FMC Corp.'s Automotive Service Equipment Division has introduced its Surround Sensor Aligner incorporating its eight-sensor and Continuous Calibration Checking technology. The company said the aligner notifies technicians when calibration is needed before a job begins. Two additional sensors allow direct total-rear and rear-wheel-setback measurements.
Contact: FMC Corp., Automotive Service Equipment Division, Dept. TB, Industrial Park, Conway, Ark. 72032; (501) 327-4433.
Lincoln Automotive, a Pentair company, has introduced an overhead hose reel cabinet made out of a lightweight resin and delivered in a modular design.
The model 85240 cabinet is dent- and scratch-resistant, non-conductive and will not rust.
Because of its modular design, the unit requires reduced installation time, the company said.
Contact: Lincoln Automotive, a Pentair company, Sect. TB, Dept. P-7000, 1 Lincoln Way, St. Louis, Mo. 63120-1578; (314) 679-4300.
Tech International has introduced seven color-coded wheel weight wall-mounted bins, racks and self-standing merchandising systems to its line of products.
Each of the systems are color coded to match Tech's alloy wheel weight ordering and inventory management system.
Contact: Tech International, Dept. TB, P.O. Box 486, Johnstown, Ohio 43031; (800) 433-8324 or (800) 336-8324 in Ohio.
The new line of hex driver sockets from ATP, a division of Hy-Tech Machine Inc., allow torque to be consistently applied by eliminating the bit and set screw, the company said.
The ``Inhex'' sockets are available in 1/2-, 3/4- and 1-inch drives with sizes ranging from 1/8 to 1 1/4 inches.
Contact: ATP, division of Hy-Tech Machine Inc., Dept. TB, 25 Leonberg Road, Cranberry Township, Pa. 16066; (800) 245-1148 or (412) 772-1900.
Snap-on Tools Corp. has released its SDDXL80 computer-designed, eight-piece long-blade screwdriver set to help shop technicians reach fasteners other screwdrivers won't reach.
The set includes 6-, 8-, 12- and 16-inch-long blades equipped with flat tip and Phillips tips.
Contact: Snap-on Tools Corp., Dept. TB, 28th Ave., Kenosha, Wis. 53141; (414) 656-5372.
American Racing Equipment has unveiled a polished version of its Indy, rear-wheel-drive, one-piece alloy wheel, available in 14x7-, 15x7- and 15x8.5-inch sizes.
Contact: American Racing Equipment, Dept. TB, 19067 S. Reyes Ave., Rancho Dominguez, Calif. 90221; (310) 635-7806.
The Azev Type C wheel, made by Azev in Germany and distributed in North America by Claus Ettensberger Corp., is the latest addition to Azev's Signature Series.
The wheel is available in aluminum for 15- through 17-inch sizes and magnesium in 18-inch sizes.
Contact: Claus Ettensberger Corp., Dept. TB, 16200 S. Figueroa, Gardina, Calif. 90248; (800) 766-0064 (west coast office); and 20 Temple Ave., Dept. TB, Hackensack, N.J. 07601; (800) 846-1144 (east coast office).
Ferodo America Inc.'s Automotive Products Division has introduced a line of application-specific, riveted disc brake pads called Grizzly SpectraOne.
The company said the line offers ``virtually complete coverage with OE-like performance'' on most cars and light trucks.
SpectraOne pads come in organic and semi-metallic formulations. The pads are packaged with friction formulas and configurations to match vehicle D-numbers.
Contact: Ferodo America Inc., Automotive Products Division, Dept. TB, 1 Grizzly Lane, Smithville, Tenn. 37166; (615) 597-6700.
Dover Industries Inc. subsidiary, Rotary Lift Co., has introduced a portable, low-rise lift designed for tire, brake and body work.
The lift, which is small enough for a car to park over, features spring-loaded wheels and a pull handle. It can support 6,000 pounds in five height positions.
Contact: Rotary Lift Co., Dept. TB, P.O. Box 1560, Madison, Ind. 47250; (800) 445-5438 or (812) 273-1622.
Dorman Products said its Replace-It Rough Service light bulbs are designed to withstand ``unusual shock and abuse.''
Replace-It lights can be used for drop lights, garage door openers and other fixtures, the firm said.
Contact: Dorman Products, Dept. TB, 1 Dorman Drive, Warsaw, Ky. 41095; (606) 567-7000.
Advanced optics technology brings more power and compactness to Diamond Light Industries Inc.'s new HI-GAIN 500 Lantern, the company said.
The collimated beam can project light in a flood pattern or concentrated spot.
The lantern is powered by four D-cell batteries and has a swivel handle that rotates around its 6-inch-by-6-inch body.
Contact: Diamond Light Industries Inc., Dept. TB, 3191-A Airport Loop Drive, Costa Mesa, Calif. 92626; (800) 804-4448 or (714) 850-9602.
The B'laster 404 Air Tool Oil and Conditioner from the B'laster Division of Wm. K. Westley Co. breaks up particles that reduce air tool effectiveness, the firm said.
The product, which also lubricates air tools, is available in 4-ounce bottles, 16-ounce spray cans and 1-, 5- and 55-gallon containers, the company said. B'Laster 404 contains no fluorocarbons.
Contact: Wm. K. Westley Co., B'laster Division, Dept. TB, 9545 Midwest Ave., Garfield Heights, Ohio 44125; (800) 858-6605.