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Firm Grip’s Dura-Knit work gloves blend the cutting-edge technology of 3D knit printing with traditional work glove protection to redefine the next generation of work gloves. Dura-Knit is the first and only work glove to eliminate all the seams along the fingers for increased precision, control, and comfort. Coupled with a 360-degree, breathable fabric Dura-Knit Read more

Firm Grip’s Dura-Knit work gloves blend the cutting-edge technology of 3D knit printing with traditional work glove protection to redefine the next generation of work gloves.

Dura-Knit is the first and only work glove to eliminate all the seams along the fingers for increased precision, control, and comfort. Coupled with a 360-degree, breathable fabric Dura-Knit is digitally optimized to mold to the hand for a second-skin fit and all-day comfort.

The durable synthetic leather with grip enhanced palm delivers confidence to safely handle tools or small parts.

Whether on the jobsite, tackling the latest DIY project or recreational activities, Dura-Knit gloves are built stronger to last longer.

  • 3D Knit Technology Provides 360° Stretch for a Second-Skin Fit
  • 30% Less Seams Offers Best-In-Class Comfort and Increased Longevity
  • Synthetic Leather Silicone Enhanced Palm Delivers Superior Grip

For more information, go to www.firmgrip.com.

Available in Large and X-Large at Home Depot.

Great for a wide range of heavy-duty plumbing, drain cleaning, maintenance, and rental applications, the Typhoon® trailer jet from General Pipe Cleaners blows away blockages in big lines and long runs. The Typhoon delivers 12 gallons a minute at 2500 psi to blast grease, sediment and debris from 4” to 12” drain lines up to 400 Read more

Great for a wide range of heavy-duty plumbing, drain cleaning, maintenance, and rental applications, the Typhoon® trailer jet from General Pipe Cleaners blows away blockages in big lines and long runs.

The Typhoon delivers 12 gallons a minute at 2500 psi to blast grease, sediment and debris from 4” to 12” drain lines up to 400 ft. long. And a 200 gallon holding tank carries enough water to handle remote locations where access to water is limited.

General’s brawny machine also boasts electric brakes, safety strobe light, safety cones, rear fold-down stabilizer jacks, retractable hose guide arm, and antifreeze system as standard equipment.

Its reliable 690 cc (24 hp) Honda engine with electric start and 7 gallon fuel tank ensures extended performance on stubborn stoppages. On-demand Vibra-pulse® helps slide the nozzle around tight bends – and propel the hose down long lines.

Two hose reels – a jet hose reel with 400 ft. x 1/2″ capacity featuring variable speed electric rewind, and a water supply hose reel carrying 150 ft. x 3/4″ hose – are mounted at the rear of the unit next to the pressure gauge and output valve. Engine controls, including an hour meter, are located within easy reach in the lockable tool box with slide action doors just below the reels.

General’s Typhoon trailer jet rides on rugged 15″ radial tires with modular wheels and a leaf-spring suspension rated at 3500 lbs per axle. A splash guard at the front helps protect the pump and engine from road debris. And the body is protected by a tough epoxy finish for added weather protection. The Typhoon is also available in a skid mount model.

To see the Typhoon trailer jet in action, visit drainbrain.com/en/products/jm-2512/. For more information, contact the Drain Brains® at General Pipe Cleaners at 800-245-6200 or 412-771-6300.

Tee and elbow union products from Webstone®, a brand of NIBCO®, eliminate the need for multiple fittings and valve assemblies. This line features ball valves combined with a choice of an integrated tee or elbow union fitting that may be used to change the direction of a line or to install a branch off of Read more

Tee and elbow union products from Webstone®, a brand of NIBCO®, eliminate the need for multiple fittings and valve assemblies. This line features ball valves combined with a choice of an integrated tee or elbow union fitting that may be used to change the direction of a line or to install a branch off of a line.

The T-Union Ball Drain model combines these same features with a hi-flow hose drain, allowing the user to quickly and easily install a drain off of a line. It has an adjustable flow path and a reversible handle to drain from either side of the ball. The integrated union adds versatility and makes installation fast and simple, with the ability to easily disconnect and replace the pipes for future repairs.

The dual stem seal design incorporates both an O-ring and PTFE packing with an adjustable packing gland for extra leak protection. These valves feature press end connections in sizes ½” – 1½”, including reducing options suitable for manifold/zone assemblies. They can save up to one hour of labor, replace 8 components, and eliminate 7 leak paths.

All products are made from lead-free dezincification resistant brass, can withstand up to 250°F and 200 PSI CWP, and are certified to NSF/ANSI 61 and 372.

