The crucial role of slack adjusters in truck safety, understanding legal limits, and the innovative features offered by Motor Wheel
FUCHS Lubricants Co. recently released RENOLIT CSX AWE 0, a calcium sulfonate complex grease for truck trailer axle hubs. When compared to the industry-standard legacy grease in a third-party side-by-side study, RENOLIT CSX AWE 0 exhibits improved low friction performance, lower running temperature, and improved extreme-pressure performance. Using this product, OEMs can expect better protection
By the time you finish reading this article, you’ll realize that ensuring optimal tire performance can be as easy as ABC.
What to focus on when it comes to heavy-duty truck diesel engine coolant maintenance.
Reproductions made of cheaper, less stable materials are on the rise in the global market.
Tire pressure, or a lack thereof, can be a significant driver of overall fuel consumption. In fact, research from NACFE reveals that a 0.5-1.0% increase in fuel consumption is seen in vehicles running with tires underinflated by just 10 PSI. It is important to note the council also found about one in five trailers are
Trailer service pop quiz: Do you consider inspections “maintenance”? Answer: Maybe you should, according to Greg Dvorchak, Engineering Supervisor – Brake and Wheel-End Division, Hendrickson. “Inspection is maintenance,” says Dvorchak. From his perspective, service needs and preventive maintenance are two different things. Preventive maintenance is done to extend intervals between service or avoid unplanned wheel-end
Ensuring the safety of commercial vehicles is paramount in the transportation industry. With driver safety and durable equipment in mind, leading electronic equipment manufacturer ASA Electronics has implemented a meticulous and rigorous testing process for its safety systems. The testing process adheres to the DOT, SAE, and ISO industry standards, constantly updating safety systems to
It might be time to stop pointing the finger at the truck’s DPF and take a closer look at aftertreatment issues.
Protecting both sides of the trailer floor is the best way to combat corrosion and maximize service life and it’s one company’s mission to solve this industry problem
Trailer manufacturers are always looking for ways to combat corrosion by using alternative materials and coatings. Rockland Flooring produces a combination of products that will preserve the wood, improve performance, and extend service life. According to Chris Wolford, Chief Sales Officer for Rockland Flooring, “The entire underside of a trailer’s floor is subject to many
Every single internal combustion engine has torsional vibration. What is torsional vibration? Torsional vibration is the end to end twisting and rebounding of the rotating assembly caused by internal combustion of an engine during the firing sequence (power stroke). Like the crankshaft, torsional vibrations are found in camshafts as well as drivelines. This event is
In a world where technology is rapidly evolving, it’s no surprise that the Commercial Fleet Industry is rethinking its safety features for the future. But as with all good things, the process is slow and as steady as the turtle who wins the race. As much as manufacturers might begin to improve fleet vehicle safety