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New trailer jack product

Northern Tool + Equipment has introduced a new trailer jack with exclusive fast action technology under its Ultra-Tow brand. The new jack has been designed with exclusive components that nearly eliminate the need for cranking, the company says. It is said to feature a step-down base that provides quick, hands-free use with a simple foot ...

TMD nabs ISO 50001 certification

TMD Friction says the OE braking technology has been certified with the "ISO 50001 Certification for the Energy Management System" at its plant located in ...

New trailer brake in-line filtration system from Phillips

Phillips Industries has introduced a new trailer brake in-line filtration system with Quick-Change Cartridge the company says traps debris before it can cause damage. The AIR-DEFENSE System’s Quick-Change Cartridge, featuring a bypass mode to ensure air flow at all times, catches debris before it can enter the trailer air lines and ...

Airman receives patent for aerodynamic system

United States Patent and Trademark Office has issued U.S. Patent #9,045,176 Under Trailer Aerodynamic Control System to Airman Inc. for its creation of under trailer slipstreams to remove rear trailer door drag. According to Airman, air flowing under a trailer is pressurized due to the forward movement of the ...

Horton debuts pneumatic fan drive maintenance kit

Horton, Inc. it has introduced a Pneumatic Fan Drive Diagnostic and Maintenance Kit to help extend the life its pneumatic fan drive products. According to Horton, the simple 15-minute check at routine vehicle maintenance intervals may help prevent premature failures that can lead to days of equipment downtime and ...

Peerless now a distributor for DDP LEDs

Peerless Electronics says it has signed an agreement to become an authorized stocking distributor for DDP LED Engineered Solutions. DDPLED, formerly known as Data Display, provides tailored LED solutions. Peerless will be stocking a wide selection of long life state of the art LED lamp replacements for industrial electronic, ...

Behind the curtain with PSI

When Pressure Systems International (PSI) entered the commercial vehicle market more than 20 years ago, it also brought with it a new maintenance concept. Maximizing tire life had been an important aspect of vehicle maintenance since trucks hit the road, but until PSI’s foray into the trucking market, no ...

New diesel storage tank additive

The Penray Companies, Inc. is now offering its Fuel Prep Biocide for use in diesel fuel storage tanks. According to Penray, this product kills off microbial growth in diesel fuel, which is a problem when water accumulates in diesel fuel storage and transport tanks.  It is important to address ...

New LED work light

Larson Electronics has released a 120 watt telescoping LED work light that it says produces illumination comparable to a 400 watt metal halide without the high heat, fragile construction, or high energy use. The WALTP-3XWP400-200 from Larson Electronics is designed to provide a portable yet powerful lighting solution that can ...

New grille, bumper paints from PlastiKote

PlastiKote introduces its new Chassis & Grille Guard and Bumper Paints, which are designed to renew vehicle appearance and provide strong protection from the elements. “Over time, vehicle bumpers and grilles can get nicked or suffer damage from the weather,” says Shelley Potaniec, product manager, aerosols for Valspar. “PlastiKote Chassis ...