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IDEAL Adds Bul-z-Eye™ Self Feeding Wood Boring Bits To Cutting Tool Accessories Line

Unique Twin Edges Provide Up To 50% Wider Cutting Surface For Improved Speed & Ultra-Clean Holes

SYCAMORE, IL, December 12, 2007 – IDEAL INDUSTRIES, INC., a worldwide leader in tools and supplies for professional electricians, today launched Bul-z-Eye™ self-feeding wood boring bits, the newest addition to its broad line of cutting tools accessories.

“IDEAL engineers cutting tool accessories with an understanding of what professional contractors need day-in and day-out: long-lasting durability, cleaner cuts, speed, value and safety. New Bul-z-Eye bits reflect this commitment and the hard working attitude of the contractors who use IDEAL products,” said Aaron Mattison, Product Manager, IDEAL INDUSTRIES, INC.

TWIN-CUTTING EDGES

IDEAL Bul-z-Eye bits are the ultimate solution for contractors seeking to bore holes in wood for running pipe, tubing and conduit. Aggressive twin-edges easily power through treated or wet wood, without binding or jamming.

The twin edges' precision ground teeth provide up to a 50% wider cutting surface, resulting in improved cutting speeds, better balance and cleaner, more accurate holes when compared to bits from competitive brands. Wobbling, a key contributor to splintered, ragged holes, is eliminated by the Bul-z-Eye's precision-machined shaft that achieves perfect bit concentricity and by its burr-free lead screw that feeds the bit through the wood at a consistent rate.

PROFESSIONAL-GRADE DESIGN

Incorporating IDEAL's signature durability, the new Bul-z-Eye maximizes its value with a bit that is fully hardened through the bit and a black oxide coating to prevent corrosion. In addition, lead screws are replaceable using a hex wrench, extending the drilling life of the bit and optimizing cost-per-hole value.

SIZES & KITS

Bul-z-Eye self-fee wood boring bits are 4-5/8 inches long with a 7/16-inch shank to accommodate 1/2 drill chucks. Twelve bit diameters are available, ranging from 1-inch to 4-5/8-inch, along with 5-1/2-inch and 18-inch extensions. A five-piece plumber's kit (#36-265), a 6-piece electrician's kit (#36-266) and a 9-piece master set (#36-269) are also available.

For more information, contact IDEAL INDUSTRIES, INC., Becker Place, Sycamore, Illinois 60178. Or phone 1-800-435-0705. On the web, www.idealindustries.com.

About IDEAL INDUSTRIES, INC.

IDEAL INDUSTRIES, INC. has been serving the electrical industry since 1916. IDEAL is one of the world's leading manufacturers of professional quality tools and supplies serving installation professionals in the construction, maintenance, data communications and original equipment manufacturing industries.

Editorial Contacts:

Dan O’Connell
O’Connell Communications, Inc.
708-482-0212
dan@oconnellpr.com

Aaron Mattison
IDEAL INDUSTRIES, INC.
800-435-0705
aaron.mattison@idealindustries.com

©2008 IDEAL INDUSTRIES, INC. All rights reserved. All products and names mentioned are the property of their respective owners. While IDEAL has made every effort at the time of publication to ensure the accuracy of the information provided herein, product specifications, configurations, prices, system/component/options availability are all subject to change without notice.

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