Watson & Chalin's SL-2065 Tru-Track comes as a 20K self-steering axle and lift suspension system with an industry-leading 25-degree wheel cut. Weighing 1327 lbs, it can be used with 445/65R22.5 tires and an air-disc brake option makes. It has a parallelogram design that provides a 27" packaging space allowing for easier configurations and can be offered in ride heights from 8" to 13" featuring a quick-change ride height system. It comes with a five year warranty.
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- Product From Dana Corporation
Dana Corporation's Commercial Vehicle Systems group has introduced three new Dana® Spicer® tridem drive axles. The new tridem family is designed to significantly reduce life cycle costs and improve reliability while giving customers a complete range of application-specific axle options.
- Product From Minimizer
The Minimizer Tire Mask is a disposable wheel mask kit that protects tires from paint and primer overspray, and it can be reused for multiple jobs. This kit allows heavy duty truck owners and operators and maintenance departments to paint their wheels in a few simple steps. It installs on the outside of the rim, covering the tire, so technicians can spray the entire rim with a primer and paint. It is ideal for use with spray or aerosol paints. Additional options include a rim shield and hubcap protector to ensure a precise paint job on all wheel components.
- Product From Freightliner Trucks
The Freightliner S2G LPG Commercial Chassis is equipped with interlock wiring and body builder interface connections, eliminating the need for OEMs to splice into chassis wiring, and clean frame rails for easy body installation. The chassis also includes an 8.0L LPG engine rated at 325hp and 450 ft/lbs of torque, a 9,000-lb capacity taperleaf front suspension and a 12,500-lb capacity 52" variable-rate, multi-leaf spring rear suspension and a low-effort, easy-tilt hood with a dampening device to minimize rapid closure. This has a factory-installed fuel system, and the engine assembly and fuel system are certified for use up to 33,000-lb GVWR.
- Product From Ridewell Corporation
The Ridewell Steerable Auxiliary Lift Axle Suspension System, No. RSS-233, includes a compact mounting envelope and an easy-mount adjustable-hanger system. RSS-233 suspensions are manufactured with a dual-draw key kingpin design to extend kingpin life and fully-cast axle ends for increased strength and durability. Additional features include 7" to 18" ride heights, a 13,200-lb capacity, a pre-plumbed air tank option, polyurethane pivot bushings, 1'' and 2'' spacer kit options and control arms angled for lateral stability. The RSS-233 ships fully-assembled for efficient installation.
- Product From SKF
SKF has refreshed its TFO (Trouble-Free Operation) wheel end maintenance guide (457975) to provide the latest wheel end maintenance practices, detailed instructional materials and exemplary images for achieving successful wheel end maintenance. This updated technical resource covers the SKF heavy duty product line and offers general guidelines and warranties, detailed graphics and instructional materials for disassembly/re-assembly and failure analysis of bearings, hubcaps and seals. Included is a new section with popular interchanges for tapered bearings, half stand bearings, hubcaps and Scotseal wheel seals. Other new features include QR codes with links to instructional YouTube videos for installing the Scotseal PlusXL and Scotseal Classic, and information about SKF technical training trucks, which deliver hands-on training.
- Product From Ken-Tool
The Ken-Tool 30600 Professional Super Single Axle Drain Pan solves a problem of gear oil and grease drips and leaks on wheels and tires, and shop floors when servicing the drive and non-driven axles on trucks and trailers.
- Product From American Force Wheels
American Force Wheels' Heavy Duty Dually Wheel comes in three sizes and two lug fitment configurations. This made in the U.S.A. rim has a 6061 forged aluminum composition and uses other high-quality materials. Coming in 22", 19.5" and 19" fitments in either a 10- or 8-lug configurations, thiswheel's heavy duty application allows for pairing with commercial-grade semi-truck tires, a combination that provides for longer tire life and increased load-carrying and towing capacity. The rim also has a mirror polish finish and carries a lifetime warranty.
- Product From TRP Parts
Made with a unique fabric material, TRP Air Springs have a higher burst rate for longer life, according to the company. The volcanized material is chemically formulated to withstand ozone effects and resist cracking and splitting. Optimized wall thickness provides better fatigue life, while still offering a lightweight air spring. Available for all makes and applications of trucks and trailers, TRP Air Springs are 100-percent leak-tested.
- Product From Temper Axle Products Corporation
Temper Axle Products Temper-Loc premium axle spindle nuts offer precision for single nut locking of wheel end adjustments and are now available in national distribution. Locking is assured with positive engagement of the spindle keyway with an easy-to-install fingertip control retainer and three EasyView tabs that permit visual confirmation of security of proper installation. With Temper-Loc spindle nuts, technicians use Doctor Preload bearing adjustment tools to set bearings to industry standard light preload settings. Elimination of endplay creates optimal performance of all wheel end components and reduces maintenance costs. Made in U.S.A.
- Product From Spectra Products Inc.
The Spectra Products Hub Alert heat sensing label is an inexpensive product alerting maintenance staff to overheating wheel-ends. The Hub Alert label has a hermetically sealed heat sensor that turns black at 250 degrees F, indicating the need for a detailed inspection of the wheel end. The high-tech label adhesive keeps Hub Alert on plastic, aluminum and steel surfaces in extreme cold and hot temperatures and resists high-pressure water spraying. Hub Alert is preventative medicine for overheating brakes, bearings and related issues. Hub Alert provides an alert to the second most common cause of wheel separation, bearing failure.