Equipment

Tarpstop features cargo restraint, covers

Based in Perrysburg, Ohio, Tarpstop features the Fastrak Rolling Tarp system, Dynalite sidekits, Side-lok roll tarps, EZ Slide cable tarp systems, ER Over flip tarp systems, metal products and cargo control products. TARPSTOP, www.tarpspot.com, (877) 999-8277.        

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Great Dane targets corrosion

Dry vans, reefers and flatbed trailers feature several updates aimed at fighting corrosion and new chemicals.

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Cummins waste heat expander

Cummins Turbo Technologies is offering a look at its advanced waste heat expander prototype at the Mid-America Trucking Show. The system, which includes the Holset waste heat expander, can reduce fuel consumption by up to 6 percent, delivering fuel savings of between $4,000 (typical heavy-duty cycle) ...

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East reveals all-aluminum drop deck trailer

Designed for increased payload versatility and better stability, East Manufacturing has created an all-aluminum drop deck trailer with a low-slung 36-in. deck height.

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Hazmat hauler Jesus Cala spent two years rebuilding his 1996 Kenworth W900, which is powered by a 500-hp Detroit Diesel and a 10-speed transmission. “He just really did a whole number on it and customized it completely on the outside,” says the Miami, Fla., native’s ...

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Fuel locator app

Wright Express Corporation announced the launch of Octane, a free mobile app available on both iPhone and Android mobile devices.

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Steve Webb of Lakeland, Fla., bought his 1962 Kenworth T800 from the man who restored it and uses the truck as an show piece and advertisement for his towing business.

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Maximum Control pre-heater family introduced

Espar introduced a new family of truck coolant pre-heater control systems today at the NTEA Work Truck Show in Indianapolis, Ind.

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