Professional Tool and Equipment News

May 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.

Unauthorized diagnostic tools harm the aftermarket’s integrity; do your part to raise awareness

Big-Time Boxes: Scott Bradshaw

Big-Time Boxes: Scott Bradshaw

Tool Review: PBT Stretch Fit Belt Kit

Tool Review: PBT Stretch Fit Belt Kit

What to do with high voltage problems with hybrids

What to do with high voltage problems with hybrids

For hybrid vehicles, consider voltage requirements

For hybrid vehicles, consider voltage requirements

Follow best practices for charging AGM batteries

Follow best practices for charging AGM batteries

Tool Review: Matco Tools 3/8 Air Ratchet and 12V Cordless Infinium 3/8 Ratchet Kit

Tool Review: Matco Tools 3/8" Air Ratchet and 12V Cordless Infinium 3/8" Ratchet Kit

Tool Q&A: Prevent Brake Comebacks

Tool Q&A: Prevent Brake Comebacks

Top 10 Tools: Chad Nelson, Chad's Automotive

Top 10 Tools: Chad Nelson, Chad's Automotive

Tool Review: NAPA 1/2 drive air impact wrench

Tool Review: NAPA 1/2" drive air impact wrench

iRis DVR X Videoscope System

iRis DVR X Videoscope System

From IT Concepts
M7 1/2 drive impact wrench, No. NC-4236Q

M7 1/2" drive impact wrench, No. NC-4236Q

From King Tony America
Extra Long 1/4 Drive Ratchet, No. TLL72

Extra Long 1/4" Drive Ratchet, No. TLL72

From Snap-on Inc.
Heavy Duty 90 Degree Drill Attachment

Heavy Duty 90 Degree Drill Attachment

From Eazypower Corporation
48-piece 1/4 Drive 6-Point Socket Set, No. 91848

48-piece 1/4" Drive 6-Point Socket Set, No. 91848

From SK Hand Tool, LLC
Vega heavy duty parallelogram lift

Vega heavy duty parallelogram lift

From Kar Lift Solutions by Omer
25-Ton Manual Shop Press, No. HW93300

25-Ton Manual Shop Press, No. HW93300

From Hein-Werner Automotive
No Drain Coolant Barrier

No Drain "Coolant Barrier"

From Marvac Scientific Manufacturing Co.
ROC GP100 Micro-Foam Nitrile Coated Work Gloves

ROC GP100 Micro-Foam Nitrile Coated Work Gloves

From Magid Glove and Safety Manufacturing Company
KoolKare Plus Hybrid-Capable A/C Recycler, No. EEAC325BH

KoolKare Plus Hybrid-Capable A/C Recycler, No. EEAC325BH

From Snap-on Inc.
Electronic Torque Wrench with Angle Measurement

Electronic Torque Wrench with Angle Measurement

From GearWrench/Apex Tool Group
Swivel Vise

Swivel Vise

From American Forge & Foundry (AFF)
HP1125 high pressure hose

HP1125 high pressure hose

From Coxreels
12V lithium-ion 3/8 drill, No. ARD1296

12V lithium-ion 3/8" drill, No. ARD1296

From ACDelco/Durofix
Jost 5th Wheel Bracket Pin Puller, No. 10705

Jost 5th Wheel Bracket Pin Puller, No. 10705

From Tiger Tool International
 

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