New products

Slack adjuster
Velvac’s heavy-duty manual slack adjuster features bronze bushings and is designed to withstand 22,000 inch-pounds, in accordance with SAE Test J1461. Adjusters are available in various spline and drilling configurations.
VELVAC
www.velvac.com
(800) 783-8871

LAPTOP FOR THE ROAD
Twinhead’s Durabook N15RI, with a magnesium alloy case 20 times stronger than traditional plastic cases, is built to perform under the toughest conditions. The laptop’s anti-shock mounting design offers added protection. Additional features include a 15-inch screen, an Intel processor with 533 megahertz FSB speed and 2MB L2 cache, and a spill-resistant keyboard.
TWINHEAD
www.twinhead.com
(800) 995-8946


RATCHET-CAP WINCH
Ancra International’s SilverCap ratchet-cap winch features GrimeGuard, a weather-tight seal that eliminates moisture and road grime damage. Engineered with a tamper-resistant center shaft, locking threads and a 6,000-pound limit rating, the SilverCap eliminates repetitive use of a winch bar to tighten trailer straps.
ANCRA INTERATIONAL
www.ancra.com
(800) 233-5138


WEATHER-RESISTANT MICRORELAY SWITCHES
Cole Hersee’s 25A MicroRelay Switches accept loads of 12V direct current and can act as remote switching devices. The switches are weather-resistant, have contacts made from silver alloy and are offered in Form A and C changeovers.
COLE HERSEE
www.colehersee.com
(617) 268-2100


TIRESAVER NITROGEN GENERATOR
Parker Hannifin’s TireSaver Nitrogen Generators use dry nitrogen instead of compressed air to inflate tires, providing consistent tire pressure and cutting the likelihood of tire failure. Five wall-mountable systems are available for various uses, including large fleet service stations.
PARKER HANNIFIN
www.parkertiresaver.com
(800) 343-4048


2006 CARRIERS’ ATLAS
The 2006 edition of the Rand McNally Motor Carriers’ Road Atlas combines updated maps with designated truck routes and regulatory information. The atlas provides online access to updated road construction projects and comes in three versions: $19.95 standard, $79.95 deluxe and $125 large-scale.
RAND MCNALLY
www.mcra.randmcnally.com
(800) 275-7263


BOOSTER CABLE ASSEMBLIES
Superior Signals’ Safe-T-Connect line of booster cables allows jump-starts without opening the hood, for the booster system is permanently attached. With a booster cable, vehicle harness, dust cover and mounting hardware, the device comes in two- and four-gauge models.
SUPERIOR SIGNALS
www.superiorsignals.com
(800) 447-3639


SINGLE-AXLE SLIDER
Hendrickson’s new Vantraax HKANT 23K single-axle slider has a lightweight tapered beam and 23,000-pound capacity. The large-diameter single axle doubles the adjustability in tandem axle trailers and can be used as a third axle with a tandem suspension system for increased carrying capacity.
HENDRICKSON
www.hendrickson-intl.com
(866) 743-3247


ONLINE FLUID MONITOR
Chevron’s online fluid monitoring system, EyeTank, is designed to maintain bulk lubricants at optimum levels. Users can view lubricant levels and schedule refills, eliminating emergency orders and deliveries. The system also connects tank monitoring signals to Chevron’s order fulfillment system, creating automatic order requests.
CHEVRON
www.chevronreliabilitysolutions.com
(866) 354-4476


WRAP PREVENTS TANGLED CABLES
Sloan Transportation’s MaxxDuty 3-in-1 Wrap consists of two .375-inch rubber air lines equipped with Sloan’s Dura-Grip handles and one seven-way ABS electrical cord. Tightly bound to prevent tangles, the wrap is available in 12-, 15- and 20-foot lengths.
SLOAN TRANSPORTATION
www.sloantrans.com
(800) 336-7778


WIRE JOINT CRIMPING SOLUTION
Sta-Kon High Temperature Wire Joints are made of a molded, one-piece nylon housing for electrical insulation. Able to withstand temperatures as high as 302 degrees Fahrenheit, the wire joints are rated 600V maximum current. Joints are available in three size ranges.
THOMAS AND BETTS CORP.
www.tnb.com
(800) 816-7809


ADVANCED SATELLITE TV ANTENNA
KVH Industries’ TracVision R6 in-motion satellite TV system includes a compact 12-inch high design, on-screen messaging and diagnostics and an integrated 12V receiver.

It’s available with the integrated 12V receiver for Direct TV service or with an interface box to connect to any Direct TV, DISH Network or ExpressVu home receiver. The antenna features GPS-assisted satellite service.
KVH INDUSTRIES
www.tracvision.com
(401) 847-3327

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