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ToughBuilt proved yet again how useful their gear and hand tools are in order to meet the needs of every professional electrician, plumber, or contractor. The gear and hand tools include the best selling ToughBuilt GelFit™ Fanatic – Thigh Support Stabilization Knee Pads (model TB-KP-G3). The ToughBuilt® GelFit™ Fanatic – Thigh Support Stabilization Knee Pads Read more

ToughBuilt proved yet again how useful their gear and hand tools are in order to meet the needs of every professional electrician, plumber, or contractor. The gear and hand tools include the best selling ToughBuilt GelFit™ Fanatic – Thigh Support Stabilization Knee Pads (model TB-KP-G3).

The ToughBuilt® GelFit™ Fanatic – Thigh Support Stabilization Knee Pads are the perfect solution for extra agility and functionality, especially when kneeling all day. The ultra-advanced knee pads provide extremely high stability while maintaining easy side-to-side movement.

Thanks to the integrated thigh support, the knee can be perfectly centered and will not twist out of the knee pad. The lower platform lifts the shinbone off the ground, thereby reducing the pressure on the ankle. The ergonomic gel and foam design incorporates the natural shape of the knee and upper shin to maximize pressure distribution for maximum comfort.

  • The GelFit™ gel and foam design provides long-lasting comfort.
  • Rugged double-injected hard plastic shell with non-slip rubber, and velcro closures.
  • Adjustable straps, Impact Resistant, Insulated, and Non-Slip.
  • The joint is well designed to allow all forward and back motion, and keep the pads from slipping to the right or left while kneeling.

Visit ToughBuilt for more information on their many innovative products.

Last Up To 100 Times Longer In Tough Metal-Drilling Applications Than Titanium Bits Spyder® today unveiled its highest-performance drilling accessories yet — the new STINGER™ Mach-Blue™ high-speed steel (HSS) bits for wood and metal drilling, which will be available as a home center exclusive at Lowe’s. The bits mark the debut of Spyder’s proprietary Mach-Blue™ Read more

Last Up To 100 Times Longer In Tough Metal-Drilling Applications Than Titanium Bits

Spyder® today unveiled its highest-performance drilling accessories yet — the new STINGER™ Mach-Blue™ high-speed steel (HSS) bits for wood and
metal drilling, which will be available as a home center exclusive at Lowe’s.
The bits mark the debut of Spyder’s proprietary Mach-Blue™ armor plating, an ultra-hard surface plating that helps retain sharp cutting edges and reduce heat build-up, resulting in faster cuts and exceptionally long life. The Mach-Blue™ plating gives the bits an eye-catching, iridescent blue finish that performs like nothing else on the market.

Beneath the plating, the bits are constructed of heat-treated M-Series tool steel, known for its durability and resistance to breakage. They are optimized for use in wood, steel, mild steel, aluminum, stacked materials and other tough-to-drill alloys.

The new HSS bits join Spyder’s other STINGER™ drilling accessories, which include auger, power and spade bits. The HSS bits are Spyder’s first-ever standard-size drill bits, but there is nothing standard about their performance, said Matt Tyson, Senior Product Manager at Spyder.

“Mach-Blue™ bits are engineered to drill quickly and cleanly over and over,” Tyson said. “They cut cleaner and last significantly longer than other high-quality titanium plated or cobalt bits, even when drilling dense, thick metal.”

STINGER™ Mach-Blue™ HSS bits have been shown to drill up to 100 times more holes than titanium or black oxide drill bits before a replacement is required, and to make holes up to eight times faster than titanium drill bits.

Other features include a self-centering split point design that won’t walk or wander, even on pre- hardened or curved surfaces. The impact-rated 1/4" speed hex shank allows the bit to be used in quick-change impacting drivers as well as conventional three-jaw chucks in hand drills and drill presses. The high-performance, jobber-length bits are made in the USA.

STINGER™ Mach-Blue™ armor plated HSS drill bits are available in a 10-piece kit with an MSRP of $39.98. The kit includes 1/16”, 5/64”, 3/32”, 1/8", 5/32”, 3/16”, 7/32”, 1/4", 5/16” and 3/8" bits, and a durable case with rubberized corners. Individual bits in diameters from 1/16” to 1/2" are sold separately.

STINGER™ Mach-Blue™ armor plated HSS drill bits and other additions to the STINGER™ line of drilling and wood-boring tools will be available online at Lowes.com and rolling out to Lowe’s stores nationwide this month.