Intelligent Oil Drain Plug prevents leakage into environment.
Press Release Summary:
September 27, 2010 - Engineered to prevent rapid oil loss, engine damage, and oil leakage into environment, SMART-O features heat-resistant rubber O-ring, which expands by up to 20% upon contact with hydrocarbons contained in engine oil. O-ring grips directly into oil pan threads, preventing loosening of plug from vibration while driving. By design, plug does not require excessive torque to achieve tight fit, which minimizes risk of cross-threading or thread stripping of oil pan.
Original Press Release
Rapidfix Launches SMART-O - An Intelligent Oil Drain Plug
Press release date: September 20, 2010
Rapidfix Industrial launches SMART-O - an intelligent oil drain plug which is engineered to prevent a series of costly mishaps, such as oil pan thread damage and rapid oil loss which can lead to engine damage and oil leakage into the environment. The SMART-O plug features a special rubber O-ring which expands by up to 20% upon contact with hydrocarbons contained in engine oil. The use of intelligent material technologies gives this plug key advantages over regular OEM oil drain plugs: