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Malco's 5 Blade Sheet Metal Crimper set in front of a black background
5-Blade Sheet Metal Crimper

The five blades on the Malco C5R allows maximum crimping power, producing a 1-5/8 inch (41.3 mm) long, shallow, double crimp that replicates factory indentations and ensures a tight fitting, leak-proof connection.

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Malco C6R Offset 5 Blade Sheet Metal Crimper
5-Blade Offset Sheet Metal Crimper

The offset sheet metal crimper is an ergonomic solution that is ideal for tight working quarters or working over-head.

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Malco SC3R Sheet Metal Crimper
3-Blade Sheet Metal Crimper

Downsizes heavy stove pipe and round metal duct to create a male connection for joining sections.

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Malco's J-Channel Cutter for Vinyl Siding
J-Channel Cutters

Makes drain tabs, downstream notch cutouts and miter trim cuts for vinyl siding J-Channel.

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Nail Hole Punch, Vinyl

Makes a horizontal slot for adding or elongating nail holes in vinyl or aluminum siding to accommodate stud spacing.

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Malco SL8R Vinyl Siding Snap Lock Punch
Snap Lock Punch for Vinyl Siding

The Vinyl Siding Snap Lock Punch Produces wider, more prominent rectangular tab projections for securing vinyl skirting or siding to finishing trim.

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Malco Ceiling Grid Punch
Ceiling Grid Punch

Accesses tight corners to make 1/8 inch (3.2 mm) rivet holes in up to three layers of 25 gauge (0.53 mm) tees and angles.

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Punch Lock, Metal Stud Crimper

Secures metal stud and runner without fasteners. Squeeze handles together with one hand while holding stud in place.

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Gutter end cap crimper by Malco
Gutter End Cap Crimper (Adjustable Snap Lock Punch)

Ideal gutter tool to use for crimping end caps in place. Also creates locking tabs in light sheet metals.

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Worker with gloved hands using Malco's C4R Gutter Tool to crimp a white downspout
5-Blade Gutter Downspout Crimper

Produces an effective double crimp that downsizes corners of aluminum or steel downspout. Crimps made by the tool help create a connection that is more self-supporting during gutter installation.

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Malco's Fiber Cement board Snip with handles and jaws open
Fiber Cement Siding Snip

For precise arc and trim cuts in 5/16 inch (7.9 mm) fiber cement siding plank fast and easy.

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Natural Roofing Slate Hand Cutter

Makes fitting a natural-slate roofing tile with a resizing trim, or cut-out to accommodate a structure, fast and easy.

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Vinyl Fence Notcher next to two pieces of notched vinyl fence posts
Vinyl Fence Hand Notcher – 1/2″ and 3/4″

Creates 1/2 and 3/4 inch (19.1 mm) wide, 7/8 inch (22.2 mm) deep louver-shaped tabs to lock vinyl pickets and rails in place.

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Natural Roofing Slate Hand Punch

This powerful compound leverage hand tool punches clean recessed nail holes in 4–8 mm natural roofing slate.

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Hand Seamers with Cast Zinc Jaws

For bending, seaming and straightening non-ferrous metals and limited flattening/straightening applications in light gauge steel.

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Malco 6 inch Forged Hand Seamer for Sheet Metal
Hand Seamers with Forged Jaws

For bending metal and flattening seams, as well as straightening sheet metal or safely gripping and moving metal on the job.

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PEX To Wire Tool

Labor-saving way to layout an in-floor radiant heating system on a wire grid.

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Malco N1R Sheet Metal Notcher
Hand Notcher – 13/16 Inch and 1 Inch

Model N1R for metal duct corner notches and take-off tabs makes a clean 30° “V” shaped cut in 24-gauge (0.71 mm) galvanized steel. Model N2R for metal duct corner notches makes a clean 1-inch deep “V” shaped cut in 24-gauge (0.71 mm) galvanized or (0.61 mm) mild steel.

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Hole Punch – Sheet Metal, Vinyl Plastic

Use for edge hole applications in sheet metal or vinyl plastic including metal ductwork and vinyl window extrusions.

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Malco SL1R Sheet Metal Snap Lock Punch
Snap Lock Punch for Sheet Metal

Raises a projection along edge of sheet metal for locking into rolled edge of sheet to be joined.

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Starter kit for HVAC career path
Deluxe HVAC Starter Kit – 29 Piece

27 Tools and FREE bags of Zip-in and Bit-Tip Screws kitted in a TB1 Soft-Sided Tool Bag or TBP33 Tool Backpack.

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Malco Sheet Metal Tool Kit with 16 tools
HVAC Starter Kit – 16 Piece

14 Tools and FREE bags of Zip-in and Bit-Tip Screws kitted in a TB1 Soft-Sided Tool Bag or TBP33 Tool Backpack.

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Ergonomic Grips for Efficient Trade Tools: Malco RedLine® Handles

Save your hands from painful fatigue! At Malco, we recognize the importance of ergonomic designs when developing all of our specialty products. In fact, the first tools that our founder, Mark W. Keymer, developed featured user-friendly, zinc-plated steel handles with extra linkage between handles and jaws to produce compound leverage. Continuing our founder’s legacy of […]

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Seven Time-Saving Gutter Installation Tools

Owning a home comes with its own set of rewards and challenges. You have your personal space to live and thrive, but regular maintenance, such as replacing worn gutters and repairing damaged siding, is the key to making sure that your home withstands the test of time. With the colder months along the horizon, fall […]

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Best Technician Tools for Beginners in the Trades

Just starting your career in the trades? Malco wishes you nothing but the best moving forward! Committed to serving the trades, we believe in offering top-quality products that work hard, enhance performance, and stand up to years of real-world use on the job. If you are going into the industries of heating, ventilation, and air […]

