Tools & Equipment

Crosley/Howerton Championship Winning Bike on Display at the Full Spectrum Power Booth at SEMA

Alexandria, VA – Since 2009, Full Spectrum Power products have been designed with racing and high-performance as the bedrock of their technology and features. Much of the product research and development comes from technical partnerships with professional race teams from around the world.
Over the last eight years, Full Spectrum Power has supported several KTM Factory motocross teams, as well as the Red Bull KTM Factory Racing Supercross and Motocross teams, and the KTM Orange Brigade. The progress that KTM made during that time was amazing including the AMA Motocross and Supercross Championships with Ryan Dungey.
Full Spectrum Power is the Official Battery of the American Flat Track series, and is a technical partner to Factory Indian/S&S Cycles, Vance & Hines Harley Davidson, and has more than 70% grid share in the AFT Twins class. Our involvement with the premier teams in AFT over the last decade has helped us gain invaluable data for the development of customer products.

1967 Iso Rivolta Restomod

1967 Iso Rivolta Restomod
Battle of The Builders Entrant: J&L Fabricating
Commissioned by Richard Griot, Griot’s Garage Inc.

Ever the automotive enthusiast and SEMA participant, Richard Griot, of the esteemed car care manufacturing company, Griot’s Garage, set out to take advantage of everything he had seen and studied at SEMA over the last 30 years to create a 1967 Iso Rivolta restomod. Just about everything of importance on the car can be purchased by SEMA vendors except for the time and energy of “Battle of the Builders” entrant Louie Shefchik, of J&L Fabricating, who was called upon to turn Richard’s vision into reality.

North American E-Mobility Launch From Wiha Tools

North American E-Mobility Launch from Wiha Tools

MONTICELLO, MN – 10/1/2019

Willi Hahn Corporation USA dba Wiha Tools announces the North American launch of its Electric Vehicle E-Mobility program at the SEMA Show in Las Vegas, NV from November 5 to November 8, 2019. The program will be available to be seen at Booth 41305 in the Lower South Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center.

In addition to the comprehensive line of hand tools Wiha manufactures, Wiha is one of the largest manufacturers of insulated tools in the world. The rise in Electric Vehicle demand has created an opportunity for Wiha to service the need for high quality, safe insulated tools for the Automotive Industry. Wiha insulated products are suitable for work in environments exposed up to 1,000 V AC. The VDE certified products are individually tested at 10,000 V AC.

Yakima LockNLoad Platform Collection Now Available

LAKE OSWEGO, Ore., September 26, 2019 – Born and rigorously tested in the extreme conditions of the Australian Outback, Yakima’s new LockNLoad Heavy Duty Platform Roof Rack collection combines smart looks and even smarter engineering for hauling overlanding equipment as far off road as your vehicle will take you. However, you needn’t leave civilization to appreciate the versatility of LockNLoad; it’s perfectly suited for transporting bikes, boats, boards, and skis, too.

“The LockNLoad platform racks represent a natural extension of Yakima’s existing rooftop offerings,” said Garrett Barnum, Category Director. “With adventurers going farther and farther off the grid, we’re able to provide them the versatility they demand with this low-profile roof rack and line of rugged accessories. At the same time, with its side-to-side slats that effectively act as crossbars, LockNLoad will appeal to those looking to simply haul their favorite gear to the trail, campsite, slopes, or coast.”

New Plasma Cutting Tray Attachment for Rhino Cart!

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Santa Fe Springs, CA U.S.A.
Jan 2019. Strong Hand Tools®, manufacturer of innovative Strong Hand Tools® Welding Clamps, Magnets, and Pliers, and BuildPro® Modular Welding Tables proudly announces the New Plasma Cutting Tray attachment for the Rhino Cart® Mobile Fixturing Station. The Plasma Cutting Tray supports 100 lbs. on a 18” x 28” cutting surface with 14 reversible / replaceable steel slats. Generous 1.8” width between cutting slats provides ample space for hold-down clamping. Slats are secured in place to maintain rigidity while you work. Cut, clamp, fixture and weld on one convenient mobile workstation at the ideal, uniform working height.

The Plasma Cutting Tray easily folds down flat against the Rhino Cart® when not in use. [The Rhino Cart® Mobile Fixturing Station is a turnkey system for clamping and fixturing in welding and fabrication. The Rhino Cart® Package includes the mobile Welding Table + 66 pc. Fixturing Kit.]

