New products

HINGED BED EXTENDER
Waltco’s optional Swing Door Compatible Bed Extension, a 1/4-inch diamond plate steel platform, extends the truck bed by 10 inches.

A hinged center panel creates a smooth transition from liftgate to truck floor, then flips away for access to door-securing hardware. The panel is flipped up for cargo transport when the liftgate is in use.
WALTCO Truck Equipment
www.waltco.com
(800) 211-3074

PREMIUM GREASE
Shell Retinax LX is a family of premium lithium-complex greases made from performance additives developed for lubrication in high-temperature applications. It provides extreme-pressure load-carrying ability, oxidation stability and rust protection and adheres to metal surfaces, resisting wash-off.
SHELL LUBRICANTS
www.shell.com


TOUGH AIR CYLINDERS
Enforcer air cylinders are machined from 6061-Series aluminum, with 303-Grade stainless steel shafts and solid aluminum piston cups with nitrile O-rings and UHMW-polyethylene wear bands.

The cylinders can withstand temperatures of minus 40 degrees Fahrenheit. Bore sizes range from 2.5 to 6 inches, while stroke lengths are 3 to 24 inches.
VELVAC
www.velvac.com
(800) 783-8871


DUNLOP MIXED-SERVICE TIRES
The Dunlop SP831 and SP931 mixed-service tires feature severe-service tread compounds and improved belt packages for better resistance to cutting, chipping and tearing.

The open-lug design provides countless tread edges for grip, but without noise or driver discomfort.
GOODYEAR TIRE AND RUBBER
www.dunloptires.com


WEBASTO’S NEW HEATER, COMBO UNIT
Webasto has updated its Air Top 2000 heater, renamed the Air Top 2000 ST. New features include a weather-tight seal with improved corrosion resistance, a quieter fan to eliminate dust buildup and 20 percent improvement in air flow.

The unit can be mounted externally. The Air Top 2000 ST and Webasto’s BlueCool Truck air conditioner now can be purchased as a system, called C5 Truck.
WEBASTO
www.webasto.com
(800) 215-7010


ITERIS UPGRADES LANE ALARM
Iteris has updated its Lane Departure Warning, which alerts drivers when they unintentionally cross lanes. The windshield-mounted camera gauges the relative position of the truck within the lane, sounding an alarm if a road marking is crossed.

New features include allowances for light conditions and roads that have only a single lane marking or fog line, improved curve tracking for tight turns and alarm volume control. The device is disabled when turn signals are used or when the truck is traveling at speeds slower than 37 mph.
ITERIS
www.iteris.com
(800) 933-0339


LOW-ODOR CLEANER
Cyclo’s low-odor brake and parts cleaner is a non-chlorinated spray that quickly removes brake fluid, grease and oil.

The quick-drying, low-odor citrus formula leaves no residue and can be used via an aerosol can without disassembling the brake unit.
CYCLO INDUSTRIES
www.cyclo.com
(800) 843-7813


COMPOSITE PLATE FREIGHT VAN
The Vanguard National Trailer’s VXP Composite Plate Freight Van has composite sidewall paneling that includes a foamed plastic core between two galvanized steel cover sheets, providing strength and durability against abrasion and damage. Rust-preventing primer and polyester finish coats are baked onto the cover sheets, and the panels are joined by steel posts paired with galvanized internal posts with log slots.

Smooth, rounded rivet heads provide a snag-free interior sidewall.
Carrying a 10-year warranty, the trailer also comes with welded steel gussets on every crossmember to reinforce the side rails.
VANGUARD NATIONAL
www.vanguardtrailer.com
(888) 253-3008


EXTREME HEAVY-DUTY RADIO
The Jenson JHD1000 Heavy Duty AM/FM Weatherband Stereo is designed with a full 7-channel NOAA Weatherband tuner, in addition to AM/FM radio. It also features an alarm clock, a four-channel 120-watt power amplifier and a wide-angle anti-glare LCD panel.
ASA
www.asaelectronics.com
(800) 688-3135


WATER BEADER FOR WINDSHIELDS
Race Shop ClearWinner causes water on the windshield to bead up and blow off as you drive. The water-based product can be added to the windshield washer reservoir and can be used on Lexan, Plexiglass, Fiberglass, plastic or glass.
RACE SHOP
www.simmsbikewerks.com
(608) 347-3963


PEN-SIZED COLOR SCANNER
The DocuPen RC800 allows users to scan hundreds of colored pages into 8 megabytes of onboard flash memory. Full-page documents can be scanned in 24-bit color, 12-bit color or monochrome. Powered by a lithium ion battery, the device can be recharged via a USB port. It weighs only 2 ounces.
PLANON
www.planon.com
(888) 507-3926


TRUCK-LITE LEDS
The Amber 33 Series Clearance and Marker Lamps eliminate the expense and hassle of replacing damaged lights.

Available are two amber LED minimarker variations, which are flush to the vehicle and the size of a penny. The lamps have a limited lifetime warranty. They operate at 13.5 volts and 13 amps.
TRUCK-LITE
www.truck-lite.com
(800) 562-5012

The Business Manual for Owner-Operators
Overdrive editors and ATBS present the industry’s best manual for prospective and committed owner-operators. You’ll find exceptional depth on many issues in the 2021 edition of Partners in Business.
Download
Partners in Business Issue Cover