Check out the following new products at the MACS 2016 Trade Show, February 11th-13th, 2016 in Orlando, Florida. All info here.
New AirSept A/C blend door repair tool
AirSept’s new A/C blend door repair tool allows repair of stuck blend doors without removing the door from the HVAC unit, and without cutting the case. The tool kits expand coverage to 1997-2004 Ford F-Series pickups, 2002-’08 Explorer, 1998-’04 Jeep Grand Cherokee, and 2005-’09 Chevrolet Equinox/Pontiac Torrent.
AirSept’s blend door repair tool allows technicians to easily cut out the damaged section of the door shaft and replace it with a new sleeve, with no HVAC case removal or cutting required. It features precision saw teeth sized to cut out the exact thickness of the original blend door shaft wall, without pushing it out of its housing. Visit www.airsept.com for more information.
New Bright Solutions International Star-Brite UV leak detection lamp
The new Bright Solutions International UV Leak Detection Light utilizes ultra-low wavelengths as close to true UV as any leak detection light on the market. Lower wavelength allows technicians to spot the smallest of leaks quickly and easily while using any quality leak detection dye. The light can be used with A/C dye, coolant dye and multi-purpose dye. Constructed of rugged aluminum and an 80,000 hour LED, this light will withstand the rigors of the shop environment. Batteries and UV safety glasses included.
OSHA and the Coordinating Committee for Automotive Repair (CCAR) to provide training and resources to protect workers in the car repair industry
Through an alliance with OSHA, CCAR has developed training for automotive lift safety, working with absorbed glass mat batteries and automotive air conditioning refrigerant, with an emphasis on the hazards of contaminated refrigerant.
Under the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970, employers are responsible for providing safe and healthful workplaces for their employees. OSHA’s role is to ensure these conditions for America’s working men and women by setting and enforcing standards, and providing training, education and assistance. For more information, visit http://www.ccar-greenlink.org
CSF offers premium products to cover all cooling needs
With application coverage from Acura to Volvo, CSF has the right parts to keep vehicles cool. Their premium radiators, condensers, intercoolers, hybrid inverter coolers and pressure caps are manufactured in privately owned and operated facilities. For more information please visit http://www.csfradiators.com or contact your local CSF Warehouse Distributor.
DENSO introduces new A/C compressors
DENSO has added 14 new part numbers to their A/C compressor program, covering 6 million vehicles and over 200 applications. That increases their total offering to 576 part numbers. The new additions cover Chevrolet, Chrysler, Dodge, Ford, Jeep, Mercury and Nissan applications. In addition, DENSO has expanded their coverage for Acura, Audi, BMW, Cadillac, Chevrolet, Chrysler, Dodge, Ford, GMC, Honda, Hyundai, Jaguar, Jeep, Kia, Lexus, Mercedes-Benz, Mercury, Nissan, Pontiac, Saturn, Scion, Toyota, Volkswagen and Volvo. The expanded coverage adds an additional 3 million UIO for a total program of over 175 million UIO. For more information, visit www.densoautoparts.com.
New TEMP Select HFO-1234yf refrigerant lubricant
Four Seasons TEMP Select now offers a PAG oil that is 100% compatible with HFO-1234yf refrigerant. The HFO-1234yf refrigerant has been approved by the EPA for use in new vehicles, and is part of the automotive industry’s efforts to become more environmentally sustainable. For more information on all new offerings from Four Seasons, visit www.4s.com.
Gates introduces new System Smart Belt Education Display
The System Smart Belt Education Display from Gates is a dual-sided tool that features the timing system on one side and the serpentine system on the other. This 360̊ sales aid makes it easy to share information with customers about how each system works and the benefits of replacing all components together.
Hayden Automotive introduces new electric fan and radiator motor fan
Hayden® Automotive introduces two new Blue Streak Performance™ products to the automotive aftermarket. The 8-inch electric fan (part number 3660) is designed for heavy duty applications, while the radiator fan motor (part number 3850) is for the 2012-2015 Chevrolet Camaro.
The Blue Streak Performance 8-inch fan is a unique four pole, heavy duty electric fan that creates a self-contained, compact cooling machine when coupled with the Hayden 37mm heavy duty cooler. The fan provides longer life and more torque than standard two pole motors, allows for efficient operation with high velocity blades and is compatible with all Hayden fan controllers.
