Tools and test instruments make life easier. When a contractor selects the right tool, it can save time on a job or make a project more efficient. With that in mind, Snips once again publishes its annual tool and test instrument product guide. The guide will give contractors an overview of the latest tools available on the market today. Snips asked manufacturers and distributors to provide information on their latest tool and test instrument product offerings. The result is the 2009 Snips Product Guide. Besides the latest products, you will also find information on the manufacturers and distributors that are offering these valuable products.

ACR WHOLESALERS

1200 W. Commerce Road, Dallas, TX 75205

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

solderingironheater@yahoo.com

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 (No. 1 thru No. 10); solder and other supplies.

AMCRAFT INC.

5144 Enterprise Blvd., Toledo, OH 43612

(419) 729-7900; fax (419) 726-3524; www.amcraftinc.com

Amcraft is a quality manufacturer of fiberglass duct board tools and accessories since 1959. We look forward to supply your needs.

AMSI SUPPLY

4333 Lynwood Court, Douglasville, GA 30134

(800) 943-9771; fax (770) 920-6838; www.amsisupply.com www.amsisupply.com

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.

ARMSTRONG INTERNATIONAL INC.

816 Maple St., Three Rivers, MI 49093

(269) 276-1415; fax (269) 278-6555

www.armstronginternational.com

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.

ARMSTRONG MONITORING CORP.

215 Colonnade Road South, Ottawa, ON K2E 7K3

(800) 465-5777; fax (613) 225-9965

www.armstrongmonitoring.com

Armstrong Monitoring is a manufacturer and service provider for gas detection systems. Our products service a long list of gases including CO, NO2, O2 combustibles and refrigerants, and are used for control of ventilation, worker safety and leak detection.

BANNER SALES CO.

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

(800) 946-2281; fax (708) 946-6726; www.bernardwelds.com

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.

BERNARD WELDING EQUIPMENT

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

(800) 946-2281; fax (708) 946-6726; www.bernardwelds.com

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.

BOSCHERT PRECISION MACHINERY

P.O. Box 516; Butler, WI 53007

(800) 354-3737; fax (800) 354-6920

sales@boschertusa.com; href="link:http://www.boschertusa.com" target=_blank>www.boschertusa.com

Boschert Precision Machinery markets and supports high quality notching, punching and profile bending machines for a wide range of applications. Punching machines from small, manually gauged machines to 5-foot by 10-foot working range, 50-ton capacity full CNC machine with automatic tool change, as well as a complete range of hydraulic notchers are available from our North American headquarters.

COMMERICAL PRODUCTS GROUP - WARD INDUSTRIES

484 Thomas Drive, Bensenville, IL 60106

(800) 595-7320; fax (630) 766-5259

www.wardind.com

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.

COOPER TOOLS

1000 Lufkin Road, Apex, NC 27539

(919) 387-0099; fax (919) 387-2614

www.coopertools.com

Cooper 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.

CS UNITEC INC.

22 Harbor Ave., Norwalk, CT 06850

(800) 700-5919; fax (203) 853-9921

info@csunitec.com;

www.csunitec.com

Manufacturer of metal working power tools for construction and industry. Extensive line of surface finishing and fabrication tools for grinding, sanding, polishing, beveling and deburring stainless steel, steel, aluminum and other non-ferrous metals. Ideal for finishing flat sheets and round and square tubing. Full line of specialty abrasives and accessories.

DORAN PRECISION INC.

76 North Georges Hill Road, Southbury, CT 06488

(203) 262-8200; fax (203) 262-8206

www.doranprecision.com

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, 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.

DURO DYNE CORP.

81 Spence St., Bay Shore, NY 11706

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

www.durodyne.com

The Duro Dyne hole cutter will cut holes in light gauge metal, aluminum, plastics and Formica up to a maximum hole diameter of 12”.  It has an easy read scale from 2" to 12". It features a three fluted cutting bit that is designed to cut from the side.

DYNAMIC FASTENER

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

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

www.dynamicfastener.com

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 company’s 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.

E INSTRUMENTS GROUP

172 Middletown Blvd., Suite B201, Langhorne, PA 19047

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

www.einstrumentsgroup.com

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, Humidity, Temperature, Pressure, Air Flow, etc.

EMPIRE MACHINERY & TOOLS LTD.

390 Eagle Drive, Winnipeg, MB R3C 2E6

(204) 779-7791; fax (204) 779-7796

www.empire-machinery.com

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.

ENERGY JET

29757 Anthony Dr., Wixom, MI 48393

(248) 624-8550; fax (248) 624-8567; www.radiant-energy.com

Your Industrial Lighting & HVAC Specialist. We design systems that put money back in your pocket. There is no other company like us!

