Hendrickson’s updated Surelok holds trailers at ride height for safer loading and unloading. The modified Surelok was designed to enhance locking leg positioning over the suspension beam. A robust return spring with 50 percent stronger pretension increases durability. Surelok supports automatically swing into position between the slider box and the suspension beams when the trailer’s parking brakes are set.
COMPACT AIR FILTER
Donaldson Co. introduced the PowerCore filter, a compact, metal-free cartridge designed to trap contaminants within the structure, resulting in “cleaner and easier servicing.” Its straight-through airflow and high-density construction minimize system restriction and extend filter life, for reduced overall maintenance costs.
SLIDING STORAGE TRAYS
C&J Innovations wants to make storage space easier to use with its E-Z Slider. It installs in the storage compartment of most Class 8 truck cabs or sleepers, eliminating the need for cardboard boxes or storage crates. The unit has two fully extending drawers with Accuride roller slides and a lift-out basket.
Fan-Tastic Vent’s new Endless Breeze portable 12-volt fan features a 12-inch blade and operates at three speeds. The fan is 14 inches tall, weighs less than five pounds and can be powered by any 12-volt power source.
Mobile Innerspace’s luxury truck mattress is made with a patented core of 100 percent Verflex. The core, designed to conform to the shape of the body, enables the 61/2-inch mattress to be compressed into an easily carried package. The mattress is constructed with a high-quality acrylic-polyester blue pinstripe cover with cotton ticking. It is hypoallergenic, CFC-free and flame retardant.
Kenworth is offering a free parts and service coupon book to trucking professionals when they sign up online for its free PremierCare e-mail service. The book offers more than $2,500 in savings on parts and service for leading truck makes.
HANDFUL OF BLADES
Super Tool 200 combines the handle comfort and locking blades of the Pulse with the heavy-duty strength and size of the classic Super Tool. The device features a serrated blade, as well as 10 locking blades with a release on the outside of the handle. The Super Tool 200 is 4/ inches long and weighs 9 ounces.
Leatherman Tool Group
FLEET FRICTION MATERIAL
Haldex Brake Systems introduced a new Grey-Rock friction material designed for 20,000-pound gross axle weight ratings in applications in which loads and brake usage conditions tend to be the same every haul. Haldex says the GF2008-1 lining offers “the best stopping power in its class,” consistent lining life, low sensitivity to speed, high friction stability and excellent performance with ABS brakes. It also offers low “swell,” as it heats with use, so that auto slacks easily keep the brakes in adjustment.
Haldex Brake Systems