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Boost Jobsite Productivity With These 6 New Construction Products

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Boost Jobsite Productivity With These 6 New Construction Products

Construction tools to reduce manual labor, save time, and boost your efficiency on the jobsite

By Pro Builder Staff December 1, 2022
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From screwguns to thermal imagers, this crop of the latest jobsite tools can save you time and effort on site. | Image: monticellllo / stock.adobe.com
This article first appeared in the November/December 2022 issue of Pro Builder.


To get more information about any of the products included in this roundup, click on the "Click for more info" links and select “November/December 2022” from the dropdown menu, then click the checkboxes for any products you’d like to know more about.

18-Volt Screwgun From Bosch

The GTB18V-45 18V Screwgun by Bosch is built for comfort, the company says, with an ergonomic design that allows users to operate the tool comfortably between their thumb and index finger. The Xtend Drive feature automatically activates the screwgun’s motor when the bit senses pressure, and the tool is optimized for extended runtime with minimal noise. Click for more info

Bosch screwgun

Worx Releases New Crown Stapler

The Worx Nitro Power Share 20V 2-in-1 3/8-inch Crown Stapler is engineered to deliver 2,000 shots on a single charge, driving up to 80 3/8-inch crown staples or 18-gauge brad nails per minute. Air Impact Technology triggers the tool’s sealed compressed air cylinder to eject a full capacity of 85 staples or nails with speed and precision, the company says. The stapler/nailer is powered by a Worx 20-volt 2.0Ah Max Lithium battery and is compatible with more than 75 other Worx 20V, 40V, and 80V tools and lifestyle products. Click for more info

Worx crown stapler


Cordless Plunge Router by Metabo HPT

Metabo HPT’s 36V MultiVolt 1/2-inch Plunge Router—the industry’s first cordless plunge router, according to the company—is now available as a tool body–only option (model M3612DAQ4). At just 6.9 pounds, the router is 40% lighter than the corded model (M12V2), routes up to 46 feet per minute, offers variable speeds from 11,000 rpm to 25,000 rpm, and accepts any MultiVolt battery. It also can be used with an AC Adapter (ET36A) for all-day runtime. Click for more info

Metabo HPT plunge router

Klein Tools' Thermal Imagers for Android and iOS

Klein Tools’ new thermal imagers—one for Android devices (TI220) and one for iOS devices (TI222)—detect hot spots in panels and on wiring to help builders find sources of energy loss within a building, whether it’s locating moisture behind walls and flooring or finding clogs in pipes. The imagers deliver high-resolution imagery (10,800 pixels) and can view temperatures from -4° F to 725° F. Users can capture, store, and share thermal images and videos using Klein Tools’ Thermal Imager app. Click for more info

Klein thermal imager

Shurtape Technologies' Revamped Painter’s Tape

Shurtape Technologies recently revamped its CP 27 14-Day ShurRelease Blue Painter’s Tape with a new solventless synthetic rubber-based adhesive and backing paper, which together promise strong adhesion and clean removal. CP 27 tape can be safely applied to multiple surfaces, including painted walls, glass, vinyl, metal, and wood, the company says. Click for more info

Shurtape Technologies painter's tape

Cordless Heat Gun From Metabo HPT

The newly released 18V MultiVoltTM Heat Gun (model RH18DAQ4) from Metabo HPT offers temperature range settings from 86° F up to 1022° F and uses a two-stage air volume control (high and low slide switch) to remember the last temperature used on each setting. As an 18-volt bare tool, users can opt for an 18-volt battery or use a flexible 18V/36V multi-volt battery to double the runtime per charge. Three types of nozzles (round, curved, flat) are provided as standard accessories. Click for more info

Metabo cordless heat gun


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