A NEW ARRAY

YOU’RE GOING TO LAVA BASF’S COLOUR TRENDS FOR 2022/23 BY KATE NG With each new year comes a new rainbow—at least, that’s the case for BASF. The coatings giant has revealed its annual predictive colour trends report, which presents a new palette of automotive hues that align with global trends analyzed by BASF. “This collection […]

GOING GREEN

AXALTA’S HUE OF THE YEAR COMES WITH PRACTICAL PURPOSE BY JULIA LLOYD Axalta has announced its 2021 globaautomotive colour of the year—a striking green bearing the name Electrolight. ElectroLight is an expressively refreshing green-yellow hue inspired by bold, contemporary flavours that echo style, energy and flair. The colour invokes a blend of sport design elements […]

MITCHELL DIAGNOSTICS

According to Mitchell, its Diagnostics system is designed to break the repair process down into a three-step system. First, users connect the remote diagnostic scanner, second, they await the results of the diagnostic analysis, and third, they follow the included repair procedures. The tool’s comprehensive reports are also designed to simplify the estimation approval process […]

ASTECH DIAGNOSTIC

The asTech diagnostic device is able to connect to a vehicle’s computer, provide information to an off-site master auto technician. The technician will diagnose, and resolve electronic and computer-related trouble codes as a result from collision, providing auto repair facilities with a detailed report featuring repair procedures recommended by OEMs. Perfect for auto repair facilities […]

ALLDATA DIAGNOSTICS BUILT-IN

AllData Diagnostics Built-in can turn any tablet into a professional scanning tool. Saving time for technicians, and saving money for your business, AllData Diagnostics is able to retrieve and clear P, B, C, and U codes with a free hardware connection device and software updates. Repairers also get access to unlimited pre- and post-scans to […]

EZE TIE DOWN SYSTEM CHAINLESS ANCHORING SYSTEM

Small, medium or large, Wedge Clamp Systems has three ways to anchor vehicles, all designed for use with embedded or floor surface-mounted rails. The EZE Tie-Down System (shown here) is for light pulls and panel pulls – ideal, the company says, for jobs like quick pulls on radiator supports, sheet metal alignments or door posts. […]

ECLIPSE PLUS ELECTRONIC MEASURING SYSTEM

WEDGE CLAMP The Eclipse Plus Electronic Measuring System combines a polar laser scanner with portable Live Targets and Intelligent Stems positioned by the body technician at strategically marked frame or body points. Each sweep of the laser precisely locates each of the targets, says the company. The Live Targets then transmit the measurements to the […]

GAS-CHARGED LIFT SUPPORTS

StrongArm is the automotive aftermarket industry’s largest supplier of gas-charged lift supports. Introducing a new power lift gate segment to their product line, StrongArm says this advancement shows the company’s “commitment to new product development.” The line is designed to service several different vehicle models and accommodate to their loyal customers. StrongArm says they are […]

ACCUVISION-3D MEASURING SYSTEM

Arslan Automotive’s AccuVision-3D Measuring System has a dual use of estimating and repairing. This easy-to-use measuring system allows the user to simply point and measure the upper and lower body in one report. The tool features a new generation UV camera and pointer LEDs. It can also measure in any light condition irrespective of brightness […]

SPANESI TOUCH ELECTRONIC MEASURING SYSTEM

The Spanesi Touch electronic measuring system is the measuring system for modern collision repair facilities. With its simple and intuitive interface, the Touch system provides the ability to measure a vehicle on any lift, frame rack, bench or on the ground. Technicians can expertly diagnose structural, suspension and cosmetic damage within minutes. Measurement data includes […]