The Best Tools and Toolboxes - August Edition
If you are looking for a tool, the odds are that you will be able to find an abundance of them. From hammers to saws, gas powered to electric powered devices, the selection can be quite overwhelming. But just because there is a large selection does not mean that every tool is right for your toolbox. Below, we have selected the top brands in the industry like Knipex and Ryobi tools to deliver a list of the best tools on the market in August.
Bosch GWS 18V-7 Professional Cordless Angle Grinder
Angle Grinders require precision and strength. The Bosh GWS 18V-7 Professional Cordless Angle Grinder delivers in these areas. With a slim comfortable padded handle, lightweight design, and rear loading battery, the grinder can quickly be ready to grind out even the toughest of surfaces. But it is not just about the aesthetics which make this an essential tool for any craftsman. The Bosh cordless angle grinder has sound power levels less than 100 dB (90.5), weighs 2.2kg with the battery in and 1.6 when it is not in, has a grinding diameter of 125mm, and a no-load speed of 11,000 rpm.
Included with the Bosh GWS 18V-7 Professional Cordless Angle Grinder is a backing flange, locking nut, two-hole spanner, L-Boxx 126 and 1/1 L-Boxx inlay, as well as the protective guard and auxiliary handle. The 18v battery and charger is not included.
DeWalt DCS369NT-XJ Sub-Compact Brushless Reciprocating Saw
If you need to have a tool for some hard-to-reach cut areas, then the DeWalt Sub-Compact Brushless Reciprocating Saw is a great tool for you. The tool is safe, featuring a twist keyless blade clamp for quick and easy blade charging, has a rubber molded handle that minimizes the risk of slipping while in use. A strong 700W motor gives the same power that you would expect from a plug-in without having to worry about cords getting in your way or finding a power source.
The DeWalt DCS369NT-XJ Sub-Compact Brushless Reciprocating Saw has a hand/arm vibration of 8.1 m/s. Cutting capacity is rather impressive for a handheld tool, reaching length of 90mm for wood and 40mm for steel sections. The brushless reciprocating saw features LED lighting on the tool to ensure precision and safety when working in hard to reach areas.
Wera 6004 Joker XS Self-Setting Spanner
The Wera 6004 Joker XS Self-Setting Spanner is specifically designed for those who wish to have a multi-functioning screwdriver alternative. The spanner includes a quick safe grab, allowing you to work quickly without damaging anything around the object needing to be gripped. The tool works by automatically and continuously setting the tool grippers on a hexnut or screw when in use.
To best provide quickness and efficiency to the tool, an integrated lever mechanism locks the selected screw of hex-head/nut into place. Then, the ratchet feature allows for quickly tightening or loosing without any need for regripping. The Wera 6004 Joker XS Self-Setting Spanner is lightweight, weighing only 75G, has a return angle of 30 degrees, and is just the right size to fit into any handyman’s tool bag.
Wera 6003 Joker 11 Combination Wrench Set
Have you ever been working on an automobile, or on another project where getting to the screw, bolt, or nut is an issue? Once found, the problem generally arises as to how you will successfully attach a screwdriver, wrench, or other tool to it for tightening or loosening. The Wera 6003 Joker 11 Combination Wrench Set gives the user the ability to lock onto various sized screws, bolts, and hexnuts with ease. The set contains 11 wrenches ranging from 8mm to 19mm. But it is not just the spanner sizes which make for a great tool Being have various lengths helps the user to get access to difficult areas. With the Wera 6003 Joker 11 Combination Wrench Set the length range from 115mm up to 230mm, making it ideal for any job.
Wera’s combination wrench set is made from common steel with nickel-chrome plating. It is a crowfoot wrench set which means that the wrenches have a slim ring side. The slim ring side is angled at 15 degrees to allow for suitable docking and easier hand gripping.
Knipex 97 22 240 Crimping Pliers 240mm
No toolbox is complete without having a set of crimping pliers. The Knipex 97 22 240 Crimping Pliers 240mm gives you an all-in-one crimping tool suitable for most cables and wires. Stripping and cutting cables for non-insulated terminals, the crimpers offers threaded sizes for M 2.6, M3, M3.5, M4, and M5. Cutting diameter 0.5 to 6.0mm.
