MIT Develops Process To make Unlimited High Quality Graphene

Video: They say that Graphine will change the world in ways that we can not even yet imagine due to its amazing properties.  The issue holding things up has been trying to figuring out how to manufacture it in large, high quality amounts.  Watch this video to find out how the smart people at M.I.T… Continue reading MIT Develops Process To make Unlimited High Quality Graphene

New Breakthroughs in Batteries and Super capacitors

Video: Batteries due to their cost, charging time,  safety and energy density are whats holding back electric cars. Watch this video to see exciting new advances in battery technology that could solve these current issues.

Finding the Batteries You Need for Practically Any Machinery or Vehicle

Whether your work is mostly from a local garage or out in the field, there is one thing every mechanic is sure to encounter – battery failure. Many times, it’s the first thing to check on a job, even if it’s just to eliminate battery failure as the source of a problem. However, when you’re… Continue reading Finding the Batteries You Need for Practically Any Machinery or Vehicle

Tips for Battery Maintenance

Mangers, truck and heavy equipment mechanics, and equipment enthusiasts understand the key to keeping a battery in good condition is preventative maintenance. For example, it’s important to examine the starting and charging system. Fleets may change technologies or battery types.  Any time one part of a fleet’s system is changed without looking at all of… Continue reading Tips for Battery Maintenance

Things to Consider When Buying Batteries

There are four main things to consider when replacing your OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) batteries. There are four main things to consider when replacing your OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) batteries. Since private and commercial vehicles come from the manufacturer with flooded cell batteries, replacing with flooded cell batteries is perfectly fine. Price: Have your OEM… Continue reading Things to Consider When Buying Batteries

Charging Batteries in Cold Weather

One of the biggest misconceptions is that batteries charge the same throughout the year. They simply don’t! In warm weather (above 40 degrees), batteries are very easy to recharge. They can normally take as much charge that the vehicle charging system can provide. Even deeply discharged battery packs can be completely recharged in a few… Continue reading Charging Batteries in Cold Weather

Choosing a Car Battery

A Do-It-Yourself Guide on How to Choose Your Car’s Battery A do-it-yourself battery replacement is a real money-saver but you also have to be responsible with the proper disposal of your old battery. The car battery is the power underneath the hood of your car. It provides electricity needed for door locks, sliding windows, lights,… Continue reading Choosing a Car Battery

How to Recharge a Dead Battery

A car’s batteries were designed to last a minimum of five years. If your car’s battery lasted longer than that, then it only means you’re taking good care of your car. There are a number of factors which could affect the battery’s life. Some of the main causes may be: 1. Poor maintenance 2. Faulty… Continue reading How to Recharge a Dead Battery

New Snap-On Battery and Electrical System Tester

The MicroVAT Elite Battery and Electrical Diagnostic Tester From Snap On We recently had to send a Mechanic from our shop to one of our bus garages a couple of hours north. The Mechanic who resides there had to take medical leave for a few months. Our Mechanic was going through the shop tools and… Continue reading New Snap-On Battery and Electrical System Tester