April 2015, TruckingInfo.com - Feature
By Jim Park
Almost every electrical or electronic problem with trucks today can be traced back to one single source: corrosion-induced voltage irregularities.
Tags: Corrosion, Electrical System, Wiring
February 2015, TruckingInfo.com - Department
By Tom Berg
Careful cleaning extends lives of components, while proper spec’ing heads off rust in the first place.
Tags: Corrosion, Tires and Wheels, Wheel Ends
January 2015, TruckingInfo.com - Department
By Denise Rondini
Don’t treat your trailers as an afterthought. Give them the attention they deserve by inspecting and maintaining them on a regular basis.
Tags: Preventive Maintenance, Trailers, Corrosion, Lubricants, Tire Pressure
November 2014, TruckingInfo.com - Department
The Liquid Products Database lists 5,000-plus substances and how they affect the interior walls of tank trailers.
Tags: Preventive Maintenance, Corrosion, Tankers
April 2014, TruckingInfo.com - WebXclusive
By Truckinginfo Staff
As winter winds down across North America, Bendix Spicer Foundation Brake reminds fleets and drivers readying for springtime brake maintenance to fight rust jacking on two fronts.
Tags: Corrosion, Brakes, Winter, Bendix Spicer Foundation Brake
January 2013, TruckingInfo.com - Feature
UltraTech International announced the release of its newest product, Ultra-Ever Dry, a superhydrophobic (water) and oleophobic (hydrocarbons) coating that will completely repel almost any liquid.
Tags: Corrosion, UltraTech
November 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature
By Deborah Lockridge, Senior Managing Editor
Attention to detail in spec'ing and maintaining trailers pays off in longer life and lower maintenance costs.
Tags: Maintenance, Spec'ing, Trailers, inspections, Corrosion, Electrical System
July 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature
By Steve Sturgess, Executive Editor
Vehicle duty cycles, type of operation, drivers, inspection practices and weather all play a part in establishing good brake maintenance procedures.
Tags: Maintenance, inspections, Vehicle Inspection, Corrosion, Brakes
March 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature
Tips to consider about road-deicidng chemicals when ordering new trucks
Tags: repair, Spec'ing, Corrosion
Aggressive road salts require consideration of tougher materials.
Tags: Corrosion, Weather
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