Readings from the LoadMaxx series of truck and tractor scales can be viewed with the in-cab, 1.8-inch by 3.3-inch display screen that mounts to flat surfaces with permanent adhesive tape or utilizes a swivel mount. The LoadMaxx converts tractor and trailer suspension loads to an on-the ground weight using digital two-point calibration. A round display screen is also available.
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The Toughbook U1 Ultra is a portable handheld device that is tested to withstand collisions and operates on a full Windows system. Designed for highly mobile jobs, the U1 Ultra has improved sunlight display and options for a 29-key numeric keypad, GPS, barcode reader, camera and mobile broadband. It provides remote access to information and applications in real time.
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Kenworth’s front engine power take-off option is available in the company’s T800 model. The unit is made for use in applications that require a power take-off for snowplow, dump, mixer, refuse, crane or other application. The PTO’s configuration offers a front-frame extension for applications that require front-mounted equipment. The device is used with a new hood design to provide room for equipment options.
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Sliding axle spring kit
The sliding axle spring kit holds hoses in place to allow for easier hose and cable replacement, the company says. The kit has a scissor design and includes the company’s Qwik-Snap holders, which can stay connected at more than 80 pounds of pull force. The kit’s springs hold air lines and are made of pre-galvanized, hard-drawn wire for recoil memory.
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The Vader I 5000 trailer washing system is a self-contained unit that reclaims 99 percent of water used in cleaning operations. The I 5000 uses a shielded brush action to remove road film, soot and chemical deposits. The Vader can wash up to 20 trailers on a single tank of water. System takes six to eight minutes per trailer.
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Anti-slip glowing covers
Two new colors, Glo Safety yellow and Glo Safety lime, have been added to the Hi-Traction Glo Series line of covers for steps, walkways and ladder rungs. The covers offer higher visibility for hard-to-see objects in both light and dark. The covers use photoluminescent pigments that glow in the dark, and the colors use sunlight to recharge. Once fully charged, the pigments’ glow can last 12 hours.
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The GSL213 long-haul steer tire has wide and deep tread and abrasion-resistant tread compound to improve tread life and defense and braking force ribs for preventing irregular wear, the company says. The tire is available in sizes 11R22.5, 295/75R22.5, 11R24.5 and 285/75R24.5.
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The LED Rocker Switch is a low-current input membrane switch that is compatible with micro-processor-based electrical and electronic systems. It has wrap-around green and yellow colored lenses that act as part of the switch’s actuator and increase visibility. The switch meets the IP66 dust and high-pressure water standards. The switch installs by snapping into standard panel holes.
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