Auto Service Professional

FEB 2018

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55 | ASP February 2018 Products Electronic Specialties unveils clamp meter The new 400 amp DC/AC Auto - R an g in g Clamp M e te r (m o d e l #684) from Electronic Specialties is designed to measure currents and applications up to 400 amps, such as fuel pumps, electric motors, alternators, starters, lamp circuits and more. The company says current measure- ments are easily made by clamping over any wire, and the clamp meter is safe to use on sensitive automobile circuits. A built-in, full-function auto- ranging digital multi-meter measures AC or DC volts, resistance, continuity, frequency, duty cycle, capacitance, diodes and temperature in both Fahrenheit and Celsius. ELECTRONIC SPECIALTIES INC. Circle 160 on Reader Service Card Astro Pneumatic Tools has a new portable work light Astro Pneumatic Tool's new portable work light features a collapsible hook design and a lithium battery that provides longer bat ter y life. The new 40SLMax 450 Lumen Rechargeable LED Slim Light with XL battery has a 3,350mAh lithium battery to provide a continuous 13 hours of work time at 50% power, or 3.5 hours at full power. The 40SLMax light also has a 20 -pound magnetic swivel-and-stay base and overcharge protection and auto idle mode. ASTRO PNEUMATIC TOOL CO. Circle 161 on Reader Service Card Chicago Pneumatic upgrades composite air ratchets Chicago Pneumatic Tool's new CP825C series composite air ratchets are designed to offer high accessibility to tight spaces such as motor engine compartments as well as high speed for fast run- down (280 rpm). The new series is available in two sizes, 1/4-inch and 3/8-inch, and are an upgrade to the company's existing CP825 series. The CP825C series is lightweight (1.1 lbs. – 0.5 kg). CHICAGO PNEUMATIC TOOL CO. Circle 162 on Reader Service Card Ford adds TPMS sensors to its Omnicraft brand Ford Motor Co. has added tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) sensors to its Omnicraft brand of replacement par ts for non- Ford vehicles. Ford says Omni- craft TPMS sen- sors combine 314.9, 315, and 433 MHz applications into one sensor. The sensors are programmable using any of the major TPMS programming devices and replicate original equipment functionality including auto-locate features. They are quick and simple to program using a large range of programming tools; have easy-to-install rubber snap-in stems; and support new and planned OE system technologies. OMNICRAFT Pico Technology's NVH kits provide real-time diagnosis PicoDiagnostics NVH (noise, vibration and harsh- ness) kits are designed to provide a real-time diagnosis to the tech- nician, in the form of either a bar graph, a frequency chart, a 3D frequency chart, rpm order, road speed view or a time domain view. Pico Technology says the ability to start the recording before a road test and play back and analyze the recording back in the shop, ensures that the driver's attention remains on the road. The files are simply saved to the laptop's hard drive. PICO TECHNOLOGY LTD. Circle 163 on Reader Service Card

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