New Cylinder Cart for safe Gas Cylinder Handling

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Santa Fe Springs, CA U.S.A. –
Strong Hand Tools®, manufacturer of innovative Strong Hand Tools® Welding Clamps, Magnets, and Pliers, and BuildPro® Modular Welding Tables proudly announces the New Cylinder Cart for the safe handling of heavy gas cylinders.

The self-supporting 4-wheel base of the New Gas Cylinder Cart provides a safe and stable method for the transport, lifting, and placement of heavy gas cylinders while minimizing the effort required for heavy cylinder handling. Easily transport cylinders around the work area with smooth maneuverability, even in tight areas. Safely lift and place cylinders onto welding carts, pallets or other elevated platforms up to 7” in height. Workers should not attempt to lift cylinders manually or “roll” cylinders. The new Cylinder Cart eliminates the potentially dangerous and difficult job of moving and lifting cylinders.

ReadyRest™ Arm Rest

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Santa Fe Springs, CA U.S.A.
Jan 2019. Strong Hand Tools®, manufacturer of innovative Strong Hand Tools® Welding Clamps, Magnets, and Pliers, and BuildPro® Modular Welding Tables proudly announces the Ready Rest™ line of Torch, Grinder, Wrist, and Arm Rests!

The NEW ReadyRest™ 2-section, articulated, fully adjustable Arm Rest supports your extended arm while welding, for greater weld control and reduced fatigue. The Arm Rest is height adjustable [the support arm slides up or down the mounting column], and swivels smoothly and easily for work in precise locations.

The comfortable, generously sized arm cup turns in a 360° arc for complete freedom in positioning, and instant re-positioning. The sturdy, magnetic, anti-tipping base plate can be placed on any steel surface and leveled by adjusting the two leveling bolts. Demo the ReadyRests™ at CMTS Booth 1032.

The full ReadyRest™ line includes: MIG, TIG Torch, Electrode Holder [Universal],

Spray Your Way To BIG SAVINGS With Apollo’s TrueHVLP™ Maxi-Miser® 2000 Mobile Spray System

Apollo Sprayers International, Inc., a USA based leader in the manufacturing of HVLP (High Volume Low Pressure) has developed the ultimate portable auto body spray finishing system for both mobile and shop use, the Maxi-Miser® 2000 TrueHVLP™ Turbo paint spray system.

“By using Apollo’s advanced TrueHVLP™ technology, the Maxi-Miser® 2000 system offer dramatically less overspray (80% - 90% transfer efficiency) which translates to a documented 40% savings on paint. Mobile collision repair specialists that use the Maxi-Miser® TrueHVLP™ painting system see immediate savings in paint consumption and increased through put. In addition, users have experienced amazing finish results with solvent or waterborne Basecoats, Metallics and Clears.” states John Darroch, President and CEO of Apollo Sprayers International, Inc.

Introducing the SEMA Special Edition SATAjet X 5500 Hippie

At SEMA 2019, the German manufacturer SATA, producer of high-performance spray guns, breathing protection equipment, filter regulator units, cup systems and accessories, displays its new Special Edition spray gun “Hippie”.
Fifty years ago in 1969, "Peace, Love and Music" was the motto of the "Summer of Love", in which hippies adorned with flowers danced and celebrated at the legendary Woodstock Music Festival. Commemorating the fiftieth anniversary of the Woodstock Music Festival, SATA recognizes the cultural impact of the era with a Special Edition spray gun.
The colorful motifs of the SATAjet X 5500 Hippie remind us of this unique movement. The spray gun is fully functional and suitable for the daily use in the spray booth.

DEI Introduces Oil Rug for a Cleaner, Mess Free Work Area

Avon Lake, Ohio (February 7, 2019) - Changing oil is always messy. Now DEI offers a way to keep a garage or work area clean and mess free. DEI’s new Oil Rug quickly absorbs oily spills and drips to keep a work area tidy and accident free. It is an inexpensive and simple way to increase safety and cleanliness whether it is for a personal garage or professional automotive repair facility. Oil Rug is one solution to keep work areas clean and tidy.

In addition to its use for oil changes, DEI’s Oil Rug can be used for any small engine repair and makes a great addition to the work bench of the occasional Do-It-Yourselfer, or as a required safety product for auto care professionals. Applications include placement under motorcycles and cars when parked in the garage or bench top repairs for transmissions, small engines or any project that that can cause an oily mess.

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