MACS honors new product showcase winners

The 2013 MACS Training Event and Trade Show
featured a new products showcase with 24 new mobile A/C and engine cooling products on display. A panel of the motor press attending the show judged the following products as stand-outs in three categories:

Swedge-Lokr SLK-2 Label

Most innovative new product:: AGS Swedge Lokr Kit. The SWEDGE-LOKR™ Tool and SWEDGE-LOK™ System is the key to permanent, fast, and economical A/C repairs. The SWEDGE-LOKR™ Tool is designed to fit into the compact spaces where A/C lines are found, allowing most repairs to be completed right on the vehicle. The SWEDGE-LOK™ repair fittings consist of tube-to-tube unions, tube-to-hose unions, and block-offs. The specialized alloy and design of these fittings makes for corrosion-proof and leak-proof repairs that are pressure-rated and tested up to 1000 PSI.


Best use of technology in a new product: Santech #MT3710 – Dual Channel Thermometer Kit. This is a J/K-type digital thermometer that will display (2) separate probe readings at the same time on one screen. The unit will also perform a differential reading of the (2) probes.The thermometer comes with a protective rubber cover. The probes are direct contact for accurate readings.


Most service friendly new product: Beck/Arnley European Coolants. Beck/Arnley’s new lineup of Genuine OE Quality European Fluids includes Euro Concentrate, Euro SF+, and Euro ++. They are bottled in Europe and formulated specifically for Audi, BMW, Mini, Land Rover, Volkswagen, and Volvo models. The bottle includes a collapsible spout for ease of pouring.


About macsworldwide

Mobile Air Conditioning Society (MACS) Worldwide Founded in 1981, MACS is the leading non-profit trade association for the mobile air conditioning, heating and engine cooling system segment of the automotive aftermarket. Since 1991, MACS has assisted more than 600,000 technicians to comply with the 1990 U.S. EPA Clean Air Act requirements for certification in refrigerant recovery and recycling to protect the environment. The Mobile Air Conditioning Society (MACS) Worldwide’s mission is clear and focused--as the recognized global authority on mobile air conditioning and heat transfer industry issues.
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