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).
With advanced driver assist systems (ADAS) and smart vehicle technology here to stay, technicians need professional diagnostics and calibration tools equipped with top-of-the-range features that provide the precise vehicle data and information, to complete a fast and efficient repair.
To give technicians clear vision in the workshop, Philips has introduced the CBH51 LED hybrid professional bonnet lamp. It features 32 powerful LEDs, providing an intense, 6000-K natural white light source and bright wide beam that defeats darkness, but to prevent fatigue, is also gentle on the eyes.
Machine Mart’s has released its new catalogue, packed full of all the tools and equipment any garage or workshop may need this winter. Featuring over 500 price cuts and new products, the 500-page Autumn/Winter catalogue is a ‘must have’ for anyone seeking a huge choice at unbeatable value.
Garage tool and equipment company MobileTron has launched the new AC Delco Torque Master. The company describes this new exclusive tool as an “innovative” addition to its range, designed specifically to aid tyre fitters reduce changing times by up to 55 per cent whilst maintaining safety standards.
The 18v half-inch drive battery-powered Impact Wrench allows technicians to increase the speed of their operation by using the tool to take wheels off quickly safe in the knowledge that nuts can never be overtightened when fitting tyres.
Launch UK has added new point of sale resources for garage users of its automatic transmission flush machine and Launch X431 diagnostic tools as it continues to help workshops promote the key benefits of its products to motorists.
Bartec’s TAP200 tread and pressure reader will be unveiled at the CV Show 2017 by its new distributor, JHM Butt & Co Ltd (Butts of Bawtry). The TAP200 will be on display at the National Exhibition Centre (NEC) between 25 and 27 April, on stand 4E111.