New Products For The Owner-Operator

| December 12, 2008

COMPACT A/C

Tundra’s new small, lightweight auxiliary air conditioning systems contain all components on a single compact chassis that can be placed under a bunk or in a closet or cabinet. Air can be ducted to one or more grills discharging into the cab or sleeper. The closed loop of refrigerant requires no additional charging at installation. The systems are offered in 7,000, 10,000 and 14,000 BTU capacities. The 10,000 and 14,000 BTU units have a built-in 2.0 or 2.5 KW heating strip.

TUNDRA
www.tundra.cc
(804) 746-1313


NEW AXLE ASSEMBLIES

Ridewell’s new axle assemblies can be used with the RUL-245 Bantamweight Auxiliary Lift Axle Suspension Series for vocational truck and trailer applications. The rating of the base axle is limited to 12,000 pounds (bearing capacity). Ridewell’s Bantamweight RUL-245 Series offers lightweight, compact units designed for limited-space chassis mountings.

RIDEWELL CORP.
www.ridewellcorp.com
(800) 641-4122



COLD WEATHER AIR COIL

Phillips Industries’ new Polar Air cold weather coiled air line features heavy-duty jacketing that allows it to remain flexible to minus 85 degrees and offers corrosion and abrasion resistance with superior recoil memory, the company says. The Polar Air is equipped with an extended brass handle, which adds increased leverage for easier connection to the glad hand.

PHILLIPS INDUSTRIES
www.phillipsind.com


MICRO INVERTER LINE

Xantrex Technology’s new XPower Micro Inverters connect to a 12-volt DC power system and provide 175, 200, 400 and 800 watts of AC power. All models provide automatic shutdown protection against overload, over-temperature and low or high battery charge conditions. They have a one-year warranty.

XANTREX
www.xantrex.com
(800) 670-0707



FUEL TAX SOFTWARE

ALK Technologies’ new PC*MILER|FuelTax 9.0 software automates fuel and mileage tax tracking, calculation and reporting. Among the features are an archival tool and the ability to import trip and equipment information from mobile communications and transportation management systems as well as directly from fuel management services.

ALK TECHNOLOGIES INC.
www.alk.com
(888) 872-8768


MULTI-PURPOSE GREASE

ChevronTexaco’s new Startak Red EP line consists of multi-purpose, extreme pressure, heavy-duty greases available in two grades: NLGI 1 for better pumpability in lower ambient temperatures, and NLGI 2 for normal ambient temperatures.

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