Fifth Wheels

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ELI-te includes a sealed control module, sensors at coupling and locking areas, and a power cable that is connected to the tractor's wiring system.

October 27 2016 - Products

Lights Tell Drivers If Fifth Wheel is Coupled to Trailer


White LEDs come on when a trailer kingpin is properly coupled to an ELI-te equipped fifth wheel, but two red LEDs begin flashing if the coupling is not made.

Tags: Vehicle Safety, Fifth Wheels, SAF-Holland

May 31 2016 - Products

Permatex Fifth Wheel Lubricant Reduces the Mess


Permatex Fifth Wheel Lubricant is designed to lubricate the fifth wheel top plates of a trailer without the need for tools.

Tags: Lubricants, Grease, Fifth Wheels

October 12 2015 - Equipment

The Armor Fifth Wheel is Designed for Yard Tractors


Fontaine Coupling Solutions has introduced the Armor fifth wheel, designed specifically for yard trucks.

Tags: Fifth Wheels, Fontaine Fifth Wheel

July 29 2015 - Products

Slick Plate Reduces Fifth Wheel Friction


Minimizer’s Slick Plate is designed to get rid of grease and prolong the life of a fifth wheel by reducing friction.

Tags: Trailers, Minimizer, Fifth Wheels

January 20 2015 - Products

Fontaine Adds Lightweight Mounts to Fifth Wheel

Fontaine Fifth Wheel

Fontaine Fifth Wheel is replacing two of its adjustable plate mount fifth wheel brackets with a single, lightweight model called the PML Adjustable Plate Mount.

Tags: Trailers, Fifth Wheels, Fontaine Fifth Wheel, Lightweighting

October 17 2013 - Products

Navistar Offers Holland Fifth Wheels on International Trucks

Navistar, SAF-Holland

SAF-Holland announced that Holland standard duty fifth wheel models are now a published option on Navistar’s International Truck models and available for immediate on-line installation.

Tags: Navistar, Fifth Wheels, SAF-Holland

October 15 2013 - Products

Navistar offers Jost as Option on Internationals

Navistar, Jost

Jost International fifth wheels will be available as factory installed options on International trucks manufactured by Navistar. Published Jost data book assemblies will include their cast iron, lightweight, cab actuated release and low lube product offerings.

Tags: Navistar, Fifth Wheels, Jost International

August 7 2013 - Products

Holland FWAL Fifth Wheels Available on all Class 8 Trucks


SAF-Holland, a global manufacturer of fifth wheels, announced that its exclusive Holland FWAL Aluminum Fifth Wheel is available at all Class 8 OEMs for online installation.

Tags: Fifth Wheels, SAF-Holland

May 21 2013 - Products

Amsoil Introduces Synthetic Fifth Wheel Grease


Amsoil introduces its Synthetic Fifth-Wheel Grease, which is engineered to provide protection for, and improve performance of, fifth-wheel hitches operating in trucking and trailer applications.

Tags: Trailers, AMSOIL, trailering, Fifth Wheels

February 14 2013 - Products

Volvo Makes Jost Fifth Wheels Standard

Volvo Trucks

Volvo Trucks will now equip fifth wheel coupling devices from JOST International as standard equipment on Volvo VN and VHD tractors manufactured at its Dublin, Va. plant., which assembles all Volvo trucks sold in North America.

Tags: Volvo, JOST, Fifth Wheels