Joe Baker’s Kras KR1000
KR1000 surfacer is a perfect fit for the automotive machine shop and the KR1500 surfacer for the diesel shop.
Automotive Speciality-Equipment Sales Increase to $50.9 Million
Sales of specialty-equipment parts reached a new high in 2021, increasing to $50.9 billion in retail sales for the first time in history—up from $47.9 in 2020. The finding comes from the new “2022 SEMA Market Report,” which is available for download at www.sema.org/research, and provides the automotive aftermarket industry a comprehensive review of the specialty-equipment
Automotive Specialty-Equipment Sales Surpass Pre-Pandemic Levels
The specialty-equipment industry continues to experience strong growth and demand as the U.S. puts COVID-19 in the rearview mirror. According to the new “State of the Industry–Spring 2022” report from the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA), 75% of manufacturers, 68% of distributors, and 53% of retailers/installers report that sales are currently above where they were
CNC Machines Keep the $pindle Moving
CNC block machining centers and CNC cylinder hones are some of the most popular machines today. These machines can increase productivity in the shop significantly.
Training Day – Get the Most From Your Equipment
Options to ensure engine builders get the most from your equipment purchases The time has arrived. You’ve purchased that new piece of equipment and changed around your shop to accommodate it into the synchronous harmony of your operation. Now you look for it to make money but nobody knows how to use it. What do
Dannmar Equipment M Collection Automotive Lifts
Dannmar Equipment Inc., a manufacturer of automotive lifts and garage equipment will be premiering a collection of automotive and truck lifts that roll away when not in use at the Las Vegas SEMA Show, October 31 through November 3.
MAHLE Service Solutions Introduces ShopPRO Equipment
The ShopPRO product line includes 12 product categories: air lifts, axle jacks, component lifts, engine stands, fluid handling, forklift jacks, service jacks, shop cranes, shop presses, support stands, vehicle lifts and wheel service equipment.
Blast Cabinets: Equipment, Media Options Make Quick Work of Different Cleaning Needs
No two custom engine builders use the same team to create their engine products nor do they create the same engine or use the same parts. Just like each application has different design outlines so do abrasive blasting machines that are used to clean, strengthen, shot peen and rebuild custom engines for use in vehicles from fleets to racing.
New, Used or Rebuilt? – Where will you find the best next machine for your shop?
Most of you have only known me as the “Goodson Guy” for the last 21 years. But did you know I was also the Sales Manager for Winona Van Norman? Did you know I also worked the Southern California territory as an equipment rep for 5 years? During my time in the streets of Southern
Head and Block Resurfacing Equipment
Regardless of what type of engine work you do in your shop (stock, performance, diesel, marine or anything that comes in the door), you need the ability to surface heads and blocks. Deck surfaces on high mileage heads and blocks are often corroded, pitted, scratched and/or out-of-flat – especially if the engine blew a head gasket or overheated.
Machinist Calc Pro 2
The Machinist Calc Pro 2 provides hundreds of fast, precise machining-specific solutions for face, end and slot milling plus turning, drilling and boring. It also has built-in tables for 20 materials, 6 processes and 3 tools, making it an even more powerful tool for all your speed and feed calculations.
Upgrading Valve and Seat Equipment
If high quality head work is a cornerstone of your business, you should review your current situation to see if an equipment upgrade could improve not only the quality but also the quantity of your work.