The Next Phase in Braking: Why air disc brakes are poised for a breakout

August 23, 2016

The following comes from the August 2016 issue of Truck Parts & Service. To read a digital version of the magazine, please click the image below.  Technology in the North American trucking industry is typically adopted in three phases. First are the early ...

Purkeys offers multimeter training advice

Purkeys has produced a video for heavy-duty technicians providing guidance for how to use all the functions of a multimeter, including the voltmeter. According to Purkeys, multimeters combine multiple electrical measurement functions into one portable unit. These instruments measure voltage, current, and resistance to detect or diagnose electrical issues.  One of the most commonly used functions of a multimeter is the voltmeter.  The voltmeter is the function of a ...

Discounted rates now available for tech training clinic

The Natural Gas Vehicle Institute (NGVi) has opened registration for two upcoming training classes in Riverside, Calif. Scheduled for Oct. 4-6, 2016, the courses include NGV Essentials and Safety Practices training and CNG Fuel System Inspector Training. The first course is one day and the second course is a two-day class. The same courses are available Oct. 25-27, in Houston, Nov. 15-17, in Indianapolis and Dec. 6-8, ...

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