Optronics adds plug protector

John G Smith

Optronics International is now a master distributor for Connect-to-Protect trailer harness plug protectors.

The protectors shield the male end of a trailer’s harness plug when it’s not being used, and the company says it will accommodate 95% of all light- and medium-duty harness connectors including four-way flat, five-way flat, and seven-way round terminal styles.

They install on the trailer hitch’s coupler arm, both shielding the plug and keeping it from dragging on the ground. Flat versions mount with a single screw, and round versions use four.

The protectors are produced by Hanington Innovations in Victoria.

John G Smith

John G. Smith is the editorial director of Newcom Media's trucking and supply chain publications -- including Today's Trucking, trucknews.com, TruckTech, Transport Routier, Canadian Shipper, Inside Logistics, Solid Waste & Recycling, and Road Today. The award-winning journalist has covered the trucking industry since 1995.

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