Phillips Industries

New LED lighting options

Phillips Industries says new ¾ in. Permalite XT PC2 rated round marker/clearance LED lights are now available. The company says the lights offer light dispersal for ...

Qwik Tech Tips focuses on batteries

This month's issue of Phillips Industries' Qwik Tech Tips tackles issues related to battery terminals and lugs. Available HERE, the publication provides advice for building a custom battery cable, complete with definitions and identification for terminals and lugs used throughout the heavy-duty market, as well as other industries.  The article also includes a few key tips, ...

Qwik Tech Tips on wiring

In this month’s issue of Phillips Industries’ Qwik Tech Tips, the company writes, “Did you know that the original electrical cables were 4-way conductors, giving way in the late 1950’s to 6-way conductors, and then in the late 1960’s the 7-way conductors were finally introduced? “The internal wiring of a seven-way cable is made up ...

Phillips tackles electrical currents in Qwik Tech Tips

Phillips has released its latest issue of Qwik Tech Tips. This month’s issue focuses on electrical current, specifically “the path of least resistance.” “Resistance in terms of electricity is anything that limits the flow of electrical current, whether it be slowing it down or reducing the amount of electricity ...

Phillips debuts liftgate sockets

Phillips Industries has introduced single and dual pole liftgate sockets with the swivel and automatic disconnect features of its STA-DRY S7 connectors. The new S1 and S2 Single and Dual Pole Swivel Sockets are designed to extend the life of the liftgate charging cable and socket, Phillips says, by ...

DiPonio joins Phillips Industries

Bob DiPonio has joined Phillips Industries as a consultant focusing the company’s trailer OEM business. Phillips says DiPonio is a veteran of the commercial vehicle industry most recently as vice president of OEM Sales for Tramec. His industry experience also includes his role as vice president of sales at ...

New liftgate installation kits from Phillips

Phillips Industries is now offering a complete kit with everything required for a liftgate dual pole installation or a single to dual pole conversation. According to Phillips, fleets are seeing an increasing need to have a ground return system versus a chassis ground system for the supplemental power requirements ...

Davis retires from Phillips Industries

Phillips Industries announces the retirement of Steve Davis, national OEM/OES truck sales manager, effective July, 2014. Davis retires after more than fifteen years with Phillips Industries and a long history of successful management in the heavy-duty industry. During his tenure with Phillips, Davis has played an integral role in developing ...

Steps to repairing a rubber air line

“In an emergency situation, when a rubber air line between the tractor/trailer is severed, if the damage is close enough to the fittings on either end, and there is still enough working length in the line available, it is possible to repair the air line with a few ...

New air hoses from Phillips Industries

Phillips Industries has expanded their rubber air hose product line, and now both pre-fabricated and bulk rubber air hoses are available in blue and red to denote emergency and service lines. Phillips’ recently introduced 3-IN-1 and 4-IN-1 combination assemblies will also now incorporate the new color coded air hoses ...