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WELCOME

Stocking the shop
When selecting any product for a maintenance operation,
whether it is a lift, a scan tool, or a bench to store the
wrench, there are a range of factors to consider.
by Tyler Fussner

W

hether pneumatic or
cordless, universal or
job-specific, supporting a
single user or the entire shop, there
are tool, equipment, and storage
options available suited to the needs
of any maintenance operation.
The 2021 Tools & Shop Equipment
supplement is packed front-to-back
with the latest products. Segmented into
five categories, this supplement serves
to cover all the bases when selecting the
tools and equipment needed to get the
job done. Each section of this supplement includes buying considerations to
keep in mind when stocking the shop.
Tailored to each category, these considerations can help guide purchasing
decisions and assure that all aspects of
potential applications are considered.
The supplement also features product reviews from independent technicians. Take it from the pros as to the
benefits and challenges faced when
bringing a new tool into the maintenance bay. To read the reviews in their
entirety, visit the URL listed below each
one. You can also enter the URLs listed
below each product in the supplement
to view a more in-depth description and
access information about the company.

Power Tools

Diagnostic Tools

Tool Storage

It goes without saying that today's vehicles are more complex than those before.
However, as vehicles have advanced, so
has the technology available to the technician. Diagnostic Tools contains feature-rich tools and equipment to assist
in pinpointing vehicle errors.

4 I Tools & Shop Equipment I April 2021

Whether it's the demand of the application, or the preference of the technician, selecting pneumatic or electric
tools is a process in which navigating the
capabilities of the product is of utmost
importance. Power Tools will guide the
decision-making process by presenting
specifications of some of the most crucial tools in the shop.

Hand & Specialty Tools

Any maintenance professional has asked
themselves at some point, " I wonder if
there is a better tool for this job? " Tool
manufacturers have engineered job-specific pieces to combat such moments of
inequity and provide solutions for tricky
repairs. Hand & Specialty Tools lists
the problem-solving specialty tools, as
well as the latest developments in timeless hand tools.

WELCOME
4	 Stocking the shop

An introduction to the Tools & Shop
Equipment supplement, brought
to you by Fleet Maintenance.

DIAGNOSTIC TOOLS

6	 P urchasing Considerations
& Products
12	 Tool Reviews

P OWER TOOLS

14	 P urchasing Considerations
& Products
19	 Tool Reviews

H AND & SPECIALITY TOOLS

20	 P urchasing Considerations
& Products
25	 Tool Reviews

S HOP EQUIPMENT

26	 Purchasing Considerations
& Products
28	 Tool Reviews

TOOL STORAGE

29	 P urchasing Considerations
& Products

Shop Equipment

Shop equipment purchases require
diligent planning and consideration,
accounting for price, size, accessibility, and application. Shop Equipment
features an array of products from lifts
and jacks to chargers, balancers, software, and more.

Efficiency is key in the world of maintenance, and no other category can boost
efficiency like storage solutions. Tool
Storage provides options for shop organization and efficient operation through
a myriad of products that will keep tools
safe, in place, and ready to go.

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of toolsandequipmentsupplement-april2021

Welcome - Stocking the Shop
Diagnostic Tools – Purchasing Considerations & Products
Diagnostic Tools – Tool Reviews
Power Tools – Purchasing Considerations & Products
Power Tools – Tool Reviews
Hand & Specialty Tools – Purchasing Considerations & Products
Hand & Specialty Tools – Tool Reviews
Shop Equipment – Purchasing Considerations & Products
Shop Equipment – Tool Reviews
Tool Storage – Purchasing Considerations & Products
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toolsandequipmentsupplement-april2021 - Welcome - Stocking the Shop
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toolsandequipmentsupplement-april2021 - Diagnostic Tools – Purchasing Considerations & Products
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toolsandequipmentsupplement-april2021 - Diagnostic Tools – Tool Reviews
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toolsandequipmentsupplement-april2021 - Power Tools – Purchasing Considerations & Products
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toolsandequipmentsupplement-april2021 - Power Tools – Tool Reviews
toolsandequipmentsupplement-april2021 - Hand & Specialty Tools – Purchasing Considerations & Products
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toolsandequipmentsupplement-april2021 - Hand & Specialty Tools – Tool Reviews
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toolsandequipmentsupplement-april2021 - Shop Equipment – Tool Reviews
toolsandequipmentsupplement-april2021 - Tool Storage – Purchasing Considerations & Products
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