Tools & Diagnostic Devices Archives - Fleet Equipment Magazine
Stertil-Koni lifts all certified to new standard

Currently, every Stertil-Koni vehicle lift model in production and previously certified under the old standard (ANSI/ALI ALCTV-2006) has now been recertified to the new ANSI/ALI ALCTV-2011 standard.

Rotary Lifts recertified to new standard

Every Rotary Lift vehicle lift model currently certified by the Automotive Lift Institute (ALI) has been recertified to meet the newest ANSI standard covering lift design, construction and testing in North America (ANSI/ALI ALCTV-2011).

Test a trailer without the truck: The Light Ranger MUTT

Innovative Products of America proudly announces the Light Ranger Mobile Universal Trailer Tester (MUTT), a light and electric brake tester for Utility and RV type trailers. The Light Ranger MUTT ensures a trailer’s electrical wiring is working properly and adheres to inspection standards before use.

Rotary Lifts recertified to new standard

Every Rotary Lift vehicle lift model currently certified by the Automotive Lift Institute (ALI) has been recertified to meet the newest ANSI standard covering lift design, construction and testing in North America (ANSI/ALI ALCTV-2011). The new standard updates ANSI/ALI ALCTV-2006.

Detroit Diesel Corp. launches On-Board Tablet for Daimler, Detroit Connect

Detroit Diesel Corp. unveiled its new On-Board Tablet, an advanced mobile device that is equipped with powerful apps to streamline communications. Detroit Diesel also launched Detroit Connect, the telematics arm that includes the Detroit Virtual Technician onboard diagnostics system.

Ari-Hetra’s hybrid battery-powered, heavy-duty vehicle lift system

A U.S. Patent for a hybrid battery powered mobile lift system for servicing heavy equipment and vehicles has been awarded to Ari-Hetra. The lift incorporates a regenerative electrical charging system that uses the weight of a lifted vehicle to recharge batteries.

Arihetra opens “Win A Press” contest

Arihetra will choose one random winner to receive a HDMP110 Heavy Duty Press. The HDMP110 Heavy Duty Press uses 110 tons of force to press a wide range of bearings, u-joints, king pins and more.

Coxreels rolls out large capacity storage models

A new industrial-grade hose, cord and cable storage reels lineup from Coxreels offers a large-capacity, all-steel design.

PlastiKote offers battery cleaner and terminal protector

For easy care of storage batteries, battery boxes, trays and cables, PlastiKote Battery Cleaner loosens dirt and lifts corrosion that can be flushed away with water.

Stertil-Koni announces research on next generation in-ground lifts

An analysis by Stertil-Koni is revealing the growing use of “next generation” vehicle lifting technology, especially eco-friendly in-ground lifts, at truck maintenance facilities.

Kafko introduces Oil Eater parts washers

A line of Oil Eater Flex parts washers from Kafko International includes ready-to-use units with basic, premium and professional level features.

Heavy-duty king pin press from Ari-Hetra improves shop safety

The new KPP143 heavy-duty king pin press allows mechanics to work at a safe distance and reduces exertion.