PTEN Daily - Oct 16th, 2023
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October 16, 2023
Q & A with Frank Casale, director of sales and marketing at Flo-Dynamics.
Reviewed by Brian Noel, Automotive Mechanics Technology Professor at Cosumnes River College in Sacramento, California.
In this video, Autel demonstrates its MaxiFlash XLink.
The National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) has announced new certification tests for electric/high-voltage vehicles and advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS), as well as leadership changes for the upcoming year.

As vehicles become increasingly complex, Bosch ADS X scan tools keep you ahead of the curve -- From best-in-class software & OE-level vehicle coverage, to continuously improving speed, performance, & usability.

The Milwaukee Tool M12 Auto Technician Borescope, No. 3150-20, is designed to deliver 5mm access and clear diagnosis. The 5mm camera head, paired with a 3’ flexible cable optimized for rigidity, allows for ideal access in tight spaces, including glow plug holes and fuel injector ports. With high-definition front and side cameras with adjustable LED...
The CTA Tools EZ Chamfer, No. 3840, has a five-point design for quick and clean deburring and is intended to remove burrs and ridges from bolts, pipes, threaded rods, and bars from 0.7" to 1.5" in diameter. The tool is suitable for use on metals including mild steel, hard steel, very hard steel, stainless steel, and super hard steel. Made from tungsten...
The Klein Tools Slotted Screw-Holding Screwdrivers, Nos. 6013K, 6024K, 6026K, and 85153K, has a slotted screw-holding feature which mechanically holds screws to work where stainless steel is required. Each screwdriver has color-coded rings and hot stamped cap markings for quick identification, and its Cushion-Grip handle for greater torque and comfort...
The Snap-on Fall 2023 Software Release includes 2023 model year updates for Genesis, GM, Hyundai, Infinity, Land Rover, Lexus, Mazda, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Subaru, Toyota, and Volvo, as well as new 2023 code scan and clear codes for all makes. The latest release offers new features and enhancements, including ZEUS+ enhancements for better battery level...
The Magid 21G ANSI A4 Work Glove is engineered for dexterity and comfort. The glove's 21-gauge ultra-thin specialty fiber blend shell allows for a bare-hand feel and its polyurethane palm coating gives users increased grip and touchscreen compatibility. These gloves are intended for jobs that require the handling of small parts.
In this video, Product Manager Jim Hudson demonstrates techniques for effectively clamping and mounting large reverse drop center and 19.5" large-bore assemblies using Hunter Engineering's Maverick Tire Changer.
Emily Markham
Editor | PTEN and Professional Distributor