Canadian Electrical Industry News Week

Klein ToolsKlein Tools has added five new products to its Tradesman Pro Organizers line of tool bags. “We do a lot of jobsite research before we begin design on new tool bags,” explained product manager Linda Rolfe.  “To upgrade our top selling original six Tradesman Pro tool bags, we surveyed more than 4,000 electricians and incorporated their feedback to make these bags even more durable and functional including many unique features.”

First up is the Lighted Tool Bag which features a twist on/twist off LED light that can be positioned to illuminate inside the bag or the workspace.  The Work Light, sold separately, has a swivel hook and magnet for hands free use.  It comes with 31 pockets, a bright orange interior to find tools faster, and a durable molded base that protects from the elements. 

Next, the 17” Tool Tote has an attached cover that protects tools and a movable metal handle bar with rubber grip.  There are 17 pockets, plus a wide open section for drills and zipper bags.  The base is also molded and the interior is bright orange. The

Then there is the Tradesman Pro Drill Pouch, which Klein says fits most impact and battery drills has a strap closure to keep the drill in place.  It comes with plenty of storage for a variety of drill bits and attaches to most tool belts up to 2” wide.  

Tradesman Pro Hard Cases come in medium and large sizes, and sport the hard outer shell for tool protection. 

 Klein also made improvements to the six original Tradesman Pro Organizers, adding include lock bars for the Extreme and Ultimate Electrician’s Tool Bags to keep the bags propped open.  The backpack is now taller to accommodate long screwdrivers and a large zipper pocket was added for storing small parts and tools.  The 8” and 10” totes and shoulder pouch also now come with fully molded bases for better stability and protection. 

For more information, visit www.kleintools.com or contact your local distributor.

 

Other Products:

Klein Tools Introduces the All-Purpose Pliers with Crimper

Klein Tools Expands Holemaking Product Line

Klein Bags Get Improvements, New Additions

Klein Tools Expands Its Voice/Data/Video Cable Tester Line

Klein Tools Adds Journeyman Gloves to Protective Line

Klein Tools Expands Insulated Tool Line

Klein Tools Introduces All-Purpose Pliers

Foam Wire Pulling Lubricant from Klein Tools

 

 

Nexans Webinar - Key 2021 Electrical Code Changes Impacting Wire and Cable

Nexans Free WebinarJoin NEXANS for a free webinar with Isaac Müller, Applications Engineer for Nexans as he reviews and discusses the changes to the 2021 Canadian Electrical Code related to wire and cable. This free webinar will take place Wed, Jan 27, 2021 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM EST

This webinar includes:
- Updated rules to protect cables (12-514,12-516)
- New conditions of use for wire & cable (Table 19)
- An opportunity to ask your questions

Click here to register today. 


 

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