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.

Step drills

Step drills

From Blair Equipment Company
69300 Master Relay and Fused Circuit Test Kit

69300 Master Relay and Fused Circuit Test Kit

From Lisle Corporation
Tool Review: PBT Stretch Fit Belt Kit

Tool Review: PBT Stretch Fit Belt Kit

Tool Review: NAPA 1/2 drive air impact wrench

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

Big-Time Boxes: Scott Bradshaw

Big-Time Boxes: Scott Bradshaw

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

Top 10 Tools: Chad Nelson, Chad's Automotive

Top 10 Tools: Chad Nelson, Chad's Automotive

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 Q&A: Prevent Brake Comebacks

Tool Q&A: Prevent Brake Comebacks

What to do with high voltage problems with hybrids

What to do with high voltage problems with hybrids

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

UVMINI UV Leak Detector

UVMINI UV Leak Detector

From CPS Products
15 Piece 12-Point SuperKrome Combination Wrench Set, No. 86265

15 Piece 12-Point SuperKrome Combination Wrench Set, No. 86265

From SK Hand Tool, LLC
EarthLift wireless mobile column lift No. 1082RRA

EarthLift wireless mobile column lift No. 1082RRA

From Stertil-Koni USA
QD8 Series Qwik Draw Brake Machines

QD8 Series Qwik Draw Brake Machines

From Link New Tech
uActivate Ultimate Circuit Breakout Box

uActivate Ultimate Circuit Breakout Box

From AESwave (Automotive Electronics Services, Inc.)
VIPER 1700 Super High-Performance VGA Recording Video Borescope System No. DCS1700

VIPER 1700 Super High-Performance VGA Recording Video Borescope System No. DCS1700

From General Tools & Instruments
Thermometer Kit, No. MT3720

Thermometer Kit, No. MT3720

From Santech Industries
iRis DVR X Videoscope System

iRis DVR X Videoscope System

From IT Concepts
Vega heavy duty parallelogram lift

Vega heavy duty parallelogram lift

From Kar Lift Solutions by Omer
Indexing Combination Ratcheting Wrenches

Indexing Combination Ratcheting Wrenches

From GearWrench / Apex Tool Group
12V DC electric gear pump, No. 925

12V DC electric gear pump, No. 925

From National-Spencer, Inc.
Jost 5th Wheel Bracket Pin Puller, No. 10705

Jost 5th Wheel Bracket Pin Puller, No. 10705

From Tiger Tool International
Heavy Duty Retaining Ring Pliers, Nos. 1485 and 1486

Heavy Duty Retaining Ring Pliers, Nos. 1485 and 1486

From Lang Tools
 

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