HEAVY-DUTY POWER BATTERY
The RoadForce AGM-200 lead-acid battery is designed for heavy-duty and commercial starting. It is completely sealed with individual cell safety pressure valves and also is maintenance-free under normal operating conditions. The battery provides advanced starting power for high-energy requirements in heavy-duty trucks, buses and farm and construction equipment. It is available in two power levels 925 and 700 cold-cranking amps – each with 200 minutes reserve capacity.
STEER TRUCK TIRE
Dunlop Tire has introduced the SP384 steer tire for line-haul and regional trucking. Available in standard and low-profile sizes, the SP384 features an 18⁄32-inch tread depth and five-rib construction.
Pressure distribution grooves eliminate shoulder wear.
LIFT AXLE CONTROL MODULE
The chassis-mounted Lift Axle Control Module can be configured to specific requirements and can reduce lift axle deployment times by using brake-style relay valve technology that maximizes air flow. It contains an integrated solenoid valve and all ports required to control the axle.
NORGREN GLOBAL VEHICLE TECHNOLOGIES
LuK Automotive Systems’ new line of class 6, 7 and 8 clutches protects sensitive driveline components, and its quiet-disc technology isolates gear rattle, idle noise and other vibrations. Clutches range from a 15.5-inch heavy-duty two-plate rated at 2,250 ft.-lb. to a 14.5-inch medium-duty single plate rated at 620 ft.-lb.
LUK AUTOMOTIVE SYSTEMS
ELECTRIC TARP SYSTEMS
Roll-Rite has redesigned its electric tarp systems with a heavy-duty relay. With silver alloy versus copper contacts, the new 10900 electric kit offers increased resistance to corrosion and exceeds the required 30-amp rating. The system is designed to reach peak performance at a lower amp draw without the need for heavy and expensive high-amp wire.
The Endurance Plus coolant filter comes with additive replenishment technology that extends coolant life and protects against corrosion, cavitation, scale deposits and inhibitor drop. It directly can replace standard coolant filters without special maintenance.
View Base allows truckers to mount electronic devices, such as GPS and DVD units, onto the dashboard. The product uses an anti-skid surface technology that keeps the devices in place through all driving conditions.
Water Cannon’s 13-hp 4000-psi pressure washer now comes with onboard tools for expanded uses. The onboard hose reel holds up to 100 feet of hose. Other features include heavy-duty hose reels, high-efficiency nozzles, surface cleaners and specialty wands. The washer is powered by an industrial-quality Honda engine.
MULTI-TEMPERATURE REEFER SYSTEM
Thermo King’s Spectrum SB Multi-Temperature System with SmartReefer2 controls for trailers achieves temperature balance in up to three different zones with various configurations. Remote evaporators make each temperature zone act like an individual trailer. Designed with high airflow and large capacity, the Spectrum S-3 Remote Evaporator complements Spectrum host units.
CONTROLLED-RELEASE COOLANT FILTERS
Luber-finer’s extended service coolant filters maintain and protect cooling systems during extended service intervals of up to one year, 150,000 miles or 4,000 hours. Designed for use with conventional coolant, ethylene or propylene glycol, these filters have specially formulated synthetic media. The filters also are pre-charged with a unique controlled-release additive to protect engines against corrosion, cavitation and scale during long intervals.
1-DIODE PIRANHA LED
The new Model 171 Series LED light, the tiniest addition ever to the Piranha line, is the size of a gumdrop. It is available in amber, red and clear white. It is designed with an operating range of up to 16 volts. Each light is hard-wired to prevent corrosion and lamp-plug failure.
CAPTURED AXLE SUSPENSION
Ridewell’s captured axle suspension system, the RAR-247, is a low-mount, heavy-duty underslung trailer system with a rating of 25,000 pounds. Suitable for drum or disk brakes, it can be used on lowboy, oilfield float and logging trailers. Additional features include low-stress axle connections and mounting heights of 6.5 inches to 9 inches.
TIRE PRESSURE MONITORING SYSTEM
Mobile Awareness’ Tire Pressure Monitoring Systems automatically and continuously monitor tire status, alerting the driver to abnormal conditions with an audible alert and LCD display indicator. The system warns of low-pressure and high-pressure levels and monitors hazardous tire temperature conditions.
DROP DECK TRAILER
The 524 Aluminum Drop Deck Trailer features a steel neck transition that allows a concentrated load capacity of 52,000 pounds in a 4-foot span and 80,000 pounds evenly distributed. Additional features include: standard winch track on driver side, 40-inch rear deck height with 255/70R22.5 tires, reinforced wheel cutouts for proper tire clearance and LED lights.
CARGO HEATER KIT
The new E-28 Cargo Heater protects perishables from cold temperatures without using engine heat, which saves fuel and engine wear. It features high-volume heat output, high airflow for even heat distribution, electronically controlled temperature regulation and a corrosion-resistant painted aluminum enclosure. The kit includes an Espar D8 fuel-fired heater, a weatherproof thermostat enclosure, wiring that connects to the truck’s electrical system and a fuel pump with hoses.
Sun Power Technologies’ self-contained Eco-Air 12-volt anti-idling system delivers 10,000 Btu of cooling capacity per hour for eight to 12 hours. A DC Airco 12-volt air conditioner draws a maximum current of 46 amps at full output, allowing the AC to operate when coupled to the Sun Power’s fully integrated battery system. The system recharges using the standard truck alternator.
SUN POWER TECHNOLOGIES
SYNTHETIC GEAR OIL
Delo Synthetic Gear Lubricant SAE 75W-90, for rear axles and differentials, is designed for improved performance in subzero temperatures. It results in improved equipment durability, fuel economy gains and less churning loss. It satisfies all manufacturer warranties.
APEM’s expanded line of IP sealed push-button switches now includes a flat-top plunger switch series, the IPP Series, which eases the matching of switches to unique applications. Customization options include customer-specific markings, backlit legends, custom-molded caps and wire assemblies.
CHROME-PACKAGE REEFER UNITS
Carrier Transicold’s X2 Series contains redesigned reefer units and auxiliary power units that include new chrome features. For the ComfortPro APU, Carrier offers a smooth chrome finish and a diamond-plate finish. In addition to chrome options, the redesign includes doors made of DuraShell 2 material that have enhanced impact strength, ultraviolet light resistance, thermal stability and heat resistance.
LAMP HELPS DETECT LEAKS
Spectronics has redesigned its BIB-150P ultraviolet inspection lamp, which has new housing made of a dent-proof and impact-resistant plastic. The system scans for air-conditioning and refrigerant leaks with the addition of the appropriate UV-fluorescent additive.
AERO CLAD BUMPER
Hendrickson’s Aero Clad bumper has been fitted for Volvo VNL trucks. Ten times thicker than chrome, this stainless steel-clad aluminum bumper provides a durable, mirrored finish that can be installed to factory mounting points on all Volvo VNL 2003 and newer trucks. It resists corrosion and inhibits cracking, pitting, peeling and fading.