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Ken-Tool announces the new 36010 5-bar SUPER MAGNUM tire cage
Ken-Tool, the leader in tire servicing hand tools and equipment, has announced the expansion of its industry leading line of tire restraining devices with the introduction of the 36010 5-bar SUPER MAGNUM cage, helping raise the safety of truck tire service to a new level.
Testing has shown the SUPER MAGNUM cage reduces the side-force energy resulting from a catastrophic sidewall zipper rupture of a Super Wide-Base tire by 93 percent. The impressive reduction of side-force energy is achieved with expanded steel mesh deflection barriers welded to the insides of the cage tubing. The cage features 5 mandrel-bent, high-strength 12 gauge, 2-1/4” (5.7 cm) diameter structural steel tubes, welded to a 3/16” (0.48 cm) thick steel plate base with a 2.0” (5.08 cm) wide, 1/4” (0.635 cm) thick reinforcing strap welded to the tubes.
The Ken-Tool also offers the 36009 5-bar MAGNUM which is structurally and dimensionally identical to the 5-bar SUPER MAGNUM, but does not include the screen mesh barrier. Both restraining devices are made in the USA.
The Magnum cages are 48” long, 30” wide and 56-1/4” tall (122 cm. x 76 cm x 143 cm). They are designed to provide more inside clearance for the new generation of Super Single and Super Wide-Base truck tires, with their higher inflation pressures and air volumes. Both cages are rated to 130 psi, and meet the O.S.H.A. Standard No. 29 CFR Part 1910.177 regulations.
Ken-Tool has produced a YouTube video to clearly illustrate the effectiveness of the SUPER MAGNUM, which can be viewed at http://youtu.be/dRE5zbMDwbE.
Ken-Tool products are available through leading tire industry supply distributors worldwide. For more information about Ken-Tool’s line of professional tire-changing tools, visit www.kentool.com. High resolution images are of the 5-bar SUPER MAGNUM and 5-bar MAGNUM cages are available on line at http://www.kentool.com/kentoolmedia_images.html.
Ken-Tool is the world’s leading manufacturer of professional automotive and tire service tools. Headquartered in Akron, Ohio, Ken-Tool has been providing the tire industry and automotive aftermarket with quality products for over 90 years