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New paint for extreme heat conditions

PlastiKote’s new Hi-Temp Paint is designed for painting areas on vehicles that are subject to extreme heat conditions. “PlastiKote Hi-Temp Paint is formulated to resist intermittent temperatures up to 1,300 degrees and is the right paint choice for engines, exhaust manifolds and headers,” says Katie Whiting, product manager, aerosols ...

Michelin Retread reduces plant environment footprint

Michelin Retread Technologies (MRT) in Covington, Ga., has made significant progress in reducing the plant’s environmental footprint, which is part of a company-wide commitment and priority to improving what it calls sustainable mobility. In the last decade, the Covington facility, which is SmartWay certified, has lowered its footprint by ...

Meritor WABCO introduces aftermarket programming tool

Meritor WABCO has created what it calls "a breakthrough programming tool" that helps significantly shorten delivery times of replacement electronic control units (ECU) for anti-lock braking systems (ABS). The Aftermarket Programming Tool is being introduced this week at the Technology & Maintenance Council (TMC) Annual Meeting in Nashville. Beginning this ...

PSI collaborating with SkyBitz to provide tire pressure data information

SkyBitz and Pressure Systems International (PSI) announced an agreement to provide integrated tire inflation data alongside asset information for managing fleets Sunday at the Technology & Maintenance Council (TMC) Annual Meeting in Nashville. The companies say their agreement will offer vehicle owners a comprehensive breadth of data related to ...

Fleetline debuts new in-store displays

Fleetline has introduced new point of purchase displays for its distributors. The new displays are designed to capture the buyer’s attention and showcase the craftsmanship of Fleetline products. They feature stainless steel and polyethylene quarter fenders, mud flap hanger brackets and a tandem fender sample, the company says. The old ...

GALLERY – Wednesday at TMC

The 2015 Technology & Maintenance Council (TMC) Annual Meeting began winding its way to its conclusion on Wednesday in Nashville. Wednesday was the final day for the exhibit hall, and included several study group sessions and the TMC Industry Awards Luncheon. TMC formally concludes Thursday after two more study ...

New Fleetguard filter for Cummins ISX15

Cummins Filtration has released the Fleetguard LF14000NN lube filter for Cummins ISX15 diesel engines. The LF14000NN (Cummins part number 4367100) is the company’s first lube filter with NanoNet media, a patented polymeric nanotechnology-based synthetic media originally developed for Fleetguard fuel filter applications. Cummins Filtration technology developments, found first in the LF14000NN, bring a new level of lube ...

New tire from Roadmaster for drop-deck trailers

Roadmaster is rolling out a new tire specifically engineered for drop-deck trailers. The company says its new RM272 features a new tread design and compounding that provides improved treadwear and protection against cutting and chipping. With 16/32-inch tread depth, it’s available in size 255/70R22.5 in load range H. “It’s one tough ...

Shell debuts new website, enhances coolant portfolio

The Shell Rotella brand has launched a new website called WhatisPC11.com to help educate and inform people about the next generation of diesel engine oils known as API Proposed Category 11 (PC-11). Shell Rotella created the website to be a resource for topics such as the fundamentals of PC-11, ...

GALLERY – Tuesday at TMC

If you like trade shows, Nashville was the place for you on Tuesday. The 2015 Technology & Maintenance Council (TMC) Annual Meeting offered six hours of exhibit viewing at the largest trade show in organizational history. Above are some photos from the show floor, as well as other TMC ...