools for HVAC duct fabrication, such as automatic “S” and drive cleat lines along with TDC/TDF cleat making lines. We have also pioneered and developed a full line of duct reinforcement hardware (i.e. Condu-lock, Stud-lock, Spring-lock.)


12220 Alameda Drive, Strongsville, OH 44136

(440) 783-3160; fax (440) 783-3178

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.


2277 49th Ave. North, Minneapolis, MN 55430

(612) 521-9331; fax (612) 521-9397

Liquid and gas transfer technology, OEM system solutions for challenging applications. Explosion-proof dual solenoid pumps. Injection and transferring of fluids in the petroleum industry. Dispensing, sampling, flushing and metering applications. Hermetically sealed, self-priming, controllable pumps. UL/Class 1 Div 1 ratings. Refrigeration recovery and transfer and storage products. Refrigeration recovery cylinder DOT recertification.


400 Clark St., Elyria, OH 44035

(440) 323-5581; fax (440)

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, HVAC, industrial, electrical, petroleum, institutional, commercial and hardware markets. Ridgid is a subsidiary of St. Louis, Missouri-based Emerson.


2275 – 147 Cassens Drive, Fenton, MO 63026


S-B Group offers a host of products to meet your needs including our line of Lobster Tools blind rivet and rivet nut guns, an extensive inventory of standard, custom molded, and extruded rubber products, vibration isolators, and the speckFINDER video microscope.


3570 Shaw Blvd., Naples, FL 34117

The Strapmaster is the industry‘s best-kept secret. Loved by masons, HVAC marble installers and roofers. The Strapmaster creates custom z-clips, custom anchors, HVAC straps, but this seven-in-one tool also punches holes, cuts stainless steel, flat bar, bends and twists steel, and will bend rods.


1017 Kenmore Blvd., Akron, OH 44314

(800) 354-9792; fax (800) 733-3882

Shook Manufactured Products Inc., the Home of the Original “Jiffy” Chuck is making available their two most popular chucks in individual hangpacks and in a Point-of-Sale Planogram. These sizes consist of ¼-inch short and 5/16-inch long chucks. Shook is also the home of “Jiffy” point screws, along with tools, fasteners, and accessories for the HVACR industry.


7855 E. Redfield Road, Scottsdale, AZ 85260

(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.


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 roofer‘s 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.


956 Brush Hollow Road, Westbury, NY 11590

(800) 274-8888; fax (800) 491-6868

Spectronics Corp. is the premier manufacturer of ultraviolet dyes and inspection lamps. Spectroline fluorescent AC&R dyes are ASHRAE and ANSI compliant, are approved by more compressor manufacturers than all others combined, and are the only lubricant-specific, co-solvent free dyes in the industry. Spectronics has a presence in such diverse markets as banking, the life sciences, forensic inspection, nondestructive testing and many more.


655 Eisenhower Drive, Owatonna, MN 55060

(800) 327-5060

SPX Corporation, under the brand names Promax, Robinair, TIF and OTC, designs, manufactures and markets a fully integrated family of global brands providing special service tools, advanced diagnostic equipment, A/C recovery service tools and equipment, inspection and gauging systems and professional test equipment.


6200 S. Troy Circle, Suite 110, Centennial, CO 80111

(877) 284-2928; fax (303) 690-9172

Steelmax is a recognized leader in providing portable metal cutting saws, portable magnetic drills, blades, cutters and accessories to the metal working industry. The Steelmax brand is known for industrial grade durability and service.


30 Eagleville Road, Eagleville, PA 19403

(800) 523-7488; fax (800) 220-7007

Streamlight designs, manufactures and markets the most innovative, highest quality, portable lighting products for those worldwide customers who use a light as a vocational, recreational or domestic tool.


7514 Alabonson Road, Houston, TX 77088

(281) 999-6900; fax (281) 999-6966

Sumner is recognized as the leader in pipe and material handling equipment. Our product range includes equipment for a wide variety of contractors. All Sumner products are built with the concept of providing safe, common sense tools which are priced right.


P.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.


855 Canterbury, Cleveland, OH 44145

(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.


409 Indianapolis Ave., Lebanon, IN 46052

(765) 482-7000; fax (765) 482-7215

We sell HVAC inventory at below market pricing. Hand tools, test equipment and meters.


164 Carpenter Hill Road, Traverse City, MI 49684

(231) 943-0992; fax (231) 943-0997

Tape Wrangler was developed to solve dispensing difficulties with Duct Tape both on the move or permanently mounted. It’s hard to work with and tear a clean piece. The Tape Wrangler solves all those issues and makes Duct Tape much easier to use and find when you need it most!


40 White Lake Road, Sparta, NJ 07871

(800) 227-0729; fax (862) 354-5020

Nothing saves more time and money on the job like having the right tools for installations, troubleshooting and diagnosing HVACR problems. Testo offers rugged, highly accurate, digital handheld meters for measuring combustion, CO safety, temperature, pressure, humidity, refrigeration and more. For over 40 years we’ve been supplying the right meter for the job. Visit today.


9635 Park Davis Drive, Indianapolis, IN 46235

(866) 846-6371; fax (866) 846-6372

Tinners Tools is a supplier of hand tools for HVAC and sheet metal industries. Hand tools by top manufacturers like Wiss, Lufkin, Malco and Markwell, as well as machinery by Roper Whitney and Tennsmith are all in stock and ready to ship. Visit us at


6207 Jim Snow Way, Chattanooga, TN 37421

(800) 669-7669; fax (423) 892-3889

T.J. Snow Co. is a One-Stop-Shop for Resistance Welding. Since 1963, our business has focused on helping customers succeed with resistance spot welding. Our success has been built with exceptional Service, Quality Assurance, Skilled People and Production. Our technical knowledge and 45 years of hands-on experience assures you the correct resistance welding equipment, supplies, service, training, consumables and robotic welders.


111 Hyde Road, Farmington, CT 06032

(860) 255-6000; fax (860) 255-6424

Trumpf’s Profile Nibbler PN130-0’s economical price, weight and profile cutting capacity make it the ideal choice for applications in the metal roofing industry. Featuring a cutting direction that can be changed in minimal time to over 360 degrees, the cut quality is precise, and surface coating(s) will not be damaged.


484 N. Thomas Drive, Bensenville, IL 60106

(800) 624-8642; fax: (630) 766-5259

The Ward Corner Injector Tool dramatically speeds assembly of corners into flange assemblies by automating the tedious manual process and by injecting two corners at a time. Total cycle time is less than five seconds. The Ward Corner Injector Tool is adaptable for either Ward J or H Flange styles.


8100 W. Florissant Ave., P.O. Box 36922

St. Louis, MO 63136-9022
(314) 553-3600; fax (314) 553-3650

White-Rodgers has been in the business of making people more comfortable since 1937. As part of Emerson Climate Technologies, our range today is global. Simply put, White-Rodgers thermostats, ignition controls, humidifiers, electronic air cleaners and our many other quality products make people everywhere feel better. And that makes us feel better.


P.O. Box 425, Hartland, MI 48353

(810) 632-5419; fax (810) 632-6640

Sheet metal working machines at affordable prices. Shears, brakes, bead rollers, nibblers, shrinkers, tube benders, iron workers, punches.