The Latest for Truckers

| April 07, 2005

Autocar
www.autocartruck.com

Standard Level Deck Option
Beavertail ramp systems on Transcraft DTL 2100 and DTL 3000 drop-deck trailers now come standard with the level deck option. With this option, the Beavertail ramp system can be loaded all the way to the end of the trailer with the addition of four-by-four timbers.

Beavertails have adjustable ramps that allow the user to place them the full width of the trailer for loading wider equipment or slide them inward to accommodate machinery with narrow wheelbases. A spring-assisted lift package is standard to help the user lift and lower the ramps for loading.

Transcraft
(800) 950-2995
www.transcraft.com

Air Ratchet
With a flex head that pivots 45 degrees in both directions, the new AT7143/8-inch square drive Blue-Point Air Ratchet from Snap-on Tools Company gives professional tool users maneuverability, power and operating comfort, says the company.

The tool features Blue-Point’s exclusive “Cobra Head” design. This enables users to pivot the ratchet head a full 45 degrees up or down to deliver up to 40 foot pounds of torque for driving or loosening threaded bolts in hard-to-reach places. Besides the flex head, the tool features a molded, ergonomic handle grip for maximum comfort and control. The pneumatic ratchet weighs 3.35 pounds and is 10.6 inches in length.

The AT714 features a continuously variable throttle control and the maximum free speed of the unit’s air motor is 200 RPM. The tool accepts compressed air at pressures up to 90 PSIG, and consumes an average of 2.5 cubic feet of air per minute.

The new air ratchet also works with suitable extension bars, universal joints and socket adapters to increase its range of utility for a variety of applications.

Snap-on Tools Company
(877) 762-7662
www.snapon.com

Automatic Filter Cleaning Washer

System 1 Filtration Group has manufactured a proprietary automatic filter cleaning washer to be used in conjunction with the System 1 Industrial & Fleet Cleanable and Reusable Filters.
The System 1 Washer (Part # S1-9758) became available to distributors and direct government accounts in March.

System 1 Filtration Group
www.s1filtrationgroup.com

CyberLock Padlock
Videx’s CyberLock technology is now available for padlocks. CyberLock is an intelligent lock cylinder designed to convert existing mechanical locks into full-functioning access control systems without hardwiring. CyberLock permits access for authorized users at specific times on pre-selected days and provides a comprehensive audit report of all entries and denied entries.

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