Professional Tool and Equipment News

June 2013

The Independent Tool Authority.

Shop owners and technicians read Professional Tool & Equipment News (PTEN) to learn about the latest tools and equipment in the automotive aftermarket, to increase productivity and maximize billable hours.

Tire and Lube Series of fully-packaged, two-stage compressors

Tire and Lube Series of fully-packaged, two-stage compressors

From Campbell Hausfeld
Tool Review: Spec Tools Overdriver

Tool Review: Spec Tools Overdriver

Innovation Awards: Techs and shop owners recognize the best new tools

Tire service tips

Tire service tips

Probably the most impressive Snap-on toolbox known to mankind.

Probably the most impressive Snap-on toolbox known to mankind.

Behind the Gold Label

Behind the Gold Label

Go Big — But Go Safely

Go Big — But Go Safely

Don’t Be an Accident Statistic: Lift It Right

Don’t Be an Accident Statistic: Lift It Right

What's Riding on Your Lifts?

What's Riding on Your Lifts?

Failure-proof A/C diagnostics

Failure-proof A/C diagnostics

Tool Review: SP Air 3/8 Super Fast Mini Impact Ratchet

Tool Review: SP Air 3/8" Super Fast Mini Impact Ratchet

W5150 1/2 20V Mid-Torque Impactool

W5150 1/2" 20V Mid-Torque Impactool

From Ingersoll Rand
Professional Series Toolbox

Professional Series Toolbox

From SPG International Ltd
SM915 Jumbo tire changer

SM915 Jumbo tire changer

From BL Systems/CEMB, USA
Tools that help a shop succeed

Tools that help a shop succeed

Inspector 2 in 1 Electronic/UV Leak Detector, No. 55200

"Inspector" 2 in 1 Electronic/UV Leak Detector, No. 55200

From Mastercool Inc.
CAT IV rated Digital Multimeter, No. 13808

CAT IV rated Digital Multimeter, No. 13808

From Lang Tools
Self-retracting compressed air hose reel

Self-retracting compressed air hose reel

From Prevost
KAR Pantograph lifts

KAR Pantograph lifts

From Kar Lift Solutions by Omer
Split Rethreading Dies

Split Rethreading Dies

From JME Innovations
Air Micro Die Grinder Set, No. DG-1516

Air Micro Die Grinder Set, No. DG-1516

From Genius Tools USA, Inc.
Mighty-Seven 57 Piece Hybrid 3/8 Drive Air Ratchet Set, No. NE-0357

Mighty-Seven 57 Piece Hybrid 3/8" Drive Air Ratchet Set, No. NE-0357

From King Tony America
Viper Automotive Refractometer, No. 5026

Viper Automotive Refractometer, No. 5026

From Clore Automotive
XL Pass-Thru Ratchet and Socket System

XL Pass-Thru Ratchet and Socket System

From GearWrench/Apex Tool Group
1 Ton Floor Style Transmission Jack, No. HW93718

1 Ton Floor Style Transmission Jack, No. HW93718

From Hein-Werner Automotive
 

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