Yearly Archives: 2017


7 steps for improving vehicle lifting safety for large vehicle/equipment maintenance shops

By | 2017-08-03T10:11:41+00:00 August 3rd, 2017|Blog|

The challenges facing fleet operators of all types are significant and continue to grow. Commercial vehicle fleets across North America – ranging from transit agencies, public works departments, municipal governments, school districts, the U.S. military and large corporations – are increasingly utilizing higher capacity vehicles that often run hotter. What’s more, these vehicles require specific

Popcorn and Air Compressors

By | 2017-08-03T10:27:15+00:00 July 3rd, 2017|Blog|

Hi everyone. The other day I was making popcorn for my family. I do that every once in a while when we plan to watch a movie together. I always like to heat the cooking oil for a few minutes to make it nice and hot before I toss in the corn. But this time,

10 Tips to Help Increase Vehicle Lifting Safety and Tech Safety in Your Shop

By | 2018-03-20T06:51:20+00:00 June 3rd, 2017|Blog|

Every shop owner/manager is constantly trying to increase the productivity and efficiency of their shop, but it cannot come at the sacrifice of safety. The priority is to ensure the employees go home in the same way they came, so when it comes to safety, nothing is a good thing. Safety is when nothing happens. No

Increase Employee Productivity and Safety During The Heat

By | 2017-08-03T10:04:25+00:00 May 9th, 2017|Blog|

Heat and Productivity: The hotter it gets, the less productive you are – studies show productivity begins to decrease by about 1 percent for every degree the temperature rises above 77°F. *Besides being bad for the bottom line, heat stress can take a heavy human toll. Symptoms of heat stress range from rash and dizziness

R1234yf refrigerant and what should technicians be aware of?

By | 2017-08-03T10:04:38+00:00 April 3rd, 2017|Blog|

Q: What is the current adoption rate for the new R1234yf refrigerant and what should technicians be aware of? A: Many major car manufacturers have already begun to utilize R1234yf in their automotive air conditioning systems. According to the most recent statistics, in 2014 only 4 million cars came factory installed with the new refrigerant. That