Tools & Equipment

DEI Stainless Steel Positive Locking Tie Kit Now Available With Free Locking Tie Tool

Design Engineering’s Stainless Steel Positive Locking Ties are the most ideal way to tighten wrap for automotive applications, especially for high heat applications such as exhaust wrap.

DEI’s Positive Locking Ties are made of 316 stainless steel in a ladder-style design with a ratchet tightening system and low profile clasp. Made for high heat applications, the ties can withstand heat in excess of 2500° F. Resistant to abrasive chemicals, the ties also can be used to secure electrical wires, cables, hoses and fluid lines.

DEI now offers a free Locking Tie Tool with the purchase of its Positive Locking Tie Kit (part #010219). The kit includes eight 9” x 8mm and four 14” x 8mm stainless steel ties and one Tie Tool.

ColorBond Automotive Paint introduces a new line of high performance aerosol paints

HIGH SOLID ENAMEL PAINT
ColorBond Automotive Paint is proud to introduce a new line of high performance aerosol paint, Pro Tech Industrial High Solid Aerosol Enamels
Pro Tech High Solid Enamel is a great solution for Industrial and MRO Touch up applications. The formulation has a high opacity build film to help repair and touch up the worst affected areas. Toughness and durability are characteristics of this high solids direct to metal formula. It provides maximum protection against weathering, rust, oil, gasoline and corrosive chemicals. The product can be used to provide protection to a wide variety of metal and previously finished substrates. Use the product on vehicle frames, machinery, racking, bins, tanks, piping and ornamental iron.

Autel at Sema Global Tire Expo

Autel is a leading developer, manufacture and distributor of professional automotive diagnostic tools, equipment and accessories. Since its inception more than 10 years ago, Autel has been committed to producing exceptional products with enduring value.

Autel's line of dedicated Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) Tools are renowned within the industry for their extensive vehicle coverage and intuitive user interface making them the de facto standard for TPMS diagnostics and servicing tools.

The TS401 is an easy-to-use, handheld TPMS tool capable of activating sensors and reading sensor ID, tire pressure and temperature from any known sensor. The TS401 displays relearn procedures and can program universal MX-Sensors to replace 95% of OE sensors. As with all Autel tools, the TS401’s software is updateable via the Internet.

The SATAgraph 4 airbrush: dependable, durable, and affordable

The SATAgraph 4 is truly easy to use, it achieves small detail, with high performance. The gun works well at a variety of pressure settings, using both waterborne and solvent base materials. Artists will find it is easy to clean, low maintenance, extremely durable, and is very affordable to purchase and maintain.

The SATAminijet 4400 B is the perfect compact gun

If you are looking for superb finishes in areas of difficult access or on small panels, then the SATAminijet 4400 B HVLP or RP is the spray gun for you. The special SR nozzle sets provide a wide, evenly shaped fan and are perfectly suitable for spot repairs on vehicles, blends and small panels. This spray gun allows the application of all modern paint systems – including waterborne paints.

Miller to Offer Live Welding Demonstrations and Solutions-Based Seminars at SEMA; Showcase New Products

Attendees of the 2016 SEMA Show, Nov. 1-4, 2016, in Las Vegas, can explore product benefits and solutions at welding and cutting demonstration areas available from the Miller Electric Mfg. Co. booth, #24113, in the Racing & Performance pavilion, located in the Central Hall of the Convention Center. Visitors to the booth can also try the company’s latest MIG, TIG and metal cutting products and welding protection, and get general and technical questions answered during scheduled seminars addressing solutions to common problems associated with automotive welding applications.

Miller will present the 20-minute solutions-based seminars live from the booth at 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 2 and Thursday, Nov. 3. Following each presentation and subsequent Q&A period, attendees can see and try any products referenced right from within the booth and also access more in-depth videos via the SEMA playlist on the Miller YouTube channel and other product resources at MillerWelds.com.

Myers Tire Supply adds a Smart Bin System to Inventory Management Offering

Myers Tire Supply has added the Actylus Smart Bin System to their line of MTS Xpress inventory management systems. The Actylus Smart Bins detect low stocking levels and instantly send alerts, eliminating the need for labor-intensive counting. Stocking levels are set for each SKU with one simple process, making it the ideal solution for tire dealers to store high-volume consumables such as tire valves, wheel weights, wheel nuts and studs, oil drain plugs and much more.
“Tire dealers nationwide are increasing productivity while saving time and money by having an automatic inventory management system on-sight to track and maintain accountability for high volume consumables” said Angie Oleson, Director of Vending for Myers Tire Supply

Ingersoll Rand Power Tools – Real tools for real work

Real work. It’s what automotive technicians do every day, whether you are repairing a motor or painting a hood. Having the tools and equipment that work as hard as you do is a must. The Ingersoll Rand® power tools experts will be at SEMA Booth #10160 with new, must-have tools that will help you get the job done right, the first time.

Hunter Engineering offers trips to SEMA 2016 in social media contest!

Hunter Engineering has launched a two-part social media contest that offers trips to SEMA 2016 and the chance to win a SmartWeight® Touch wheel balancer at the show!
Before SEMA, two shops can win a trip to SEMA 2016 by following Hunter on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter or YouTube and posting their answer to the question: “Why do you choose Hunter?” using hashtag #WeChooseHunter to be entered into the contest. Winners will be announced via social media
September 15!

At SEMA, visitors to Hunter’s booth #41029 can upload a photo or video of their favorite Hunter equipment to social media for a chance to win a free SmartWeight® Touch wheel balancer using the hashtag #HunterAtSEMA. The winner will be announced via social media Thursday, November 3!

There is no limit to the amount of times a Hunter follower may post and enter the contest. Follow Hunter today for a chance to win a trip to SEMA 2016!

Hunter Engineering exhibits the Road Force® Elite during SEMA 2016!

Hunter Engineering is exhibiting the new Road Force® Elite balancer during SEMA 2016 in booth #41029. Road Force® Elite is the fastest diagnostic wheel balancer on the market and performs both a traditional balance and Road Force Measurement® in less time than it takes to complete a conventional balance.

Hunter’s patented vision system determines wheel dimensions and wheel runout measurements on the Road Force® Elite to save time, eliminate data entry errors, ensure accuracy and enhance ease-of-use. The vision system also completes a 3D scan of the wheel. This scan enhances Hunter’s patented SmartWeight® technology, making Road Force® Elite the most accurate and efficient balancer on the market. The system also features automatic spoke detection, which guides technicians to place wheel weights behind the spokes.

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