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Buy Before January 1st to Save Thousands.

It’s December already, can you believe it? Where does a year go? With the year coming to a close, you may hear a lot about “Section 179” and how you’re business can benefit if you are looking to purchase some equipment before 2013.

We get just as confused as the next guy when you start talking “tax rate”, “deductions” and “depreciation”. We thought we would do a little research and try to explain how this could be a HUGE benefit to small businesses. Continue reading

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Cleaning Your Paint Booth

Most likely you have a dirty or poorly maintained booth. Proper cleanup and maintenance is key for creating flawless finishes, and also provides a safe and competent working environment for painting.

The simplest and most important way to prevent dust from entering your booth is to keep all booth doors closed. When you do open the doors to bring in the object that you are spraying, be sure that the booth is on and running in order to draw any airborne contaminants in to the exhaust filters. A high quality air filter will provide high efficiency, and the correct diffusion to prevent inconsistent airflow and turbulence. Use the filters recommended by Standard Tools for your paint booth and routinely replace them. Eventually some overspray could collect on your booth walls, floor and paint surfaces. To prevent this from happening, clean your booth surfaces frequently. Tools that can be used to clean your booth are vacuums and sponge mops. Floors and walls can be pressure washed.

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Our CEO’s Response To Doing Business In China

Last week, I was in China visiting three of the plants that manufacture equipment for Eagle Equipment and Tools USA. A picture of my visit to one of the plants was posted on facebook. We were immediately inundated with comments that were ugly, obscene, and questioned my patriotism. This is in response to those comments. Continue reading

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Welcome to the Standard Tools & Equipment Blog

Standard Tools and Equipment Co., operating as Tools USA and Eagle Equipment, is a trusted leader in the automotive aftermarket industry. Through their mail-order catalog and Web sites, they market hundreds of their manufactured products including frame machines, pulling posts and clamps, paint booths, truck paint booths and powder coating equipment. Eagle Equipment is an internationally known supplier of automotive lifts and wheel service equipment. Continue reading

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