February 2002

NEW GOOSENECKS

Landoll introduced its new Models 135 and 150 fixed gooseneck Beavertail Trailers. The Model 135 is a two-axle, 25-ton capacity trailer, and the Model 150 is a triple-axle, 50-ton capacity trailer. Both are designed to easily load and haul light and heavy construction and rental equipment.

LANDOLL CORP.
(800) 428-5655
www.landoll.com


LIGHT SCALE HANDLES HEAVY LOAD

Drivers concerned about overload violations can quickly and accurately weigh their vehicles using Intercomp’s LP600 scale. It weighs only 44 pounds and is fully electronic, capable of weighing loads heavier than 20,000 pounds with an accuracy of plus/minus 1 percent.

INTERCOMP
(800) 328-3336
www.intercompco.com


SUPER TOUGH WHEELS

Alcoa’s new 10-hole severe service wheels weigh only 55 pounds, yet carry a maximum load rating of 8,000 pounds. The wheels have a five-year warranty and come in two sizes.

ALCOA WHEEL PRODUCTS
(800) 242-9898
www.alcoawheels.com


QUALCOMM PROVIDES NEW SOLUTIONS

Drivers and dispatchers can now receive and send load assignments, status updates and other information with Qualcomm’s new mobile phone application OmniOne. The application is designed to run on Qualcomm’s Binary Runtime Environment for Wireless platform.

QUALCOMM
(858) 587-1121
www.qualcomm.com


BUZZER ALARM

Cole Hersee’s LED Buzzer alarm alerts drivers to potential problems or hazardous conditions. When the device is triggered, the alarm sets off a loud buzzer, and the bright LED illuminates to give dual warning signals. The LED Buzzer is designed for in-cab mounting and can be wired to any automatic or manual switch.

COLE HERSEE
(617) 268-2100
www.colehersee.com

FRESH BATTERIES

VDC Electronics developed three fully automatic three-stage maintenance chargers plus desulphator-conditioners able to handle up to six batteries at a time. The BatteryMinder chargers are available for 12-, 24- and 36-volt battery setups and can work on all types of batteries. The units feature quick-connect disconnects and a five-year warranty.

VDC ELECTRONICS
(800) 379-5579
www.vdcelectronics.com


TIME TO SHINE

Magic Mix Metal Polish shines and protects aluminum, stainless steel, chrome, gold, silver and brass. Once you apply the polish, let it dry and simply dust it off. No buffing required.

VALCO
(513) 874-3612
www.valcocincinnatiinc.com


NEW SEVEN-HOLE PLUG

Cole Hersee now offers a high-performance seven-pole plug for heavy-duty trucking applications. The plug connects to any standard J560b socket and locks in place with any spring-loaded door. It is made of glass-filled plastic that cannot rust or corrode.

COLE HERSEE
(617) 268-2100,
www.colehersee.com


SEEING IS BELIEVING

Superior Signals’ SuperSight Collision Avoidance System includes a camera mounted at the rear of the vehicle and an in-cab monitor. The camera uses military-type green phosphor, which provides greater contrast and readability at night or in heavy fog.

SUPERIOR SIGNALS
(800) 447-3693
www.superiorsignals.com


DOCKLESS LOADING

The new CargoMaster brochure from Wayne Engineering showcases the mobile material handling system for shipping virtually any size or shape freight to customers where truck docks are not available. The system can be installed on most existing truck bodies and is ideal for unloading freight up to 8,000 pounds and in excess of 20 feet.

WAYNE ENGINEERING
(319) 266-1721
www.wayneusa.com

MEDICAL FORMS ON THE GO

Trans Products can now provide updated Federal Motor Carrier
Safety Administration forms, including driver’s physical forms, medical examiner’s cards and more.

TRANS PRODUCTS
(800) 367-9100
www.transproducts.com


VERSATILE ADHESIVE

Valco’s HV-350 adhesive is a one-part, multipurpose adhesive that can stretch 600 percent, allowing it to work in high vibration applications, such as repairing a taillight or replacing molding. The adhesive is sandable and paintable with oil- or water-based paints and is highly abrasion-resistant.

VALCO CINCINNATI
(513) 874-6550
www.valcocincinnatiinc.com


PATRIOTIC PARTS

Express your patriotism with Life-Time Truck Products’ American Eagle stainless steel quarter fenders and five-color American Eagle mudflaps. The fender features an eagle etched into a mirror stainless quarter fender with a four-color matching top flap. It is available in five models. The company will donate a portion of the proceeds to the American Red Cross.

LIFE-TIME TRUCK PRODUCTS
(800) 933-6565
www.lifetimetruck.com


ADVANCED LUBE PROTECTION

International Lubricants now offers a high-quality Lubegard Transporter Fluid Evacuator-Injector. The device enables draining and refilling any power steering pump in three simple steps. It may also be used for differential and transfer cases and helps to drain or refill without removing the cover.

INTERNATIONAL LUBRICANTS
(800) 333-5823
www.lubegard.com


LIGHT AS A FEATHER

Hendrickson wants to lighten the load for Kenworth and Peterbilt owners with its lightweight, cutting-edge HAULMAAX heavy-duty truck suspension for vocational truck and tractor applications. The new spring system helps protect the cab, chassis and body equipment from vibrations and harshness, extending equipment life.

HENDRICKSON INTERNATIONAL
(800) 910-2800
www.hendrickson-intl.com

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