Handheld Power Tools

What equipment do we supply?

We have a range of Handheld power tools available in the iForge. To use them the Handheld power tools training has to be completed alongside the compulsory ones which are available here.

You can view information about the different tools available by clicking in the arrows next to each name.

Jigsaw

Jigsaws are an extremely versatile tool, able to make a variety of cuts in a veriety of materials including wood, plastics, and sheet metal.

It has a variable speed settings to give you more control when cutting, allowing you to vary speed based on material.

Different materials may also require different blades. If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to ask a rep on shift.

Belt Sander

Belt sanders offer powerful, high speed sanding for fast removal of material.

Ideally suited for large flat surface areas they will quickly and efficiently smooth the workpiece, and can also be used for rapid removal of old paint or varnish.

They are typically used to can power through heavy sanding jobs, saving huge amounts of time and effort. Pad Sanders are used for finishing.

If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to ask a rep on shift.

Pad Sander

Pad sanders are used for finishing and fine sanding. Usually for flat surfaces, the sandpaper is easily changed to allow for different grits to work towards a smoother finish.

If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to ask a rep on shift.

Handheld Drill

Portable battery powered drills are used for workpieces that cannot be held in the pillar drill, or for work that required less precision.

They will create holes in most materials provided the correct drill bit and speed is used. Pozi screwdriver bits for screwing fasteners can also be used.

If you have any questions, do not hesitate to ask a rep on shift.

Jigsaw

Belt Sander

Pad Sander

Handheld Drill

Reps in Charge of Handheld Power Tools [Section under construction]

Rep 1

About rep 1

Rep 2

About rep 2

Some iForge reps are assigned to certain machinery for maintenence and information about said machinery. These are the reps in charge of the Handheld Power tools, see if you can spot them when they’re on shift!

If you want to be a part of the Hardware team or just the iForge you can apply here during our recruitment period [link incoming].

If you want to see what other teams you can be a part of by volunteering with the iForge click here.