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Harness with gel pads offers support

FallTech® has made available its Advanced ComforTech Gel harness. Designed to be tough and comfortable, the Advanced ComforTech Gel harness features a durable ballistic polyester exterior, an endoskeleton frame with proprietary polymer gel in the shoulders, and waist pads for support and cushioning at key impact areas. The harness's adjustable leg pads are made with durable air mesh and ventilated foam said to provide all-day comfort. Additional features include Visi-Lock Quick Connect buckles on the chest and legs; tight webbing for added strength and durability; and a self-retracting device quick-attachment point for hassle-free attachment of connectors. The Advanced ComforTech Gel harness has a 425-pound weight capacity and meets OSHA and ANSI standards.

Wet-dry vacuum holds 2 gallons

PORTER-CABLE® has added the 20V MAX Lithium-Ion 2 Gallon Cordless Wet-Dry Vacuum (PCC795B) to its PORTER-CABLE 20V MAX System, a line of cordless tools designed for residential construction professionals. The cordless 20V MAX Lithium-Ion 2 Gallon Wet-Dry Vacuum reportedly provides 28 minutes of runtime when powered by a 20V MAX 4.0Ah battery and can be used to contain up to 2 gallons of wet or dry debris. Featuring a 7.8-foot hose, the vacuum delivers up to 34 cubic feet per minute of airflow and permits versatile cleaning while the onboard storage area keeps accessories organized.