Primarily, the Knipex 97 22 240 Crimping Pliers 240mm are designed for insulated terminals and for cable connections. There is no Rohs and no reach to the pliers. A simple and effective tool, it is strong enough to get the job done.
Knipex 26 26 200 Snipe Nose Side Cutting Pliers 200mm
Being able to quickly grip, bend, and cut small wires requires that you have the right tool in your toolbag to do such. The Knipex 26 26 200 Snipe Nose Side Cutting Pliers 200mm do just that. With the standard design of a pair of needle nose pliers apart from the snipe nose, the tool allows users to grip even the smallest and softest of cables. Half-found long tapered jaws allow for medium-hard wires to be cut with precision and ease. The angle of the jaws is 40 degrees, giving you enough of an angle to bend the wire without damaging the cable which is to remain (other devices with smaller angles may cause you to have to bend back and forth thus breaking and not cutting the wire).
Knipex 26 26 200 Snipe Nose Cutting Pliers are chrome plated with an insulated multi-compartment grip and have been VDE tested.
Knipex 87 02 250 Cobra High-tech water Pump Pliers 250mm
If you need a pair of pump pliers, the odds are that you already have an issue with water. The last thing that you need is to have to search through several tools and try to find a pair of pliers which will fit the various pipes, fittings, and connectors associated with the job. The Knipex 87 02 250 Cobra High-tech Water pump Pliers 250mm takes away the frustrations many face when working on a small water pump related job.
The pliers have a slim grip allowing for a stronger grip when used. The design also features a push button adjustment on the work piece for quick gripping. Made from grey atramentized metal with a polished head, the pliers are built to last. Whether you are needing to grip a 50mm pipe or want to use the pliars on a 46mm nut, the Cobra Pump Pliers can get the job done.
Knipex 86 03 250 Plier Wrench Plastic Coated
Sometimes a simple tool is all that is needed. There is no need for extravagant features or for bells and whistles. You just want to get the job done and get it done right. The Knipex 86 03 250 Plier Wrench Plastic Coated tool gives you simplicity and power all in one tool. Straight forward in its design, the pliers are quickly and easily adjustable to meet the size of pipe of nut required. Soft coating around the metal handle construction helps to minimize hand fatigue when in use. Like most of Knipex tools, the tool is chrome plated.
Knipex 86 03 250 plier wrench plastic coated pliers replaces the need for a set of metric and imperial spaners, providing a zero backlash jaw pressure and eliminates any unintentional slippage. A simple tool which can be used for several projects, it is essential for your toolbox.
Knipex 12 62 180 Automatic Cable Wire Stripper 180mm
While crimpers and strippers are available in manual operation tools such as the tool listed earlier in the article, sometimes you will find that it is easier to have a tool which does the whole job for you. This is especially true when working with insulated or larger diameter wires. The Knipex 12 63 180 Automatic Cable Wire Stripper 180mm is ideal for installing lighting, model making, working on a camper or van, or performing tasks where having a clean strip and cut on the wire is necessary.
The Knipex 12 62 180 Automatic Cable Wire Stripper 180mm are intended for single and multiple fine stranded cables with a maximum diameter of 6mm. The strippers are best used on single layer insulation, CU and AI conductors up to 2.5mm. Compact and lightweight, electricians, home repair, and hobbyist can find quick and easy use with the finely adjustable zero correction blade of this essential tool.
Knipex 87 41 250 Multiple Slip Joint Spanner 250mm
Lightweight and easily used the spanner quickly allows for self-locking on hex nuts and screws. Because of the plastic coating and the hook nose design, not only can users access hard to reach places, but they can also keep a firm grip upon the screw or hexnut once you have the spanner locked in place. As there will be times when the size varies on screws and hexnuts while on a job, it is important that you can adapt with just the push of a button. The Knipex 87 41 250 Multiple Slip Joint Spanner 250mm tool gives you quick size adjustment feature to allow the tool to expand up to 32mm.
As with all Knipex tools, the part number is designed into the tool. The spanner is constructed from grey atramentized material and polished. If you need to have a tool that is versatile and durable, the multiple slip joint spanner is for you.