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Unbreakable, Ergonomic and Free of Vibrations. The New Osca 2000 Series is a Marvel in Latest Generation Hammer Technology.

February 3, 2014 written by Alana Veliz

Osca hammers and chisels

Introducing a new innovation in the world of hammers. OSCA’s 2000 series of hammers incorporate a patented three-component handle technology making it a truly remarkable hammer unlike any other on the market.

OSCA, a premier manufacturer of hand tools in Italy are known widely for their distinct design and function of their range of hammers.

The 2000 series of hammers takes the cake as the most technologically advanced hammers to date. They are offered in two styles, as a Club Hammer or a Machinist’s Hammer. Both styles incorporate the same technology and features such as a patented safety forged collar, a steel wedge to ensure a mechanical fixing, lacquered sides, polished striking faces, blunted edges and most importantly, the patented three-component handle system.

So what is this three-component handle system? It was designed by OSCA as a response to the professional hand tool industry to provide a hammer that is unbreakable, ergonomic and free of vibrations.

The handle itself is comprised of 3 components. An aluminum alloy core elongates through the entire hammer that allows the hammer to function free of vibrations. The integration of nylon in the handle allows for an ergonomic design that is unbreakable. Lastly, a thermoplastic rubber handle acts as an anti-slip component resistant to oils and solvents.

The club hammer comes in 5 different sizes ranging from a handle length of 10” to 11” and a face diameter of 1.5” to 2”. The machinist’s hammer comes in 5 different sizes ranging from a handle length of 12” to 16” and a face diameter of 1” to 2”.

The OSCA 2000 series of hammers are a solid choice for any professional. The form and function of these hammers are sure to get the job done with the desired results that you want, to solve any problem. Not only does the 2000 series look great and have the technology to back it up, but they are made to last. With hand picked resources of the finest quality, your OSCA hammer will last for years to come. A sophisticated hammer, for the true professional. That’s what OSCA delivers for you.

To learn more about OSCA’s high quality hammers & chisels visit or contact Anglo American Tools at 856.784.8600 or visit our website at

This Isn't Your Standard Wrench. This Is The Super Wide Opening Adjustable Wrench from Irega. Proof that Size Matters.

June 2, 2014 written by Alana Veliz

Irega adjustable wrench

This isn’t a standard wrench, not even a wide opening wrench. This is the new Super Wide Opening (SWO) wrench from the world’s premier manufacturer of adjustable wrenches, IREGA.

Focusing on a devotion to quality and unparalleled technical prowess, IREGA has now introduced the SWO 92-series of adjustable wrenches that can open up to the capacity of a standard 12” wrench.

The features and benefits of the 92 Series SWO wrench are sure to be a problem solver for different applications you may need to tackle. There is no wobble or play in the lower jaw for a perfect grip on a nut or bolt. A non-protruding jaw shank and slim profile permit access to tight spaces allowing for a perfect fit in any instance. The SWO wrench is made of high quality chrome-vanadium steel providing great resistance, minimum wear and unbeatable durability. The jaws are available with a measuring scale in inches for easy presetting and sizing of nuts, bolts and pipes.

In conjunction with the superior design of the jaw, an important feature of the SWO wrench is the replaceable two-component handle. The handle has been ergonomically designed with an Ergo Top rubber grip to reduce stress on the hands and wrist, providing maximum comfort.

The Super Wide Opening Wrench from IREGA is offered in both 6“ and 8” models. For greater accessibility, IREGA has developed the SWO 92XS Xtra Slim model that is 50% thinner than standard wrenches providing a lightweight, compact and versatile profile.

IREGA adjustable wrenches are high performance hand tools for use in automotive, plumbing, HVAC and maintenance industries. As the premier manufacturer of adjustable wrenches in Europe, IREGA focuses on quality and performance, providing lasting results with overwhelming customer satisfaction.

To learn more about IREGA's high quality SWO adjustable wrenches visit or contact Anglo American Tools at 856.784.8600 or visit our website at

The 2014 International Hardware Fair, Koln, Germany

February 24, 2014 written by Kyle Williams

For over 50 years, the International Hardware Fair has been hosted in Koln, Germany. The fair runs every two years and has been recognized as the leading trade show in both the hardware and tools industries, with 2,665 exhibitors from 50 countries showcasing their new and existing products to 53,500 visitors from 132 countries.

