New Products For The Owner-Operator
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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.