New from Gray Tools, the Pro+ line of tool storage units. Seventeen products, including top chests and roll cabs in 28” and 42” widths. 100-lb. capacity drawer slides. Premium 5”x2” casters. 14% more capacity.
Mac Tools new 20V MAX 3/8” brushless impact wrench. Ergonomic over-molded grip. Compact, 5.69” long. Provides 275 ft-lbs. breakaway torque. Three speed settings, variable speed trigger (0–1,700, –1,950, –2,800 RPM). Electronic trigger brake.
A new air line tool from Jet. L-type coupler. ¼” body x ¼” NPT male thread. Zinc-plated steel prevents rust and corrosion. Deep knurled socket sleeve. Has 4-ball “positive locking” mechanism. Working pressure 150 psi. Air flow 35 SCFM at 100 psig inlet with 10 psig pressure drop.
Now in lime green! An addition to Lisle Corporation’s popular line of plastic low-profile creepers. Body-hugging, comfortable and strong. Urethane rollers in steel bushings molded into creeper body. Low-profile, 7/8” floor clearance. Easy to clean. Molded surface is solvent and fuel resistant.
Keep your shop floor clean with new Turbo X wet/dry dust extractor from Fein Tools. Push handle for easy mobility. 13’ suction hose (1-3/8” dia.), non-woven, premium filter bag. PES flat-pleated filter and electronic shutdown. Powerful, easy wet-vacuuming performance. 25’ power cable. Accommodates many different accessory tools (sold separately).
New Unitool UT6022 torque-limiting screwdriver set. 23-piece set. ¼” drive screwdriver works with ¼” hex bits or ¼” drive sockets. Torque range 10–50 in/lbs. Kit includes assortment of 20 popular bits. Comes in blow-molded plastic case.
New Jet 1” drive, ultra lightweight impact wrench. Ideal for heavy-duty truck tire and wheel service. Weighs just 17.9 lbs. Generates 2,000 ft/lb torque. Twin-hammer mechanism. Powerful, smoothe, balanced blows with reduced vibration. Forward/reverse valve has four-position throttle settings. Pin-hole/spring clip socket retainer on anvil. 90 psi.
Also from Alltrade, new Saber 1300 lumen LED rechargeable LI-ion flood light. Features ultra-thin design. Integrated stand rotates 180•. High and low settings give you variable brightness and running time (2.5 to 5 hours). 3.7V, 4400mAh Li-ion battery. Light has built-in power bank for USB charging of smartphones and tablets.
New Saber tube work lights from Alltrade. 300 (ATD-80473), 500 (ATD-80475) and 700 (ATD-80477) lumens. Constant current design for consistent light, 3.7V 3350 mAh Li-ion rechargeable battery, auto shut-off and overcharge protection. 9.75” (ATD-80473), 11.75” (ATD-80475), 13.75” (ATD-80477) long. Run time 2.5 hours (high), 5 hours (low). 300-lumens model runs 3 hours (high), 6 (low).
From Mohawk Lifts, the 2-post lift swing arm safety head guard. Simple rubber guard that can prevent on-the-job injuries, and associated lost time. Universal rubber attachment fits swing arm sliders on all lift brands. Affixes easily to arm ends with peel-and-stick application.
New from Permatex. Ultra SlickTM Disc Brake Caliper Lube. 100% synthetic, high-temperature formula prevents seizing or sticking. Won’t causing swelling of rubber sleeves. Waterproof, anti-corrosion. Temperature operating range -40 C to 204 C. Comes in four sizes: 5g packet, 80ml tube, 170ml tube, 236 ml brush-top bottle.
New Hofmann Geodyna 9000P wheel balancer from Snap-on Equipment. Features advanced non-contact 3D imaging technology. Automatically scans rim and tire profile with 5 high-resolution laser cameras. Also scans wheel to within 0.1 mm accuracy. Easy to use on all cars and light trucks.
Ideal for tracing vehicle electrical system problems. New battery-less ET60 electronic AC/DC voltage tester from Klein Tools. Tester is powered by applied voltage. Measures voltage up to 600 V. Uses standard replaceable test leads. Water and dust resistant.
Now available from B-Line Tire and Auto Supply Ltd. — Pro-Cut’s A10 Warthog on-car brake lathe. Handles vehicles from compacts to heavy-duty pickups. Designed for heavy use, high-volume brake service. Speed-lock cutting head. 6-adaptor package included. Rotor thickness 0.2” to 1.75”. Handles rotors up to 17.6”.
Hunter has introduced its next generation of WinAlign consoles for its wheel aligners. WA500 and WA600. Both feature Hunter’s new HWC2 PC. Runs on Windows 10 and WinAlign v15.1. Consoles designed for HawkEye Elite aligner.