ESAB WELDING & CUTTING

411 South Ebenezer Road, Florence SC 29501

(800) ESAB-123; fax (843) 664-4459; www.esabna.com

Esab Welding & Cutting Products is one of the world’s largest and most skilled manufacturers of welding and cutting equipment and welding filler metals. Founded in 1904, Esab has dedicated more than 100 years to continuous research, development and manufacture of superior welding and cutting products.

EVERGREEN TOOL CO. INC.

5200 13th St., Menominee, MI 49858

(906) 863-7064; fax (906) 863-8477; www.evergreentool.com

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.

FLUKE CORPORATION

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

(425) 347-6100; fax (425) 446-5116; www.fluke.com

Fluke Corp. is the leader in compact, professional electronic test tools.  Fluke tools are designed, manufactured and tested to meet our demanding standards for ruggedness, reliability and accuracy.

GENERAL TOOLS & INSTRUMENTS

80 White St., New York, NY 10013

(212) 431-6100; fax (212) 431-6499; www.generaltools.com

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 and instruments are used by do-it-yourselfers, technicians and other industry professionals.

GOSS INC.

1511 Route 8,Glenshaw, PA 15116

(412) 486-6100; fax (412) 486-6844

office@gossonline.com

www.gossonline.com

Goss Inc. is excited to introduce the new J-tip hand torch (Part No. GP-360J). The J-tip design allows you to solder or braze in hard-to-reach areas while safely pointing the flame away from flammable surfaces. The tip swivels 360 degrees and is made for use with 1 lb Map-Pro or propane cylinders. Also available with instant ignition. Cylinder not included.

GRAYWOLF SENSING SOLUTIONS

6 Research Drive, Shelton, CT 06484

www.wolfsense.com

GrayWolf is the leader in portable, mobile PC-based indoor environmental monitors and reporting software. Over 25 parameters are available to measure with GrayWolf’s DirectSense mobile PC and with our WolfPack area monitors. Probes measure CO2, CO, VOCs, airspeed, differential pressure, temperature, humidity, toxic gases, particle counts, particulate concentration and more.

HILTI

5400 S. 122nd Ave., Tulsa, OK 74146

(866) 445-8827; fax (800) 879-7000; www.us.hilti.com

Hilti is a world-leading manufacturer and supplier of quality, innovative and specialized tools and fastening systems for the professional user. With more than 1,600 highly trained Hilti account manager and engineers throughout North America and an additional 1,510 Hilti employees nationwide, Hilti expertise covers the areas of powder actuated fastening, drilling and demolition, diamond coring and cutting, measuring, firestopping, screw fastening, adhesive and mechanical anchoring, and strut and hangar systems.

Hole Pro® - Blue Boar®

7474 Leafwood Drive, Prunedale, CA 93907

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

www.holepro.com

Best performing adjustable hole cutters for holes 2” to 17”, need 1/3 torque of hole saw to cut plywood, sheetrock, plaster, T&G, TGI. Ball bearing mounted shields trap dust, insures straight cuts, controls cutting depth. XL-Arbors adapts shields for hole saws. Blue Boar® Tungsten Carbide Hole Cutters cut widest range of materials of any hole saw and laser welded Diamond Core Bits for dry cutting concrete, brick. Learn more at www.holepro.com

HOUGEN MANUFACTURING INC.

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

(810) 635-7111; fax (810) 635-8277

www.hougen.com

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

HVACR-TOOLS.COM

200 Grove Road, Suite F, Paulsboro, NJ 08066

(856) 848-9993; fax (856) 848-9988

sales@hvacr-tools.com

www.hvacr-tools.com

HVACR-Tools.com provides name brand tools and test equipment at discounted prices. Everything for the HVACR technician! Bacharach, Fluke, Yellow Jacket, Robinair, Testo and more.

INTEC WILSON MOHT INC.

9730 Distribution Ave., San Diego, CA 92121

(858) 578-7887; fax (858) 578-4633; www.inteccontrols.com

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

J. BEE ENTERPRISES

1311 Ottawa Drive, Royal Oak, MI 48073

(248) 585-1502; fax (248) 585-1502 www.jbee.biz

Wholesale distribution of high quality manufactured sheet metal tools of all kinds made in the U.S.A. We supply sheet metal fabricating tools to the wholesaler, dealers and retailers.

JACKSON SYSTEMS

5418 Elmwood Ave., Indianapolis, IN 46203

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

info@jacksonsystems.com; www.jacksonsystems.com

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.

