Martins Industries has integrated Magnum+ into its brand portfolio of tyre equipment and products by acquiring M & R Tire Products. According to the company, Magnum+ is a brand of high-precision tyre balancing beads that are described as “a revolutionary alternative to traditional wheel weight balancing”.
Launch UK has unveiled the X431 Eurotab II. The company states that the newmodel is its most advanced diagnostics tool to date, comprising DoIP (Diagnostic over Internet Protocol), J2534 pass-through online programming, DTC-based database, and intelligent diagnosis, as well as all the features of the previous Eurotab model.
Launch UK has unveiled the new X-431 Euro PRO 4, a brand new advanced automotive diagnostics tool. Based on the Android operating system, the new 1.4 GHz Quad-Core product excels in automotive fault diagnosis and offers wider vehicle coverage, powerful functions and accurate test data.
Machine Mart has added the Clarke CIR13C impact wrench kit to its range, stating that it is ideal for quickly removing wheel nuts, studs and stubborn nuts & bolts in general. This impact wrench operates from 12V auxiliary sockets, portable power packs or most 12V batteries making it an excellent addition to any car, workshop or garage.
Tyre bay equipment supplier Tyre Stuff has introduced a new range of air tools to the market.
Because tyre businesses use air tools for the removal of wheel nuts, tyre buffing as well as exhaust cut offs, they need tools they can rely on. With this in mind, Tyre Stuff has sourced a new range of air tools from Fore.
Pneumatic Components (PCL), the worldwide leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of pneumatic and tyre inflation systems, is reminding drivers of the importance of having correctly inflated tyres this Tyre Safety Month (October).
German oil and additive specialist Liqui Moly has launched Tornador Gun, a cleaning gun that uses compressed air. Many car cleaning experts swear by it. “Now our Universal Cleaner can produce even better results,” says David Kaiser, head of research and development at Liqui Moly.
TechMan has collaborated with award-winning independent Audi and VW specialist ADS Limited, to deliver an honest appraisal of their experiences to date since implementing the TechMan garage management system less than four months ago.
To celebrate Swarfega’s 70th birthday, the company has launched a new product to help tackle workshop skincare. “Tough Gel Moisturiser” is designed to be used as an after-work cream for general use to maintain the skin’s natural barrier function, and prevent skin drying out.
People often refer to fast-fit and garage work as the kind of trade where you get your hands dirty. However, the same people are usually less conscious of what this means in practice. Fewer still are aware of what can be done about it.
Pneumatic Components (PCL), the Sheffield-based manufacturer and distributor of pneumatic and tyre inflation systems, has launched a new and improved mobile nitrogen generation and inflation cart range.
Are workshops recalibrating vehicles after wheel alignment? As of the start of 2016, to qualify for a 5 star Euro NCAP safety rating new vehicles require a minimum of two advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS). The minimum requirement is to have Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB) and Lane Departure Warning (LDW), both of which are complex systems requiring specialist equipment to recalibrate following repair to the vehicle.
Laser Tools has launched a new soft-faced dead blow hammer (part number 7011). The new hammer has a multitude of uses, but its size and weight make it ideal for use when trying to remove road wheels that are seized solid to the hub through dissimilar metal corrosion (alloy wheels on a steel hub).