Skip to main content

New Products

FAZLOK UNIVERSAL SYSTEM allows users to adapt a 4" dust hose to machines with smaller dust ports, or to adapt a shop vacuum hose to machines with ports as large as 4". Designed to fit the FazLok quick fittings, the system also couples to dust ports, hoses and shop vacuums with diameters of 1-1/2", 2-1/4", 2-1/2", 3" and 4". The system is designed to slip over or into the dust ports of most machines. The system also connects to bench-top equipment such as miter saws and sanders. The FazLok Universal System is priced at $9.99; the Flex Nozzles are $4.99 each. Contact: Woodworker's Supply, 1108 N. Glenn Road, Casper, WY 82601. Tel: 800-645-9292.

BESSEY VARIOCLIPPIX CLAMPS have sliding jaws that quickly adjust for both material thickness and clamping pressure, eliminating the need for a wide range of clamps. The clamps are designed for anything from light project work to firm position clamping. The Bessey clamps have a rigid plastic construction, soft handle grips and nonmarring jaw pads that pivot to grip irregular shapes. The clamps are available with maximum 2-5/8" or 4-1/4" jaw openings, with respective throat depths of 1-1/2" and 2". The 2-5/8" VarioClippix clamps are priced at $5.50 each and $4.95 when purchasing six or more. The 4-1/4" version sells for $6.20 and $5.60 for quantities of six or more. Contact: Lee Valley Tools Ltd., P.O. Box 1780, Ogdensburg, NY 13669-6780. Tel: 800-871-8158.

TLOGIC SAFETY EYEWEAR from Uvex allows wearers to adjust their eyewear at four different points to match their own custom fit profile. FitLogic provides a custom fit for face, cheekbone, ear and nose profiles. The eyewear also features a floating lens design that provides ventilation to minimize fogging, and the wraparound lens provides extra cheek and side coverage. The lenses block 99.9 percent of UV rays, according to the manufacturer, and are available with hard-coat or anti-fog coatings. FitLogic lenses are available in a wide selection of tints for various applications. Prices start at $11.25 for glasses with clear lenses. Contact: Uvex, Bacou-Dalloz, 910 Douglas Pike, Smithfield, RI 02917-1874. Tel: 401-757-2220.

STRAIGHT AND TAPERED CARTRIDGE ROLLS from Even Cut Abrasive Co. are available with aluminum oxide grain, silicone carbide grain or zirconia/alumina grain. Cartridge rolls are used on hand-held power tools and are mounted on mandrels. Fresh abrasive grain is exposed as the outer layer of the cartridge roll wears away. Cartridge rolls are specially designed for finishing details, removal of edge perfections and tool marks. Cartridge rolls are available in 1/8" to

1-1/2" diameter, 3/4" to 2" length with grits ranging from 36 to 320. Cartridge roll kits are available and include a combination of straight and full taper rolls from 80 to 120 grit, as well as the appropriate mandrels. Individual rolls are priced between $.28 and $1; the sample kit sells for about $77. Contact: Even Cut Abrasive Co., 850 E. 72nd St., Cleveland, OH 44103. Tel: 800-322-4321.

MORSE METAL DEVIL BLADES are two 10" metal-cutting carbide-tipped circular saw blades. One 10" blade is designed for cutting thin steel while the other is for cutting aluminum. The blades are suited for cutting gutter and metal decking where fast, accurate cuts are required. The thin steel Metal Devil blades have 52 teeth with

0-degree rake. Aluminum cutting Metal Devil blades have an 80-tooth configuration with a 7-degree rake to create additional forward cutting action. Both blades work on all standard circular and miter saws, running at a maximum 5,200 rpm for thin steel and 5,500 rpm for aluminum. The 10" blades sell for about $90 each. Contact: M.K. Morse Co., P.O. Box 8677, Canton, OH44711. Tel: 800-733-3377.

Related Articles