6 new products to streamline the school bus shop

Posted on March 18, 2014

New tire mask helps refurbish wheels
The Minimizer Tire Mask kit is designed to help heavy-duty vehicle operators and maintenance departments paint their wheels in a few simple steps. Company officials said that the kit can reduce masking and cleanup time dramatically, allowing old rims to look new. The kit comes with a tire mask that protects tires from paint and primer overspray.


Maintenance software offers audit option
Arsenault Associates has introduced a new audit trail option to Dossier, its fleet maintenance management software. Audit Trail enables managers to see what was done to a vehicle, who did it, and when, company officials said. The audit trail is also designed to track any additions, changes and deletions as they apply to vehicles, parts, personnel, and work requested, done or cancelled.

Arsenault Associates

Cleaner set designed to increase contact life
The Diamond-Coated Point/Contact Cleaners set (#8047), the newest addition to Innovative Products of America’s line of contact care tools, cleans and enhances spade electrical contacts with ultra-thin files, company officials said. The three-piece series set features a highly abrasive diamond coating designed to increase the contact life of electrical connections and reduce diagnostic guesswork.

Innovative Products of America

Treatment solution cleans fuel to boost efficiency
K100 Fuel Treatment is designed to eliminate water, gums and varnishes from fuel and stabilize it, and add lubricity and corrosion protection, company officials said. The benefits of using K100, according to the supplier, include cleaning engines and fuel systems for better mileage, easier starts, smoother idle, more power and better acceleration, as well as reducing black smoke, carbon monoxide and particulate emissions.

Kinetic Fuel Technology Inc.


PCB test system provides cost-effective faultfinding
The System 8 Diagnostic Solution Plus PCB test system uses a selection of CD-drive-size modules to create a PC-driven PCB test station. It is based on a comprehensive set of test instruments for complete testing and faultfinding needs on almost any kind of PCB. The system offers a variety of test methods to create a cost-effective solution for electronics faultfinding, company officials said.


LED lighting system kits are mountable
Tech Lights, a new series of LED shop lights, comes with magnetic mounting clips for setup in a variety of locations without drilling, company officials said. Tech Lights are available in three kits: the two-post lift kit, P/N FA5701; four-post lift kit, P/N FA5700; and the hand-held, battery-powered, single Tech Light shop light, P/N FA5702, which can be used with any type of vehicle lift, according to the company.

Rotary Lift

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