Rema Tip Top/North America Inc.'s Universal Mounting Paste is designed to make the tire mounting process cleaner and quicker without causing bead damage or stained aluminum or alloy wheels. The paste is available in 7.7- and 22-pound plastic pails that include a polyfoam applicator.
Contact: Rema Tip Top/North America Inc., Dept. TB, 200 Paris Ave., Northvale, N.J. 07647; (800) 225-7362 or (201) 768-8100.
The LC 4000 laser and computer alignment gauging system from Bee Line Co. gives wheel and tandem alignment for both cars and light trucks, the firm said.
The system, which features audible and visual indicators displayed on a 19-inch color monitor, measures variables to 1/1000th of an inch. The LC 4000 contains a printer and an IBM compatible computer that also serves as a customer database. CD-ROM hardware is available with the system as an option.
Contact: Bee Line Co., Dept. TB, 2700 62nd Street Court, Bettendorf, Iowa 52722; (319) 332-4066.
The Saturn Model 60-44HT high-torque, low-speed, dual-drive shredder from Saturn Shredders, a division of MAC Corp., is designed for use in scrap truck tire operations, the firm said.
The 300-hp shredder can process more than 450 truck tires an hour, the firm said.
Contact: MAC Corp./Saturn Shredders, Dept. TB, 201 E. Shady Grove Rd., Grand Prairie, Texas 75050; (214) 790-7800.
Sil-Glyde tire lubricant from American Grease Stick Co. prevents tire-to-rim seizure on giant off road tires, the company said.
The lubricant, available in 5-and 55-gallon containers, seals out moisture, retards rust and acts as a release agent when demounting the tires, according to American Grease Stick.
Contact: American Grease Stick Co., Dept. TB, P.O. Box 729, Muskegon, Mich. 49443; (800) 253-0403 or (616) 733-2101 in Michigan.
Rema Tip Top/North America Inc. has introduced the Deluxe Tire Repair Station, featuring an eight-inch platform with a roll-up ramp and hand and foot controls.
The station, which has adjustable spreading jaws, an integrated lifting device, lighting and tool holders, is designed for medium and heavy truck, agricultural and small off-the-road tires, according to the company.
The unit does not require floor anchoring, Rema said.
Contact: Rema Tip Top/North America Inc., Dept. TB, 200 Paris Ave., Northvale, N.J. 07647; (800) 225-7363 or (201) 768-8100.
Chattanooga, Tenn.-based Coker Tire Co. Inc. has introduced an in-store antique tire sales display that features a 475/500 19 Firestone Blackwall tire mounted on a reproduction Model A Ford wheel.
Contact: Coker Tire Co. Inc., Dept. TB, 1317 Chestnut St., Chattanooga, Tenn. 37402; (800) 251-6336 or (615) 265-6368.
Stellar Industries Inc. has introduced the Stellar Model SUH-60 Underhood Air Compressor for heavy-duty tire service or applications that require high-volume air, the firm said.
The electric clutch-operated SUH-60 is rated at 37 cfm with a maximum operating pressure of 155 psi and has deep cooling fins to minimize heat build-up. The unit, which weighs 105 pounds, is available in air- or water-cooled models.
Contact: Stellar Industries Inc., Dept. TB, 280 W. Third St.; Garner, Iowa 50438; (800) 392-3015.
Chek-Chart Publications, a division of H.M. Gousha Co., has published a self-study book to help ASE certified engine performance technicians prepare for the Advanced Engine Performance Specialist Test (LI).
Contact: Chek-Chart Publications, Dept. TB, 320 Soquel Way, Sunnyvale, Calif. 94086; (800) 662-6277 or (408) 739-2435.
Moog Automotive Co.'s Temperature Control Division has released the 1995 Everco Temperature Control Master Catalog (#98015) detailing its vehicle air conditioning and heater products for domestic and import vehicles.
Contact: Moog Temperature Control Division, Dept. TB, P.O. Box 7224, St. Louis, Mo. 63177; (314) 977-0300.
Continental General Tire has produced a 20-page catalog describing its Continental brand medium radial truck tire line.
Contact: Continental General Tire, Dept. TB, One General St., Akron, Ohio 44329; (800) 321-7575 ext. 103.
Kaeser Compressors Inc. has released an eight-page Air Compressor Guide explaining the process of selecting and protecting air compressors.
Contact: Kaeser Compressors Inc., Dept. TB, P.O. Box 946, Fredericksburg, Va. 22404; (703) 898-5500.
The National Tire Dealers & Retreaders Association has released its 1995 Lug Nut Torque Chart, a 22-inch 34-inch poster that includes specifications for more than 400 foreign and domestic cars and light trucks.
Contact: Beckie Mathews, NTDRA Convention and Education Group, Dept. TB, 1250 I St. NW., Suite 400, Washington, D.C. 20005; (800) 876-8372.