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Cordless Cut-off Tool Has Pumped-up Power for Hard Materials

Battery-powered tools are convenient, but sometimes you need more power for applications such as cutting or grinding metal. Tool and equipment maker Hilti has a solution. It has introduced the world’s first cordless cut-off tool with a brushless motor that can cut or grind just about any type of metal, with performance comparable to that of corded tools.

Test Team Gives High Marks To Welding Fixtures

No one wants to attempt a welding job without a firm grip on the material to be welded. Not only is a loose grip inefficient,...

Faster Fixes: New Cordless Tools Are More Powerful, Run Longer

If you like using cordless power tools but pine for longer battery life and more power, it’s time to take a second look at some...

3-In-1 Air N Arc® 190 Combines Generator, Compressor and Welder

When a piece of equipment fails in the field, you usually need to stop what you’re doing and haul it back to the shop for...

Don’t Skip Soil-Saving Tire Pressure Tweaks: Do It from the Cab

Adjusting tire pressure for optimal performance on variable terrain not only extends the life of expensive tires, it also prevents soil compaction. Still, jumping out...

Dead Batteries in Stored Equipment? Try This Solar-Fueled Solution

No doubt, you store many pieces of equipment outdoors for long stretches during their “off season,” including generators, vehicles, and other machinery powered by batteries....

Up-front Investment in LED Lighting Pays Off in Lower Bills

If electric bills are taking too big of a chunk out of your operating budget, consider using light-emitting diode (LED) lighting instead of incandescent or...

Use a Handheld Built for Rugged, Dusty Farm Environment

Think about the dust and dirt in your tractor cab. Now think about your expensive, consumer-grade tablet and its many openings and ports. Do you...

Speed Up Cleaning of Sprayer Tips and Nozzle Bodies

Maintaining sprayer tips and nozzle bodies in use in the fields can be time consuming and disruptive. What if you could keep a handy tool...

Get Real-time Weather, Market Information, and Grain Trading on Mobile Devices

DuPont Pioneer, the agricultural seed unit of DuPont, announced recently that it is working with DTN/The Progressive Farmer, a farming news source, to provide mobile...