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    Ridewell unveils short track axles

    September 14, 2018 7:32PM by johng@newcom.ca

    Ridewell Suspensions has released a new series of short track axles that can easily be configured with automatic tire inflation systems.  This shorter series axle comes with a .75-inch wall thickness and track widths between 28 and 42 inches. The

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    P600 options unveiled

    September 14, 2018 4:19PM by johng@newcom.ca

    Meritor’s P600 planetary axles are now available with optional five-planet wheel-ends and can now be configured for use with central tire inflation systems. The optional five-planet wheel ends allow a 20% higher gross combined axle weight rating (GCWR) when compared

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    Flexible disc for aluminum work

    September 13, 2018 4:00PM by johng@newcom.ca

    Those who need to work with heat-sensitive metals such as aluminum and other non-ferrous alloys now have access to the Enduo-Flex ALU flap disc for aluminum blending and finishing. Offered through Walter Surface Technologies, the discs are free of iron,

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    LED lights heat it up

    September 13, 2018 3:52PM by johng@newcom.ca

    Maxxima’s MaxxHeat LED headlamps and stop/tail/turn lights come with a microprocessor that automatically initiates a lens heating systems when ambient temperatures drop below 10 Celsius – helping to prevent the buildup of ice and snow.   MaxxHeat comes on 4×6-,

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    Cooling comfort from Phillips & Temro

    September 13, 2018 11:56AM by johng@newcom.ca

    Phillips & Temro Industries’ new Idle Free Series 5000 eAPU is a high-capacity-cooling electric auxiliary power unit for those who are traveling in hot climates. A compressor and wall-mounted evaporator combine to deliver more than 300 cfm of air, and

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    Trimble updates, enhances offerings

    September 11, 2018 1:49PM by johng@newcom.ca

    Trimble Transportation has unveiled a host of updates and enhancements to its tech offerings, all released during its in.sight User Conference. Fuel TMS and TMW Go! Fuel The Fuel TMS module has been enhanced for those who carry bulk fuel,

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    John Bean releases balancer

    September 6, 2018 9:46AM by johng@newcom.ca

    The John Bean 9800 heavy-duty wheel balancing system will bring a sense of balance to truck, bus, RV and automobile wheel and tire assemblies. Capable of handling wheels from 12-24.5 inches in size, including super-single tires, the model comes with

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    Rugged tablets for rugged workplaces

    September 5, 2018 9:57AM by johng@newcom.ca

    MobileDemand’s new xTablet T1540 is designed for the workplace, with an Intel Quad Core Z8350 processors, Microsoft Windows 10, and a rugged construction. Weighing in at about 2.5 lb., the unit comes with a hand strap and briefcase-style handle, and

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    New rotating electrics

    September 5, 2018 9:52AM by johng@newcom.ca

    LoadHandler Power Products has expanded its lineup of rotating electrical products to include the L39 gear-reduction and L42 direct-drive heavy-duty models. Each is promised to offer an OE-like fit. The L39 12- and 24-volt gear reduction starters fit engines up

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    Picture — and capture — the heat

    August 23, 2018 1:50PM by johng@newcom.ca

    Snap-on’s Diagnostic Thermal Imager Elite uses infrared technology to reveal heat caused by friction, electrical resistance, pressure changes and more – helping to track down vehicle faults more quickly. With 4,800 distinct temperature zones, the tool can show temperatures up

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    Snap-on socket redesigned

    August 23, 2018 1:45PM by johng@newcom.ca

    Snap-on’s Flank Drive Xtra (FDX) socket system is the company’s first redesigned socket since unveiling the Flank Drive system in 1965. The new design grips fasteners further off the corners, and offers up to 25% more strength than the Flank

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    Say hello to BlueParrot

    August 23, 2018 9:58AM by johng@newcom.ca

    BlueParrott has unveiled a voice-controlled over-the-head headset, promising a hands-free Bluetooth user experience that offers access to Google Assistant or Siri without touching a button. All users need to do is say, “Hello BlueParrott” to begin the process. The B550-XT

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    Kenworth offers near-zero NOx engine

    August 22, 2018 4:54PM by johng@newcom.ca

    Kenworth continues to expand the offerings that will run on natural gas, with T680, T880 and T880S trucks now available with Cummins Westport ISX12N near-zero-NOx emissions natural gas engines. The ISX12N meets the California Air Resources Board’s optional low-NOx standard

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    Rockland aquires an Edge

    August 20, 2018 1:44PM by johng@newcom.ca

    Rockland Manufacturing now holds the manufacturing and distribution rights for the SnowEdge, a device that mounts on a telehandler or wheel loader to clear snow and ice from trailer roofs. The system was designed by Canadian inventor Mark Irwin. Three

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    Centric unveils air disc brake line-up

    August 20, 2018 1:42PM by johng@newcom.ca

    Centric Parts, a division of APC Automotive Technologies, has unveiled a new air disc brake program for Class 7 and 8 vehicles. The offerings include air disc brake pads, rotors and repair kits for all makes. The pads are available