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July '16

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64 THE SHOP JULY 2016 Center-Post Tire Changer Bosch, Warren, Michigan, introduces the TCE 4295 swing-arm center-post tire changer. The machine combines the efficiency of a traditional swing arm with the versatility of a modern center-post to handle nearly any wheel-and-tire combination safely. A center-post design allows for a wide range of applications and easy locking with the company's Smart Lock center locking system. The system is safe for plastic-clad wheel clamping and offers greatly reduced clamping time when compared to using external clamping units Tire Valve Installation Tool Ken-Tool, Akron, Ohio, offers a Tire Valve Installation Tool to aid with the installation of snap-in rubber tire valve stems in automotive, light truck and trailer wheels. Not for use on threaded steel or brass valve stems on heavy-duty trucks and trailers, the tire valve installation tool is made in the USA from cadmium- plated, high carbon steel to ensure a long service life. The handle is crafted from a slip-resistant polymer for comfort and durability. The tool features a notched polymer rim guard and works on aluminum alloy and chrome-plated wheels. Remote-Controlled Work Light HELLA Inc., Peachtree City, Georgia, introduces its Optilux RC360 LED Work Light. Using innovative electronics and high-performance LEDs, the light delivers powerful lighting while using only 90 watts of power. It can be rotated a full 360 degrees, both vertically and horizontally, via buttons and/ or remote control, and includes nine high-performance LEDs that deliver a clear, cool white light at 6500K color temperature. The work light is offered in black and white. Dimension are: 7.8-inches-wide-by-8- inches-high-by-7.3-inches-deep. Plate Beveler Heck Industries, Hartland, Michigan, offer the new Model 4000 Bevel- Mill plate beveler, designed for edge beveling for weld preparation and finish chamfering. The beveler uses a 4-hp motor to create bevels up to 3/4-inches wide at 5- to 6-feet-per- minute. The tool weighs 22 pounds and is comfortable to operate. Made in the USA, features include: variable angle, trigger operation, and available variable speed. Polishing Pad Cleaners Shurhold Industries, Palm City, Florida, offers a pair of products to clean and rejuvenate polishing pads for maximum effectiveness. The ergonomically shaped Pad Cleaning & Utility Brush features stiff, durable bristles that remove wax and polishing compound, leaving a pad's nap fluffed and ready to use. Meanwhile, Serious Pad Cleaner is a concentrated citrus cleaner that breaks down polishes and waxes that are embedded into the pad fibers. Environmentally friendly and biodegradable, it works on wool, cotton, foam, microfiber and more. SHOP TOOLS & EQUIPMENT SHOP TOOLS & EQUIPMENT Single-Size Socket Sets GearWrench, Sparks, Maryland, presents its new line of Single-Size Socket Sets. The Single-Size Socket Sets eliminate the need to go back to the toolbox several times by offering a selection of different-style sockets, all in the same size, on a portable socket rail. Each set includes standard, mid-length and deep chrome sockets, a universal chrome socket and a magnetic impact socket.

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