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Peak launches new high-performance extended life antifreeze + coolant

The introduction of the new Peak marks Old World Industries’ first major launch in the extended life antifreeze/coolant segment.

Old World Industries introduces Hybrid Blue heavy-duty coolant

Old World Industries has introduced Hybrid Blue, a new heavy-duty coolant. Marketed under the Peak Commercial & Industrial Fleet Charge brand, Hybrid Blue is a Hybrid Organic Acid Technology (HOAT) Extended Service Interval (ESI) Coolant/Antifreeze with a phosphate-borate dual buffer system and low silicate level. This technology has been formulated for use in all heavy

Three growing truck coolant trends

There are a myriad of coolant options available for fleets today. You can spec Organic Acid Technology (OAT) coolant; extended life coolant; nitrite-free coolant; coolant with nitrites; mix different types of coolant; and there are plenty of other options as well. Keeping all these options straight can be difficult, not to mention making sure the

Choosing an engine heater

Heaters are an important aspect of the engine to watch, especially with winter on its way. When looking for an engine heater, the first thing that should be checked is the OEM/engine manufacturer recommendation. This is the simplest way of finding out what you need. Of course, there’s more to it than that. There are many different options, which

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Winter is coming: Is your fleet prepared?

It may not be something that everyone (OK, anyone) wants to think about, but the fact remains that winter is on its way. Everyone needs to be prepared for what’s ahead, and that includes fleets. It’s the harshest season for trucks, which face issues from the brakes freezing to the products being hauled in trailers

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PEAK C&I launches online resource for fleets

As part of ongoing efforts to support fleet professionals in maximizing fleet efficiency and profitability, PEAK Commercial & Industrial has launched Lifeblood, an online resource providing a variety of information, tools, research and industry profiles to aid fleet professionals in fulfilling their day-to- day responsibilities. “Fleet professionals serve as the lifeblood of the nation’s transportation

Peak Commercial & Industrial unveils BlueDEF Mini Bulk System

Peak Commercial & Industrial, a DEF manufacturer and distributor in the U.S., has launched the BlueDEF Mini Bulk System. “Engineered to fit directly on a fuel island, the BlueDEF mini bulk system has the unique ability to expand as market demands grow,” said Zac Stogdill, DEF equipment manager at Peak Commercial & Industrial. “The mini

Coolant compatibility: Know thy coolants

When it comes to a fleet’s extended life coolant concerns, look no further than the three C’s: Capabilities; Compatibility; and Contamination. The biggest concern for the fleets running organic acid coolants (OAT) and nitrited organic acid technology (NOAT) extended life coolant [ELC] is knowing which fluid should be in their system. Extended life coolants are

Coolant Capatability Know Your Truck Coolant
Peak Commercial & Industrial unveils heavy-duty engine oil for SCR, CNG/LNG engines

Peak Commercial & Industrial, the makers of BlueDEF, has introduced 10W-30 motor oil specifically engineered for SCR engines. Additionally, the company has also developed products specifically for the growing compressed natural gas (CNG) and liquid natural gas (LNG) engine market. “Leveraging our extensive knowledge of SCR engines through the development of the number one brand

Engine coolant technology primer

PEAK Commercial & Industrial clarifies coolant technology: The company notes that extended life coolants (ELC) or organic acid coolants (OAT) provide up to 8% better heat transfer versus conventional coolants. Conventional coolants or inorganic additive technology (IAT) coolants protect metal by creating a thick layer of insoluble metal inhibitor salts. OAT coolants specifically target corrosive

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Keeping truck engines cool: The right coolant and coolant filter stand between you and engine repairs

The biggest factors surrounding engine coolant are maintaining engine temperatures, assisting in emission control and being plagued by chemical and particulate contamination, says John Gaither, director of heavy-duty engineering for Luber-finer. In addition, he notes, they often must handle rust, silicate drop out and scale, which is caused by an unbalanced system and needs to

There is confusion around which coolant should be used