The “finishing touch” might come last, but it’s also the first thing people see. Doorknobs, handles, latches, switches, and other features have to be free of damage to be considered finished, and the fact is that mistakes happen. One slip with a traditional bit can scratch or mar the finish, leading to more work and more expense.
The Crescent APEX u-GUARD series of non-marring covered tools gives protection and control for the most demanding job sites. These patented tools allow the user to hold the drive tool directly while it spins freely inside the covers, increasing fastening control and significantly reducing contact from the rotating tool.
It also protects surrounding surfaces from scratching while the cover’s thin wall maintains accessibility in tight spaces.
“It’s rare to have a tool that’s truly unique in the market, but there’s nothing else out there like it right now,” said Michael Preus, global director of marketing for Crescent APEX. “The u-GUARD product line takes what we’ve learned as an innovative leader in assembly and production tools through our APEX brand and applies it in a whole new way for the industrial construction market.”
The patented technology behind u-GUARD non-marring covered tools has been proven for more than 10 years in automotive assembly plants where it is required by many of the major automotive brands such as GM, BMW, Mercedes, and Ford. This is the first time that this protection is available to the construction and automotive repair industries.
The u-GUARD series includes bits, bit holders, and nutsetters as well as 30-piece and 38-piece sets in the rugged new Crescent APEX alphaCASE bit storage case. The 30-piece set is available nationwide exclusively at Lowe’s stores or can be purchased at lowes.com.