New from ATD. 6-piece combination internal/external snap-ring pliers set. 3 straight tips, 3 90° tips. Sizes 0.38” to 0.70” Comes in molded plastic case.
New King Canada 8” low-speed bench grinder with light. Low-speed feature reduces heat build-up. ½-HP, 1,750 RPM motor is powerful. Diamond wheel dressing tool, tool rests, eye shields and two 8”x1” white aluminum oxide grinding wheels (one 60-grit, one fine 120-grit) all included. Plastic eye shields are shatter resistant. One regular, one magnified.
Another new tester from Klein Tools. ET250 Digital AC/DC voltage and continuity tester. Measures voltage up to 600 V. Standard replaceable leads. Ideal for working in vehicle areas where it’s hard to see when you’re tracing electrical system problems. Tester has a built-in flashlight, and backlit display.
Fidanza’s new, lightweight steel flywheels. One-piece design made from 1045 steel. Designed to reduce weight and inertia for better engine response. Ring gear teeth are milled into the flywheel. For specific years and models of Ford, Toyota, Pontiac, Lotus, Saab and Subaru vehicles. Being officially launched at the 2017 SEMA show in Las Vegas.
New from ITC, ½” drive 13-piece deep metric impact socket set. Torque-Drive® sockets prevent fastener rounding by applying torque to fastener corners. Socket sizes 10–24 mm. Heat-treated chrome molybdenum sockets with black phosphate finish. Corrosion resistant, finish won’t peel. Large, easy-to-read size markings.
Plombco has launched its new line of StickPro™ 1 oz. steel segment adhesive weight rolls. Available with standard white tape, or cold-weather grey tape. New adhesive weight rolls will be featured at 2017 SEMA show in Las Vegas.
Also new from Plombco, its 2017 wheel weight application guide. Charts offered in two different sizes — booklet format and wall chart. Both feature updated 2017 vehicle year, make and model information for easy, accurate reference when doing tire-service work. Application guides available in the downloads area of Plombco website (plombco.com).
Great for keeping the shop floor clean and safe. New 4200-psi, commercial gas-powered pressure washer from Campbell Hausfeld. High-end, tri-plex piston pump and Kohler CH440 engine for top performance. Washer gun has trigger-lock mechanism to prevent accidental trigger pull, and for safety. 12” pneumatic wheels, 50’ hose, 5 quick-change nozzles.
Ideal Matco tool for brake service and manifold work. Removes gasket residue, carbon build-up, rust. Can also be used for cleaning disc brake caliper slides. Tungsten carbide tip brazed to steel blade. Tip is precision ground and always stays sharp. 5/8” blade, tool length 6-1/2”.
Raybestos’s new Opti-Cal line of brake calipers. All-new caliper body, brackets and components including pistons, lubricated guide pins and pad mounting hardware. Rust-inhibiting zinc finish for all-weather performance and protection. Calipers feature no core return. Faster, trouble-free installation.
New Maxme Tablet Scan Tool from Matco. Expandable, wireless. Android-based tool covers domestic, Asian, European vehicles. Ultra-fast graphing, displays 8 graphs simultaneously. OBD-II coverage 1996 to current model years. 8” IPS capacitive touchscreen. 2 high-resolution, still/video cameras. Bluetooth 2.1 connectivity, one-click wi-fi updating. Supports Indentifix.
Next-gen A/C service equipment from Robinair. New 34788NI and 34788NI-H machines. Feature industry-leading 98.5% recovery efficiency for both gasoline-powered and hybrid vehicles. New design with larger graphical display. Automatic leak testing, refrigerant fill and oil drain/inject. USB data sharing, wireless module for wi-fi or Bluetooth connectivity. Also accommodates a printer.
New from Mastercool. 52300 Thermal Imaging Camera. Can measure from-20 C to 350C. 0.1 C thermal sensitivity. Fully automatic, focus free with Micro SD card storage. Ideal for tire wear, brake and engine system, fuel injector, wheel bearing diagnostics, and more. 2.8” LCD colour screen. Runs on 2 AA batteries. 6-hour battery run time.
VL Communications has added text messaging and e-commerce to its AB Magic shop management software. New SMS text module lets you notify customers in seconds that their vehicle is ready. New e-commerce module links to STOX Tire Distribution website in Quebec. Fast, accurate ordering of tires. Both features free in version 2017.011 of AB Magic. Can be downloaded from VLcom.com.
NNew from Permatex — orange silicone ceramic brake lubricant. High-temp formulation with ceramic solids in it. Works in temperature range -46°C to 1649°C. Perfect for every critical brake part include caliper pins and bushings. Won’t harm plastic and rubber components. Corrosion-, contaminant- and water-resistant.