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Natural gas payoff: Utility, ROI in construction trucking apps

| May 29, 2013

While natural gas engines and retrofits are not cheap, the key question is your return on investment. Does it pay to run a truck or a fleet on natural gas?

Vocational spec’ing: With downspeeding trend, keep close eye on torque/hp combo

| February 26, 2013

In the past, heavy duty vocational trucks may have been spec'd with 550 hp and 1,950 lb.-ft. of torque to get the load rolling. Today, 470-hp engines with 1,850 lb.-ft. torque can do the job.

Torque Target

John Baxter | August 07, 2011

New engine technology promises not only improved engine efficiency, but also the ability to spec your drivetrain to further enhance fuel economy.

Screwdriver

| July 30, 2011

The SK Hand Tool is designed with a square handle and a no-slip grip that helps mechanics gain leverage and maximize torque, the company says. The screwdriver is resistant to solvents, oils and chemicals, resists ...

Electronic Torque Wrench

| May 31, 2010

The electronic torque wrenches use beam movement to gauge torque value and a gyro chip to measure angular rotation and sound an alarm to alert the over-use of torque

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