DeWalt FLEXVOLT

DeWALT FLEXVOLT battery

DeWalt has announced its newest cordless technology, FLEXVOLT, which brings corded power to a cordless system. The FLEXVOLT battery switches voltage to match the tool, so it’s compatible with DeWalt’s existing 20V MAX platform as well as the new 60V MAX and Continue reading DeWalt FLEXVOLT

New Milwaukee Products Unveiled at NPS 2016

New Milwaukee Products: Cordless OPE

Last week, Milwaukee hosted its annual new product symposium. Here are a few of the exciting new products Milwaukee has planned. Outdoor Power Equipment Despite ongoing rumours that Milwaukee had no plans to enter the outdoor power equipment (OPE) market, Continue reading New Milwaukee Products Unveiled at NPS 2016

Bosch REAXX Table Saws

Bosch REAXX table saw

Bosch REAXX Table Saws are now available at KMS Tools and Equipment! These new saws feature flesh-detecting Active Response Technology—it senses when the blade contacts skin and drops the blade beneath the table before it cuts off your finger. What’s Notable? While Continue reading Bosch REAXX Table Saws

Milwaukee Cordless Finish Nailers

Milwaukee cordless finish nailers coming May 2016

Milwaukee cordless finish nailers are here!. KMS has inventory on 18 gauge brad nailers and 15 gauge angled finish nailers, available in kits or individually. These tools feature the same cordless technology found in Milwaukee’s M18 FUEL cordless series—including compact brushless motors Continue reading Milwaukee Cordless Finish Nailers

DeWalt Tool Connect

DeWalt's Tool Connect app in action

DeWalt’s Tool Connect uses Bluetooth technology to track, control and assess batteries on the jobsite. It’s another innovation that exemplifies how manufacturers are integrating wireless technology into their cordless tools. How does Tool Connect work? The system pairs Bluetooth-enabled batteries with your smartphone or Continue reading DeWalt Tool Connect

Milwaukee’s One-Key Adds Bluetooth Technology to Cordless Tools

Milwaukee One-Key enabled drill and phone showing One-Key app

With lithium ion batteries and brushless motors now widely available from many cordless tool manufacturers, this year we are seeing innovations that go beyond the realms of lighter, faster and more powerful. In 2016, cordless tools are getting smarter. Milwaukee Continue reading Milwaukee’s One-Key Adds Bluetooth Technology to Cordless Tools

Oscillating Tools: Why You Need One

An oscillating tool cuts through copper pipe in a hard-to-reach area

What’s an Oscillating Tool? Basically, an oscillating tool is the jackknife of power tools. Oscillating tools can handle a ton of tasks—cutting, grinding, scraping, sanding, sawing—and deliver clean results in tight quarters. Oscillating tools are popular with carpenters, contractors, tradespeople, Continue reading Oscillating Tools: Why You Need One

Festool introduces the New CMS Router Tables

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Festool is introducing the CMS Precision routing table to the North American market. The German based company is highly regarded in the woodworking industry, creating speculations among festool-freaks (it’s okay, I am one too)  for a number of years about the Continue reading Festool introduces the New CMS Router Tables