Moving automotive parts around a collision shop is now a one-man job thanks to the Parts Mover, which has four locking, rubber-wheeled casters and is made of 1-1/2” steel tubing to hold more than 200 lb. Foam rubber padding on adjustable arms protects freshly painted parts from scratches. It also folds up for easy storage
Chief’s Vehicle Information Portal (V.I.P.) gives your shop instant online access to both collision and mechanical repair data from the world’s premier OEMs. An annual subscription includes up to five locations within your shop, including your Chief computerized measuring system, as well as full access to Tech Support. Call (800) 445-9262.
Mac Tools’ new line of mini air tools are low noise, lightweight and competitively priced. The composite body design reduces fatigue. Other features include variable speed trigger, one-hand operation forward/reverse switch or speed regulator. Call (800) MACTOOLS.
Induction’s MINI-DUCTOR will now be available through Ace Tool Company. The MINI-DUCTOR is a compact, affordable, hand-held induction heater that can heat many different mechanical components and hardware. Faster and safer than torches, it uses high frequency magnetic fields to instantly heat metal objects. It’s also great for hail dent removal. Call (800) 777-5910.
Bulldog Sealer & Adhesion Promoter is the only one-component sealer/adhesion promoter that can be used on both metal and plastic. It seals primed metal and plastic surfaces, offering quick dry times and excellent holdout while filling scratches. It dries clear so it can be used for jambs and edges, but can also be tinted with
The insurance company says to repair the vehicle, but you want to serve the customer and make a profit to satisfy everyone. The answer is to visit www.damagedcars.com. We purchase damaged vehicles exactly as they are and offer generous incentives for vehicles referred by your body shop. Call (877) 877-7911 or e-mail [email protected].
It was just a low-key meeting at a Mexican restaurant, but the subject matter was anything but low-key. Members of the Ohio Body Shop Owners Association (OBOA) met March 10 in Oregon, Ohio, to discuss their latest consumer education ad campaign and also to go over some legislative strategies aimed at countering what they believe
Gordon Auto Body Parts Company has master tool and die manufacturing capabilities, a robotic facility to ensure production accuracy and consistency, and internationally recognized ISO 9001/TS 16949 manufacturing quality registrations. Also, the company uses PPG primer to ensure a high-performance finish and has more than 530 vehicle-test fit CAPA-certified parts available.
GfG’s new intrinsically safe G460 is a rugged, compact instrument for simultaneous detection of up to six gasses. Installed sensor options include infrared (NDIR) for CO2 and PID for VOC measurements. The G460 offers automatic calibration, one-button operation, top-mounted display and interchangeable battery packs. GfG’s concussion-proof boot, along with the highly dust- and water-resistant housing,
The Bonny Marlin is a zero-hazardous waste, non-hazardous paint gun cleaning and recycling system that uses an EPA-recognized non-hazardous solution to clean waterborne and solventborne paints. The cleaning solution is used over and over. Lacquer thinner and electric recyclers are no longer needed.
This portable nitrogen unit comes complete with four 25’ inflation hoses, six auxiliary ports, a hand-held nitrogen analyzer, pre- filters, a 30-gal. vertical air receiver and industrial-type casters. The controller is located on the top of the unit for easy readability and includes an automatic purge system that allows you to purge and inflate four
Kaeser’s 3-, 5- and 7-hp SX rotary screw compressors are available with pressures from 80 to 190 psig. They provide improved performance, continuous dutycycle and the lowest noise levels in the industry at 62 dB(A).