The Blue Streak Performance radiator fan motor is a drop-in OE replacement that utilizes an OE blade, shroud and OE style connectors without the investment of expensive radiators or modifications. More at www.haydenauto.com
Liland Global releases new stainless steel gas tanks
The FOR-01-SS and FOR-02-SS steel gas tanks were designed and engineered with stainless steel to address the issue of fuel delamination and pre-mature internal rusting occurring within the tank. The new tanks fit the 1999-2010 Ford F Series Super Duty Rear (40 Gallon Rear Mounted Models). For more information, visit www.LilandGlobal.com.
New R-6101 rooftop A/C unit from Red Dot
Red Dot introduces the R-6101 rooftop A/C unit for heavy-duty vehicles. The new units feature a low-profile design, and performance tests show a 28% weight savings and 30% performance increase compared to the previous design (R-6100). The rooftop A/C unit is available Q1 2016 at your local Red Dot distributor or visit www.rdac.com
New Yellow Jacket refrigerant management system from Ritchie for R-134a and R-1234yf
The new YELLOW JACKET® Refrigerant Management System (RMS) 37840 for R-134a and 37860 for R-1234yf provide full cycle recovery/recycle/evacuate/recharge to bring the vehicle back to factory specifications. The easy-to-use portable, full color interface walks you quickly through each step for easy operation and fast service. Not ready for R-1234yf? Purchase the 37840 for R-134a use today and we can update it to R-1234yf later with our optional (one time use) conversion kit. To learn more visit www.yellowjacket.com.
Robinair introduces 34788NI-H recovery machine
The new Robinair 34788NI-H features an industry-leading 98.5% recovery for standard and high-voltage R-134a systems. The design features a larger graphical display, and automatic features including leak testing, refrigerant refill and oil drain/inject. Technicians can add a printer, USB data sharing, refrigerant identifier and wireless module for Wi-Fi or Bluetooth® communication. Visit www.robinair.com for more information.
SHIFTMobility debuts CARCheck and CoolitGuide
SHIFTMobility is introducing two new smart device applications: CoolitGuide and CARCheck. CoolitGuide provides repair centers with instant access to A/C and Cooling System Specifications for all vehicle makes and models, speeding up troubleshooting and repairs. CoolitGuide includes detailed information on refrigerant capacity, oil viscosity, maintenance schedules, replacement parts, vacuum diagrams, and part illustrations.
CARCheck, covers everything from tires and brakes to oil and milestone services, and now includes OEM illustrations and maintenance interval checkpoints for all domestic and import vehicles. CARCheck’s digitally completed inspection sheets can be sent directly to customers via email, allowing them to view the results anywhere, anytime and on any device. Repair shops can even attach notes and images of trouble areas for increased transparency. For more information, visit www.shiftmobility.com
New HFO-1234yf compatible Total Leak Stop with UV dye from Supercool
Supercool’s Total Leak Stop, for metal and rubber components, features Supercool’s patented “HFC Free” BOV Delivery System for quick, safe and easy application. Total Leak Stop will seal small leaks in metal and rubber components, including evaporators, condensers, hoses, O-rings and gaskets, while lubricating the A/C system to improve performance and help extend system life. The proprietary formula does not contain harmful polymers and will not harm A/C system components, reclamation, or recovery equipment. It is compatible with HFO-1234yf, R-134a, and R-12 systems, and includes R-134a to HFO-1234yf low side quick connect adapter. Total Leak Stop is also safe for hybrid and electric compressors.
New leak detection technology from Tracer Products
Tracer Products’ TP-9364 PRO-Alert™ IR electronic refrigerant leak detector is certified to meet the SAE J2791 and J2913 standards. It utilizes a state-of-the-art infrared sensor to accurately detect refrigerant leaks down to 0.1oz/year (3 g/year). A three-position sensitivity switch minimizes false triggering and allows for easy diagnosis of small, medium and large leaks. The unit is sensitive to R-12, R-134a, R-1234yf and other refrigerants.
The Tracerline VioMAX Plus is a telescopic, True UV leak detection lamp that’s ideal for finding A/C and fluid leaks in tight, cramped areas. Its super-bright 400 nm violet light LED offers optimal fluorescent response and contrast, and works with both universal/ester and PAG A/C dyes, as well as most fluid dyes.
The VioMAX Plus is lightweight and portable, weighing only 1.6 oz. It measures 9 inches in the closed position and extends to a full 29 inches. With the aid of the large pivoting mirror, the technician can clearly view even the most elusive leaks from any angle. The lamp automatically turns on when the shaft is extended and off when the shaft is compressed. Powered by three 1.5 volt AG3/LR41 batteries, the VioMAX Plus has an LED service life of 100,000 hours.
For additional information, visit www.tracerline.com.