Product Focus: Fasteners
Compact Framing Nailer
The Paslode Compact 30° Framing Nailer makes interior remodeling easier with its emphasis on access and maneuverability. At 5.9 pounds, the pneumatic nailer is very light weight, lessening fatigue and allowing for better control when working overhead. The 13-inch tool also promotes accessibility to tight spaces, fitting easily between 16-inch o.c. studs. To increase comfort and productivity, the nailer features a by-pass follower for a quick reload, works in sequential or bump-fire modes to match the speed to the task and features a reversible belt hook so remodelers can keep both hands free. For more information, visit paslode.com.
Adjustable Torque Screwgun
The 20V MAX XR Versa-Clutch Adjustable Torque Screwgun (DCF622) dials in the proper torque needed to effectively drive fasteners. The brushless motor limits the necessity of repairs and provides long life. The screwgun provides a cordless and convenient solution for applications. Whether the application is pre-fabricated metal, installations, or even deck work, the tool limits damage of fasteners, a common user frustration. With a focus on ergonomics, the product is balanced from front to back and protected with a rubber over-mold that helps the user grip the tool comfortably. Featuring a quick release chuck, easy clutch and depth setting, an LED work light, lock on and belt hook, the DCF622 completes a wide variety of applications on the job site. For more information, visit dewalt.com.
Gas-actuated Fastening Tool
With its short stroke of 3/4-inch before the trigger is engaged, the GX 2 is ideal for making fast, repetitive fastenings. It comes with the best-in-class 12 volt lithium-ion battery that recharges in 30 minutes and is capable of up to 8,000 fastenings with one charge. The 12 volt battery is fully compatible with other Hilti 12 volt tools such as the impact driver, drill driver and screw driver. Compared to competitive gas-actuated tools, users will experience convenient features such as a gas gauge, battery indicator, easy disconnect to remove nail jams, adjustable belt hook and quick release magazine. These features are designed to help increase productivity. The tool is offered with two magazines, a 40 nail magazine for fastening 3/4-inch pins in deep drywall tracks, and a 30 nail magazine for fastening up to 1 9/16-inch nails. For more information, visit hilti.com.
The 18V LXT Lithium-Ion Brushless Drywall Screwdriver (XSF03M) is a new cordless solution for drywall/interior contractors. The tool is powered by the Makita 18V 4.0Ah battery for longer run time and the fastest charge time in the category, and is engineered to deliver the power and performance of corded drywall tools—without the hassles of a cord. With Push Drive Technology, contractors can set the lock-on setting and the motor will start only when the fastener is engaged, saving battery power and reducing noise for a quieter work environment. For more information,
Cordless Drywall Gun
The M18 FUEL Drywall Screw Gun is the first cordless unit fully capable of replacing a corded screw gun. The Powerstate brushless motor gives the user faster than corded speed. Proprietary Auto Start mode allows the user to lock the trigger on but only power the motor when driving a screw, giving the user up to three times longer run time than leading competitive cordless units and no unnecessary motor noise between screws. For more information, visit Milwaukeetool.com.