What you missed at AWFS.

Wednesday, August 3, 2011 | Reader Comments | Festool Facts

AWFS 2011

Festool provides tools for the smartSHOP in the WorldSkills competition at AWFS 2011.

WorldSkills is an international career technical education training organization. Students from countries around the world compete for gold medals and recognition in their field of training. The Qualifying Trial held at AWFS determined who will compete in WorldSkills Leipzig (Germany) in 2013. The finalists competed for three days during the AWFS Fair while show attendees watched the students build projects showcasing their cabinet construction and woodworking skills. The intent was to increase awareness of SkillsUSA and emphasize the importance of skilled trades to the future of the industry.

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RO 90 DX: Built for the toughest demands!

Thursday, December 9, 2010 | Reader Comments | Festool Facts | New Products

Engineered (and tested) to last a lifetime.

We understand that you can't afford to have a tool fail while on the jobsite. Festool power tools are built using tight tolerances and the best materials available, so you can purchase with confidence. Designed and tested to stand the rigors of the jobsite, Festool power tools are made for the toughest demands!

It's always amazing to see the abuse that our tools are put through to ensure their durability. Quality control engineers punish our tools with a battery of tests designed to push them to their limits.

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Brushless Motors: Superior Performance Through Efficiency

Saturday, July 4, 2009 | Reader Comments | Cordless Drills | Festool Facts

Brushless Motors

 

Festool cordless drills deliver epic amounts of power and torque when compared to competitor's models. For those of you who now own a Festool drill, this will come as no surprise since you have experienced it first hand. One reason that Festool cordless drills can attain performance levels that leave you reeling in astonishment is the use of the brushless motor (available in C 12 and T+3 series drills).

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Kapex: Built For The Toughest Demands!

Festool Facts. Striving For Perfection.

 

We do things to our tools that you would probably never dream of doing to them!

Festool Facts. Striving For Perfection.I'm always amazed to see the abuse that our tools are put through to ensure their durability. Here you see the Kapex sliding compound miter saw getting put through it's paces. The saw is running while it is blasted with Arizona sand, considered by most scientists to be the most abrasive sand on Earth. Coated in more than an inch of sand, the Kapex continues to operate.

So if you're worried that the Kapex can't take the abuse of the jobsite, think again. It's been there and done that already.

We understand that you can't afford to have a tool fail while on the jobsite.  Festool power tools are built using tight tolerances and the best materials available, so you can purchase with confidence.  Designed and tested to stand the rigors of the jobsite, Festool power tools are made for the toughest demands!

What Your Festool Is Trying to Tell You

Saturday, November 15, 2008 | Reader Comments | Festool Facts

Festool Facts


Your Festool power tool is trying to tell you something! Following our motto of making your work faster, easier and smarter, your tool has important information that can help you become more efficient.

Before we start looking at some of the information you can find on your Festool power tools, have you ever noticed that most of the buttons, dials and triggers used to operate and adjust your tools are all green? That makes it easy to find when you need to make an adjustment. Pretty smart, huh?

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We're Green in More Ways Than One.

Tuesday, November 4, 2008 | Reader Comments | Festool Facts

Festool Facts. Striving For Perfection.

Of course you know Festool by it's green logo and tools. But we are also an environmentally friendly company as evidenced by our alliance with the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF).

On September 19th, 2008, Festool Managing Director, Horst Geiger, donated a check in the amount of 748,520 euros to the WWF (the equivalent of $936,261.47 U.S. dollars). For years, Festool has supported responsible behavior towards the environment through its cooperation with WWF as well as other "green" activities including recycling and conservation of natural resources.

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Festool: Official Tools of Ericsson Ocean Racing Team

Tuesday, November 4, 2008 | Reader Comments | Festool Facts

Festool Facts

The Volvo Ocean Race is an exceptional test of sailing prowess and human endeavor which has been built on the spirit of great seafarers - fearless men who sailed the world’s oceans aboard square rigged clipper ships more than a century ago.

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Little Known Facts About Festool Guide Rails

Tuesday, November 4, 2008 | Reader Comments | Festool Facts | Guide Rails | Saws

Guide Rail Facts

Obviously the guide rail is one of the main components of the Festool system. As such, we would like to share some things about our guide rails that you may not know.

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