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the redesigning of the OE mounting structures, allowing for thermal expansion in the Spectra Premium radiator which will eliminate tube-to-header leaks. All radiators are fit-tested on the same trucks they are developed for to ensure a perfect fit, and they utilize a brazed seam instead of a gasket in plastic-aluminum radiators for a more robust solution. Visit http://mktg-us. 1. 1. Smart Splice Hose-to-Hose Connector The new Smart Splice™ Hose-to-Hose Connector from AirSept offers a permanent repair using a crimp-and-frame system that offers field-proven reliability. Precision-designed advanced crimp technology aligns and holds the hose and clamps in the proper position for ease of installation. The Smart Splice Hose-to-Hose Connector creates multiple crimps for a leak-proof seal. It works with a hand-held crimping tool. Technicians can create leak-free connections between cut ends of A/C reduced-barrier hose in just five minutes, and with no waiting for specialorder OE lines. Repairs can be made often without line removal, saving labor time and increasing job profitability. Smart Splice Hose-to-Hose Connectors are available in standard sizes to fit #6, 8, 10 and 12 A/C Reduced Barrier Hose. Visit Airsept at for more information. 3. Snap-on releases new A/C equipment and tool catalog 2. 2. Spectra Premium Introduces 13 new heavy-duty truck radiators Spectra Premium has announced the release of 13 new radiators for heavy-duty trucks, covering popular Freightliner, International and Kenworth trucks, as well as Bluebird/Carpenter buses. The coverage also extends to late-model trucks such as the 2013 Freightliner Cascadia Series. The radiators are engineered, developed and validated in Spectra Premium's Canadian facilities and manufactured in their Laval plant in Quebec, Canada. Design improvements include 36 ACTION * May 2014 3. The new Snap-on Air Conditioning Equipment and Tools catalog is now available, featuring an assortment of Snap-on products to help service technicians complete A/C jobs quickly and efficiently. The Snap-on KOOLKARE Plus (EEAC325BH) machine helps recover, recycle, evacuate, leak test and recharge R-134A systems quickly and accurately. It meets the SAE J-2788 standard of 95 percent refrigerant recovery and ±0.5 ounce charge accuracy, which saves money on refrigerant and call backs. This hybrid system features many time- and money-saving features including an intuitive user interface that guides the technician through the complete service process, automatic air purge, and a filter-life monitor alarm that alerts when preventive maintenance is required. The new catalog also features service tools, manifolds, test gauges, flaring kits, leak detection tools and thermometers. For a limited time, special pricing is available on many of the showcased items. Customers can find out more about the Snap-on Air Conditioning Equipment and Tools catalog by contacting their participating Snap-on franchisee or representative or by calling toll free 877-SNAPON-4 (877-7627664).

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of ACtion Magazine - May 2014

Selling the right things
Season opener
Freeze Frame
Leonard's Law
Service Port
Virtual View
Last Watch
Member Profile
By the Numbers
Cooling Corner
Industry News
Association News
Letter to the editor
New Products

ACtion Magazine - May 2014