J.H. WILLIAMS TOOL

19 Keystone Industrial Park, Throop, PA 18512

(800) 828-9893; fax (800) 877-5687

www.jhwilliamstoolgroup.com

The J.H. Williams Tool Group continues the legacy of Snap-on, the inventor of the interchangeable socket wrench and a master at creating tools that maximize worker productivity and profitability. Serious tools and legendary brands. Our tools continue the long tradition of job-site productivity, quality workmanship, superior performance and constant innovation.

JMM'S 3RD HAND DISPENSER

110 N. Boxelder St., Norfolk, NE 68701

(402) 841-3956; www.3rdhanddispenser.com

Work Smarter-not harder! Experience the ease and control that a 3rd Hand Dispenser will give you when working with your rolls of plastic hanger strap. 3rd Hand Dispenser works for you in two ways: by holding the rolls where strap is needed (no pre-cutting), or clip it to your tool belt.  Save time and money, 3rd Hand Dispenser is the extra hand you need to “take control of your roll.”  Order yours today!

KETT TOOL CO.

5055 Madison Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45227

(513) 271-0333; fax (513) 271-5318

www.kett-tool.com

The Kett Tool Company was formed in 1940, as a manufacturer of specialty wood boring tools. 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.

KIDDER METALWORKING

805 Prim Road, Colchester, VT 05446

(877) 294-1400; fax (877) 294-8600

sales@kidder-mfg.com

www.kidder-mfg.com

Kidder is a true solutions provider, designing and building a large variety of hydraulic and hand notchers, presses, and tooling equipment. Our various notchers and presses can be used to perform the following operations: notching, pipe notching, coping, punching, bending, squaring, trimming and shearing.

KLENK TOOLS

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

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

www.klenktools.com

Adjustable-length Magnetic Hex Nut Drivers

Adjustable shaft changes length from 3" to 6". Push button releases retractable shaft and locks it into position, getting length just right for hard-to-reach areas. Magnetic end allows precise placement and avoids dropped hex screws. 1/4", 5/16", and 3/8" sizes. Molded grip handles are color coded by size. Chrome vanadium steel shaft.

KNAACK LLC

420 E. Terra Cotta Ave.

Crystal Lake, IL 60014

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

www.knaack.com

Knaack LLC makes and markets a complete line of KNAACK Jobsite Storage Equipment, including storage chests, work stations and rolling work benches that keep jobsites organized and productive and tools secure. The company also makes and markets WEATHER GUARD Van Solutions and WEATHER GUARD Truck Equipment.

LENOX

500 Chestnut St.

East Longmeadow, MA 01028

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

www.lenoxtools.com

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.

MALCO PRODUCTS INC.

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

Annandale, MN 55302-0400

(320) 274-8246; fax (320) 274-2269

custsvcs@malcotools.com; www.malcotools.com

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, and “TurboShear” and Zip-in Screws.  Recent entries include a PEX Tubing Uncoiler and Foamboard Stapler for in-floor heating layout.

MA-LINE

P.O. Box 866, Arlington Heights, IL 60006

(800) 956-8220; fax (800) 336-8291

www.ma-line.com

The MA-Line offers over 9,000 top of the line items of specialized products for customers in the HVACR industry. The MA-Line supplies wholesalers throughout the entire United States, as well as countries worldwide. The MA-Line prides itself on maintaining the highest level of customer service and quality products at competitive pricing.

MARATHON ROOFING PRODUCTS INC.

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.

MCGILL AIRFLOW LLC

One Mission Park, Groveport, OH 43125

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

www.mcgillairflow.com

McGill Airflow 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 tube, calibration chart, fan, blast gate, manometers, tubing, flex duct, and set up and testing instructions.

MIDWEST TOOL AND CUTLERY CO.

P.O. Box 160, Sturgis, MI 49091

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

www.midwestsnips.com

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.).

MILLER ELECTRIC MANUFACTURING CO.

1635 W. Spencer St., Appleton, WI 54912

(800) 4-A-MILLER; fax (920) 735-4125

www.millerwelds.com

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 shop and field.

MITTLER BROS. MACHINE & TOOL

10 Cooperative Way, Wright City, MO 63390

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

sales@mittlerbros.com; www.mittlerbros.com

Mittler Brothers Machine & Tool manufactures machines for the HVAC, automotive, aircraft and racing industries. Rotary Machines, with a large Profile Roll selection, along with a unique movable bed & apron finger Box & Pan Brake are designed to high standards for the HVAC industry and Made in the USA.

MODERN MANUFACTURING CO. INC.

