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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 ...

BorgWarner, Delco Remy exhibiting new technologies

BorgWarner announces it will present the latest addition to its broad product portfolio, Delco Remy branded products, along with its advanced turbocharging and thermal management technologies this week at Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week (HDAW) in Las Vegas. BorgWarner says it will showcase Delco Remy's new products one booth (#621) and ...

ContiTech bringing air spring products to HDAW

ContiTech says it has zeroed in on the aftermarket as an area of growth for its air spring business, and as such the company plans to bring those products to Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week (HDAW) this week in Las Vegas. “For us,  in Las Vegas is an important event ...

TRW gearing up for HDAW

TRW Global Commercial Steering, a business unit of ZF TRW, says will be exhibiting its full line of aftermarket commercial steering products with ZF Services at at Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week (HDAW) 2016 this week.  TRW says products to be displayed at its booth (#705) will include the company's ...

TMD showcasing RSD technology this week

TMD Friction announces its Reduced Stopping Distance drum brake linings and disc pads will be featured at Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week (HDAW) 2016 this week in Las Vegas. TMD says it will be located at Booth #1012 during Tuesday and Wednesday's trade show, and encourages distributors to stop by and get ...

New aerodynamic airflow product hitting aftermarket

FlowBelow Aero, Inc. has authorized Fontaine Modification Fleet Services to install and distribute its patented FlowBelow Tractor AeroKit, a system of aerodynamic wheel covers and tractor tandem fairings. This agreement enables Fontaine to offer customers a complete aerodynamic system to manage the airflow around the rear wheels of ...

Firestone introducing air springs app

Firestone Industrial Products Company will debut a new heavy-duty air springs app and its newest Air Spring Replacement catalog at Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week (HDAW) 2016, next week in Las Vegas. “We understand that the trucking industry is not a 9-to-5 operation. We’re thrilled to give HDAW attendees a special preview ...

New off-highway cooling system from Webasto

Webasto has launched the all-new Polar Cab ES engine-off cabin cooling system to complement its Polar Cab TS product. The new system debuted this week at the 2016 CONDEX Show. Webasto says the Polar Cab ES is a battery-driven electric cooling system that offers a cooling capacity up to 7,000 BTU/h while maintaining low ...

Air brake cooling system

Fleetwood Resource Management says its new Air Brake Cooling System is engineered to resist brake fade caused by heat buildup within the braking system. Fleetwood says the system is designed to maintain a lower operating temperature to help lessen wear on brake components and extend their life. It is comprised ...

New toolbox from Minimizer

Minimizer has added to its maintenance product line with a new weather-resistant tool box. Minimizer says its new poly toolboxes never rust, crack or need paint and come with a lifetime warranty. They have a 27 lb. frame, but are tougher than boxes ten times that weight, the company says. And with ...