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.
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 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Prospective automotive technicians entering this year’s WorldSkillsUK competition in November will be put through their paces using the very latest Hunter HawkEye Elite TD alignment system, after Pro-Align confirmed the firm’s support for the competition for the third year running.