All Breakers - Hand-Held Articles

Makita expands 40Vmax XGT tool range
Tool manufacturer adds new cordless demolition hammer, mitre saw and angle grinder
Hilti adds to combination hammer range
Hilti has expanded its rotary and combination hammer tool range with the release of the TE 70-ATC/AVR
Atlas Copco extends pneumatic breakers
Sustainable productivity solutions specialist adds two lighter models with reduced air consumption
FEATURE: Early adopters
With a range of variable such as fuel consumption, operating costs, maintenance and weight to consider, making a breaker that will appeal to rental companies depends hugely on product development
Chicago Pneumatic launches Red Hawk range
New drills and breakers offer three options to cover road, rail and drilling applications
Wacker Neuson unveils battery-powered rammer
Launching in 2015, new rammer range said to be emission-free and easy to use
Chicago Pneumatic brings gas breaker to the US
Chicago Pneumatic has introduced the Red Hawk Road gas (petrol) powered breaker to the North American market.
Chicago Pneumatic launches new breakers
Company launches two handheld breakers to the North American market: the CP 1260 and CP 1290.
MAC3 launches range of portable compressors
French manufacturer MAC3, led by former Sullair Europe managers, adds portable compressors to its range of pneumatic tools.
Reactec calls for HAV safety shake-up
Hand arm vibration (HAV) safety specialist Reactec is advising companies to invest in constant HAV monitoring in order to meet health and safety requirements.
New hand-held breakers from Atlas Copco
Atlas Copco has introduced four new hand-held breakers that significantly reduce vibration emissions
Cutting edge: new cutting, breaking and sawing tools
Two pages of new cutting, breaking and sawing products from companies including Husqvarna, Hilti, Atlas Copco, DEWALT, Stanley, Makita, ICS, Wacker Neuson, Stone and EDT Eurodima.
Chicago Pneumatic to make big noise at Bauma
Bauma is where Atlas Copco starts to really push its Chicago Pneumatic brand in Europe. Having already rebranded its Irmair compressors as Chicago Pneumatic in Europe, the company will use Bauma to show a wide range of gensets and compressors as well as a selection of handheld tools and breakers and light concreting and compaction equipment.
Sullair to close Montbrison compressor plant in France
Sullair Corporation plans to close its portable compressor and pneumatic tool factory in Montbrison, France later this year. Workers at the site are currently on strike as discussions with Sullair continue.
Sullair modifies 'Smart Pressure' compressor set
Sullair has made some adjustments to its PAC80 low pressure compressor including a frame design that allows the unit to be stacked and a raised fuel tank to make it easier to refuel.
Hycon launches low-cost hydraulic breaker pack
Danish hydraulic tool specialist Hycon has launched a small powerpack and 15 kg breaker comination that it hopes will compete head on with electric breakers.
Speedy Hire introduces vibration meter for hand-held tools
Speedy Hire is offering its customers a hand arm vibration (HAV) monitoring device that can be attached to almost any hand-held tool and used to alert users and employers about levels of vibration.
New Hilti breaker with "exceptionally low" vibration
Hilti has launched a new 11.8 kg breaker with “exceptionally low” triaxial vibration levels of 6.5 m/s2.
Power tool round-up
Manufacturers are deploying advanced electronics and innovative mechanicals to make powered hand tools more effective and safer.
Dewalt's mega-launch
DeWalt is extending its use of Lithium-Ion battery technology in its power tools and is also entering the plunge saw market for the first time. Murray Pollok reports from the company’s recent product launch in the UK.
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