Spotlight on Tool Storage Solutions

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Socket Organizer
The 8370 Complete Socket Organizer system from Ernst is for your metric and standard-sized sockets, ratchets, and extensions. The organizers can help you to more quickly recognize when tools are missing. The 8370 is compatible with all Ernst and Snap-on YA Series organizers. It includes four 18-inch socket organizers, 384 socket ID stickers, a mounting kit, socket clips: 15 for 1/4-inch-drive, 30 for 3/8-inch-drive and 15 for 1/2-inch-drive, as well as 1/4-, 3/8- and 1/2-inch face-mounted and side-mounted ratchet and extension holders. Additional features include twin serrated edges for two-sided socket and accessory loading. Additional clips can snap on both sides for maximum storage. The clips are repositionable, and can be installed between previously placed clips. For more information visit www.ernstmfg.com or call (503) 668-5597.

Toolboxes
Mac Tools introduces its Limited Edition Metal Flake Color toolboxes. The coat covers the MB1350 size box, which features 11 drawers and more than 37,000 cubic inches of storage. This unique paint is applied with a one-coat process and contains actual metal to provide a sparkling finish. These limited edition boxes are available in red, blue, and black. For more information visit www.mactools.com or call (800) MAC TOOLS.

Tool Cart
The four-drawer Deluxe Cart from Astro Pneumatic features a flip-top lid with removable dual air shocks, an internal lever for locking all four drawers, and pry-bar and screwdriver holders. Full extension drawers have roller bearing slides. The bottom drawer utilizes left- and right-side dual sliders for a smoother action. Non-slip pad liners are included. The cart is available in red, black, and orange with a powder-coated finish for added durability. For more information call (800) 221-9705 or visit www.astrotools.com.

Commercial-Grade Toolboxes
Ranger Products offers its line of commercial-grade toolboxes and cabinets. Each features 16- and 18-gauge steel composition with rolled top edges, internal cage construction, re-enforced sidewalls and welded, continuous beam construction. They also have large, tubular steel push/pull handles, triple-baked powder coat paint finish, and a Lok-Latch drawer latching system. The tumbler key-lock drawer locking system is for added security. The toolboxes and cabinets feature padded rubber drawer liners, brushed-aluminum drawer handles, and full extension, double-acting chrome ball bearing drawer slides. Heavy-duty fixed and swivel urethane casters are available with a toe brake. For more information call (800) 253-2363 or visit www.rangerproducts.com.

Lockable Storage Cabinet
Hodge’s Model VSC-212478-95, a locking storage cabinet, offers content visibility and assures ventilation through the use of expanded metal in the front door and two sides. Security is provided by three-point, cast locking handles and 3/8-inch diameter rods with hasps for a padlock, which is not furnished. The cabinet features heavy-duty, all-welded construction, using 1 1/2-inch by 1 1/2-inch by 1/8-inch angle iron and 14-gauge steel on the back, top, and shelves. A heavy-duty piano hinge eliminates door sag. The 21-inch by 24-inch by 78-inch cabinet has four adjustable shelves on 1-inch centers with each shelf capable of holding 300 pounds. It’s finished in durable gray powder coat. Each unit is shipped fully assembled. For more information call (800) 262-4634 or visit www.hodgemfg.com.

Tool Chest
SK offers its portable 86121 Commando tool chest which has survived a 5-foot drop onto concrete, water was pumped at a rate of 1 gallon per minute for five minutes from five directions simultaneously with all five drawers remaining dry, and a 3-pound bar was dropped from 8 feet above the chest without penetrating the lid. For more information call (800) 822-5575 or visit www.skhandtool.com.

Tool Control Solutions
A & E Hand Tools offers its Tool Control Solutions line. The foam products can be customized for tool storage, or used as kneeling mats. The cleanable, durable, chemical and liquid-resistant products feature foam composition to provide added tool protection. Custom layouts can be provided for your specific tools and tool drawers. Specific tool cut-outs offer a clear visual on which tools are missing. The line is available in red, yellow, blue, and black, as well as with customized lettering. For more information visit www.eckmann.com or call (262) 554-1291.

Storage Cabinet
The 22 1/2-inch deep HyperSpace cabinet from Lista is designed to improve productivity and maximize space. By extending a full 100 percent from the housing, the drawers allow use of the furthest corner and easy accessibilty. Safety features include drawer handles that are flush with the face of the housing and the one-drawer-at-a-time safety system to prevent tipping. The drawers feature a 440-pound load capacity each and are available in seven different sidewall heights for full cubic storage capacity. For more information call (800) 722-3020 or visit www.listaintl.com.

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