Spiral Bullet-Tooth Auger: Durable Drill

The Texoma Spiral Bullet-Tooth Auger can be used in a wide variety of ground conditions, including sand, dirt, cement and hard rock. The auger’s teeth are able to help eject material from the hole during drilling. The spiral design of the teeth evenly distributes the tool’s cutting action, reducing wear and extending the life of the tool. Terex; www.terex.com 

Cordless Fastener: High-Torque Applications

Makita has added three new models to its line of cordless high-torque fasteners. The 18V impact wrenches are available with a 3⁄4-in. square drive, 1⁄2-in. square drive or 7⁄16-in. hex chuck. All three tools feature brushless motors and run on Makita’s 18V, 4.0-amp-hour lithium-ion battery platform. Electronic three-speed power selection allows the tools to be used in different fastening applications. All-metal gear housings extend the life of the tools, while rubberized grips reduce vibration. Standard dual LEDs help to illuminate the work area. Makita; www.makitatools.com

Knockout Tool: Swivel Design Works in Tight Spaces

The RE 6 Electrical Tool now features a Swiv-L-Punch knockout head that can work in confined spaces. The Swiv-L-Punch has two 360° pivot points , so it can work in cramped electrical boxes and other hard-to-reach areas. It is compatible with knockout-punch dies from RIDGID and other manufacturers. The 4.6-lb tool can make up to 4-in. holes in 12-gauge mild steel and 14-gauge stainless steel. RIDGID; www.ridgid.com

Hardhat Lanyard: Retractable Strap

The Gear Keeper Hardhat Lanyard is designed to be used with fall-protection systems. The retractable lanyard attaches to the fall-protection harness, preventing the loss of the wearer’s hardhat during an accident. The nylon strap can extend up to 14 in. Also, the lanyard ensures that a falling hardhat does not endanger others on the jobsite. A quick-connect latch allows for the hardhat to be disconnected from the lanyard as needed. Hammerhead Industries; www.gearkeeper.com