More than 100 maintenance tips, collected from maintenance and operations personnel nationwide, are now available in a revised brochure from Kano Laboratories, the makers of Kroil Penetrating Oil. Included are ideas for handling frozen bearings, loosening corroded bolts and frozen brake cables, removing rust, improving belt power transfer, improving engine performance, increasing gas mileage, and much more. Plant Maintenance Tips is available at no charge by contacting Kano Laboratories, producers of Kroil since 1939: www.kanolabs.com or phone: (615) 833-4101.
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The Thommen HSL-1600 searchlight offers the highest performance, ease of installation, and multi-function capabilities available on the market today, in a rugged, single integrated design. It is a single
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Standish Associates offers high-precision, digital torque wrenches for powerful, precision bolting, without external power. Features include all-mechanical, no bleed-off or external power required; 1 percent accuracy - reduced calibration; lightweight, ergonomic, small footprint; digital control - same, easy operation for all wrenches; pre-approved - ready for procurement (CAGE CODE: 3GWU8; NSNs available); and combat ready - just torque-up once and go. Models available from 0 - 40,000 foot-pounds. Customers include: U.S. Army, Navy, Marines, Pratt & Whitney, Sikorsky, Honeywell, Bell and Boeing. For more information call (860) 263-0012.
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The wide-angle, floodlight-style beam pattern produced by the Maxxeon Pocket Floodlight is said to be completely clear and free from dark spots or hot spots. This clear pattern, combined with the intense white beam, makes it easy for the user to plainly see the inspection area, distinguish colors more easily, and as a result, troubleshoot more effectively. These pen light-style lighting tools are compact and light weight, and clip into a pocket, to be easily available when needed. For more information visit
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ProBuilt Professional Lighting LLC announces the SmithLight LED Traffic Model which incorporates a high output LED light head on one side (1030 lumens) and LED directional arrows and a stop “X” on the other side. All can be controlled by the remote control. The self-contained lighting system incorporates a sealed battery that operates 24 hours with solid light and up to 168 hours in a flashing mode. It can be recharged with either the 12-volt vehicle or the 120-volt wall adapters provided. Rated fully weatherproof and dustproof (IP65) and constructed of highly durable materials, this light can withstand the toughest environments and yet is extremely user-friendly and portable. For more information call (877) 707-0800 or visit
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The SunSocket™ EnergyBar™ 250 high capacity portable battery pack from Aircraft Spruce & Specialty is powerful enough to be classified as a generator and is extremely lightweight and safe for aircraft. It utilizes lithium ion phosphate battery technology, which is stable and nonhazardous (unlike other lithium-ions). It can provide up to 30 hours of power for many USB devices, and up to six hours of power for larger electronic equipment like thermal coolers or even laptops.
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Olympus, a world leader in nondestructive testing technologies, introduces the new Corrosion Module software that is now available with the portable EPOCH 600 Ultrasonic Flaw Detector. The Corrosion Module is designed for the growing population of inspectors that require both flaw detection and corrosion measurement solutions as standard application offerings. This optional software provides simplified instrument operation for basic corrosion applications, requiring less set up time and more efficient data collection.
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The Control Tech industrial torque wrench from Snap-on Industrial provides control torque accuracy to within 2 percent clockwise, within 3 percent counterclockwise, and control angle accuracy to within 1 percent of reading. Its rugged, all-steel construction makes it durable on the job site, and it comes with an industry-leading two-year warranty. Every model features a large, backlit LCD screen for enhanced visibility in a variety of working conditions, with high storage capacity for 1,500 readings. Forty memory presets are fully programmable and that can be locked to prevent inadvertent changes or tampering. Dual 80 Technology provides precise yet strong ratchet function with minimal ratcheting arc for use in tight areas. The torque wrench comes in four models. For more information visit
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Brand new from DOTCO, the model VX-1 Vacuum & Blow Gun Kit features a pneumatic vacuum that operates off of standard shop air and can easily extract metal shavings, small parts, fasteners, dust, dirt, grime, etc. Unit can easily be converted from a vacuum to a blow gun and vice-versa. CE listed. Kit includes: zippered vacuum bag (for easy emptying), heavy-duty die-cast aluminum vacuum gun, pin point nozzle, brush nozzle, flat nozzle, flex tube attachment (extends to 31 inches), 7-inch rigid aluminum attachment, and heavy-duty, fitted storage case. In stock at Brown Tool for immediate shipment at special introductory pricing. Visit
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The Sioux Signature Series air ratchets are built with a full 1/3 horsepower Signature Series motor for plenty of power. Manufactured and assembled in the USA by Sioux Tools. They are available in 1/4- or 3/8-inch drive. At only 7.7 inches long, the small size enables access to tight areas. Free speed of 235 rpm. Weigh only 1.4 pounds. Torque rating of 35 foot-pounds.
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