Ancra Auto Deck: Top 10 of 2019
Ancra Cargo has automated its integrated decking system with the Ancra AutoDeck, making it possible to adjust trailer deck heights at the touch of a button. Deck heights are controlled using a panel at the rear of the trailer, and a manual override option is also available in the case of lost power.
VanGripper restraint system: Top 10 of 2019
A new personal restraint system offers a portable option to secure workers as they walk on top of trailers. The Van Gripper from Deneigement Toitures Excel attaches to opposing edges of a trailer or van rooftop, and workers attach their safety lines to it.
Volvo Dynamic Steering: Top 10 of 2019
The electric-over-hydraulic steering support of Volvo Dynamic Steering will lessen steering effort by up to 85% at low speeds, but maintain a stiffer feel on the open highway. It all draws on an electric motor on top of the hydraulic steering gear to deliver extra torque as needed, and absorbs steering wheel torque originating at the wheels.
Enjoy Kenworth visions all year long
Kenworth fans can now stare at the truck designs all year long thanks to the latest calendars available at www.shopkenworth.com. The six-page, 26.25x28-inch Kenworth wall calendar features the T680 advantage, a T680 with an electric powertrain, a T880 mixer, T880S dump truck, a W990 mid-roof sleeper, and K370 cabover. There's an appointment calendar, too.
LoadHandler adds Class 6/7 starters
LoadHandler’s Power Products starter and alternator lineup now includes two new L29 starters that can be dropped in as replacements in popular Class 6 and 7 vehicles including school buses and emergency vehicles. Each LoadHandler 29 starter comes with application-specific features to support durability and performance. Nine- and 12-tooth models are available for 12-volt applications, while the sealed nose design is in place to protect internal components. The planetary gear reduction design, meanwhile, promises fast cranks and an efficient power source.