Products 03/09/2011 Lightweight Chop Saw: Ergonomic Handle The PC14CTSD 15-amp Chop Saw has a 3,800-rpm motor and is able to cut through tough materials including cast-iron pipe, angle iron, threaded rod, conduit and square tubing. An ergonomic D-shaped handle makes for smoother cuts, and it has a heavy-duty guard and an adjustable spark deflector. The blade features 45° of mitre adjustment and a quick-release clamp. The chop saw weighs only 35.2 lb, allowing for easy transport to and around the jobsite. Porter-Cable; 888-848-5175; www.portercable.com Scissor Lifts: New Heights Genie has introduced three new models of its Rough Terrain Scissor Lifts.
The market is generally healthy and steadily growing, and margins are up for large specialty contractors. Further, advances in design tools and owner demand for collaboration are giving subcontractors a seat at the table early on in projects.