Truck-Lite integrates SKF into Road Ready System

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).

SKF-WheelEndMonitor

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

Released in 2018, the SBI bridges “smart” OE trailer systems with the Road Ready network, which communicates crucial trailer data to a fleet dispatcher. The recent integration with SKF allows any Road Ready fleet to access this critical wheel-end data and avoid downtime by taking preventive action, Truck-Lite says.

SKF’s TraX WEM tracks damage to the wheel bearing from an early stage by monitoring vibration and serves as a preventive warning system against bearing failures. Integrating the TraX WEM into the Road Ready system enables fleet maintenance and the driver to be notified via wireless communication about potential wheel-end deterioration to prevent damage, interruption of service and safety hazards, the companies say. In the event of bearing failure detection, notifications are typically made thousands of miles before a problem becomes likely. In the case of an abnormal temperature reading or thermal event, the driver can be notified to pull over immediately.

You May Also Like

HERE Technologies offers brand-specific search

This new capability is a further step in enabling HERE customers and partners to deliver differentiated services.

HERE Technologies recently announced a new platform capability available for global businesses to uniquely customize the search outcomes their users receive by using their own places of interest data. Powered by HERE Workspace and HERE Search, customers can add private data into the map and search function, creating brand-specific search outcomes and distinct end-user experiences.

Goodyear, Gatik demonstrate accurate tire-road friction potential estimate

The breakthrough will add more utility to what a tire can deliver by providing critical data that can help enhance vehicle safety.

Auto Value, Bumper to Bumper and All-Pro Truck Parts highlight Alliance Commercial Vehicle and Heavy-duty Program at HDAW

The Alliance looks toward continued growth in the medium- and heavy-duty aftermarket.

autovalue-1400
Photo Gallery: Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week 2023

A pictorial walk-around of the show floor.

welcome-to-hdaw-1400
Dayco expands heavy-duty diesel engine belt kit line

Six new SKUs join the 40-plus that Dayco has recently added.

Dayco-HD-HDAW-1400

Other Posts

Cummins-Meritor talks acquisition impact, aftermarket support

Here’s how the brands come together and do business in the market.

Cummins-Meritor-Alan-Rabadi-1400
HDAW 2023 general session talks through ‘unprecedented times’

The HDAW Expo floor is sold out, there 1,800 one-on-one meetings scheduled, and 756 distributors among the 2,500 attendees. It’s a big year.

HDAW-General-Session-1400
VIPAR Heavy Duty sponsors Northwood students at HDAW

The students will also have the opportunity to assist the VIPAR Heavy Duty team at their booth during the Product Expo.

HDAW-2023-Entrance
Bulldog HD showcases new, improved Steering Dampener at HDAW 2023

Find Bulldog HD at Booth #441, during HDAW ’23 in Grapevine, TX.

BULLDOG-HD-steering-1400