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    XL extension for turbine blades

    May 16, 2018 3:19PM by Truck News

    XL Specialized Trailers’ new BladeMate Flip Extension adds 27 feet to the rear of trailers designed to haul wind turbine blades. When a trailer is empty, drivers can flip up the extension, retract the trailer, and be left with a

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    Inflation system made standard

    May 15, 2018 11:27AM by Truck News

    The Meritor Tire Inflation System (MTIS) with ThermAlert has been made a standard option on Vanguard dry van and CIMC reefer trailers. Almost one in three trailers now comes with the tire inflation system, Meritor says, noting that they monitor

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    New controller for Solara

    May 2, 2018 8:59AM by Truck News

    Carrier Transicold’s Solara heating unit now features an APX controller with a dashboard-style display. The Solara uses a Z482 two-cylinder diesel engine to generate 50,000 BTU/hour at an ambient temperature of -18 Celsius, keeping sensitive commodities such as flowers and

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    Ancra tracks on a roll

    April 27, 2018 10:36AM by Truck News

    Ancra’s Retract-a-Roll 4 is a pneumatic roller track that brings aircraft technology into trailers. Using a truck’s existing air supply, the roller tracks are powered by pneumatics, and convert back to a smooth trailer floor for general freight, the company

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    XL unveils galvanized trailer

    April 10, 2018 1:12PM by Truck News

    XL Specialized Trailers has expanded its galvanized trailer series to include the Mechanical Full-width Gooseneck (MFG) model. The 80 MFG, like the other galvanized lowboys, is made with T-1 flange, and 80K web, with the hot-dip galvanizing process providing a

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    Detachable gooseneck trailer boasts 15-inch deck height

    April 3, 2018 4:11PM by Truck News

    XL Specialized Trailers’ XL 110  low-profile hydraulic detachable gooseneck trailer has been unveiled with a 15-inch loaded deck height, which the company says is the lowest in the industry and can accommodate loads that would otherwise need a dropside trailer.

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    Power check for seven-pin connectors

    March 21, 2018 4:08PM by Truck News

    Phillips Industries’ new Qwik-Check offers, well, a quick way to check that power is running through the seven-way connector between a tractor and trailer. Integrated into a trailer’s nose box, the unit eliminates the need for a continuity tester. When

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    Utility unveils 4000AE drop deck

    March 20, 2018 3:00PM by johng@newcom.ca

    Utility’s new lightweight 4000AE Drop Deck flatbed trailer offers many features found in the company’s combo flatbed of the same name. And the final result weighs less than some all-aluminum trailers, but at a “more sensible combo-trailer price,” the company

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    Aspen unveils 55-ton lowboy

    March 20, 2018 8:21AM by Truck News

    Aspen Custom Trailers, known for its heavy-haul designs, has now introduced the M5500-8 commercial trailer – a 55-ton hydraulic removable gooseneck lowboy. Features of the trailer with a 53-foot overall length include 26 feet of flush deck, swing-out outriggers, protected

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    Glasvan offers antimicrobial protection for its reefer trailers

    January 9, 2018 11:26AM by Truck News

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – Glasvan Great Dane’s new 2019 model Great Dane Everest Reefer trailer line up is now equipped with Microban protection. Trailer liners with Microban offer broad-spectrum 24/7 antimicrobial trailer to help support compliance and safety requirements under the