Hennessy Industries Inc. said its AMMCO Model 2800 Environmental Lathe Enclosure provides a cleaner shop environment with added safety and reduced noise. The device allows the user to monitor brake lathe operation through a window. A 110 cubic-feet-per-minute fan filters dust and collects metal chips for disposal. The Model 2800 also includes a tool board and molded shelf for brake lathe accessories.
The firm said the enclosure is specifically designed for AMMCO model brake lathes but will accommodate most other brands.
Contact: Hennessy Industries Inc., Dept. TB, 1601 J.P. Hennessy Drive, Lavergne, Tenn. 37086; Phone: (800) 688-6496.
Beck/Arnley Worldparts Corp. has introduced Pro Pack brake pad kits.
Each of the 64 kits contains pads, hardware and shims. The pad material is equivalent to the original equipment material supplied with the vehicle.
The kits are listed in an eight-page catalog (Form 404-3122) and will be included in the 1997 full-line catalog.
Contact: Beck/Arnley Worldparts Corp., Dept. TB, P.O. Box 110910, Nashville, Tenn. 37222-0910; Phone: (615) 834-8080.
Ferodo America Inc. has expanded its SpectraOne Application Specific disc brake pad line, which includes high heat severe duty formulation, non-asbestos organic and low-metallic organic compounds, OE pad configurations and European compounds.
SpectraOne Premium is available for most domestic and import cars and light trucks for nearly every driving situation.
SpectraOne Premium Plus offers noise reduction with special constrained layer shims.
SpectraOne HyperMet, with high-heat semi-metallic compounds, is for severe duty applications, including police cruisers, taxicabs and emergency vehicles.
Contact: Ferodo America Inc., Dept. TB, One Grizzly Lane, Smithville, Tenn. 37166; Phone: (615) 597-6700. Fax: (615) 597-5243.
The MD-2000 Emissions Inspection System from Mustang Dynamometer is equipped with an enhanced water filtration system and uses efficient software, innovative RPM technology and a high-end personal computer to test vehicles in a quick manner.
Contact: Mustang Dynamometer, Dept. TB, 2300 Pinnacle Parkway, Twinsburg, Ohio 44087; Phone: (216) 963-5400. Fax: (216) 425-3310.
Point of sale signs by TecArt Industries Inc. use a special ink and back lighting to simulate a fluorescent neon glow ``at a fraction of the cost'' of a neon sign.
The signs are constructed in a lightweight, plastic light box that plugs into a 110-volt outlet. Interchangeable face panels can be ordered for $19.95, the firm said.
Contact: TecArt Industries Inc., Dept. TB, 24669 Halsted Road, Farmington Hills, Mich. 48335; Phone: (800) 886-6615.
Precision+ from Kansas Manufacturers Inc. offers small repair shops the ability to perform four-wheel alignments on cars and light trucks without dedicated bays or computers.
The system consists of two tripods with digital readouts that are fitted to the wheels for alignment. The program also comes with an instruction manual and video, specification manual and a marketing kit.
Contact: Kansas Manufacturers Inc., Dept. TB, 138 S. Ida, Wichita, Kan. 67211; Phone: (316) 264-7865. Fax: (316) 264-1614.
Coyote Enterprises Inc. has created a new lug nut design that allows the nut to function as an attractive custom wheel accent.
The 100+ Motoring Accessories SocketLug has a non-hexed cylindrical outside surface, is triple chrome plated and heat-treated for hardness and strength.
The lug nut is available in three configurations: 7/16 inch, 1/2 inch, 12 millimeter 1.25 and 12 millimeter 1.5 car thread sizes; 1/2 inch, 12 millimeter 1.75, 14 millimeter 1.5 and 9/16 inch truck thread sizes; and also in 9/16 inch and 14 millimeter 2.0 extra-large sizes.
Contact: Coyote Enterprises Inc., Dept. TB, 2220 E. Orangewood Ave., Anaheim, Calif. 92806; Phone: (714) 978-8005. Fax: (714) 978-9401.