Network cable testers, wrench and socket sets, fluoroscopic test object; hand sanitizer

photoNetwork Cable Testers
B+K Precision Corp. (Placentia, Calif.) has released two new portable, battery-powered network cable testers, the Model 230 Multi-Network Cable Tester, and the Model 231 Deluxe Multi-Network Cable Tester (pictured). Model 230 detects miswiring, polarization and continuity in seconds, and also tests the ground of shielded twisted pair cables. Model 231 can read correct pin configuration, and tests point-to-point rather than pair-to-pair. For more information, contact B+K Precision at 714-237-9220, or visit its Web site at

d03b.jpg (13368 bytes)Wrench and Socket Sets
Jensen Tools Inc. (Phoenix) is offering a new line of wrench and socket sets from Stanley. The 118-piece Socket and Wrench Set contains 1/4, 1/2 and 3/8-inch drive sockets, combination wrenches, and standard deep sockets. Additional tools in the set are slotted in hex bits, Phillips hex bits and Torx hex bits. For more information, contact Jensen at 602-453-3169, or visit its Web site at

photoFluoroscopic Image Quality Test Object
Nuclear Associates (Carle Place, N.Y.) is announcing its CDRH Fluoroscopic Image Quality Test Object. The 2-inch diameter, 0.25-inch thick aluminum disk contains eight low-contrast test holes, each 0.375 inches in diameter and ranging in depth from 0.0063 to 0.068 inches. The shallowest hole that can be detected is a measure of the low contrast perceptibility available in the system. For more information, call 888-466-8257, or visit the Web at and

photoHand Sanitizer
Woodward Laboratories, Inc. (Los Alamitos, Calif.) is introducing its alcohol-free HandClens Instant Hand Sanitizer. The antimicrobial agent kills 99.9 percent of disease-causing germs in 15 seconds, according to the company. HandClens requires no water for rinsing and contains no alcohol, which can cause dryness and cracking. For more information, contact Woodward at 562-598-0800 or visit the Web,