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Wedge eliminates the need for extra tape or sleeves
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Built-in Sleeve on Air Wedge

product432 1c51fXtreme Air Wedge recently introduced its Air Wedge with patent-pending built-in Sleeve that eliminates the need for extra tape or sleeves. When the long-reach tool is inserted in the built-in sleeve, the paint on the door and body and weather stripping are protected from potential damage.

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360-Degree Surveillance with Infrared, Audio

45678 bec8aTowing supplier AW Direct recently introduced the Menzel Mobile Vehicle Surveillance System that is designed to help towing businesses reduce frivolous accident and damage claims and improve safety and driver behavior.

The MVSS is a series of cameras, a hard drive to store video footage, a touch-screen monitor and all necessary cables. Waterproof cameras are installed both inside and outside of the tow truck for 360-degree surveillance footage, including capturing audio and infrared imaging for nighttime video.

The system begins recording once a vehicle's ignition is turned on.

The Menzel MVSS is produced by Wisconsin-based Menzel Enterprises.

AWDirect.com

Container Eye Links

ehj 321c5New from B/A Products are Container Eye Links, available in standard and web sling styles. Both links are supplied with a standard alloy connecting link pin and sleeve, an alloy shoulder bolt, nut and retaining pin. The container eye link is for the corner eyes of shipping containers as an attachment point for rigging to assist in uprighting overturned containers. By using a shoulder bolt, nut and pin, it becomes a terminal connection.

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Weego 66 Adds AutoBoost™ Functionality

Weego1 e1f3aWeego 66 now includes AutoBoost™ functionality for extra-tough jump starting situations. With AutoBoost, the company said Weego 66 automatically sends maximum power to dead batteries (batteries down to ½ volt) without an override button. In addition, the Smarty Clamps® have been redesigned with tapered tips to fit in the tight spaces found in newer vehicles. The company said the new clamps provide easier access to tight battery compartments for quicker, easier and more reliable jumps.

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