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How trailer manufacturers are combating corrosion

Among trailer manufacturers, there is an ongoing effort to address costly corrosion and moisture intrusion. At Great Dane, approaches to combat corrosion include replacing corrosive metal with non-corrosive composite materials and applying coating systems on the metal components, according to Chris Lee, vice president of engineering. “Great Dane’s EnduroGuard rear frame uses stainless and galvaneal

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Fighting moisture intrusion in refrigerated trailers

“Moisture intrusion in refrigerated trailers impacts thermal performance through the degradation of insulating foam quality, increases in thermal conductivity and potential weight gain,” says Chris Lee, vice president of engineering at Great Dane Trailers. “Outgassing, in particular, causes moisture intrusion into foam cells, degrading the insulation’s value and leading to as much as a 30%

Hyundai Translead to offer Bendix ADB22X-LT trailer brake

Hyundai Translead now offers the Bendix ADB22X-LT from Bendix Spicer Foundation Brake. The Bendix ADB22X-LT, with a 23,000-lb. brake rating, was engineered exclusively for trailers. It weighs in at 40 lbs. per tandem axle lighter than its companion Bendix ADB22X air disc brake, making it the lightest air disc brake available in North America. Lighter wheel

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P.S.I. recognizes trailer manufacturers at annual meeting

During the Truck Trailer Manufacturers Association 2014 annual meeting held in in Tucson, Ariz., Pressure Systems International (P.S.I.) recognized Hyundai Translead and Utility Trailer Manufacturing Co. for the significant role each has played in P.S.I.’s success over the past twelve months. Hyundai Translead was recognized with two awards: The 2013 PSI Athena Award, given to the North

KLLM is focused on technology as a path to a competitive advantage

For KLLM Transport Services, one of the more highly recognized temperature-controlled carriers in the United States, using technology to gain cost and competitive advantages has helped paved the road to success for many years. Recently, however, that need grew significantly, if not in scope then most certainly in size. In mid summer of this year,

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