All posts for the day May 2nd, 2012

Forklifts and Heavy Machinery: Safety Tips and Statistics

May 2, 2012

Its interesting to note that 100 employees are killed and over 95,000 are injured while operating powered industrial machinery such as forklifts and heavy machinery. Forklift turnovers alone account for a significant number of these  fatalities.Most of these fatalities and injuries happen from playing around with the heavy machinery while on the job site. Heavy ...

Company Spotlight: History Of DeWalt

May 2, 2012

Raymond E DeWalt, like many other inventers in the early twentieth century became an innovator out of necessity. In the early 1920’s DeWalt was the superintendent of the local woodworking mill, Seabrook Farms. During this period Raymond was able to distinguish his personal talents and ambitious drive by creating machines to help increase productivity, while ...

Greenlee: Present

May 2, 2012

It has been a long time since the Greenlee Brothers founded Greenlee Brothers and Co. more than one hundred and forty five years ago. Today, the company whose logo was founded by the shape of the square pegged hole that their first hollow chisel mortise made, has established a dominating presence and lions share of ...

Hoover MCOR35 18V Nomad Wet Power Cleaner

May 2, 2012

This little wet power cleaner is a compact powerhouse that doesn’t disappoint in performance. The Hoover MCOR35 18V Nomad Wet Power Cleaner weighs in at a light 20 lbs making one of the most portable vacuums in its genre. Furthermore, the overall design of this product makes it  a snap to carry around from job ...

M18 FUEL 1/4″ Hex Impact Driver Kit – CP Batteries 2653-22CT

May 2, 2012

Compact but Powerful Introducing the M18 FUEL™ 1/4″ Hex Impact Driver Kit- CP Batteries 2653-22CT. The new Hex Impact Driver is compact in size adding up to a small 5 ½” in length and weighing in at a light 3 pounds, giving you the absolute maximum performance possible in a tool of its small size. ...

Porter Cable 893PK 2 and 1/4 Horse Power Multi-Base Router Kit

May 2, 2012

The Porter Cable 893PK comes with a full-time electronic feedback system that enables you to accurately maintain motor speed, even through the most intricate or detailed jobs that you may encounter. In addition, its practical variable speed control feature, allows for smooth runs between 10,000 – 23,000 RPMs and it enables a bit speed to ...

13 Rules For Taking Worksite Precautions

May 2, 2012

 ”Supposing is good, but finding out is better.” – Mark Twain Dont wait for an accident to occur before finding out what safety features are available to you. Here is Toolup.com’s quick sweep of safety gear, that when required, should always be worn on the worksite. In case of emergency everyone should find out if their ...