By Heather Burlingame, Senior Production Editor | September 28, 2010

Hilti Theft Protection SystemThe Theft Protection System (TPS) is available for many of the company's tools. It consists of a Company Card, Activation Key and electronic module inside the tool. A customer-specific code is set and then transferred via the Company Card to the tool. The Activation Key allows the tool to be started and used. Tools will lock after 20 minutes and cannot be restarted with the key.