On a good floor, they are all one-man portable.
As a mobile lift engages the vehicle by the tire, this typically means the tire is supported on and obstructed by the column..
Determining the weight of the vehicle being lifted by looking at either the UVW or GVW labeled on the driver’s side at the front of the vehicle can be misleading.
The following article serves to answer frequently-asked questions about the Mayhew Speedy Universal Inner Tie Rod Tool, No. 29910.
Product description: The Mayhew Speedy Universal Inner Tie Rod Tool, No. 29910, is a universal tool designed to...
It does not happen with all touch points of different metals, just between metals that are far away from each other on the electricrochemical potential series.
An air tool is powered by either a rotary vane air motor (most tools), or a reciprocating air powered piston/cylinder (air hammers and saws). Air tool manufacturers all design their air tools to operate at 90 psi constant air pressure.
Have you heard a rattle under the hood of your Chevrolet truck after installing a new compressor? The noise you hear may be caused by the belt tensioner.
There are a number of reasons why some technicians and maintenance managers opt for air tools over cordless tools.
Fitting a moisture trap/filter and automatic oiler to your compressor is the best way to ensure long life from the tool.
Replacing standard quick change couplers and studs with “high flow” quick change couplers and studs will increase the tools performance, but this step is not recommended for rotary abrasive tools.
Clutch failure can be caused by many things. It is always best to pinpoint the reason for a failure. Clutch failure is usually caused by high pressure, voltage issues, or a combination of both.
Fleets should focus on the five factors important to exterior cleaning of the under chassis and body: water quality, temperature, time, mechanical action and chemical action.
Corrosion concern can be worse today with magnesium chloride and calcium chloride liquid deicers being used on roadways.
The availability of contaminated and/or counterfeit refrigerants is a growing and is potentially a dangerous problem in the marketplace.
Are you working on a 2006-2012 VW Jetta Diesel that has come in for repairs with a compressor drive pulley that has sheared and is spinning freely? There may be more to look at than the air conditioning system.
Aside from the filter, other maintenance items include an annual calibration and that the vacuum pump oil is changed at regular intervals.
All equipment, no matter how well maintained, will need service at some point.
The importance of preventing contamination to your machine is imperative.
Doing the requisite amount of research will ensure you get the best piece of equipment for your needs.
What you need is a water trap at your work station.
It's important to know the CFM requirement when you purchase an air tool.
Always use the largest pipe that's recommended for your shop.
The number of technicians that will be working in the shop is a key consideration.
The practice isn't prohibited, but there are safety measures and other equipment shops should be aware of when using compressed air for self-cleaning.
The cleaning tools are dependent on the shop cleaning application.
To address excessive noise in the workplace OSHA has permissible daily noise exposure specifications.