Professional Tool and Equipment News

February 2014

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.

Tool review: Pacific Automotive Industries' Workshop Pro 2000 Multi-Function Press

Tool review: Pacific Automotive Industries' Workshop Pro 2000 Multi-Function Press

Tool review: SK Hand Tool 11 Extra Long Reach Slip Joint Pliers

Tool review: SK Hand Tool 11" Extra Long Reach Slip Joint Pliers

Tool Review: Phoenix Systems MaxPro Secret Weapon

Tool Review: Phoenix Systems MaxPro Secret Weapon

Tools that aid a veteran's quest for efficiency

Tools that aid a veteran's quest for efficiency

Changes in A/C systems challenge the aftermarket

Changes in A/C systems challenge the aftermarket

Pinpoint emissions failure

Pinpoint emissions failure

Tool Q&A: Tools to use to diagnose stalling engines

Tool Q&A: Tools to use to diagnose stalling engines

Tool review: Kafko Oil Eater product line

Tool review: Kafko Oil Eater product line

Big-Time Boxes: Size matters

Big-Time Boxes: Size matters

Solar 3001 12V Commercial Charger/Jump Starter

Solar 3001 12V Commercial Charger/Jump Starter

From Clore Automotive
AC788 Automatic R134a R/R/R Machine

AC788 Automatic R134a R/R/R Machine

From Matco Tools
Kar Lift Cloud Pantograph heavy duty lift

Kar Lift Cloud Pantograph heavy duty lift

From Kar Lift Solutions by Omer
Smart Wall

Smart Wall

From JohnDow Industries, Inc.
Impact Sockets (Thin Walled)

Impact Sockets (Thin Walled)

From Ko-ken Tool Co., Ltd.
T-55 Torx Head Bolt Bit, No 56600

T-55 Torx Head Bolt Bit, No 56600

From Lisle Corporation
WorkStar floodlight, No. MXN00330

WorkStar floodlight, No. MXN00330

From Maxxeon Inc.
1/2 Composite Mini Impact Wrench No. SP-7146

1/2" Composite Mini Impact Wrench No. SP-7146

From SP Air Corporation
Model 700 ProFinisher

Model 700 ProFinisher

From Hutchins Manufacturing
SK 17808 8 Long Nose Slip Joint Pliers

SK 17808 8" Long Nose Slip Joint Pliers

From SK Hand Tool, LLC
Top Post Power Battery Brushes No. 505BTSSHQD

Top Post Power Battery Brushes No. 505BTSSHQD

From E-Z Red Company
John Bean ATC 900 Dual Bead Breaking Tire Changer

John Bean ATC 900 Dual Bead Breaking Tire Changer

From Snap-on Equipment
Battery Cleaner and Battery Terminal Protector

Battery Cleaner and Battery Terminal Protector

From PlastiKote
Rotabroach Sheet Metal Hole Cutter Combo Kit, No. 11320

Rotabroach Sheet Metal Hole Cutter Combo Kit, No. 11320

From Blair Equipment Company
Hook & Loop Block Set No. AF44HL

Hook & Loop Block Set No. AF44HL

From Dura-Block
Diesel Particulate Filter Cleaner

Diesel Particulate Filter Cleaner

From Liqui Moly
 

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