Maintenance

Haldex&#39;s new online calculator allows the fleet to input a number of factors to determine which type of brake is best for its application.<br />Photo: Haldex

News

Haldex Launches Online Drum-vs.-Disc Brake Calculator

Haldex's new web-based calculator was developed to allow fleets to input customized data so they can compare the overall cost of ownership between drum brakes and air disc brakes.

The ADB22X air disc brake now standard on LT Series tractors features a patented lightweight design that significantly reduces stopping distance and extends brake system life.<br />Photo: International

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International Announces Standard Air Disc Brakes For New LT Series Tractor

International Truck is making air disc brakes standard equipment on all axles for all models of the new International LT Series tractor, a move the company says is a first.

Michelin&#39;s long-term Visionary concept can perhaps be best summed up as a &quot;wheel with no air.&quot; Photo: Michelin

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Michelin Reveals ‘Wheel with No Air’ Tire Concept

Looking not unlike a lushly blue life form on James Cameron’s cinematic world of Pandora, the prototype of Michelin’s Visionary concept tire glowingly held center stage at the tire maker’s Movin’ On global conference on sustainable transportation.

Products

Liquid Wrench Pro Penetrant Features a Spray Nozzle With an LED

Liquid Wrench’s Pro Penetrant and Lubricant features a built in FlashSight LED light located above the spray nozzle to help users lubricate equipment in low light.

Products

Pirelli Launches Pentathlon D Long Haul Drive Tire

Pirelli has launched Pentathlon D, its first tire in the Pentathlon product line dedicated to long haul drive applications in North America.

Products

Two-Post Lift Designed for Strength and Flexibility

Forward Lift’s DP15 two-post lift is a lift for servicing vehicles weighing up to 15,000 pounds. Low-profile two-stage arms with lightweight adapters provide flexibility for spotting and lifting a wide range of vehicles.

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Bridgestone Follows Goodyear in Second Round of Tire Price Increases

Bridgestone has followed Goodyear in announcing a second price increase on its truck and bus tires this year.

Products

Fumoto Engine Oil Drain Valve Approved for Trademark

Fumoto has announced that its Engine Oil Drain Valve was approved for a trademark for its visual appearance.

Tread patterns are available for any type of operation from low rolling resistance drive tires to vocational tires. Photo by Jim Park

Articles

Retreading to Maximize Casing Value

Retreading extends the life of the most expensive part of the tire, which lowers cost per mile significantly. This is part five in a five-part series for National Tire Safety Week.

Source: Ryder System, Inc.

News

Webinar Explores Benefits of Outsourcing Fleet Maintenance

Listen in as fleet managers discuss their experience with outsourcing and how it has affected their cost control, quality of service, and vehicle uptime.

USEFUL WHITEPAPERS
How a Collaborative Approach To Fleet Fuel Maintenance Can Improve Vehicle Uptime
Find out how Penray’s collaborative approach to fleet fuel maintenance can improve vehicle uptime! Penray’s Fuel Doctor program addresses individual fleet needs through testing, independent lab analysis, recommendation of treatments and tank cleaning as well as long term maintenance program planning.
The Process of Turning Maintenance Data Into Actionable Information
Maintenance providers can help fleets gather crucial maintenance data and integrate it into the entire data stream to create intelligence that will improve operations.
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