TAG: iQ Power Tools

iQ Power Tools debuts new dust extraction vacuum

October 14, 2019By

iQ Power Tools introduced the iQ426 HEPA dust extraction vacuum. Engineered to meet OSHA’s silica dust requirements for working in construction applications, the IQ 426 HEPA features airflow-tuned cyclone technology. Less than 1 percent of the dust ever reaches the filter, which means the vacuum maintains optimum performance, according to the company. The IQ 426 HEPA has four stages of... read more

iQ Power Tools debuts two new 16.5-inch diamond blades

August 13, 2019By

iQ Power Tools released two new 16.5-inch arrayed diamond blades with the ability to cut concrete, brick and stone materials. read more

Companies in the News: Case helps with public service project; Briggs & Stratton wins equipment dealer award and more from Jeffrey Scott, NaturaLawn, Echo, David J. Frank Landscape Contracting, John Deere, Slingshot and iQ Power Tools

July 31, 2019By

Case Construction Equipment and Tidewater Equipment supported Team Rubicon in a public service project and equipment training exercise at Camp Martha Johnson, a Girl Scouts camp in Lizella, Ga. The training provided Team Rubicon heavy equipment operators/volunteers with stick time and resulted in the complete demolition and removal of four obsolete structures on the site, as well as the cleanup... read more

Dust off your safety plan

January 7, 2019By
Hand holding dust (Photo: iQ Power Tools)

Landscape contractors who work with hardscape materials are taking note of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Respirable Crystalline Silica standard, which affects the type of equipment and practices they use on the job site. Crystalline silica is a mineral found in materials like stone, concrete, brick, sand and mortar. Respirable particles are created from the crystalline silica when... read more

iQ Power Tools unveils new masonry saw

September 17, 2018By

iQ Power Tools, a manufacturer of power tools with integrated dust collection technology, presents the iQMS362, the newest in the iQ360 line of masonry saws. Designed to save cutting time and increase productivity, the portable iQMS362 features a 16.5-inch Q-Drive blade, designed to cut masonry materials in a wide range of shapes, sizes, weights and densities, including soft, manufactured stone, dense... read more

iQ Power Tools series details OSHA PEL for silica

February 27, 2014By

iQ Power Tools is publishing an article series describing the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) permissible exposure limit (PEL) for silica in simple terms. The series comes on the heels of OSHA’s proposed rule to effectively cut OSHA’s PEL for silica in half. Having  studied silica for more than 10 years, iQ Power Tools is publishing its series to... read more