If you use an impact gun to loosen or tighten lug nuts, you know this powerful machine makes your job much easier. But larger, heavier impact guns can be difficult to fit into tight spaces and can quickly cause user fatigue.
When you get shiny, new equipment, does it take pride of place in your shop? If so, we get it. But what happens when it’s no longer shiny and new? Your equipment might need a coat of paint, but matching the color presents a challenge.
Winter still holds some of the country in its icy grip, but it’s not too early to think about cleaning up your shop for spring. Lucky for you, Kimball Midwest offers a full range of cleaning supplies formulated for industrial use. Here are some of our top picks to help you make your list and get ready for spring!
What do you know about warranties? Well, you may have taken advantage of a warranty for a vehicle repair within the coverage period. Maybe you took advantage of a warranty for your computer or television if it went on the fritz.
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There are a lot of things you can fix with instant adhesive – in fact, your shop and your home should never be without it. But not all these instant adhesives are alike. In most cases, it won’t bond reliably unless your materials are clean, dry and free of oil or grease. Sometimes, that’s easier said than done. It takes extra time out of your day to clean your materials in order to fix them.
You need an abrasive, and you don’t know where to start.
When you need to prep a surface, remove stock or finish a project, you can reach for your belt sander or rotary tool. But what if they’re too big to do the job? What do you do?
We don’t have to tell you your cutting tools take quite a bit of abuse, especially in metal-cutting applications. That’s why it’s so important to use cutting fluids to protect and extend the life of your cutting tools. A good cutting fluid serves many purposes:
Look around your shop, and you’ll probably see a variety of cutting tools for different jobs and materials. In fact, you probably go through a lot of them, especially drill bits. Have you ever thought about all the functions cutting tools perform? They cut, of course, but they also expand, shape, grind and smooth.
Cutting tools are a vital part of many maintenance, repair and operations outfits. Just a quick glance at Kimball Midwest’s cutting tools main page gives you a clear view of the wide variety in our cutting tools product line.