Speciality Equipment to Improve Your Work Flow
2011 Specialty Equipment / Services
TechZone Airbag Service
Details TechZone is a mobile airbag repair service with locations throughout the country. Though airbag repair is the focus, the company works on all aspects of a vehicle’s interior, offering electrical repair, dashboards, steering columns, seats, interiors, electronics and computer diagnostics. The company also offers hybrid and electric-vehicle services.
Crash Wrap Film
Details Haldon Co. says this product is a tough, flexible adhesive plastic film that will seal broken windows and sprung doors, preventing weather damage. The wrap also has ultraviolet inhibitors to prevent sun damage. The film can be left safely exposed to the weather for up to one year and does not transfer to the car body.
Foam Handle Grips
Eezer Products, Inc.
Details These durable, non-absorbent foam grips can be custom made for any tool application, Eezer says. The grips are designed for quick and easy installation, and they provide a snug, non-slip fit. Eezer foam is a PVC vinyl closed-cell material that is washable and unaffected by most solvents and chemicals.
Horizontal Wheel Straightener
Details ACT/Coleman says this machine is new, state-of-the-art wheel straightening technology. It will handle wheels up to 26 inches in diameter, is operator friendly, takes a “negligible” amount of time to learn, and is built to last. A video is available with the purchase of each machine.
HT-50 Surface Preparation Bar
Hi-Temp Products Co.
Details This surface preparation bar is safe for use on all painted surfaces, including clearcoats. It is designed to smooth and prepare a vehicle’s finish for final polishing and protection. It will remove rail dust, hard water spots and other surface contaminants.
K BOOM Light Stand
Details The K BOOM Light Stand was developed as a reliable multi-tasking unit for the purpose of inspection and repair of small imperfections in auto body panels, according to Inventure. The fluorescent light tubes provide a reference when viewing work and let the user see imperfections through the reflection. Several configurations available.
Minimizer III Recycling System-110V
Details This machine removes paint waste, pigments, solids and other impurities from used lacquer thinner and other approved waste streams, according to Safety-Kleen. The company calls it the next level of solvent recycling. It features a water-cooled condenser that controls ambient temperatures, improving recovery rates. Will hold 5.3 gallons.
Neutralizer AC Blow-Off Gun
Details The manufacturer says the Neutralizer AC combines the efficiency and power of an air amplifier with the technology of corona ionization. This creates a highly effective static elimination blow-off gun that is lightweight, well balanced and powered by a rechargeable lithium ion battery.
PDQ Tools & Equipment Inc.
Details This convenient step will help you reach the top of tall vehicles. It features spring-loaded retractable wheels, so it can be easily pushed when not in use and stand firm when in use. It has a 32-inch by 16-inch platform and a maximum weight capacity of 500 pounds. Rails have foam guards to protect vehicle finish.
Short Wave Curing Systems
Details H&S Autoshot offers a full line of short wave tungsten halogen infrared curing systems. The company says the systems are the recommended technology for new waterborne coatings. They speed curing times of primers, topcoats and panel adhesives significantly compared to traditional curing lamps.
QWIK LINER Spray Gun
Details This dual cartridge spray gun pneumatically driven and specifically designed to dispense 1:1 100-percent solids QWIK Liner coatings, according to the company. The spray sets up in seconds, can be sprayed at different textures, can be sprayed partially and requires minimal cleanup. The cartridges are disposable.
Details Nilfisk-ALTO offers a variety of wet/dry vacuums for any application. The company says their vacuums are known for reliability and will stand up to repeated use in difficult applications such as body shops. Vacuums range from the compact 8-gallon Attix 30 to the 19-gallon Attix 19 Flood Sucker.