Milwaukee Tool unveiled the new products for the power utility industry at the New Product Symposium in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Here is a sneak peek at the event through social media posts from the attendees. For more photos, check out the Instagram page.
Also, here is a look at some of the new products that are launched for the power utility market.
M18 FORCE LOGIC 15T CRIMPER. The lightest 15T crimper on the market, the M18 FORCE LOGIC 15T Crimper helps reduce muscle effort through an in-line design and centered grip enabling one-handed use. These features pair with the tool’s 350-deg rotating head for the easiest alignment. The tool is also fully compatible with all industry-standard P-Dies and P-to-U Die Adapters, enabling users to use the dies they already have.
M18 FORCE LOGIC 10,000 PSI HYDRAULIC PUMP. The M18 FORCE LOGIC 10,000 psi Hydraulic Pump is designed to be fully compatible with all existing 10,000 psi-rated hydraulic hoses and single-acting heads, this new hydraulic pump is up to 80% smaller and 75 lbs lighter than gas units for one-person carry and easiest set-up. A high-pressure flow rate that’s three times faster than other cordless pumps delivers gas-like performance including 24 second cycle times and up to 60 presses on a single battery on 1590 ACSR connectors. The M18 FORCE LOGIC 10,000 psi Hydraulic Pump fundamentally changes the way transmission lines get installed.
M18 FUEL 7/16-IN. HEX UTILITY HIGH TORQUE IMPACT WRENCH W/ ONE-KEY. The industry’s only cordless impact wrench made specifically for linemen, this is also the world’s fastest-drilling cordless 7/16-in. impact wrench, delivering 30% faster drilling than other cordless options available. The new tool also provides up to 750 ft-lbs max torque for powerful breakaway capability and has features uniquely designed to offer Linemen maximum control such as an extended handle and QUIK-LOK chuck.
M18 FUEL 1-IN. HIGH TORQUE IMPACT WRENCH W/ ONE-KEY. The M18 FUEL 1-in. High Torque Impact Wrench w/ ONE-KEY elevates the productivity for users who fasten up to 1-3/4-in. bolts. It is said to be the first and only cordless 1-in. high torque impact wrench. It uses advanced M18 FUEL technology to deliver up to 1800 ft-lbs of nut-busting torque while remaining 7 lbs lighter than the leading corded option currently available.
USB RECHARGEABLE UTILITY HOT STICK LIGHT. The new-to-world USB Rechargeable Utility Hot Stick Light attaches to the end of any universal hot stick and is built with two separate LED lights that provide 350 lumens of TRUEVIEW high-output lighting for up to 8 hours or over 45 fuse cutouts, setting a new standard for inline hot stick lighting. Built to thrive in the toughest conditions, the light is built with a durable, high-impact polycarbonate lens that can survive up to a 40-ft drop. Its high impact aluminum body is also IP67 rated for protection from water and dust.
M18 UTILITY REMOTE CONTROL SEARCH LIGHT. The M18 Utility Remote Control Search Light has the versatility for use on and off the bucket truck. Its magnetic base allows it to be used in alleys, backyards or mounted directly to the vehicle. With 5,000 lumens of TRUEVIEW High Output light, it boasts a spot distance of more than 1250 yards for more visibility during night work. An easy-to-use joystick remote control provides users with more control for use while in an elevated bucket. Rated for outdoor use with impact and vibration resistance.
RATCHETING WRENCHES. The Lineman’s High-Leverage Ratcheting Wrench and the Lineman's 5in1 Ratcheting Wrench are equipped with a durable ratcheting mechanism and a built-in surface for hammering. The Lineman’s 4in1 Insulated Ratcheting Box Wrench, Lineman’s High-Leverage Ratcheting Wrench and Lineman’s 5in1 Ratcheting Wrench feature large directional switches for use with gloves. The Insulated Ratcheting Box Wrenches are said to be the only UL classified 1000V insulated wrenches on the market. The Lineman’s 2in1 Insulated Ratcheting Box Wrench combines a 9/16-in. or ¾-in. wrench in one tool, and the Lineman’s 4-in-1 Insulated Ratcheting Box Wrench can function as a ½-in., 9/16”-in., 5/8-in., or ¾-in. wrench.
SHOCKWAVE LINEMAN'S SOCKETS. Milwaukee's Shockwave Lineman's 2-in-1 Sockets provide users the ability to fasten two sizes of hardware with the same bit on the same side of the accessory with hands-free changes. on the same side of the socket for hands-free changes. They feature an anti-rust stainless steel springs spring for longer life and come with an impact-rated pin detent socket adapter for better retention. The Shockwave Lineman's Hex Bit Sockets are built to withstand the torque of power tools with a one-piece design for two times more durability. Their compact profile allows for access in tight spaces.
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