Auto Service Professional

OCT 2017

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63 | ASP October 2017 SELF LOCKING PINCH OFF PLIERS • Pliers come in small, medium and large size for all of your hose pinch off needs. • Pliers designed with self-locking feature that holds after pressure is applied, simply pull plier handle apart to release pressure. • Used to seal vacuum, fuel line, and radiator hoses plus other flexible materials. • Patent pending offset design allows more access in hard to reach areas. #1500 (3-Piece Set) #1470 #1460 (Small pliers works on hoses up to ¾") #1480 (Large pliers works on hoses up to 2 ½" ) Circle 125 on Reader Service Card Technical Parallelogram and y-lifts Parallelogram and Y-lifts are essentially the same design, with Y-lifts rated at about up to 12,000 lbs. and parallelograms intended for heavy duty and high-capacity applications. Heavy-duty parallelogram lifts are available with capacities up to about 100,000 pounds and with lengths up to about 48 feet. Depend- ing on brand and model, these lifts may be surface mounted or flush-mounted allowing the lift to be level with the shop floor when not in use. Each side of the lift features mul- tiple raising arms that cantilever-unfold and fold as the lift is raised or lowered. With no Mobile columns are available that are easy to move, store and position in the shop as needed, freeing-up floor space when not in use. Photo courtesy of Atlas Automotive Equipment Mobile columns may be moved and positioned on a per-vehicle-application basis, making them idea for extreme heavy-duty applications. Photo courtesy of Stertil-Koni USA

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