[NEW PRODUCTS] Roller Bearing SKF (Lansdale, PA) CARB® toroidal roller bearings introduce robust
non-locating bearing solutions
engineered to withstand the tough
operating conditions encountered
in a wide range of rotating machinery applications in steel mills. These
self-aligning bearings designed
for radial loads exhibit very high
load-carrying capacity, high running
accuracy, low friction, and resistance
to wear resulting in reduced noise
and vibration and promoting improved reliability and longer service
life. Typical steel industry applications
for these bearings include casters,
large electric motors, gearboxes, fans, and others where non-locating bearings must be specified.
<< www.skf.com/us; 267-436-6000>>
Zero Lead Ball Valves
Viega (Witchita, KS) introduces a new line of Viega Pro-Press® Zero Lead™ ball valves for Viega ProPress systems.
This line of press ball valves are manufactured from
material specifically designed for lead-free press systems.
Viega’s Zero Lead valve offering has been expanded to
include press by female, press by hose, and two additional lines of press by press end configurations. The new
valves are forged, providing a stronger valve body and
are constructed with double stem seals, which provide
years of leak free-operation, according to the company.
<< www.viega.us; 800-976-9819>>
Milwaukee Tool Corporation (Brookfield, WI) continues to expand
its M18™ LITHIUM-ION system with the introduction of the new
M18 Compact Blower. Optimized for common construction debris,
the new compact blower offers a faster, more efficient way to
clean up the job site. Features include:
• The ability to deliver 100 CFM and 160 RPM, making it the most
powerful compact cordless blower in its class.
• Power control features such as a 3-speed electronic switch, variable speed trigger, and optional lock-on switch, meaning the tool
delivers maximum versatility to clear a variety of materials while
minimizing the amount of airborne dust and debris.
• A compact and lightweight design with a shock-absorbing polymer body and a crush resistant nozzle for maximum durability.
<< www.milwaukeetool.com; 800-SAWDUST>>
Box-Joint Diagonal Cutter
The new X-Cut cutting pliers from KNIPEX (Chicago, IL) is a compact, lightweight, powerful, and precise box-joint diagonal cutter. The X-Cut pliers offers a wide range of cutting
capabilities for industrial, trade, and craft applications. The new cutter cuts through fine
strands with great precision, easily cutting through materials similar to hard piano wire,
but also features a large jaw opening for multi-strand cables. The powerful X-Cut model
requires 40 percent less force than conventional diagonal cutters. The box-joint design of
the X-Cut cutter gives the tool greater stability while eliminating backlash movement and
the slim shape of the tool’s head provides easy access in confined spaces.
<< www.knipex-tools.us; 847-398-8520>>