A.L. Lightech’s 24-diode 3-inch-by-5-inch red stop, turn, taillight and amber indicator lights are available with a PVC grommet and a three-wire wiring harness. The set has been tested for 100 hours of use and withstands a 10G vibration test.
The Link Tool 1/4-inch Drive Locking Electric-Tool Adaptor gives battery-operated tools the same capabilities as hand tools. One end of the adaptor is placed in the chuck of the power wheel. The other clicks into a socket, a socket-mounted accessory or a Link drive tool.
GPS FOR LAPTOPS
DeLorme’s Earthmate GPS LT-20 turns laptop PCs into GPS navigation systems. It has fast satellite acquisition times and is WAAS-enabled for accuracy within 3 meters.
This device includes annually updated Street Atlas USA 2005 software. Features include voice navigation, automatic back-on-track routing, a high-contrast screen and large-type directions and arrows that alert users to upcoming turns.
The Tire Saver Nitrogen Generator produces nitrogen gas from standard compressed air. Dry nitrogen maintains proper tire inflation pressure better than compressed air and extends tire life by as much as 25 percent, improving fuel efficiency by up to 4 percent.
PARKER HANNIFIN CORPORATION
Federal Process’ Free All deep penetrating oil uses a silicon-free formula that removes rust, allowing for easier removal of corroded bolts. Free All doesn’t damage finishes or painted surfaces. It is available in spray cans and single-use packets.
(800) 846-7325, Ext. 25
REEFER DATA MANAGEMENT
Carrier Transicold’s ReeferManager software handles all recordkeeping for hazard analysis and critical control point reefer compliance. The software provides information from a reefer’s advance controller that can be copied to a DataShare PC card and then uploaded to a computer.
HEAVY-DUTY APPLICATIONS DRUM
Webb Wheel’s aftermarket 66884-balanced brake drum weighs 116.7 pounds but meets
the needs of a 16.5-inch-by-7-inch heavy-duty applications drum.
Right Weigh’s Model 310 Load Scale is injection molded with fiberglass-strengthened nylon and is stronger and better sealed for gauge protection. The Model 310 is also outfitted with an air-actuated, pneumatic shut-off valve.
ELECTROMAGNETIC FAN CLUTCHES
Linning’s multi-speed electromagnetic clutches for cooling-fan and water-pump drives save fuel and operating costs by preventing slippage. They are quieter and create less stir in dusty conditions. The three-speed fan clutches provide both cooling power and economy. The clutch mounts directly onto the engine crankshaft or the water pump or can be integrated in a bracket.
LED TIRE GAUGES
The Victor and Monkey Grip lines of branded illuminated mechanical tire gauges display PSIs on LED indicators. The dual-foot truck gauge with extended barrel measures 10 PSI to 150 PSI, and the compact key chain model covers 15 PSI to 50 PSI. The gauges automatically shut off to conserve the battery’s life.
Continental Tire North America’s General D660 drive tire features a 30/32-inch tread depth and a closed-shoulder tread design. The General S580 steer tire was developed for steer positions. It features an 18/32-inch, six-rib tread. The optimized footprint ensures even pressure distribution that resists irregular wear. The General ST250 was designed for trailer positions but can be used as a steer tire.
NEW MACLEAN PRODUCTS
MacLean Vehicle Systems’ Generation II Automatic Brake Adjuster eliminates corrosion and reduces wear on the clutch. The Spin Guard clutch release allows manual brake adjustment without damaging the clutch. The Sta-Tite Fastening System, using Lock Thread technology, stays tight and needs no special tools to remove.
MACLEAN VEHICLE SYSTEMS
SERVICE LINE PROTECTION
Gladloc service line protection prevents uncontrolled braking and jackknifing by keeping air connections together. It is made of polished stainless steel.
Mitsubishi Electric’s Class 8 alternator provides improved fuel economy, increased payload potential and lower noise levels. The alternator comes with a three-year warranty. Engineered as a PAD-mount, 145-amp, brushless design, the alternator is 20 percent lighter, 18 percent shorter and smaller in diameter than other alternators on the market.
CARGO DOOR LOCKS
The Equipment Lock Co.’s Cargo Door Locks secure both doors of sea containers or semi-trailers by securing the vertical locking bars together. The locks can be purchased with the built-in keyless, changeable four-digit combination lock or with the barrel-style key lock.
THE EQUIPMENT LOCK CO.
SLEEPER INTERIOR DESIGN PACKAGE
Sterling now offers three sleeper options and a new interior design package for its A-Line and L-Line set-back tractors. The sleeper interior includes new top-quality fabrics, decorative accents and stylish stitching on the wall near the bed. Factory-installed sleeper options are available for the 50- and 68-inch Flat Top Plus, 72-inch Mid-Roof and 68-inch Aero Bullet.
Sloan’s MAXX Duty swing-away/shutoff gladhand includes an integral shutoff valve and polyurethane gaskets. The 45-degree angle makes coupling and uncoupling faster and easier. The single unit has few components and requires no dummy coupler to seal.
SLOAN TRANSPORTATION PRODUCTS