Phillips Industries

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 ...

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 ...

Phillips Industries opens new production facility

Phillips Industries held a ribbon-cutting ceremony last week at its new Electrical Harness Division facility in Coahuila, Mexico. The company says many U.S. and Mexico-based company executives, family members and local dignitaries were present to dedicate the new facility. The new facility, which is located in close proximity to OEM’s ...

Phillips releases newest Qwik Tech Tips

Phillips Industries has released its newest edition of Qwik Tech Tips. This month’s issue offers advice on emergency repairs to damaged air coil fittings. “In an emergency situation, when damage occurs to the brass fitting, or lead in close proximity to the fitting, it is possible to temporarily repair the ...

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 vehicles more than 80 in. wide, are manufactured with Boardfree technology and are durable and corrosion resistant. For the new marker/clearance lights, the Boardfree ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...