Kaeser Compressors Inc. is offering the N Series Booster Compressors said to provide a high-pressure air supply by boosting existing plant pressure of between 79 and 190 psi to as much as 500 psi. The 15 compressors that make up the series are base-mounted and come with ``totally enclosed fan-cooled'' motors, motor starters, aftercoolers, pre-filters and anti-vibration pads, as well as check valves, high-pressure hoses, air-pressure switches and pressure-relief valves. Contact: Kaeser Compressors Inc., Dept. TB, P.O. Box 946, Fredericksburg, Va. 22404; (703) 898-5500. Fax: (703) 898-5520.
Clayton Associates Inc.'s brake washer holds 10 gallons of biodegradable, water-based cleaner and, the company said, saturates the brake drum eliminating airborne dust. The washer recirculates the cleaner through a microfilter and ``oil magnet'' that remove particles and oil from the solution, enabling used liquid to be safely poured down the drain for disposal, Clayton said.
Contact: Clayton Associates Inc., Dept. TB, 490 Oberlin Ave. S., Lakewood, N.J. 08701-6903; (800) 248-8650, or (908) 363-2100. Fax: (908) 364-6084.
OTC's pneumatic slide hammer performs pulling jobs requiring a two-pound slide hammer by generating up to 2,000 hits per minute. It adapts to any 5/8-inch, 18 puller accessory.
Contact: OTC Division, SPX Corp., Dept. TB, 655 Eisenhower Drive, Owatonna, Minn., 55060-1171; (507) 455-1480.
Specialty Products Co. has published its 1994 Total Wheel Align- ment Sourcebook'.
The 116-page catalog covers alignment parts, tools, accessories and information for passenger cars and light trucks.
Tab sections include vehicle applications and estimated installation times, auto and truck replacement parts, tools and accessories, brake and CV products and references.
The sourcebook also includes application and installation charts, instructions and illustrations, training schedules, sales aids and technical information.
Contact: Specialty Products Co., Dept. TB, P.O. Box 923, Longmont, Colo. 80502-0923; (800) 525-6505, or (303) 772-2123. Fax: (303) 772-1918.
Aluminum repair kit
Syon Corp. has released the Seal-N-Place' Heavy Duty Aluminum Repair Kit, a composite aluminum epoxy repair kit for permanently fixing surfaces on cars, trucks and recreation vehicles. The kit features a two-part epoxy aluminum filler and all of the items needed to fix damaged parts in less than 30 minutes, the company said. Seal-N-Place' is fully cured to 80-85 Shore D Hardness and can be sanded and painted after drying for two hours.
Contact: Syon Corp., Dept. TB, 280 Eliot St., Ashland, Mass. 01721; (508) 881-8852.
Tire Treat, a tire protectant made by Klean-Strip, a division of W.M. Barr & Co., shines and protects tires for up to 30 car washes by forming a film that resists water, solvents and oils, the company said.
Tire Treat is packaged in a 7-ounce aerosol can and has a suggested retail price of $5.99.
Contact: W.M. Barr & Co., Dept. TB, P.O. Box 1879, Memphis, Tenn. 38101; (800) 235-3546, or (901) 775-0100.
Freedom Design has debuted the third in its Style line of one-piece, alloy road wheels.
The Style 2005 wheel features thin spokes making it a light casting and allowing for maximum brake-heat dissipation, the company said. The Style 2005 is available in 15x17-, 16x7.5- and 17x7.5-inch sizes for domestic and import vehicles.
Contact: Freedom Design, Dept. TB, 4750 Eisenhower Ave., Alexandria, Va. 22304-4895; (800) 296-1792, or (703) 823-5606.
Raybestos/Brake Parts Inc. is offering a wheel nut and stud assortment set for domestic and import applications that includes 518 pieces sorted in four metal trays. Each tray has a preprinted layout sheet for easy location of the parts. The company is giving away a free cabinet, 35 wheel nuts and 85 wheel studs with each nut and stud assortment purchase.
Contact: Raybestos/Brake Parts Inc., Dept. TB, 4400 Prime Parkway, McHenry, Ill. 60050; (815) 363-9000.
Tire repair sealer
Patch Rubber Co. has introduced Repair Sealer designed to reduce air migration caused by damaged or overbuffed innerliners, the company said. The butyl rubber sealant forms a bond to the innerliner that the company said will last for the life of the repair.
Contact: Patch Rubber Co., Dept. TB, P.O. Box H, Roanoke Rapids, N.C. 27870; (919) 536-2574. Fax: (919) 536-4940.
Lincoln Automotive has introduced Chem Oil-A-Way absorbent and surface cleaner, designed to pick up oils, chemicals, lubricants and other hazardous materials without leaving a residue behind. The product may be used on sealed or unsealed concrete, asphalt, rock, tile, brick, metal, wood and other firm surfaces, the company said.
Contact: Lincoln Automotive, a Pentair Company, Dept. 441445, Sect. TB, One Lincoln Way, St. Louis, Mo. 63120-1578; (314) 679-4300.
Lincoln Manufacturing Co. has developed an off-the-road vulcanizer, the Model 2500 mini-OTR, that is roller-stand mounted and equipped with adjustable contour plates.
The vulcanizer can perform tread, shoulder and sidewall repairs on tire sizes 20.5x25 through 26.5x25.
Contact: Lincoln Manufacturing Co., Dept. TB, 4001 Industrial Ave., Lincoln, Neb. 68504; (402) 464-7418. Fax: (402) 464-8469.
Tire fitment guide
Dunlop Tire Corp. has introduced a DOS-based, computerized version of its ``Tire Fitment Guide'' covering all 1980-1994 makes and models of cars in the U.S.
Contact: Dunlop Tire Corp., Dept. TB, P.O. Box 1109, Buffalo, N.Y. 14240; (716) 639-5200.
Hercules Tire Co. has introduced a new educational pamphlet and training video, both of which are available to the company's dealers.
The informational pamphlet is designed to help dealers explain the differences between private brand and major brand tires to their customers and is available in English, Spanish and French versions.
The video tape explains the company's ``quality emphasis from design through manufacturing to the retail floor and after the sale, the company said.
The video tape is intended to join the existing series of Hercules custom tapes covering various aspects of the company's private label tire program.
Contact: Hercules Tire Co., Dept. TB, 1300 Morrical Blvd., Findlay, Ohio 45840; (419) 425-6400. Fax: (419) 425-6403.
Wheel lift system
Gray Automotive Products Co. has introduced the WL-20 Wheel Lift System.
The system is made for hard-to-lift, aerodynamic, low-slung vehicles and is pinned in place once the desired lift height is reached. The portable design allows the lift to be used in different shop areas, the company said.
The WL-20 is fully air-operated and designed to lift 20,000 lbs.
Contact: Gray Automotive Products Co., Dept. TB, P.O. Box 728, St. Joseph, Mo. 64502; (800) 821-7320, or (816) 233-6121. Fax: (816) 233-7251.