Tires and wheels

ConMet’s brake drum

December 18, 2014

ConMet’s TruCast brake drum, based on the company’s TruTurn and CastLite brake drum technologies, is balanced for vibration-free operation and is designed to ensure optimum braking performance for heavy-duty truck and trailer applications. The 16.5-by-8.625-inch ...

Andersen Flaps’ wide-based splash guard

December 16, 2014

Andersen Flaps’ Eco-flaps aerodynamic splash guard line now includes an 18-inch-wide model that can be paired with wide-based tires. The splash guard’s design helps reduce wind resistance and excessive road spray by redirecting airborne water ...

Goodyear’s wide-base retreads

December 03, 2014

Goodyear’s fuel-efficient G392A SSD UniCircle and G394A SST UniCircle wide-base retreads are offered with the company’s proprietary UniCircle Technology, which features a uniform and balanced spliceless design that matches the shape of the tire’s casing, ...

Toyo’s drive tire

October 30, 2014

Toyo’s M650 drive tire is suited for regional haul service and higher-torque operating conditions and is verified by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s SmartWay program for low rolling resistance. The tire is designed to provide ...

Watson & Chalin’s heavy-duty suspension

October 27, 2014

Watson & Chalin’s SL13K-1190 suspension with air disc brakes is suited for dump, mixer, refuse and heavy-haul applications and is designed with sufficient clearance to facilitate faster installation, proper torqued fasteners and the ability to ...

Ridewell’s steerable auxiliary suspension system

October 23, 2014

Ridewell’s expanded RSS-233 product line now includes a 20K steerable auxiliary suspension system designed to reduce weight without sacrificing durability. The 20,000-pound-capacity system features a compact mounting envelope, an adjustable frame width to help simplify ...

Vehicle Inspection Systems’ wheel safety device

October 07, 2014

Vehicle Inspection Systems’ Squirrel is a wheel safety device designed to help prevent wheel separation by securing loose lug nuts in place. The device is manufactured as one lightweight impact-resistant engineered nylon piece and designed ...

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