SEMA News—September 2014
Telescoping Marksman Spout
WD-40 Co. has developed the Telescoping Marksman Spout product for its 3-in-One multi-purpose oil, known for lubricating moving parts, penetrating rust and cleaning and protecting tools and equipment. Providing 6 in. of extra flexibility, the Telescoping Marksman Spout comes in handy when precise control is required, even in hard-to-reach places, and its on-and-off twist tip helps avoid unwanted spilling.
DeoxIT D5S-6 and DeoxIT Gold G5S-6 Spray
Ever wonder why electronic or electrical devices have glitches, intermittents or data errors or wonder how you can prevent them from happening? According to Caig Laboratories, those problems are caused by one of the thousands of metal connections in a system or device. Caig Labs’ new DeoxIT Products solve these issues. Already spec’d in by many automotive, railroad and heavy-equipment manufacturers, DeoxIT products are formulated to clean, improve conductivity and provide long-lasting protection on all metal connections, even under the most severe environments. Try one of the company’s most popular items—DeoxIT D5S-6 spray (multi-purpose) and DeoxIT Gold G5S-6 spray (for gold surfaces).
Cubitron II Grinding Wheels
According to 3M, Cubitron II Grinding Wheels are ideally suited for use on carbon steels, tool steels and high-alloy steels. They produce optimal results with high infeed rates, high grinding pressures and high material-removal rates. “As we expand our Cubitron II vitrified portfolio beyond our original product offering in gear grinding, the advantages of the 3M precision-shaped grain technology are now being realized in more industries and applications such as camshaft grinding,” said Dan Cunningham, director of sales and marketing for 3M Abrasive Systems. To learn more about Cubitron II Grinding Wheels, visit www.3m.com/precisionppr.
QuietRide Solutions introduces Acousti Hood, a solution for insulating and covering the underside of hoods on Ford, GM and Chrysler/MOPAR cars and trucks. The Acousti Hood kit adds improved insulation and a finished look to the underhood and comes with an optional vehicle name and logo molded in 3D. Acousti Hood dresses up the underhood, protects the insulation from damage and helps stop the vibration and noise generated by hood panels carried by air movement into the passenger cabin.
Fuel Pressure Regulator
Fuelab introduces its electronic fuel-pressure regulator. The new unit works directly with the company’s Prodigy line of fuel pumps to reduce heat buildup and vapor-lock conditions related to street/strip operation. Prodigy pumps use an input signal to determine the desired operating speed. When the pumps are used with the new 529 series electronic regulator, customers can set the pressure mechanically, as with a traditional bypass regulator, then let the electronic regulator’s demand-based speed control take care of the rest. According to Fuelab, it’s a totally independent system; no other connections or calibration required.
MUS 4.3 Test and Charge
The MUS 4.3 Test and Charge is CTEK’s unique battery charger, providing consumers with a complete picture of the health of their vehicles’ charging systems. It’s designed for batteries from 1.2Ah up to 110Ah. Three easy-to-use programs test battery voltage, start power and alternator performance to provide a complete picture of the battery and vehicle charging systems. The MUS 4.3 Test and Charge is fully automatic for optimal charging of all 12-volt lead-acid batteries.
Malco Products introduces its new Extractor Kit featuring left-handed Cobalt drill bits and straight-fluted extractors to make screw and bolt extraction faster, easier and safer. Left-handed Cobalt drill bits create a pilot hole for the extractor and also loosen or even remove corroded, stripped-out or headless threaded fasteners with the momentum of the left-turning bit.
PML has added a great-looking, solid-construction transmission pan to its line of products especially for automobile enthusiasts. The new transmission pan is designed specifically for C5 Corvette owners who push their Corvettes to the limit and for owners who just want to take care of their Corvettes. According to the company, this pan would also be useful for customers who are using LS-series engines and transmissions in their early vehicles.
The Elite by UnderCover is the most refined UnderCover to date. According to the company, it is meticulously designed, engineered and produced, but it’s the remarkable features that set it apart. The new tonneau features a completely new design, including a handle on the back, a code-able lock and a brighter and a removable LED light.