New Products

Keychain Tool

The Screwpop is ideal for emergency projects right from the palm of your hand, the company says. As a screwdriver, it leverages torque delivered through a reversible snap-in Flathead and Phillips screw-bit. The design also functions as a quarter-inch nut driver for tightening loose bolts, works as a mini pry-bar, can break open corrugated boxes and functions as a bottle opener.

Screwpop Tool

www.screwpoptool.com

(816) 600-2855

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New website

Kleenoil USA launched a website that includes Facebook Connect integration, allowing users with existing Facebook accounts one-click registation with the website, and Twitter/Retweet ability, Facebook article sharing, Digg content sharing, user commenting, forum and YouTube video sharing.

Kleenoil USA

www.kleenoilusa.com

(800) 897-6937

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Poly fenders

Minimizer poly fenders do not rust because the material they are constructed from is 100-percent polyethylene. As a result, the fenders do not need paint, do not fade or stress crack and do not have to be polished, the company says.

Minimizer

www.minimizer.com

(800) 248-3855

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LED WhiteLight Hook-Up Lamp

Grote Industries’ SuperNova LED Hook-Up Lamp features an advanced optical design that focuses Grote’s LED WhiteLight in areas not commonly well lit by traditional hook-up lamps. The lamp’s optical prescription creates a controlled, 250-lumen beam pattern that focuses bright, usable LED WhiteLight across the entire work area.

Grote Industries

www.grote.com

(800) 628-0809

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GPS POI downloads

Files are available for drivers to download CAT Scale locations as Point of Interest files into their GPS navigation devices. CAT Scale has created downloads specifically for Garmin, Magellan and Tom Tom brand devices as well as a universal download file that will work with most other GPS units.

CAT Scale

www.catscalegps.com

(877) 228-7225

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CARB verification

Donaldson Company received Level 3 Plus verification by the California Air Resources Board for two new on-road emissions retrofit devices. The new approvals extend the LNF Muffler System Verification for Select High NOx Engines and verify the New LXF Muffler System for Select Low NOx Engines.

Donaldson Company

www.donaldson.com/emissions

(866) 675-2847

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Portable wheel wash solution

Innovative Equipment Solutions’ Tracinator is a one tire revolution dirt removal system for light conditions, or for usage where a complete, heavier-duty wheel wash system is not practical or budgeted. It is designed to flush itself clear of debris, out the side through the open ports.

Innovative Equipment Solutions

www.innovativeequipment.org

(866) 303-4437

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LED lights

Superior Signals’ Illuminator Series of LED lights, including the SYLED-SL10 Vehicle Scene Light, uses 10 high-intensity LEDs. The SL10 Scene Light produces 80.6 lumens of light with a 90-degree viewing angle. The SYLED-SL10 is designed for professional use and is weatherproof, vibration resistant, features aluminum housing and mount and operates at temperatures from -40 to 130 degrees Fahrenheit.

Superior Signals

www.superiorsignals.com

(800) 447-3693

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Satellite data receiver

Iridium Communications’ Iridium 9602 satellite data transceiver is a full-duplex short-burst data transceiver that has built-in GPS input/output ports, which will permit system integrators to interface with an external GPS receiver. Using a single dual-mode L-Band antenna for GPS and Iridium SBD, Iridium 9602 saves the cost of an antenna.

Iridium Communications

www.iridium.com

(301) 571-6200

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Auxiliary Power Unit

The Mantis-175 auxiliary power unit was developed to meet the increasing demand for over-the-road truckers to reduce fuel costs while maintaining creature comforts when they are idled, the company says. The Mantis-175 has an Isuzu, 3-cylinder, quiet-running engine that runs at 1,800 rpm, which preserves engine life and consumes little fuel. Its air conditioner and heater boast 32,000 BTUs and 35,000 BTUs respectively, and the Mantis has a 140-amp alternator.

Mantis Metalworks

www.mantismetalworks.com

(248) 853-1001

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Bumper

Hendrickson’s Aero Clad bumper is made of stainless clad aluminum and is a production option on the International ProStar tractor. Aero Clad is a fixed-mount bumper that provides up to 2.75 inches of improved ground clearances and has a bright mirror finish 10 times thicker than chrome and resists corrosion, peeling, cracking, pitting and fading, the company says.

Hendrickson Bumper and Trim

www.hendrickson-intl.com

(800) 356-6737

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Diesel formula

Gold Eagle’s Diesel Formula STA-BIL prevents sludge and sediment from forming in the fuel, protects against corrosion, reduces oxidation of diesel caused by thermal breakdown and helps remove water from diesel fuel, the company says. It also contains extra lubricity and detergents to protect and clean the entire fuel system.

Gold Eagle

www.goldeagle.com

(800) 621-1251

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Natural gas engine

Kenworth has a natural gas engine for Kenworth T800 short hood and W900S models, the Cummins Westport ISL G. The engine operates on either compressed natural gas or liquefied natural gas, both of which are cost-effective, low-carbon, and low-emissions fuels. The ISL G is 2010 compliant with a maintenance-free, three-way catalyst and does not require the use of selective catalytic reduction or a diesel particulate filter.

Kenworth Truck Company

www.kenworth.com

(425) 828-5000

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