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Storage Solution

Fluidall’s new multi-fluid Work Bench Tank efficiently stores and dispenses automotive fluids and lubricants in confined shop spaces. The workbench encloses multiple single-walled polyethylene bulk storage tanks in a built-in secondary containment vessel.

The workbench doesn’t sacrifice form or function, complete with a 69x36-inch work surface that’s available in stainless steel, butcher block or matching powder coat finishes.

Because the fill ports are below, the workbench surface will stay free of oil residue. It can also be equipped with either an oil tapp dispense or a universal side-mounting shelf utilizing Graco’s fluid handling equipment.

For more information, call 800.849.0591 or visit: www.fluidall.com


Expert Skills

Gumout Performance Additives has launched a new Expert Series to its family of products exclusively at AutoZone.

The Expert Series products are formulated to clean, condition and maintain newer vehicle performance as well as restore lost engine performance in older vehicles. The line includes: Fuel System Treatment, Regane Complete Fuel System Cleaner, All in One Ultimate Fuel System Cleaner and Multi-System Tune-Up.

These additives are available in a Horsepower Kit and a Performance Restoration Kit.

For more information, call 855.849.0591 or visit: www.gumout.com


A Cleaner, More Fuel Efficient Ride

Best Tech Brands recently announced a new line of Synergyn additives to preserve engine life and improve fuel efficiency.

The Synergyn Oil Change System is a two-part oil cleaning system that removes sludge, gum, carbon build-up and varnishes from metal surfaces to ensure maximum lubrication and protection. The Oil System Cleaner should be added two days before an oil change to effectively remove unwanted contaminants. Add the Engine Treatment product after an oil change to reduce wear and tear and extend engine life.

Formulated to lower the energy required for combustion of the air/fuel mixture, Synergyn Xtra MPG Fuel Savers speed up the combustion process and increase fuel economy. It removes fuel system deposits and reduces friction.

For more information, call 888.748.5233 or visit: www.synergyn.com


A Sorbent for Every Spill

3M has expanded its sorbent line, so you can clean up medium-sized drips and spills around your shop.

The line includes three new medium capacity sorbents for maintenance (non-aggressive liquids), oil and petroleum (oil only) and chemical spills (most aggressive and non-aggressive liquids).

The sorbents include low-loft design, added scrim for strength and are made from at least 50 percent recycled content by weight. They are available in pads and rolls.

For more information, call 800.557.2249 or visit: www.3m.com/floorsafety


Recharge

Mag Instrument, Inc. has added the Mag-Tac LED Rechargeable flashlight to its lineup.

The aluminum body has a machined, knurled design, durable anodized finish and is available in a crowned or plain bezel.

The Mag-Tac Rechargeable series incorporates four selectable functions through Mag Instrument’s tailcap-switch-activated QuickClick mode selector: momentary, full power, power save and strobe.

The Mag-Tac Rechargeable system is an advanced lighting tool powered by a high-capacity lithium iron phosphate rechargeable battery engineered for long service life with a two and a half hour charge time. This Mag-Tac LED flashlight comes with a detachable pocket clip and a USB-powered mountable charging base that can be powered by the included 12V adapter, 120V converter or by any other charging source that complies with the USB 2.0 standard.

For more information, call 909.947.1006 or visit: www.maglite.com


Box Away Trash

Shops wanting to reduce their environmental footprint can start boxing their unusable automotive parts instead of throwing them away. TerraCycle’s newest launch — Zero Waste Boxes — make nearly all automotive waste recyclable.

There are two sizes to choose from. An automotive small parts box — which is big enough to hold a variety of parts from serpentine belts to roof racks — or the no-separation box — which is able to hold all categories of waste without having to sort or separate anything.

Zero Waste Boxes vary in price; costing $63 to $299, depending on the size of the box. When the box is full, it is shipped to TerraCycle for processing. Shipping costs are included in the price of the box.

For more information, call 609.393.4252 or visit: www.zerowasteboxes.terracycle.com


First of its Kind

OTC has launched the automotive aftermarket’s first all-in-one tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) tool, the OTC 3838. The tool includes activation and relearning capabilities in addition to wireless OBD-II dongle for TPMS registration and includes three years of software updates.

Other features of the OTC 3838 include: a 3.5-inch high-resolution display with easy-to-read icons, ability to read diagnostic trouble codes from the TPMS module and store vehicle history, USB for software updates, RJ 45 connection capability to the OBD II module for firmware upgrade, infrared print capability and rugged enclosure with rubber surround for durability.

The OBD 3838 also includes an integrated key fob tester so users have the ability to test signal strength on key fobs to diagnose whether a fob’s battery needs replacement or if there is a bigger issue.

For more information, call 800.533.6127 or visit: www.OTCTools.com


A Sticky Solution

The Permatex Fuel Tank Repair Epoxy Stick from Permatex is a solution for fuel tank repairs that is designed to be quick and easy to use. It is an industrial-strength epoxy that is resistant to most solvents and is made from an ethanol-resistant formula.

The epoxy stick is made to fill holes and damaged seams. It comes as a two-part putty in stick form, which makes it easier to apply to the damaged area. When finished, the repair should be allowed to set for an hour. It can be drilled, sanded, threaded or filed after five hours. When fully cured, the epoxy can withstand moderate temperatures and won’t shrink.

For more information, call 877.376.2839 or  visit: www.permatex.com


Steel Reels

Coxreels has made six new additions to its Stainless Steel T Series. The specialty line of stainless steel reels now includes nine models, allowing it to accommodate more hose sizes and heavy-duty industrial grade truck mount hose reels.

The hose reels are spring-driven and made of high-quality electro-polished stainless steel with stainless steel fluid paths. They offer clean, non-corrosive performance so rust isn’t an issue.

The T Series models feature an extra-large chassis with dual pedestal-style design and Coxreels’ Super Hub that provides triple axle support to reduce vibration and strengthen the structural integrity of the reel.

For more information, call 800.269.7335 or visit: www.coxreels.com


Water That Burns

K100 Fuel Treatments products seek out water in fuel and encapsulate it, altering the chemical make-up of water and changing it into a combustible compound that burns clean, lubricates and increases power in gasoline, diesel and home heating fuels.

For more information, call 800.530.6935 or visit: www.k100fueltreatment.com


Show Me the Parts

There’s a newcomer to the App Store and Google Play thanks to CRP Automotive. The company recently launched a free online parts lookup application for Apple iOS and Android devices. Easily find CRP Automotive part numbers by searching for compatible parts by using the part number, VIN number, cross reference or vehicle make and model search functions.

The app offers a direct connection to parts information across all four of the CRP Automotive product brands including, ContiTech Belts, Rein Automotive Parts and Accessories, Pentosin Technical Fluids and AJUSA Engine Parts.

In addition to the mobile app, an application lookup is available on CRP’s online application catalog.

For more information, call 800.526.4066 or visit: www.showmetheparts.com


Dip Don’t Drip

DripClip is an innovative dipstick wiper tool that’s designed to make checking fluid levels clean, quick and convenient. Patent- pending DripClip includes dual pads to absorb fluids for up to 1,000 wipes and eliminate the need for rags or other materials to wipe a dipstick.

High-tension steel springs clamp to hoses and rods under the hood, and a strong magnet is embedded, so DripClip is always where you need it.

DripClip is available in six colors and comes with a lifetime guarantee.

For more information, call 888.651.1691 or visit: www.dripclip.com

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