Modern Tire Dealer

NOV 2018

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P r o d u c t s M T D N o v e m b e r 2 0 1 8 102 New lug nut wrench folds for easy storage Ken-Tool's new 35636 Stow & Go heavy-duty 4-way lug nut wrench can be stowed in a trunk, a tool box or behind a seat thanks to its fold-away design. The company says the moveable arms easily swing and lock into the 90-degree position, plus the arms can be slid within the locking hub to create greater leverage. The Stow & Go features three fixed 17, 19 and 21 mm lug nut sockets, plus a ½-inch square drive adapter to use other sockets for lug nut removal. It also doubles as a heavy- duty, high-torque wrench. KEN-TOOL CORP. www.kentool.com TBC offers Wild Spirit HST-C for light commercial vehicles TBC Brands has released the Wild Spirit HST-C for the sprinter and commercial van segment. The company says the Wild Spirit HST-C is engineered for extended t r a c t i o n performance, high durability and superior all- season handling for vans and light trucks that transport cargo, passengers, or other heavy loads. The tire is available in seven sizes: 215/55R16, 195/70R15C, 185/60R15C, 195/75R16C, 225/75R16C, 205/65R15C, 235/65R16 in load ranges XL, C, D and E. The line has a nation- wide manufacturer's limited warranty. TBC BRANDS LLC www.tbcbrands.com Lumileds expands Philips lighting portfolio Lumileds has added 31 forward lighting and miniature bulbs to Philips branded commercial lighting products. The new SKUs include a variety of forward lighting bulbs, including Philips OEM exclusive HiPerVision and HiPerClick bulbs, Longer- Life and Standard halogen bulbs, and miniature bulbs in both 12V and 24V configura- tions. The portfolio expansion includes 20 OEM exclusive Hi- PerVision and HiPerClick bulbs for turn signal lights, back-up lights, brake lights and daytime running lights. LUMILEDS LLC www.philipsautolighting.com Impact wrench has torque level control The new CP7782TL-6 one-inch torque limited impact wrench from Chicago Pneumatic Tool is designed for heavy vehicle tire replacement. The company says the torque limited function of the CP7782TL-6 enables efficient and effective torque level control, particularly for truck, bus and heavy vehicle tire installations where multistep torquing solutions are required. The CP7782TL-6 one-inch torque limited impact wrench allows users to keep the same power when loosening nuts while avoiding overtightening them in the forward position. CHICAGO PNEUMATIC TOOL CO. www.cp.com Apex Tool adds Cleco right angle grinders Apex Tool Group has added a line of pneumatic right angle grinders featuring a high-performance 1.7 hp motor to its Cleco brand. The new Cleco right angle grinder is designed to fit all Type 27, Type 27 threaded hub and Type 1 abrasive discs. The right angle grinder also features quieter operation with rear exhaust over-hose standard; ergonomic, anti-vibration handle for increased comfort and less operator fatigue; spindle lock for quick and easy abrasive changes; dual-layer, high-impact composite hous- ing for extreme durability; and versatile 270-degree adjustable guard for easy access to tight spaces. APEX TOOL GROUP LLC www.clecogrinders.com New Meyle PD brake disc has a full-surface coating Meyle has released the Meyle-PD brake disc with a full-surface coating designed to protect against corrosion and wear for more than 5 million BMW applications worldwide. The Meyle-PD brake disc is manufac- tured from a single steel casting, which makes it possible to coat the entire surface of the brake disc and prevent corrosion. The company says the high-carbon single-component brake disc is tested and certified in accordance with the ECE R90 quality standard. MEYLE AG www.meyle.com

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