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Corrosion

November 2014, TruckingInfo.com - Department

Avoiding Damage From Aggressive Cargoes

A corrosive fluid pitted this stainless steel tanker’s interior and started serious rusting. It might or might not be repairable. Once pitting occurs, the material is weakened and it’s likely to happen again. Knowing exactly what a commodity is enables a carrier to use the correct type of tanker and avoid such expensive damage.

By Tom Berg

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

Bendix: Strong Friction, Protective Coating Help Combat Rust Jacking in Brakes

Choosing high-quality friction materials can help combat rust jacking, according to Bendix.

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

Ultra-Ever Dry Protects Against Corrosion

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

Maintenance Report: Trailers

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

Brake Maintenance

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

Preventing Trailer Corrosion: Spec'ing To Cope

By Tom Berg

Tips to consider about road-deicidng chemicals when ordering new trucks

Tags: repair, Spec'ing, Corrosion

March 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Preventing Trailer Corrosion: Spec'ing Against Corrosion

By Tom Berg

Aggressive road salts require consideration of tougher materials.

Tags: Corrosion, Weather

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