Collision Repair & Refinish

KNIPEX Tools Introduces Hose Clamp Pliers with Locking Device

Easy-to-use hose clamp pliers series stays locked without the user’s grip.

BUFFALO GROVE, Ill. – KNIPEX Tools adds new locking Hose Clamp Pliers to its series of Hose Clamp Pliers. The new pliers keep the clamp open and locked in position without the need to grip and hold onto the pliers until the user is ready to move the clamp.

The pliers feature a lock which opens at the touch of a button and rotatable tips to reliably grip hose clamps in all positions. The pliers can be used on a variety of clamps up to 2 3/4 inches in diameter and offer leverage to allow clamps to be easily opened and moved without exerting great effort.

KNIPEX Tools Introduces Hog Ring Pliers

Versatile Hog Ring Pliers designed to securely hold and guide rings into proper crimped position.

BUFFALO GROVE, Ill. – KNIPEX Tools introduced its Hog Ring Pliers. The pliers are designed for the professional replacement of automotive upholstery to the seat frame and are compatible with all popular upholstery rings or hog rings.

The 7-inch pliers have special grooves in the jaws that are designed to securely hold the ring or clip and guide them into proper crimped position. Other features include a high transmission ratio for easy compression of the hog rings and a closing spring to hold the pliers closed so the ring may be securely positioned before it is compressed.

The Hog Ring Pliers are forged and oil hardened out of special grade German tool steel and feature a chrome-plated finish and multi-component grips for added hand comfort. They are suitable for use on any wide range of fastening projects that deal with fencing, wire, fabric rope and cord.

KNIPEX Tools Introduces Gripping Pliers Series

Versatile pliers series features unique heavy-duty design built for tough jobs.

BUFFALO GROVE, Ill. – October 2017 – KNIPEX Tools introduced its series of Gripping Pliers. The series features Universal, Long-Nose and Welding Gripping Pliers.

The 10-inch Universal Gripping Pliers feature a unique, pivoting bottom jaw that automatically adjusts to any workpiece in the field, including square, round, hex and flat materials. The pliers also feature toggle lever action for a high clamping pressure grip, making the pliers ideal for secure, one-handed operation.

The 8-inch Long-Nose Gripping Pliers are bright zinc-plated and feature narrow, long jaws at a slim width of ¼ inch. The pliers are specially designed for areas difficult to reach. The Long-Nose Grip Pliers also feature a non-serrated gripping area for pinching off hoses.

KNIPEX Tools Introduces Extra Long Needle Nose Pliers

Extra Long Needle Nose Pliers designed to be a comfortable, convenient multi-use tool for hard-to-reach areas.

BUFFALO GROVE, Ill. – KNIPEX Tools introduced its 11-inch Extra Long Needle Nose Pliers. The pliers are designed for strong and flexible gripping of small pipes, screws and round parts in hard-to-reach areas.

The Extra Long Needle Nose Pliers feature multiple gripping zones that are perfect for pulling and twisting, making them a versatile multi-use tool for the automotive industry. Workpieces can be carefully grabbed, held and guided with the four grooves in the jaws of the slim, yet robust, pliers. Other features include a serrated gripping area for holding onto round parts or pipes and a slim, extra-long design for limited working space.

KNIPEX Tools Introduces Ear Clamp Pliers

Durable pliers series is suitable for simple and reliable clamping of 1-ear and 2-ear clamps.

BUFFALO GROVE, Ill. – KNIPEX Tools LP’s new series of Ear Clamp Pliers is designed for simple and reliable clamping of 1-ear and 2-ear clamps.

Available in front jaw and dual front and side jaw options, the pliers are designed to not damage the press points on the ear clamps of a workpiece. The Ear Clamp Pliers are ideal for work on CV boots, coolant and fuel lines, air pressure systems and compressors.

The pliers come in two options: single and double jaw. Both models are 8 ¾ inches long, weigh only one pound and are forged and oil-hardened out of German, chrome vanadium steel for durability and long life. The dual-jaw Ear Clamp Pliers option has an additional side jaw for easy clamping at a 90-degree angle when space is limited.

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Launch of new automotive paint line with Dave Kindig highlights busy SEMA 2017 Show for AkzoNobel

AkzoNobel and automotive artist Dave Kindig are set to introduce a new custom color line of automotive paints at the upcoming Specialist Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show taking place October 31 to November 3 at the Las Vegas Convention Center (LVCC) in Las Vegas, NV. The new paint line will be introduced at a press conference scheduled for 3:30 to 3:50 Pacific Time on November 1 at the AkzoNobel booth (#25163).

The announcement with Kindig, host of the popular cable TV show “Bitchin’ Rides,” highlights a busy week for AkzoNobel, which will showcase its products and host autograph signing sessions at its show booth at the SEMA event. Sikkens, Lesonal, Wanda, Sikkens Autocoat BT, & U-TECH are among the product lines that will be on exhibit at the show.

AkzoNobel will also host a press conference at booth #25163 at 9:30 a.m. on November 1 to announce CarBeat, a new digital process solution that will be available to automotive repair shops around the world.

BISHOP INNOVATIONS INTRODUCES HOZEEZ® DISPLAY BOX FOR RETAIL COUNTERS AND STORE SHELVES.

Bishop Innovations now has a retail counter display box available for HOZEEZ® car wash accessories. This container, to be shown at the 2017 SEMA show in Las Vegas, will allow retailers to display HOZEEZ® on counters and shelves. The display box will be shipped free of charge with bulk orders to retailers.

HOZEEZ® is the most effective and durable hose guide on the market. The unique patented design features that enable the product to work so well also make it difficult to package in cost-effective retail packaging. A pair of HOZEEZ® cannot simply be dropped into a cheap plastic bag and stapled closed, as others do with small inexpensive products.

ALLDATA to Debut Next-Generation Technology at SEMA that Turns a Tablet into a Powerful Scan Tool

ELK GROVE, Calif., Oct. 26, 2017 – ALLDATA, an AutoZone company, is marking its 11th year at the annual SEMA (Specialty Equipment Market Association) exhibition with the launch of ALLDATA Diagnostics. This next-generation technology turns a tablet (Android, Windows 10, or iOS) into a powerful, professional scan tool – an industry first. It’s the only scan tool solution with ALLDATA Repair® or ALLDATA Collision® built in, which means that codes link directly to relevant OEM-direct articles, as well as ALLDATA’s new interactive color wiring diagrams.

Axalta Debuts Cromax EZ on Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s Last NASCAR Cup Series Car at the 2017 SEMA Show

Glen Mills, PA – October 26, 2017: Axalta Coating Systems (NYSE: AXTA) will debut Cromax® EZ, its latest waterborne offering for the refinish market, on Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s last NASCAR® Cup Series race car during the 2017 SEMA Show. Earnhardt will drive the Cromax EZ-painted No. 88 Axalta Chevrolet SS for his final start as a full-time NASCAR Cup Series driver at Homestead-Miami Speedway on November 19, 2017.

Cromax EZ is a waterborne basecoat system that delivers exceptional results, has superior color match capability and outstanding cycle time. Designed for body shops that want to make a seamless transition from a solventborne application process to a waterborne system, EZ is exceptionally easy to use and requires minimal training. Cromax EZ also features a simple mixing procedure that requires just a single reducer and mix ratio across all formula types and environmental conditions. Simply put, Cromax EZ is easy to mix, easy to match, and easy to apply.

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