Tools and Equipment Products

SEMA News—August 2018

NEW PRODUCTS

By Clint Simone and Jackson Codiga

Tools and Equipment Products

The Right Products to Finish the Job

The tools and equipment category represents the many products used by the automotive aftermarket each day to accomplish any number of goals. Tools and equipment are the unsung heroes of any garage or manufacturer. And just as the products themselves evolve, so does the need for exhibitor space at the SEMA Show.

For the 2018 Show, more than 68,000 sq. ft. of exhibitor booth space has been sold for the category, representing an 8% increase over last year. The following is a collection of tools and equipment products displayed at the 2017 New Products Showcase, accompanied by insights from industry experts.

View all of the tools and equipment new products from the 2017 SEMA Show New Product Showcase.

Adenna LLC
Catch

Adenna

Catch orange nitrile powder-free gloves possess a heavy textured surface that provides an impeccable grip. With an average 8-mil-thick finger thickness, this glove offers extra protection and stronger resistance to wear and tear. The vibrant orange color increases visibility at the work place and enhances safety.

PN: CAT45

Information: www.adenna.com or 888-323-3662.

Ansell
Projex 97-973 Medium-Duty Performance Glove
Ansell

The medium-duty knuckle buster performance glove offers great back-of-hand protection, knuckle and palm impact for working in mostly dry conditions. Reinforced protection in an ergonomic design.

Information: www.ansell.com/autoaftermarket or 800-800-0444.

Aircat Pneumatic
6-in. Non Vac Orbital Palm Sander
Aircat

Aircat has developed a series of lubrication-free sanders that incorporate the latest engineering concepts, advanced materials and patented designs. The Aircat technology reduces weight, noise and vibration while extending the tool life. Aircat says its smooth-design throttle lever and ergonomic grip provides unmatched operating comfort.

PN: 6700-6-336

Information: www.aircat.com or 800-327-9403. 

Ansell
Chem 3 Chemical-Resistant Disposable Glove Retail Pack
Ansell

Thinnest chemical-resistant nitrile and neoprene disposable glove designed with three layers of tough chemical defense in a convenient, resealable pack. Great for paint shops and general automotive maintenance, especially when working on insurance jobs.

Information: www.ansell.com/autoaftermarket or 800-800-0444.

Ansell
HyFlex 11-541
Utility Glove
Ansell

Palm dipped, light-duty, cut-resistance mechanics gloves engineered with Ansell grip technology, intercept cut technology and DuPont Kevlar yarns. Great for handling small, sharp parts and general automotive maintenance.

Information: www.ansell.com/autoaftermarket or 800-800-0444.

Ansell
Microflex 93-260 Chemical-Resistant
Disposable Glove
Ansell

Thinnest chemical-resistant nitrile and neoprene disposable glove designed with three layers of tough chemical defense. Tough chemical protection, unparalleled comfort. Great for paint shops and general automotive maintenance.

Information: www.ansell.com/autoaftermarket or 800-800-0444.

Ansell
HyFlex 11-931 Utility Glove

Ansell

Palm dipped, ultra-lightweight glove with cut plus oil protection. Great for bodyshop workers and general mechanics.

Information: www.ansell.com/autoaftermarket or 800-800-0444.

Autolift Production
Smart Painting Table
Autolift Production

Portable table for paint and bodyshops. Provides easy accessibility to paint all parts of a vehicle. Unique product can handle multiple components at once, and it is a functional product for daily use. Smart Painting Table is patented.

Information: www.autoliftproduction.com or 415-216-7600.

Bartec USA LLC
Oil Service Light Tool
Bartec

The oil service light tool is an easy-to-use tool for resetting the service light on an instrument cluster. Some vehicles require a scan tool for this step; others offer a manual method. In either case, the QST150 easily and quickly leads the technician through the reset process. It’s part of the Bartec Quick Service Range of tools.

PN: QST150

Information: www.bartecusa.com or 855-877-9732.

Ansell
Projex 97-510 Hi-Viz
Performance Glove
Ansell

 

Hi-Viz reflective glove with knuckle protection in high-visibility orange or yellow colors. Great for those who work in dark areas or at night, such as tow truck workers.

Information: www.ansell.com/autoaftermarket or 800-800-0444.

Autolift Production
Up&DownLift3000
Autolift Production

Up&DownLift3000 is a mobile and easy handle lift with lifting capacity of 6,614 lbs. Weighs 42 lbs., and maximum height is 23 in. Maintenance and revision free. Product works on mechanical principal, powered by an electric hand drill. Up&DownLift3000 is recommended for car services, tire services, home car repairs, car enthusiasts and marketing activities.

Information: www.autoliftproduction.com or 415-216-7600.

Bartec USA LLC
Battery Relearn Tool

Bartec

 

Today’s vehicles have higher power demands, and that means bigger batteries and sometimes multiple batteries. Keeping those batteries charged requires sophisticated technology. For the technician, that means you’ve got to complete a relearn when replacing the battery. The QST200, easily and quickly leads the technician through the reset process.

PN: QST200

Information: www.bartecusa.com or 855-877-9732.

Atlantic Safety Products
Red Lightning Glove
Atlantic Safety Products

The Red Lightning Glove is designed to relieve the struggles of mechanics by maintaining a strong and reliable hold in the toughest conditions. It is a nitrile glove with a tire-treaded exterior that provides dexterity and strength, even when working with oil and grease. The color aids in visibility of any debris or liquids on the user’s hands.

PN: RL

Information: www.atlanticsafetyproducts.com or 603-435-0003.

Bartec USA LLC
Electronic Parking Brake Tool

Bartec

 

The electronic parking brake tool is an easy-to-use tool for disengaging electronic parking brakes. Previously, a scan tool was required for this first step to a brake job. The QST100 easily and quickly “unwinds” the brake caliper, leaving the expensive scan tool free for more complicated work. It’s part of the Bartec Quick Service Range of tools.

PN: QST100

Information: www.bartecusa.com or 855-877-9732

View all of the tools and equipment new products from the 2017 SEMA Show New Product Showcase.

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