Phillips Industries

New Qwik Tech Tips addresses winter corrosion

The January 2016 issue of Phillips Industries' Qwik Tech Tips addresses a common problem found throughout most of the North American trucking market this time of year — aggressive winter corrosion. Titled "What's Eating Your Vehicle?" Phillips addresses how corrosion occurs — a chemical reaction between metal and its surrounding environment that results ...

Qwik Tech Tips address air line failure

The December issue of Phillips Industries' Qwik Tech Tips is now available. This month's issue addresses the common winter problem of failing air lines, and the best maintenance practices to eliminate and/or minimize such issues. "Cold weather can wreak havoc on vehicle equipment causing safety hazards. Winter weather effects ...

The top aftermarket products of 2015: No. 10

Whoa, it's December again. Time sure does fly. And as we did this time last year, Truck Parts & Service would like ...

Phillips Industries partners with Wyakin Warriors

Phillips Industries partnered with the Wyakin Warrior Foundation at the 2015 VIPAR Heavy Duty Annual Business Conference last week in San Antonio. The Wyakin Warrior Foundation is an organization that enables severely wounded, injured, or ill post 9/11 veterans to achieve personal and professional success as business and community leaders. During ...

Phillips offers quidance for choosing a nosebox

The October 2015 issue of Qwik Tech Tips from Phillips Industries offers guidance for aftermarket businesses and vehicle owners when choosing a nosebox. "Electrical system performance, downtime for socket replacement and corrosion prevention are all effected by the type of nosebox used, so it's important to make the right choice for your ...

Phillips tackles RoHS compliance

Phillips Industries' newest issue of Qwik Tech Tips addresses RoHS compliance. "Originating in Europe under European Union law, as Directive 2002/95/EC, RoHS stands for Restriction of Hazardous Substances and restricts the use of six specific hazardous materials (lead, mercury, cadmium, hexavalent chromium, polybrominated biphenyls, phthalates) and four phthalates (bis(2-Ethylhexyl) phthalate, benzyl butyl phthalate, ...

Phillips offers tips for selecting gladhands

Phillips Industries has released three quick tips for selecting gladhands in its newest issue of Qwik Tech Tips. The tips include advice on the gladhand body, the connector plate and the detent plate and rivets. They also include photos to aid in the product selection and general maintenance advice. For ...

Phillips releases newest Qwik Tech Tips

Phillips Industries has published its July issue of Qwik Tech Tips. The monthly newsletter focuses on sealed AMP-style lighting connections, and the importance of keeping them clean to maintain performance. "There are many types of different connections for lighting but sealed AMP style connections provide the highest level of reliability compared to ...

Phillips Industries releases compact trailer wiring system

Phillips Industries has released the VOLT-BOX, the industry’s first and only compact STA-DRY trailer wire management system. Even with its slimmer design, Phillips says VOLT-BOX offers more interior room than the competition, keeping wires pinch-free and organized while maintaining the standard 7-way trailer mounting bolt pattern for easy retrofit. ...

New Phillips Industries’ product designed to eliminate CSA violations

Phillips Industries says its latest product innovation for trailer chassis, Lite-Sentry, can eliminate CSA violations for non-working exterior trailer lights. One of the most common violations vehicle operators are charged with during road-side inspections is for faulty trailer lights. With Phillips new Lite-Sentry, drivers know instantly when a trailer light ...