Anglo American Tools will be attending the show from March 9th – 12th to meet and re-connect with various existing factory partners in order to discuss the potential and expansion of their product lines here in the US. This allows the opportunity to supply our customers and end users with the widest range of problem solving, high-quality European hand tools possible.

While discussing new opportunities with existing partners, Anglo will also be utilizing their time to explore new brands from European factories with the possibility of creating additions to their current line of innovative hand tools.

Anglo’s team attending the show will be the President / CEO, Stephen Tuck; Treasurer, Sheila Tuck; Vice President of Sales, Greg Genevro; and Marketing Manager, Kyle Williams.

Stephen has attended the show at least a dozen times, to browse new lines of tools in order to take advantage of new opportunities as well as meet with existing suppliers to discuss strategic initiatives. In addition, Sheila will be joining the Anglo team this year, and looks forward to reconnecting with many factory representatives and friends. Also attending the fair will be Greg Genevro and Kyle Williams, whom are both anxious to communicate face to face with the manufacturers about the future of Anglo and the new and innovative directions it will take to help grow each brand in today’s US industrial market.

In addition to the show, Anglo American Tools will take advantage of several factory tours in order to obtain a better understanding of the outstanding quality and hard work that is put into the design and development of every hand tool.

The team attending the show is excited for their trip and look forward exploring new opportunities.

Virax Plumbing Tools

Turnus High Quality Industrial Stamping Tools and All-Steel Clamps

February 17, 2014 written by Kyle Williams

Anglo American Tools broadens it’s large-scale selection of industrial problem solving hand tools with the addition of high quality clamps and unique letter and number stamps from German manufacturer TURNUS.

TURNUS, a sister company of award-winning puller manufacturer KUKKO, produces alphanumeric letter and number stamps in different degrees of hardness and many different sizes, including digits 0-9, upper and lower case letters, the Greek alphabet and a variety of specialty symbols.

The stamps are used for hand-held, hammer struck applications and have crowned striking surfaces to ensure full striking force to the center of the stamp, with textured shanks to provide an easy grip.

In addition to the letter and number stamps, TURNUS also produces high quality, ergonomic all-steel L-Clamps. The most popular model is the adjustable malleable cast iron clamp.

The Adjustable L-Clamp includes a two-component grip for effortless clamping, as well as fixed and moving arms on a hollow profile rail with a galvanized grooved slide. The trapezoidal threaded spindle is burnished for smooth operation. The handle can be adjusted to a 90 degree angle for maximum torque and increased clamping pressure. Something truly unique in today’s industrial hand tool marketplace.

To learn more about these high quality stamping tools and all-steel clamps, in addition to the complete range of Turnus items, please contact Anglo American Tools at 856-784-8600, like us on Facebook or visit our online store

Virax Plumbing Tools

Anglo Partners with Plumbing Tool Manufacturer – Virax

January 23, 2014 written by Kyle Williams

Anglo American Tools is proud to announce its partnership with Virax – Manufacturer of plumbing tools from France.

Virax, located in Epernay, France, specializes in manufacturing and design of professional, innovative plumbing, heating, air conditioning and roofing tools, currently sold in over 75 countries world-wide. Without cutting corners, Virax grants bountiful manpower and industrial investments, continuously enhancing and perfecting their high quality innovations and designs utilized in the development of their tool line on a daily basis.

Matching performance, ergonomics, design and reliability allows Virax to provide a quality product to the customer that ensures a long-lasting tool life with its correct use of operation and conditions. Some products currently sold by Anglo include the copper, plastic and steel tube cutters, which effortlessly cuts through tubing in plumbing applications and provides a compact design and an easy blade changing method.

Learn more about Virax Plumbing Tools.


Nes Thread Repair listed as PTEN "Top 10" most requested item of 2013

January 03, 2014 written by Kyle Williams

Professional Tool and Equipment News Magazine will be announcing the “Top 100 Most Requested Products by Readers in 2013” list in their December publication. This annual list by PTEN is determined by the amount of inquiries each featured product in the “Online Buyer’s Guide” receives throughout the year.

This year, NES Thread Repair has been featured in the “Top 10” list, climbing 15 spots from the list in 2012’s edition of PTEN “Top 100”. This is a proud achievement for both NES and Anglo American Tools, as we are honored these high quality, innovative thread repair tools have interested so many readers over the past two years.

NES Thread Repair tools replace a huge array of taps and dies by repairing both internal and external damaged threads without the need for calibration or identifying thread type.

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