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Techplus has CV tyre repairs covered

Techplus, the tyreshop equipment specialists has an all-encompassing range of equipment, for tyre retailers that specialise in Commercial Vehicle (CV) tyre repairs. From mobile column lifts to safety inflation cages, Techplus has it covered, writes John Loughran.

Mobile column lifts
Techplus represents the Blitz Rotary range of mobile column lifts, which are designed to take advantage of the latest technical innovations in lifting equipment.

Suitable for small or large retail outlets, with one or multiple service bays, mobile column lifts offer maximum flexibility and are easily maneuvered.

Mobile column lifts are easily portable, enabling work to be carried out in multiple bays within a workshop or simply put away to create additional work space when not in use.

They can be used to lift the smallest vans up to the largest commercial vehicles, wherever they are parked.

Truck tyre changer
Mondolfo Ferro, is highly regarded as a leading manufacturer of tyre changers for trucks, buses, tractors and earth moving equipment. The Italian manufacturer is represented in Ireland by Techplus, which carries the full range of tyre changers.

The Mondolfo Ferro range is know for its exceptional sturdiness and versatility coupled with moderate overall dimensions. These advantages make the Mondolfo Ferro range appreciated appreciated by customers throughout the world. The range ensures that operators are guaranteed maximum efficiency with minimum effort.

Wheel Dolly
Another essential piece of equipment in tyre outlets that specialise in CV tyres is the Wheel Dolly, which aids the movement and fitment of heavy tyre and wheel assemblies.

Techplus represents Danish manufacturer Compac, and has a complete range of Wheel Collies to suit every application.

Compac has been manufacturing high quality hydraulic products since 1946. The aim of the experienced engineering staff at Compac is to ensure excellence in quality and reliability with the key objective of creating satisfied customers.

Compac has set a benchmark in the industry by being the only manufacturer to offer a full three-year warranty. No other manufacturer of similar products has exceeded or even matched this long warranty.

Techplus represents the Fini Tyre Mate compressor. This heavy duty air compressor is built in Ireland by Compressed Air Centre (CAC Ltd) for performance and reliability.

The compressor is fully tested in the company’s manufacturing plant in Drogheda before being dispatched. This ‘two-stage’ compressor has an aerodynamically bladed flywheel for efficient cooling. It also has positive splash-feed lubrication for smooth operation and extended life.

Inflation cages
Another essential piece of equipment in a CV tyre retailer’s workshop is a Safety Inflation cage. Techplus represents the Ahcon range of safety inflation cages, which are manufactured in Denmark.

Inflation cages are designed to protect the fitter when inflating tyres for trucks, busses and big wheels for off-road vehicles. Inflating large wheels can be very dangerous and should always be done using an inflation cage. Ahcon safety inflation cages come in several different sizes and designs, and with various accessories.

Pit Jacks
A Pit Jack is another important piece of equipment in a CV tyre retailer’s workshop, and Techplus represents one of the leading manufacturers of Pit Jacks on the market – Abco Engineering Hydraulics.

Abco designs and manufactures a commercial pit jack in both 12 and 20 ton options. Also available is a comprehensive range of garage equipment ranging from the smallest standard bottle jack to trolley jacks, hydraulic presses, oil filter crushers and more.