680 Davisville Road, Willow Grove, PA 19090

(800) 462-2537; fax (215) 659-6889

www.modernnibbler.com

Our tools are crafted with pride in the U.S.A. Pittsburgh Lock Hammer: capacity 18 to 30 ga. steel. Modern Gobbler: capacity ¼” crs. Modern Nibbler: capacity 8 ga. mild steel. Old fashioned quality makes it a Modern Tool.

MODERN TOOL LTD.

1385 Kingsway Ave., Port Coquitlam,

British Columbia, V3C 1S2

(604) 472-1444; fax (604) 472-1455

www.moderntool.com

Western Canada’s premier supplier of machine tools and fabricating machinery.

ORIFLOW LLC

584 Still Meadows Circle, Palm Harbor, FL 34683

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

sales@oriflow.com; www.oriflow.com

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

PRODUCTION PRODUCTS INC.

30487 Potomac Way, Charlotte Hall, MD 20650

(301) 472-4200; fax (301) 472-4200; www.ppiduct.com

The Clincher – This is an air-powered standing seam fastener that is capable of fastening up to three layers of 18 gauge. This tool is convenient and lightweight and operates on 120 psi. Visit our Web site or call for more details on this and many other labor saving ideas. www.ppiduct.com.(800) 472-4200.

PUMPWORKS INC.

2277 49th Ave. North, Minneapolis, MN 55430

(612) 521-9331; fax (612) 521-9397; www.pumpworksinc.com

Hermetic 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.

RAYTEK CORP.

1201 Shaffer Road, Bldg. 2, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

(831) 458-3900; solutions@raytek.com; www.raytek.com

Raytek designs, manufactures and markets a complete line of infrared (IR) noncontact temperature measurements for industrial maintenance and quality control applications ranging from –40° to 3,000°C (-40° to 5,432°F) in temperature.

RIDGID

400 Clark St., Elyria, OH 44035

(440) 323-5581; fax (440) 329-4551; www.ridgid.com

Ridgid®, a leading manufacturer of hand and power tools, markets its products in more than 140 countries. Its broad offering of more than 300 types of tools serve the rental, plumbing, HVACR, utility, industrial, electrical, petroleum, institutional, commercial and hardware markets. Ridgid® is a part of Emerson Professional Tools™, a business of Emerson.

S-B INDUSTRIES INC.

2275 – 147 Cassens Drive, Fenton, MO 63026

(800) 543-1011; fax (636) 343-1487; www.s-bgroup.com

S-B Industries offers a host of products used in the HVAC industry. This includes the RiveDrill attachment to a cordless drill that turns the drill into a power riveter. And we sell and service the Lobster Tools line of pneumatic riveters. Additionally we inventory an exhaustive line of standard and custom molded and extruded rubber components.

SENSIBLE PRODUCTS

6567 N. Olmsted, Chicago, IL 60631

(800) 875-9875; fax (773) 774-3113

sensibleproducts@sbcglobal.net

Sensible Products introduces its new Foil Tape Dispenser. This dispenser removes the paper backing from foil-faced tape. It utilizes a second wheel that captures the paper backing as you pull the tape through the dispenser. The dispenser will accommodate both 2- and 3-inch wide tape.

SHOOK MANUFACTURED PRODUCTS INC.

P.O. Box 15058, Akron, OH 44314

(800) 354-9792; fax (800) 733-3882; www.shookmfg.com

Shook Manufactured Products Inc., Home of the Original “Jiffy” Chuck, has available their two most popular products – DC10 Hex Magnetic Chuck Assortment (available private label) and complete Hex Magnetic Chuck Point-of-Sale Planogram, the industry standard in hex magnetic nut drivers. Also available, a complete line of fasteners.

SHORTRIDGE INSTRUMENTS INC.

7855 E. Redfield Road, Scottsdale, AZ 85260

(480) 991-6744; fax (480) 443-1267; www.shortridge.com

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.

SIEVERT INDUSTRIES INC.

5255 Zenith Parkway, Loves Park, IL 61111

(815) 639-1319; fax (815) 639-1320

www.sievertindustries.com

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.

SKIL POWER TOOLS

1800 West Central Road, Mt. Prospect, IL 60187

(224) 232-2000; fax (224) 232-3001; www.skiltools.com

SKIL Power Tools is a leader in portable electric power tools and accessories serving the consumer do-it-yourself and professional construction markets. Founded in 1924 with the invention of the worm drive SKILSAW, SKIL now delivers a complete line of power tools designed and engineered to help DIYers achieve home project success, while providing professionals durable, cost-conscience tools for the jobsite.

