Issue 419
23 March 2017


The Checkpoint® range provides users with the most extensive range of product types, nut applications, colour range and melt temperature range available on the global market for wheel nut security products.

Having invented the world’s first wheel nut indicator, Checkpoint® has operated as the foremost expert in wheel nut solutions, supplying tens of millions of pieces world-wide annually.

The range includes wheel nut indicators, wheel nut retainers and other products for monitoring and servicing wheel component quality, all designed to improve roadworthiness and fleet safety, whilst reducing maintenance time and costs.

Visit our website for more information

Electro-hydraulic commercial vehicle tyre changers from Dunlop

The Dunlop DTM588 is an electro-hydraulic tyre changer, which enables wheel service of trucks and buses. It can handle wheel sizes of up to 59” diameter, rim clamping capacity of up to 26” and maximum wheel width of 30” and is suitable for changing wheels with tubed or tubeless tyres.

Dunlop DTM590 is designed for even larger wheels and can handle up to a maximum diameter of 90”, rim clamping of up to 42” and maximum wheel width of 43”. Ideal for Tractor wheels.

Both models are operated from a remote console and have a fast action locking mount/demount arm.

View the model on stand at this year's Commercial Vehicle Show!

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Hub and Caliper Removal Tools

Majorlift have now developed the right tools for the job to make the work quicker, easier and safer – and for use by just one operative: the FTJ500 hub jack, together with Majorlift’s new MCC150 Mini Caliper Crane.

Between them, they make removing hubs and calipers safer and easier, significantly reducing the chances of workplace injuries and strains, and damage to hub seals and components.

The FTJ500 incorporates the same, proven manual pump as its big brother, the FTJ1000 – and all of the same safety features – as well as packing in 500kg of lifting power.

The MCC150 Mini Caliper Crane is a brand new product specifically designed for the job – especially for working in tight spaces. It too is powered by the tried and tested Majorlift pump – giving up to 150kg of lifting power.

Torqueing sense with Norbar

We are the world’s foremost specialist in torque control and are engaged solely in the design, development and production of torque tightening and measuring equipment. Norbar offer a wide range of torque products for the transport industry including wrenches, multipliers and measurement devices.

Two significant and popular ranges are our Industrial Torque Wrenches and the TrukTorque.

Industrial Torque Wrenches
• 2R – 6R models (now from 80 N•m – 2000 N•m)
• Robust construction gives accurate results, to
  ±4%, even in arduous conditions
• Large break angle improves accuracy by
  reducing the possibility of over torqueing

• Accurate torque control without the noise and
  vibration problems associated with impact
• Robust and lightweight
• Reaction socket is spring loaded to locate on
  adjacent nut for safe reaction

Stand: 4F71

PCL boxes clever with the powerful new ACCURA® MK4 Digital Tyre Inflator

PCL has sprung stealthily into the ring with the release of this year’s hottest new tyre inflation product – the ACCURA MK4 Digital Tyre Inflator for indoor and outdoor applications.

This upgraded version of the globally respected AirForce MK4 combines the robustness and environmental tolerance of its analogue sister with the lightness, ease of use, accuracy and flexibility of a digital inflator. This new improved, all environment, electronic inflator also has the added capability for operation on both truck and car inflation pressures in one device.

As robust as ever and highly accurate, the ACCURA MK4 packs a powerful punch, with its sleek, stylish body and large blue LCD with easy to read backlit screen for use at night and in dimly light areas; offering leading high pressure inflation and deflation rates.

Speed up Commercial Tyre Changing
with the TCX625HD and be Safe!

Changing commercial tyres is now so much easier with Hunters TCX625HD. The tulip style clamp ensures quick easy clamping without the risk of damage to rims.

Its unique mount and demount mechanism means it literally ‘pops’ standard tyres on and off in seconds but also makes short work of more speciality wheel assemblies, bringing tyre changing times down significantly. Its compact design is welcomed in any workshop and provides high performance wheel servicing for truck and bus wheel tyre assemblies.

Comply with latest safety regulations when inflating changed tyres, invest in Pro-Align’s NEW Achon IC1 Inflation Cage with computerised inflation system.

Call today on 01327 323007 or click opposite to see all workshop opportunities Hunter Complete Commercial Wheel Servicing can offer.

Dual-action loose wheel nut
indicator and retainer

Visual indicator
• Locking capability
• Easy to fit
• Easy to remove
• Durable
• Re-usable
• Demonstrates best practice
• Demonstrates corporate



The FAG SmartSET from Schaeffler. A ready-to-fit wheel bearing repair solution for trucks and trailers.

The FAG SmartSET has been developed exclusively for the aftermarket to meet the needs of the modern commercial vehicle workshop. Every SmartSET is pre-assembled, pre-greased and pre-positioned at the factory and includes special fitting tools which simplify installation, reducing the chances of fitting errors.

There is a comprehensive range available to suit all popular types of truck and trailer axle, with oil or grease lubrication. The Duratect®B coating and dust cover also help to deliver a service lifetime of up to twice that of a conventional tapered roller bearing!


The Tyre Equipment Company adds Ken-Tool products to its range

Long-established equipment supplier, The Tyre Equipment Company (TEC) has added Ken-Tool’s products to its range. Ken-Tool, a leader in automotive aftermarket tyre repair tools, manufactures tyre changing tools and equipment and has been established for over 90 years.

Now available from TEC are specialist Ken-Tool products such as the Blue Cobra Truck Tyre Demount Tool (35440) and the T54 Heavy-Duty Ratchet Action Tyre Spreader (31554).

TEC already supplies an extensive range of products for a number of industries including the agricultural, plant, mining and commercial vehicle sectors. The company is also heavily focused on supplying tools to end users and tyre fitters for use in their own workshops.

For information on other products from the Ken-Tool range, or to request a TEC 2017 catalogue, contact the TEC team using the details below:

Telephone: 01905 821697 / 01476 513801

Electronic wheel balancer

The Dunlop DWB953CV electronic wheel balancer is suitable for both heavy duty commercial and car wheels. Suitable for wheels with a rim diameter or 10” - 24”, a maximum wheel diameter of 1100mm (inc tyre) and maximum wheel width of 20”. This 3 phase machine is the one you need to balancer your commercial wheels.

This fully motorised model features a pedestal mounted display with keypad, and also incorporates an air operated tyre lifter. Maximum wheel weight of 150kg.

The DWB953CV’s balancing accuracy is +/- 10 gram (commercial) +/- 1 gram (car), It has an RPM of 100 (commercial) and 200 (car).

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