Preserving perishables during transport is now easier than ever. From the food industry to medical and pharmaceutical applications, shipping sensitive goods requires a reliable coolant. Maintaining temperature is crucial for a number of reasons and the most efficient way to do that is by using a dry ice pack. We will look into the details about this cooling solution so you can decide if this the is right method for your needs.(more…)
As tempting as it is to believe that all welding tables and stands are capable of serving the exact same purpose, there’s one welder’s support that’s very different from the rest: pipe stands. Not only will most pipefitters and pipeline welders enthusiastically tell you how different they are, but they’ll also tell you how they can never have enough of them.
Pipe stands provide a height-adjustable, V-headed support that not only makes pipe handling easier, but also allows them to rotate 360° while being supported. They make it possible for pipefitters to work around the entire circumference of a pipe without taking a single step, resulting in massive savings in time and effort, with an equally exciting boost in productivity to match.(more…)
Warehouses are bustling hives of activity, where there are frequent inventory movement, order fulfilment, and logistical challenges. Unlike conventional workplaces that need office supplies like stationery, PCs, and printers, warehouses demand special tools and equipment to navigate their vast dimensions. After all, a well-organized warehouse is the backbone of a successful supply chain.(more…)
If you’re a tradie or contractor, then your tools are probably your most valuable asset. If that’s the case, it only makes sense you do your best to keep them safe and organised using the right storage solution for your tools. But which storage solution is the right one for you? With so many available, it can be difficult to figure out what works best. That’s why I’ve put together this article to go through the different popular storage solutions and talk about the advantages of having the right storage solution.(more…)
Power tools are at the forefront of the “green” movement, but do they really save you any time, or are they just a waste of money? Power tools can make your life much easier, allowing you to complete tasks in a fraction of the time it would take without them. From cutting trees down to assembling furniture, power tools are a great way to save time and effort. However, there is often a debate as to whether or not these tools are actually worth the cost because most of them require an investment that cannot be recouped through regular use.(more…)
A tradie is nothing without their tools. Having the right tools for the job can go a long way in making work much easier and more efficient. However, with such a wide variety of tools available, it can be difficult to know which ones are worth investing in and what the best uses for each one might be. No matter whether you’re looking for saws, drills, hammers or tape guns, there are tools that will make your life on the job so much easier.
There are many different tool manufacturers, the most popular of which are Makita, DeWalt and Hitachi. These brands have been around for quite some time now, and have proven themselves as reliable and trustworthy. All three brands feature hand tools and power tools, as well as power tool accessories that are compatible with most, if not all of their tools.
Makita tools are especially popular amongst tradies and DIY-ers, simply because they’re very durable and feature a lot of high-quality products at reasonable prices. You’ll find Makita tools for every job, whether it’s a simple drill or an industrial saw. Another reason why so many people choose Makita is because of their range of cordless tools, which are compatible with the all-new 18V LXT and 4Ah batteries, as well as the NiMH batteries that they previously used. Here are some of their most popular tools:
Makita 18V Brushless Cordless Impact Wrench High Torque Xwt08/Dtw1002z
This is one of the newest additions to Makita’s 18V lineup, as well as their most powerful cordless impact wrench. It comes with a brushless motor that offers up to 350 unit watts hours of power and 2,200 rpm for maximum speed and performance. The Xwt08 can be used with either an 18V 4Ah or 18V 2Ah battery pack, both of which are included in the package. This tool also features a unique dual-speed function, which allows users to switch between 0-2,200 and 0-3,000 rpm with the flick of a switch. This is particularly useful for driving screws into hard materials like wood or metal. The Xwt08 comes with an ergonomic handle that features a rubberized grip for optimum comfort. It also has an LED light on the front so you can work in low-light conditions without any issues.
Makita 18V Lithium-Ion Cordless Air Drill Kit Xt01w / Dta350z (Yellow)
This is one of the best cordless drills on the market right now and it is co-built with an air compressor, which means it can be used for both drilling and inflating tires. The Xt01w uses a cordless drill driver that offers up to 1,500 rpm and has a built-in LED light so you can work in dark places without any issues. It also features a convenient belt clip so you can hang it on your belt while working.
Makita Cordless Circular Saw Xss02 18V 6 1/2″ 165Mm Dss611/Bss611
This is one of the most popular saws from Makita and it comes with a very powerful motor that can cut through hard materials like wood, metal and plastic with ease. It also features an adjustable blade guide system, which allows users to make accurate cuts every time. The Xss02 has a built-in rafter hook so you can hang it on your belt while working in places where there’s no room for a toolbox. This saw also comes with a long battery life, a blade guard and a blade wrench. You’ll also get a battery charger, a blade and a case with your purchase.
Makita 18V Brushless Hammer Drill Driver Xph12/Dhp484 Cordless
This is a lightweight and compact drill that’s designed to be used in the home or on small jobs. It comes with a built-in LED light so you can work at any time of day, as well as an ergonomic handle for comfort during extended use. The Xph12 offers up to 350 unit watts hours of power and 2,100 rpm for maximum efficiency when working on screws or other fasteners. You’ll get a 1/4″ hex chuck and two 18V Lithium Ion batteries with your purchase.
Makita 18V Cordless Drill Driver And Impact Combo Kit Xt08z / Dtc351z
This is one of the best cordless drill sets on the market right now and it comes with two tools, as well as an additional battery pack for extended use. The kit features a hammer drill with a 3/8″ keyless chuck and an impact driver that has a built-in LED light for working in dark places. The drill uses a variable-speed motor that offers up to 2,100 rpm for fast drilling and the impact driver can drive screws at up to 3,000 rpm. It also has an electronic brake system that helps prevent overloading when using either tool.