Latest Cutting tools Stories

2009-12-01 18:32:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: High Speed Steel (HSS) Metal Cutting Tools - A World Market Analysis http://www.reportlinker.com/p0164511/High-Speed-Steel-HSS-Metal-Cutting-Tools---A-World-Market-Analysis.html High Speed Steel (HSS) cutting tools are an economical alternative for tool toughness critical applications. HSS toolmakers are making efforts to save and enlarge their market share through...

2009-10-01 15:19:17

A Florida man has admitted placing razor blades in his bushes because people had been tampering with the plants, police said. Sarasota County Sheriff's deputies said Gary Mitchell, 47, admitted placing the blades in the branches of the bushes he planted along the front sidewalk of his rental home in Sarasota, WTSP-TV, St. Petersburg, Fla., reported Thursday. I did it because they were stripping my shrubs. I wanted to hear a squeal or something from who was doing it, Mitchell said. Mitchell...

2009-09-28 08:00:00

BOSTON, Sept. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- (NYSE: PG) -- Gillette® [PG] today announced the launch of a new advertising campaign introducing the latest entry into the Gillette Fusion® razor family -- the Gillette Fusion MVP(TM). The campaign features Atlanta Falcons' quarterback and the NFL's 2008 Rookie of the Year Matt Ryan. The razor features a sleek new look and Fusion's five-blade shaving surface for unsurpassed comfort and proven performance...

2009-08-05 14:34:54

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announced a voluntary recall of Black & Decker lawn trimmers due to a laceration hazard. The Black & Decker GH1000 Grasshog XP String Trimmer/Edgers have caused numerous injuries due to the spool, spool cap and pieces of trimmer string coming lose during use, the commission said in a statement. About 200,000 trimmers, made in China, were sold nationwide by Black & Decker (U.S.) Inc. of Towson, Md., from November 2005 through January 2007...

2009-06-09 08:00:00

STOCKHOLM, June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Husqvarna, the global leader of outdoor power products, has developed a quiet, powerful and environmentally friendly ride-on mower for the future garden. The concept mower, developed by Husqvarna's designers and engineers, is made of recycled materials and gives an indication how the future of mowing might come to look. To view the Multimedia News Release, go to: http://www.prnewswire.com/mnr/husqvarna/38733/ Husqvarna Panthera Leo...

2009-06-08 21:30:05

Doctors from several U.S. medical societies say they have formed the lawnmower injury prevention coalition to help prevent injuries. Lawn mowing can be dangerous to the operator as well as those nearby if proper safety precautions aren't taken, Dr. John Canady of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons says in a statement. Physicians in this coalition often repair these heart wrenching injuries, and we feel it's our duty to help people avoid these accidents in the first place. In addition to...

2009-05-28 09:58:00

The Fully Robotic Husqvarna Automower(R) Solar Hybrid Lets dad enjoy more time with the family CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 28 /PRNewswire/ -- When 1,000 U.S. homeowners were asked about their vision of the yard of the future, 38 percent surveyed in Husqvarna's 2009 Garden Trend Report* suggested one that is entirely self maintaining. This is proof that some dads have been dreaming of a full-time helper to replace his time tending to yard work. (Photo:...

2008-09-09 03:00:14

Gasoline-powered lawnmowers blamed for air pollution during summer months will have to run cleaner under new rules from the Environmental Protection Agency. The regulation issued yesterday requires a 35 percent reduction in emissions from new lawn and garden equipment powered by engines under 25 horsepower. The directive takes effect in 2011 and is expected to save approximately 190 million gallons of gasoline each year. Environmentalists welcome the regulation. It had been delayed for...

2008-09-02 03:00:24

By Drury, Sally Efco scarifiers For use by landscape contractors and sports clubs, two new scarifiers from Efco feature tubular steel frames, hardened steel spikes and a height adjustment system with "memory" to ensure the machine can be set down at the same height when re- positioned. Model AG40R45 is a light machine with 40cm cutting width, fixed spikes and a 160cc Robin OHV engine. The AG50H60 is the heavyduty machine and features 50cm working width, floating spikes and a 160cc Honda...

2008-08-08 09:01:33

A 2-year-old girl was in serious but stable condition Thursday after being run over by a lawn mower. Clinton firefighters responded to a home about 8 p.m. Wednesday on a report of a girl trapped in a lawn mower. "Upon arrival, the girl was freed from the lawn mower," said Clinton assistant fire chief Guido Smith. Fire officials said the girl was riding on the back of a four- wheeler being driven by her father, who was towing a piece of lawn- mowing equipment. The girl fell off, and the...

Latest Cutting tools Reference Libraries

2010-11-24 15:39:06

A Bowie Knife, popularized by Colonel James "Jim" Bowie, is a style of fixed-blade knife although any large sheath knife is commonly referred to as a Bowie. The knife started gaining popularity after Jim Bowie used it in a duel at a fight called the Sandbar Fight. Ever since then the knife has been popular with collectors. The original knife was not a single design but one that Bowie worked on and improved on several times. Jesse Clifft created the first knife and made it to resemble the...

2010-10-06 21:40:54

A safety razor, designed to protect the user from serious injury, is a razor where the facial skin is protected from all but the very edge of the blade. Prior to using a safety razor, most men used a straight razor. These razors, although still available today, are not used very often due to the skill and attention required for use. Jean-Jacques Perret invented the safety razor. A rare safety razor design called "Comfort", although not truly a safety razor, was a landmark design. In...

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