Shop Equipment

Nov. 15, 2006

The Hecat FAD-100 Universal A/C adapter kit includes support plates for many tube, hose, and stub connections. Internal flow path allows for high volume flushing. It features hard UHMW durable sealing cones and rubber cones for vacuum testing. No tools are required for installation and the connection port is 1/4- inch SAE flare. It works with all flushing methods. For more information visit or call (800) 380-9501.

WichiTech Industries Inc. offers HB-1 and HB-2 Hot Bond composite repair systems used worldwide by government, commercial, military, and training agencies for composite repair where accurate control of heat is required. It is reliable, portable, and easy to use. For more information visit or email .

Miller Electric Mfg. Co. offers its Syncrowave 200 AC/DC TIG/stick welder. It helps operators enhance weld appearance with an easy-to-use, built-in pulse control that also helps eliminate burn-through and distortion. Features include Fan-On-Demand, Auto-Postflow, Adaptive Hot Start for stick arc starts and a 115-volt auxiliary power receptacle located on the front of the machine. It provides 5- to 200-amp output power (150 amps at 40 percent duty cycle), enough to weld 1/4-inch aluminum with AC TIG. For more information call (800) 426-4553 or visit

PolyMax specializes in epoxy and urethane seamless flooring systems for hangars. Available in smooth or slip-resistant finishes with excellent impact, abrasion, and chemical resistance. The flooring offers excellent bonding strength to concrete and excellent color stability. It resists damage from fuel and chemicals and is designed for heavy industrial traffic. For more information visit or call (800) 459-7659.

Kaeser's Simplex package arrives with compressor, dryer and tank mounted. Connect the power and air-line, and you have a fully operational compressed air system. Features include reliability as it is up to 20 percent more efficient than competitive products. It has a small footprint and is extremely quiet with minimal vibration. For more information visit or call (800) 777-7873.

The Pratt & Whitney Tool Support Services offers the updated PWC90086 PT6 Simplex fuel nozzle spray chamber. It is stored in a selfcontained, heavy-duty portable case. Standard shop air service is all that is required for nozzle spray cone inspection. Fuel nozzles are loaded and positioned quickly into a specially designed fixture. The spray cone is illuminated from below for better visual inspection. Operating instructions are built directly into the unit for easy, firsttime operation. For more information contact John Lemire at (860) 610-2664, john.lemire@ or fax (860) 755-5708.

Sylvania air heaters produce hot air up to 1,600 F for sealing, drying, bonding, welding, sterilizing, melting, and soldering in less space with more control. Features include innovative serpentine heater element, temperature sensing control system, UL and CE safety marks, and heater life of 5,000 hours or more. For more information visit ADHESIVE TAPE Scapa 815 flash breaker tape holds and masks tools, forms, and parts for metal or composite plastic bonding. The product is used where silicone contamination is a concern. It withstands temperatures up to 350 F and is autoclavable. For more information visit or call (800) 801-0323.

The Hecat H1000 A/C component refrigerant flusher for R134a systems offers vacuum, blasting flush, and vacuum recovery. It leaves a clean and dry component with no solvent residue. It features one touch start, refrigerant flush - Genesolv SF (HFC-245fa), complete solvent recycler, no environmental release, and no solvent disposal. For more information visit or call (800) 380-9501.

The QuickShaper Mark II English Wheel from Fournier Enterprises is a multi-task English wheel designed for metal work professionals and hobbyists. Ideal for use where space and time are at a premium. Features include 32-inch throat, quick-release CAM mechanism, six lower anvils standard, foot-operated shrinker/ stretcher, custom lower storage area, and choice of one large forming head. For more information visit www.fournierenterprises. com.

Red Shop Rags from ERC Wiping Products are a low lint, all purpose rag option. They are 16" x 16", available in pop-up bags, 50-pound boxes, or by the bale. All pieces are low in lint, absorbent, and uniform in size. They are available in convenient 50 count pop-up bags. For more information visit or call (800) 225-9473.

The Vertical Build Station, PN 168- 1000, is a variable height, aboveground workstation from Atec that enables technicians to support vertical turbine engine assembly and maintenance. The VBS uses a proven, lifting system for managing heavy loads without costly in-ground subsystems. The environmentally friendly unit features gravity-assisted assembly, adjustable footing, and lower cost and ability to relocate. It eliminates costly equipment in pit and increases worker productivity and safety. For more information visit or call (866)753-2384.

Advanced Ultrasonics offers a solution to parts cleaning using soap and water only along with ultrasonic sound to clean parts faster, cleaner, and with almost no labor input. The parts cleaner has all stainless-steel construction. It features extremely low waste stream, programmable timers for heaters and sonics, and has a one-year full warranty. It will not harm plastics, rubber, metals, etc. It uses no petrochemicals. For more information visit or call (702) 845-3376.

The MART Corp. has developed a complete line of cabinet style wash machines that safely clean all aircraft parts by blasting mild hot soap solution at high impact pressure. The process eliminates brushes and mechanical scrubbing. Typical parts cleaned in a MART system include four wheel halves clean in 12 minutes without brushes, brake assemblies for prewash or final clean of components, loads of bearings, landing gears of all sizes, and all engine parts including hot sections and turbine vanes. For more information call (800) 543-6278 or visit

Aviation Laboratories provides lubricants, cleaners, and polishes specifically to the aviation industry. Its chemicals meet the stringent requirements of the FAA and MIL spec. AVL lubricants and cleaners are formulated specifically for the aviation industry and are inexpensive alternatives to other brands. Aviation Laboratories offers one of the best-selling fuel deicers in the general aviation industry. For more information call (713) 864-6677 or visit

The Hecat FAC-400 A/C component flusher will blast out contamination and waste oils. Proven and in service in many aircraft maintenance facilities around the world. It features a patented "pulsating" scrubbing action, lifetime warranty, cost-effective solvent recycling, and operates with compressed air. For more information visit or call (800) 380-9501.

The Ultratorch Model UT-100Si from Master Appliance is a professional quality, self-igniting, refillable, butane gas-powered soldering iron, and flameless heat tool. It is ideal for use with today's lead-free solder. It features oxygen-free, copper-based Ultratip soldering tips, with thick iron and chrome plating for long life and high thermal conductivity. It is butane powered for complete portability. Other features include self-ignition with push button for fast, easy starting; adjustable temperature control; and built-in window to indicate fuel level. For more information visit or email [email protected].