Tools and Equipment
  • The Need for Speedy

    Electrician Barry Shaw explains how his time-saving, socket spacing invention Speedy Sparky was conceived ...

    Electrician Barry Shaw explains how his time-saving, socket spacing invention Speedy Sparky was conceived. Electricians are an inventive bunch. It’s great when we get stories about guys on the tools c ...

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  • ECA’s Pick of the Bunch

    In the market for new test and measurement equipment? Steve Martin, Head of Specialist Groups at the ECA, ...

    In the market for new test and measurement equipment? Steve Martin, Head of Specialist Groups at the ECA, offers some top tips to aid your selection process. Vital to any electrical installation is te ...

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  • Hyde: First Impressions

    Hyde, distributor of the Stabila and ToughBuilt brands, provides a number of solutions to the trades to e ...

    Hyde, distributor of the Stabila and ToughBuilt brands, provides a number of solutions to the trades to ensure you present yourself in the right way to potential customers. When you’ve been asked to q ...

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  • C.K tools Storage Systems

    Protect your assets throughout winter with C.K tools storage systems. On average, a professional tradesma ...

    Protect your assets throughout winter with C.K tools storage systems. On average, a professional tradesman will own over £6,000 worth of equipment. It is often said that a tradesman is only as good as ...

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  • Festool and Extract Science

    Festool is urging the trades to protect their health whilst also increasing efficiency and tool longevity ...

    Festool is urging the trades to protect their health whilst also increasing efficiency and tool longevity with the use of a dust extractor. The latest research from Festool has unearthed that tradespe ...

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  • WernerCo on Fibreglass Ladders

    Paul Burton, Product Development Director for WernerCo, looks at the rise of fibreglass as a material pre ...

    Paul Burton, Product Development Director for WernerCo, looks at the rise of fibreglass as a material preference and the key role it plays as parts of installer safety. Each year in the UK, workers fr ...

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  • Product Test: Starlock Range

    Roger Bisby tries out the new Starlock range to see what fits. It is fairly unusual to see rival power-to ...

    Roger Bisby tries out the new Starlock range to see what fits. It is fairly unusual to see rival power-tool companies collaborating in research and development but Bosch and Fein have done exactly tha ...

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  • Product Test: Fluke 1664 FC Installation Tester

    Norman Bradshaw loves getting his hands on a new tester. Let’s find out what he thought of the 1664 FC In ...

    Norman Bradshaw loves getting his hands on a new tester. Let’s find out what he thought of the 1664 FC Installation Tester from Fluke. It was introduced to Fluke back in the 90s and I remember my whol ...

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  • Ready, Willing and Label With Brother

    Head of labelling at Brother UK, Mike Kelly, explores some common issues with labelling among electrician ...

    Head of labelling at Brother UK, Mike Kelly, explores some common issues with labelling among electricians and advises on the importance of professional labelling in the sector. Labelling is part and ...

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  • In the Bag With Klein Tools

    Klein Tools not only specialises in pliers and other hand tools, the company also produces storage and ca ...

    Klein Tools not only specialises in pliers and other hand tools, the company also produces storage and carrying solutions with an extensive range of hardwearing, site-proof toolbags. The full range of ...

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