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Continental chooses Mississippi location for new tire plant

Continental Tire the Americas has reached an agreement with the state of Mississippi to purchase a site for the construction ...

Dana addresses link between tire pressure and TCO in new white paper

Dana has published a new white paper that presents optimized tire pressure as a solution to prevent blowouts and other tire events, improve fuel economy, and reduce operating costs. Authored by Jason Sidders, engineering manager for advanced chassis control systems at Dana, "Optimized Tire-Pressure Management" describes the benefits of an ...

New brake stroke indicator

TSE Brakes introduces the TSE Visi-Chek visual brake stroke indicator. TSE says the Visi-Chek displays green when the brake stroke is in compliance and red when further inspection is required. And TSE says the indicator is designed to be easy to read even in low light conditions where brake chambers are located. "This amazing new product allows anyone, ...

Myers re-elected HDMA board chairman

The Heavy Duty Manufacturers Association (HDMA) has announced the results of its annual election of officers and governors held recently in Dearborn, Mich. Tim Myers, president of Alcoa Wheel and Transportation Products, has been re-elected as Chairman of the HDMA Board of Directors for 2016. He has served on the HDMA ...

Bendix Brakes launching premium line for lighter duty vehicles

Bendix Brakes is launching a new premium product line, offering brake pads, discs, shoes and complete brake shoe kit coverage for late model vehicles. Bendix Premium line of friction products features copper-free formulations, putting it at the leading edge of environmentally-conscious brake design, the company says. Copper must be eliminated ...

New LED low-bay shop light from Larson Electronics

Larson Electronics introduces a 150-watt low-bay LED light fixture that produces a 140° beam spread, making it ideal for areas with shallow ceilings, producing a much wider light spread throughout an area. The EPL-HB-150LED-RT-140DB explosion-proof low-bay light fixture provides operators with a powerful and energy efficient alternative to traditional hazardous ...

Indoor water blaster from Water Cannon

Water Cannon says its new 15M71 electrical power high-pressure indoor-safe water blaster is built for portable and around the clock applications. The 15M71 features a 20 horsepower, 460-volt 3-phase heavy-duty motor with an auto start/stop feature that powers a TSP Series General Triplex Plunger Pump, and performs at 4.5GPM - 6000PSI ...

New wheel alignment tool

Josam Products introduces Cam-aligner, its new aftermarket heavy-duty wheel alignment product. Josam Products says Cam-aligner uses camera-based technology to measure the essential and detailed wheel angles on all axles of heavy-duty vehicles with a superior degree of accuracy and speed to properly align each wheel. Josam says Cam-Aligner features new spider wheel adapters ...

Eaton expands coverage of automated 10-speed transmissions for vocational applications

Eaton has expanded coverage of the Fuller Advantage series automated overdrive models for use in vocational applications. Initially launched in other applications in 2013, Eaton says Fuller Advantage transmissions offer many benefits compared to the UltraShift PLUS including reduced weight, increased efficiency and lower maintenance costs. Vehicle control is vital ...

Tire Service Equipment concludes patent infringement litigation against Gaither Tool

Tire Service Equipment Manufacturing Co. (TSISSG), last week announced the conclusion of its patent infringement litigation against Gaither Tool Co. in the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota. U.S. District Judge Donovan Frank has entered a consent judgment and injunction finding that Gaither’s U.S. Bead Bazooka line ...