Snap Back to Efficiency: The SNAP! from DingTool

DingTool has combined the mechanics of an automatic center punch with its proprietary technology of pins/shafts striking a dented panel. The SNAP! tool has 19 pins, with the center pin slightly higher in order to better find the centre of a dent when viewing from above. This tool has an internal spring load that can […]

Spec Check: The Quick Check Drive from Hunter Engineering Company

Accelerate your alignment capabilities with Hunter’s Quick Check Drive system. This unmanned alignment inspection system uses autonomous operations and is designed to scan vehicles in just three to five seconds with absolutely no manpower.   Instead, this unit uses eight cameras and 32 lasers to scan vehicles, producing comprehensive results. Further, Quick Check Drive is […]

Arm Day: The PULL UP! system from Spanesi

Spanesi is introducing a new cold repair process to repair damaged steel or aluminum panels. The PULL UP! system utilizes various size suction cups and glue to restore the shape of metal panels. Repairs are performed by the use of slide hammers or an optional electro-puller system that can be used in combination with a […]

Cutting Edge: SharpWhite abrasive discs from Finixa

This new premium abrasive disc system from Finixa offers a high initial cutting power while promising a longer disc life. SharpWhite discs are made of self-sharpening ceramic aluminum oxide grains that come with a white, anti-clogging coating to help keep each disc from loading up during the sanding process. According to Finixa, SharpWhite discs sand […]

Four-Headed Helper: The UVM34160 Ultraviolet Curing System from Uni-Ram

The UVM34160 Ultraviolet Curing System from Uni-ram offers an almost instant full cure with no heat according to the company. This four-headed model provides a quick cure over a wide area, while also utilizing less energy compared to conventional methods. According to Uni-ram, these lightweight, manoeuvrable lamp stands have a fast and easy setup, while […]

Farewell to Fire: Flame Resistant Magnetic Blanket from Solderweld

Flame resistant blankets often go underutilized in the field due to the difficulties of getting them secured, so the engineers at SolderWeld got to work. As a direct response to this challenge, it developed the Flame Resistant Magnetic Blanket, which made its debut at the Service World Expo and then again at SEMA 2019. With […]

Handheld Hues: The Spectratek InstaCure UVLED from AMH

The Spectratek InstaCure UVLED is a cordless hand-held UVLED curing lamp is usable on all current ultraviolet light curable putties, fillers, base coats, top coats and clear coats. It offers an almost instant full cure with no heat, according to AMH, along with a two-hour battery life. This product has been tested on UV paint […]

Spray Your Cares Away: The LPH 300 from Anest Iwata

The LPH 300 has found a niche with UV primers that provides world-class value to customers who use UV technology. UV technology is becoming very popular for its speed and performance.  With minimal defects when cured and DTM properties of some UV products allow it to be easy to use.  UV products can also be […]

Tread Lightly: TreadSpec 2.0 from Tire Profiles

The TreadSpec 2.0 from Tire Profiles is said to provide tire diagnostics using the least amount of labour possible. In one step, customers drive over the unit, while its software does the rest—capturing tire, alignment and rotation diagnostics.   The TreadSpec 2.0 features a new, lower profile design, while also lasting longer by holding up […]

Photo Finish: ADAM 5 Spectrophotometer from Automotive Art

The ADAM 5 Spectrophotometer from Automotive Art features an all-new formula correction technology, giving it competitive accuracy when measuring metallics, pearls and xirallics. It uses a five-camera system to colour search three times faster than traditional methods according to the company.    With Wi-Fi functionality, the ADAM 5 is said to boost efficiency by sending […]