MACS Honors New Product Showcase Winners

MACS Honors New Product Showcase Winners

The 2013 MACS Training Event and Trade Show featured a new product showcase with 24 new mobile A/C and engine cooling products on display.

The 2013 MACS Training Event and Trade Show featured a new product showcase with 24 new mobile A/C and engine cooling products on display. A panel of the motor press attending the show judged the following products as standouts in three categories:

Most innovative new product: AGS Swedge LOKR Kit
The SWEDGE-LOKR Tool and SWEDGE-LOK System is the key to permanent, fast and economical A/C repairs. The SWEDGE-LOKR Tool is designed to fit into the compact spaces where A/C lines are found, allowingmost repairs to be completed right on the vehicle. The SWEDGE-LOK repair fittings consist of tube-to-tube unions, tube-to-hose unions and block-offs. The specialized alloy and design of these fittings makes for corrosion-proof and leak-proof repairs that are pressure-rated and tested up to 1,000 PSI.

Best use of technology in a new product:  Santech No. MT3710 – Dual Channel Thermometer Kit
This is a J/K-type digital thermometer that will display two separate probe readings at the same time on one screen. The unit will also perform a differential reading of the two probes. The thermometercomes with a protective rubber cover. The probes are direct contact for accurate readings.

Most service-friendly new product: Beck/Arnley European Coolants
Beck/Arnley’s new lineup of Genuine OE Quality European Fluids includes Euro Concentrate, Euro SF+ and Euro ++. They are bottled in Europe and formulated specifically for Audi, BMW, Mini, Land Rover, Volkswagen and Volvo models. The bottle includes a collapsible spout for ease of pouring.

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