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10 Great Tool Gifts for Dad Picked by Trade Pros

Perhaps he taught you how to play a sport or coached your little league team. Maybe he vetted your dates or talked you through some challenges during your teenage years. With Father’s Day around the corner, you may be wondering how to express your appreciation for the support your dad has given you throughout your […]

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Time-Saving Radiant Floor Heating Supplies for Streamlined Installation

There’s no place like home. A cozy retreat where one can rest and relax… until you walk onto your frigid floors and say goodbye to your warm toes. With temperatures dropping, many homeowners are investing in radiant floor heating systems throughout their living spaces and bathrooms. It’s a form of central heating that’s energy-efficient, eliminates […]

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2020’s Best Tool Gifts Made for & Hand-Picked by Trade Pros

With the holidays right around the corner, we’re taking a step back to reflect on the year and what we’re grateful for as a company. In efforts to extend our appreciation, our holiday campaign this year is named “Trade Fave Tools” to celebrate the trades that provide essential services to our local communities each and […]

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15 Handy Tool Gift Ideas for Dad

Dad. Father. Papa. He goes by different names, but his role never changes. With Father’s Day around the corner, you may be wondering how to express your appreciation for the support he’s given you throughout the years. Malco understands that finding the perfect Father’s Day present can be a tough task, so we’re here to […]

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Top 10 Best Sheet Metal Tools for HVAC Pros

Malco is proud to be the nation’s leading manufacturer of “tools of the trade” for HVAC professionals. Our success in the industry began with our beloved founder Mark W. Keymer taking advantage of a unique opportunity in the 1950s to manufacture and market specialty hand tools for fabricating and installing the new-at-the-time ductwork of forced […]

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Celebrating 70 Years of Malco Evolution & Innovation

The new year marks an exciting milestone for Malco as we celebrate our 70th anniversary in business. Throughout time, our company has undergone a metamorphosis, embracing new products, industries, ownership, and much more. To help tell our story, let’s rewind back in time to when it all started. The 1950s began a wave of rapid […]

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Don’t Stress! These Top Tool Gifts of 2019 Are Sure to Impress

For many, holiday gift shopping can be a daunting task. It can take longer than expected to brainstorm about thoughtful gifts for loved ones and even longer to find where to get the items. If you’re unsure of what present to give to the trade pro in your life, look no further! Whether you are […]

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Must-Have Fencing Contractor Tools

As you probably know, the start of fall means that changing leaves, pumpkins, and bonfires are just around the corner, but it also marks the best time for homeowners to invest in a new professionally installed fence. Spring and summer are typically the busiest times of the year for fencing companies, and since there are […]

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Essential Tools for Your HVAC Career Path

Have plans this fall to study the ins and outs of heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (HVAC)? Malco commends you for enrolling in post-secondary schooling and taking your first step into the HVAC career path. There are many benefits of going into the HVAC field, such as a steady demand for technicians, being active during […]

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Top Malco Tools for Trade School Graduates

Are you a spring trade school graduate? Congratulations! Malco applauds you for completing post-secondary schooling to further your professional career. We wish you nothing but the best moving forward. If you are graduating from trade school programs in heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC), building construction, or autobody repair, check out our top tool suggestions […]

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3 Sheet Metal Tools Worth Investing In

It May be Time to Evaluate your Tools and Invest in an Upgrade How long have you had your Malco hollow nut drivers? How about your sheet metal crimpers and cutting snips? If your answer is over a few years, that’s fantastic! However, it may be time to invest in some new sheet metal tools […]

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16 Top-Rated Tools to Gift in 2018

The Malco 2018 Holiday Gift Guide Temperatures dropping? Check. Halloween candy gone? Check. Dark outside by 5:30 pm? Check. All of that can only mean that the holidays are right around the corner! Malco wants to help you get a head start on your gift giving this year. If you’ve got a handyman on your […]

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Back to School with Malco’s HVAC Starter Kit

When the calendar turns to September, that only means one thing for a lot of us—it’s back to school time! For those of you entering a trade school or beginning a career in HVAC, Malco has the perfect item to get you off on the right foot—the HVAC Starter Kit. This 16 piece kit comes […]

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The Best Fencing Tools You’ll Want This Summer

“Love they neighbor as yourself; but don’t take down the fence.”—Carl Sandburg Backyard Season is Here – Malco Will Help You Make It Look It’s Best! Don’t look now, but another school year is winding down and another summer is right around the corner. That means it’s time for backyard parties, family barbeques and lounging in […]

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7 Tools for Quick & Easy Gutter Maintenance or Repair

With the calendar flipping to November, for most of us that means that the weather is going to be changing pretty rapidly over the next few weeks. Unless you live in the sun belt, you’ll be seeing the temperatures drop and winter winds that turn rain to both sleet and snow in a lot of […]

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Add a Malco HVAC Kit to Your ToolBox

Hello out there and welcome to the summer of 2016! As June presses on, you’ve probably noticed that the temperatures continue to rise, and you’ve probably also noticed an increased amount of whirring air conditioners as you’re out and about in your neighborhood. The HVAC Kit to Complete Your Toolbox Summer certainly brings about a […]

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Malco: Made in America

So the Fourth of July has come and gone and we now head into the middle of summer! As the temperatures heat up, we can’t help but ask, “How’s your air conditioner running?” We certainly hope that you’re able to keep cool during these hottest months of the year! With that said, we’re going to […]

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SLATE ROOFING TOOL ESSENTIALS

There are other solutions, but none so handy to use as the new slate cutter & slate punch from Malco! The lightweight and portable Malco NSP1 Hand Punch goes anywhere on the job site to punch a clean, recessed nail hole in 4 – 8 mm natural roofing slate. A big 2-1/2-inch (63 mm) throat […]

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