SPECTRONICS CORP.

956 Brush Hollow Road, Westbury, NY 11590

(800) 274-8888; fax (800) 491-6868 www.spectroline.com

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.

SPX CORPORATION

655 Eisenhower Drive, Owatonna, MN 55060

(800) 327-5060; www.promaxrecovery.com

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.

STEELMAX

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

(877) 284-2928; fax (303) 690-9172; www.steelmax.com

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.

STREAMLIGHT INC.

30 Eagleville Road, Eagleville, PA 19403

(800) 523-7488; fax (800) 220-7007; www.streamlight.com

Streamlight designs and manufactures a wide variety of innovative, high quality, safety-rated, portable lighting products for worldwide customers who use flashlights or light lanterns as professional tools.

SUMNER MANUFACTURING CO. INC.

7514 Alabonson Rd., Houston, TX 77088

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

www.sumner.com

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.

SUPERIOR MACHINE WORKS LLC

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.

SUPERIOR PNEUMATIC

855 Canterbury, Cleveland, OH 44145

(800) 521-2282; fax (440) 871-5127

www.superiorpneumatic.com

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.

TESTO INC.

40 White Lake Road, Sparta, NJ 07871

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

www.testo.us

Testo develops and manufactures test and measurement instruments for the HVACR industry. These handheld devices we used for measuring the following: combustion efficiency, temperature, humidity, refrigeration, air flow, IAQ, pressure, thermal imaging and visual inspection.

TEST PRODUCTS INTERNATIONAL

9615 SW Allen Blvd., Suite 104

Beaverton, OR 97005

(503) 520-9197; fax (503) 520-1225

www.testproductsintl.com

Test Products International Inc., a Beaverton, Ore., based corporation, designs and manufactures high quality hand-held test and measurement equipment for professionals and technicians worldwide. A wide-ranging product offering, including gas detection, combustion, IAQ and other standard HVACR instruments are what make TPI unique.  With an industry leading no-hassle warranty you can always feel confident in receiving the right tool from TPI. Visit our website at www.testproductsintl.com for additional information on all of our quality products.

TINNERS TOOLS

9635 Park Davis Drive, Indianapolis, IN 46235

(317) 899-4230; fax (317) 899-4465; www.tinnertools.com

Tinners Tools is a supplier of hand tools and equipment for the HVAC and sheet metal industries. Top tool manufacturer’s like Stanley, Malco, Cooper, Channellock and Klenk are all available and in stock. We also offer equipment and machinery from Roper-Whitney and Tennsmith.

T.J. SNOW CO. INC.

6207 Jim Snow Way, P.O. Box 22847;

Chattanooga, TN 37422

(433) 894-6234; fax (423) 892-3889

www.tjsnow.com

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.

TRAD FAST

P.O. Box 3854, Akron, OH 44314

(888) 354-9792; fax (800) 733-3882; tradfast@earthlink.net

TradFast Inc., the major distributor of Digi-Cool digital refrigeration analyzers, is making available the new Model 1600 State-of-the-Art digital tool. Join the 21st Century with the latest tools. Save time and money. Price - $425 – Mastercard & Visa. (All purchases will receive a $25 restaurant gift card.)

TRIMBLE ENGINEERING & CONSTRUCTION GROUP

5475 Kellenburger Road, Dayton, OH 45424

(800) 538-7800; fax (937) 233-9441

www.trimble.com

Trimble is a leading manufacturer of advanced location-based solutions that maximize productivity and enhance profitability. With Trimble’s MEP layout solution, mechanical contractors can increase productivity and simplify the lay out of sleeves and hangers. One person can accurately lay out hundreds of points in a single day, even when the design is complex.

TRUMPF INC.

111 Hyde Road, Farmington, CT 06032

(860) 255-6000; www.us.trumpf.com

Trumpf is a world market leader in the production of fabricating equipment, industrial lasers and hand held power tools. Our power tools product portfolio includes shears, bevellers, nibblers, fasteners and specialty tools of the highest quality for use in a wide variety of metalworking industries.

WRIGHT TOOL

One Wright Drive, Barberton, OH 44203

(880) 321-2902; fax (880) 543-2095

wrighttool@ultlead.com; www.wrighttool.com

Wright Tool manufactures a complete line of more than 4,000 professional-grade hand tools for the industrial, contractor and MRO markets. All Wright-manufactured products are manufactured in the U.S. and carry lifetime guarantees against defects in workmanship. The company is committed to perfecting performance.

WOODWARD - FAB

P.O. Box 425, Hartland, MI 48353

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

www.woodwardfab.com

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