Welcome to Toolbox Talk!

Take a minute to check out Toolbox Talk and learn about the advantages Steel Dragon Tools offer over similar competitors. With a wide range of tools, accessories and parts, Steel Dragon Tools is here for everyone, from professional plumbers and pipe fitters to ambitious do-it-yourselfers. Toolbox Talk will walk you through the wide variety of machines and tools offered by Steel Dragon Tools as well as provide tips and training whether you are a seasoned professional or just starting out.

Posted on: March 5th, 2018 in News and Events

Steel Dragon Tools Store on Amazon

The Steel Dragon Tools store is now open on Amazon. All Steel Dragon Tools products are all available and easily searchable. Most products are eligible for two-day shipping through Amazon Prime. Contractors and skilled tradesmen can quickly and conveniently get the tools they need to get the job done.   Steel Dragon Tools manufacturers a […]

Posted on: February 14th, 2018 in Al's Tech Talk

Steel Dragon Tool Rebar Cutter Tips

Steel Dragon Tools rebar cutters can be kept in peak operating shape for years to come by following these simple tips. For more information on Steel Dragon Tools rebar cutters, click here.   Use the Right Tool Steel Dragon Tools rebar cutters can cut other materials, but it is important to remember to use the […]

Posted on: February 6th, 2018 in Product Spotlight

Steel Dragon Tools Rebar Cutters

Rebar is one of the hidden materials of the construction world. It gets buried in concrete and quickly forgotten. But any concrete or masonry structure requires rebar and as a result, construction workers need to be able to cut the rebar to spec. There are several ways to cut rebar, including reciprocating saw, circular cutter […]

Posted on: December 20th, 2017 in Al's Tech Talk

The Versatile 87740 Motor

The 87740 motor is the driving force behind some of the most popular pipe threaders in the industry, including the RIDGID 300 and 535. The Steel Dragon Tools version of the 87740 motor powers the Steel Dragon Tools 300 and 7090i. The 87740 motor is a versatile work horse and can be used across a […]

Posted on: November 1st, 2017 in Customer Service

Steel Dragon Tools Repair Service

Steel Dragon Tools is now offering repair services for used or broken pipe threading machines. Steel Dragon Tools will inspect, repair, and refurbish pipe threading machines manufactured by RIDGID®, Wheeler-REX®, Steel Dragon Tools®, ROTHENBERGER®, and Collins.   Steel Dragon Tools has over ten years of experience refurbishing pipe threading machines and is now offering repair […]

Posted on: October 25th, 2017 in Al's Tech Talk

Obscure Fact About the 535

Steel Dragon Tools has over a decade of experience refurbishing pipe threading machines and accessories. The RIDGID® 535 is a prime candidate for reconditioning and can be found quite often in the Steel Dragon Tools shop. The 535 debuted on the market in 1957 and has been running in one form or another for over […]

Posted on: October 18th, 2017 in Al's Tech Talk

Wire Strippers – WRA 10 vs WRA 15

Steel Dragon Tools offers several different models of wire strippers. The two entry level options are the WRA10 and the WRA15. Both models can be operated manually with a hand crank or automatically with a drill. The WRA10 and WRA15 are an ideal entry point for anyone looking to strip wire and increase recycling payouts on scrap […]

Posted on: October 10th, 2017 in Product Spotlight

Reconditioned RIDGID® 535

The Steel Dragon Tools Reconditioned RIDGID® 535 pipe threading machine will thread, ream, and cut 1/8-inch to 2-inch pipe. This machine will also thread 1/4-inch to 2-inch bolts.   Steel Dragon Tools is a leader in refurbishing used or broken pipe threading machines. Steel Dragon Tools knows that no matter how beaten a RIDGID machine […]

Posted on: October 4th, 2017 in Product Spotlight

Comparing 4″ Pipe Threaders

Steel Dragon Tools offers two models  of pipe threading machines that thread, cut and ream up to 4-inch pipe, rod, and bolts. The Steel Dragon Tools 1224 and the Steel Dragon Tools 6790 pipe threading machines both thread, cut, and ream a wide range of  black, galvanized, and plastic-coated pipe, as well as stainless steel, […]

Posted on: September 27th, 2017 in Al's Tech Talk

“A” is for Automatic – 811A and 815A

Die heads for most Steel Dragon Tools and RIDGID® power pipe threading machines will either be automatic or non-automatic. Automatic refers the die head’s ability to automatically oil the pipe during the pipe threading process. These die heads will have a through-head oiling system. Automatic die heads will also have an “A” designation in their […]