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Workshop Equipment Archive

Haweka wheel alignment points to fast cost savings

For practically all transport operators, fuel consumption and tyre wear are a large part of their operating costs. If the truck wheels are misaligned it can have an adverse effect on both tyre wear and fuel consumption Correct wheel alignment claims to reduce tyre wear and extend tyre life by up to 25 per cent.

Techplus adds Aircat 1” super duty pistol impact wrench

Workshop Equipment specialists, Techplus has added an Aircat 1” super duty pistol impact wrench to its Universal Air Tool range. The Aircat 1600-TH-A1 provides 1,600 foot pounds of loosening torque within its composite housing, which reduces the over all weight of the impact wrench. The Aircat 1600-TH-A1has a hard-hitting twin hammer mechanism, that delivers maximum

Pro-Align to exhibit Hunter range at Auto Trade EXPO

Pro-Align is set to exhibit its highly popular Hunter range of workshop equipment at the Auto Trade EXPO, at Citywest Exhibition Centre, Dublin, October 22-23. Hunter’s Quick Check and Elite TD alignment unlocks business potential, increases service reach and gains customers’ future trust. Looking to take your wheel servicing to the next level? Pro-Align’s demonstrations

New aligner offers entry level opportunities

Even more tyre shops can now enjoy the financial, efficiency and customer service benefits that result from ownership of a Hunter wheel alignment system with the launch of the new entry level Hunter PA200. Featuring a two camera system and using the same award winning imaging technology found on the company’s popular, range-topping Elite TD

New tyre changer makes light work of heavy tyres

Pro-Align is expanding its product range further with the launch of its Hunter heavy-duty tyre changer. The new tyre changer includes a host of innovative features which have been carefully designed to not only speed up and make the tyre changing process more efficient, but also make it safer and easier for technicians carrying out

Bosch Automotive Aftermarket unveils new motorsport wheel alignment

Saving time and improving accuracy in the pit lane, the new Bosch wheel alignment rig helps race teams perfect the vehicle setup in just minutes. Developed by Bosch Motorsport authorised dealer Motorsport Systems, in response to feedback from the racing community, the new system has already seen action as part of the British Touring Car

New impact wrench from Chicago Pneumatic

Chicago Pneumatic has unveiled its new ultra-lightweight ½” impact wrench – CP7732C – which is the new generation of the company’s best-selling ‘stubby’ and is the latest in a series of exceptionally compact tools for the vehicle service industry. This high quality compact tool delivers maximum customer value with an unbeatable power-to-weight ratio. The wrench

Compac set to exhibit at CV Show.

Compac, represented in Ireland by Techplus is set to exhibit at the Commercial Vehicle Show, at the NEC in Birmingham, April 26-28. This is the first time that Compac has exhibited at the CV show as a company, having previously appeared on distributor stands. Compac will exhibit a selection of products from it’s high quality

Rodcraft high capacity wheel dollies for trucks and heavy equipment

Rodcraft extends its workshop equipment range with the launch of two new wheel dollies for bus, truck and heavy vehicle service. The new RHW703 and RHW120 dollies will bring more comfort and flexibility to users in all wheel service applications, such as disassembly and assembly of wheels, and break drum maintenance. The Rodcraft RHW703 twin

Further expansion for Pro-Align

Following unprecedented demand for its workshop equipment, wheel alignment specialist Pro-Align is providing further support to its workshop customers through a number of newly created roles across the business.

Hunter Revolution helps workshops protect winter tyres

A new fully automated Hunter tyre changer, is set to help workshops protect motorists’ tyres this spring when they switch back from winter to summer rubber.