New Products

BLACK & DECKER GECKO GRIP LEVELS are 24" and 36" levels designed for hanging shelving, pictures and more. The levels feature "Gecko Grip" technology; friction pads which help prevent movement of the level when pressure is applied. The 36" level also features two adjustable targets that slide along the center rail to help hang shelves and pictures that have wall mounts or preset hang holes. The 24" 3-in-1 level offers three tools in one: a 24" level/straight edge, 9" torpedo level and stud sensor. The torpedo level and stud sensor are built inside the slides at the end of the 24" level. Each level is priced at $24.99. Contact: Black & Decker. Tel: 800-544-6986. www.blackanddecker.com   
  MILWAUKEE ELECTRIC TOOL CORP. has introduced a new 4-volt lithium-ion screwdriver designed for high-speed fastening with maximum control in small spaces. The compact and lightweight 0490-22 model is ideal for a variety of electrical, manufacturing and assembly applications, according to the company. The screwdriver features a two-position handle (pistol and in-line) to accommodate tight workspaces and awkward angles, a heavy-duty two-speed gearbox delivering a maximum of 600 rpm, and a 3 amp-hour lithium-ion battery for long life and fade-free power. A 21-position clutch features automatic shut-off. The screwdriver with battery is priced at $130. Contact: Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation, 13135 W. Lisbon Road, Brookfield, WI 53005. Tel: 800-729-3878. www.milwaukee.com 
DISPENSER PACK PORTABLE BAND SAW BLADES, from M.K. Morse Co., offers bi-metal portable band saw blades in an easy-to-store, 25-pack dispenser box, which reduce receiving time and inventory space. Blades can be individually removed from the dispenser while unused blades remain protected until needed. The 44-7/8" x 1/2" x .02" blades are available in a variety of straight, wavy and variable tooth pitches. The dispenser packs retail for about $320 to $330. Contact: M.K. Morse Company, P.O. Box 8677, Canton, OH 44711. Tel: 330-453-8187. www.mkmorse.com   
  VIRUTEX END TRIMMER provides clean and exact cuts at both ends of the panel, without damaging the panel already banded, according to the manufacturer. The trimmer is capable of cutting PVC, melamine, polyester and veneer in thicknesses up to 3 mm (5/64") and maximum tape widths of 45 mm (1.77"). The blades can be sharpened and the cutting position is adjustable. The Virutex end trimmer is priced at $60. Contact: Virutex, P.O. Box 1860, Bridgehampton, NY 11932. Tel: 800-868-9663. www.virutex.com