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The importance of wheel bearing maintenance

The wheel bearings are, quite simply, what keep your wheels turning, and with minimal friction.

SKF helps Maverick Transportation keep wheels attached

Having a wheel fly off while driving can be catastrophic, and SKF says TraX and Road Ready help catch issues early.

SKF Vehicle Aftermarket showcases training program

SKF Vehicle Aftermarket is helping customers achieve more productive wheel-end maintenance with the promotion of its SKF Trouble-Free Operation (TFO) training program in booth no. 365 at the American Trucking Association (ATA) Technology and Maintenance Council (TMC) 2022 Annual Meeting and Transportation Technology Exhibition. Featuring in-person, hands-on instruction and access to the latest product resources,

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SKF Vehicle Aftermarket highlights wheel end products at HDAW

SKF Vehicle Aftermarket is providing a glimpse into its wheel end components in booth no. 1401 at Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week (HDAW) 2022. Among the products on display during this year’s show will be SKF’s line of fully loaded trailer hubs, featuring a design to reduce friction for improved rolling efficiency and higher capacity to

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Road Ready introduces LogIQ integrated truck data platform

Road Ready has introduced a new integrated data platform, LogIQ, which integrates data from a several component suppliers with its own trailer telematics system, in order for fleets to obtain data insights from the trailer. The system was introduced at the 2021 American Trucking Associations 2021 Technology & Maintenance Council (TMC) Exhibition. Partners on LogIQ

SKF global transportation business updates name to SKF Vehicle Aftermarket

SKF announced that it will now refer to its global transportation business unit as SKF Vehicle Aftermarket. The company says that the business unit, formally known as SKF Vehicle Service Market, will continue to offer premium wheel end components and other related parts and services to aftermarket distributors, installers and customers.  To reflect the new

SKF TraX Wheel End Monitor can integrate with telematics, app

The SKF TraX WEM is a sensor unit installed on the wheels of heavy-duty or coach vehicles to intelligently monitor wheel end vibration and temperature to detect potential issues.

Truck-Lite integrates SKF into Road Ready System

Truck-Lite Co. has integrated SKF’s TraX wheel-end monitor (WEM) data into the Road Ready system via its SmartBridge Integrator (SBI).

East Manufacturing introduces Truck-Lite Road Ready as optional feature

East Manufacturing’s Road Ready trailer telematics system is now an optional feature available on all East flatbed, dump and refuse trailers.

The right wheel end systems contribute to efficiency, long service life

Fleets have an increasing amount of options when selecting wheel end systems.

SKF launches new website

SKF recently launched an updated website at According to SKF, the updated website features an interactive product catalog and a responsive platform. The new website also features installation and product videos; a literature section providing access to product sell sheets, installation instructions and technical tips; a “Find a Reseller” tool that helps users find

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Battle destructive corrosion with routine maintenance

Fleets pay millions of dollars annually for electrical system repairs. One of the main causes of electrical system problems is the damaging effects of corrosion caused by road salt, de-icing agents, extreme cold or heat, vibration, flexing, grit and sand. Additionally, magnesium chloride or calcium chloride used to salt and de-ice most roadways can be