Tools and Equipment
  • C.K Magma | Test Case Scenario

    With the launch of its new Test Equipment Case, C.K Magma explains why contractors can spend more energy ...

    With the launch of its new Test Equipment Case, C.K Magma explains why contractors can spend more energy on their customers and less time searching for tools. Saving time on tools leaves more time for ...

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  • Product Test: C.K tools MightyRod PRO Kit

    Product tester George Robertson gives us his verdict on the MightyRod PRO cable rod set from C.K tools. A ...

    Product tester George Robertson gives us his verdict on the MightyRod PRO cable rod set from C.K tools. A decent rod set might not be the most breathtakingly technical addition to an electrician’s too ...

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  • Product Test: Makita 18V Brushless Grinder

    Steve Willis of Liss Electrical Services tries out the latest 18v brushless grinder from Makita. We've al ...

    Steve Willis of Liss Electrical Services tries out the latest 18v brushless grinder from Makita. We've all been there before – you “pop in” to second fix Mrs Jones’ bathroom on a Saturday morning, saf ...

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  • Product Test: Hitachi 18V Cordless Impact Combi Drill

    For this review Gary Fisher of Lougar Electrical puts Hitachi’s 18V cordless impact combi drill through i ...

    For this review Gary Fisher of Lougar Electrical puts Hitachi’s 18V cordless impact combi drill through its paces. My first impression of Hitachi's new 18V cordless impact combi drill (DV18DBFL2/JM) w ...

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  • The Route to Efficiency With C.K tools

    Graham Godfrey, Brand Manager at C.K tools, looks at the importance of stocking quality tools and accesso ...

    Graham Godfrey, Brand Manager at C.K tools, looks at the importance of stocking quality tools and accessories that can directly respond to efficiency issues on-site. Every tradesman is aware that time ...

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  • Milwaukee | Stick ’em up!

    In this product test, Roger Bisby tries out a few Milwaukee Redsticks for size and accuracy. Milwaukee is ...

    In this product test, Roger Bisby tries out a few Milwaukee Redsticks for size and accuracy. Milwaukee is continuing its journey into the wonderful world of hand tools with the introduction of a range ...

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  • Fein | Dust Busters

    Nathan Ford, Application Specialist at Fein, offers his advice on choosing your next dust extractor. The ...

    Nathan Ford, Application Specialist at Fein, offers his advice on choosing your next dust extractor. The construction industry’s understanding of the danger of dust has greatly improved in the last fe ...

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  • Mythbusters: Test & Measurement Equipment

    Di-Log’s Dave Sweetman debunks a few of the common myths surrounding test and measurement equipment. MYTH ...

    Di-Log’s Dave Sweetman debunks a few of the common myths surrounding test and measurement equipment. MYTH: My Loop Zs result should match my calculated Ze+ (R1+R2) value. FALSE: There are a lot of fac ...

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  • Product Test: Speedy Sparky

    There’s no better way of putting a new solution through its paces than getting it in the hands of one of ...

    There’s no better way of putting a new solution through its paces than getting it in the hands of one of PE’s ‘Product Test’ team. Gary Fisher gives us his thoughts on the Speedy Sparky. Many of PE’s ...

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  • Megger: Time for new Test Kit?

    If the kit you use for installation testing is more than a few years old, it’s very likely that it’s cost ...

    If the kit you use for installation testing is more than a few years old, it’s very likely that it’s costing you time and money, says Simon Wood of Megger. Test equipment – if it’s made by a reputable ...

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