Corrosion

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April 21, 2016

Ram ProMaster City Vans Recalled

The recall, tied to corrosion affecting an electrical connector, covers nearly 24,000 vehicles in the 2015 and 2016 model years.

March 24, 2016

Grease Designed to Handle Heat in Harsh Environments

Valvoline has introduced a new heavy-duty grease called Valvoline Cobalt Grease, designed to maintain protection in difficult environments.

March 15, 2016

TMC Members Share Corrosion Experience, Advice

At the recent meeting of the ATA's Technology & Maintenance Council, fleet members talked about road salt-induced corrosion and how to combat it.

February 23, 2016

SAF-Holland's AAR Kingpin for Galvanized Upper Couplers

After the upper coupler assembly is hot-dip zinc coated to protect against corrosion, the machined kingpin is secured in it.

January 27, 2016

Meritor Launches PlatinumShield III Coating for Brake Shoes

Meritor has launched the PlatinumShield III coating for aftermarket customers purchasing new and remanufactured Meritor brake shoes.

January 27, 2016

Accuride Rolls Out Anti-Corrosion EverSteel Wheel Technology

At HDAW, component supplier Accuride launched its EverSteel wheel technology, designed to prevent corrosion in steel wheels, as well as two new lightweight aluminum wheels.

December 22, 2015

Today’s Trailer Landing Gear

Landing gear can make a driver’s job that much easier at the beginning and end of a haul, depending on how well the components are protected and how well they work together.

December 14, 2015

Colorado Adds Corrosion Inhibitors to De-icers This Winter

The Colorado Department of Transportation is adding a bio-based corrosion inhibitor to the salt brines used for de-icing to reduce the potential damage to vehicles and roads this winter.

May 29, 2015

Dump Body Designed for Corrosion Protection

The Crysteel Manufacturing S-Tipper dump body is designed for contractors that need corrosion protection from harsh environments and corrosive materials.

April 21, 2015

How Corrosion Causes Electrical Problems

Almost every electrical or electronic problem with trucks today can be traced back to one single source: corrosion-induced voltage irregularities.

April 17, 2015

Valspar Paint and Primer Resist Corrosion

Talbert Manufacturing now offers Valspar R-Cure 800 as its standard paint designed for better corrosion protection and longer lasting color and gloss.

April 6, 2015

Webb Wheel Newsletter Gives Drum Removal Tips

Webb Wheel has published a newsletter providing tips on how to remove brake drums that are stuck due to corrosion.

February 25, 2015

Crysteel Aluminum Dump Body Saves Weight

The Crysteel Manufacturing A-Tipper is an aluminum dump body designed for contractors and municipalities with improved strength, durability and efficiency.

February 17, 2015

Combating Corrosion at Wheel-Ends

Careful cleaning extends lives of components, while proper spec’ing heads off rust in the first place.

January 26, 2015

9 Tips for Better Trailer Maintenance

Don’t treat your trailers as an afterthought. Give them the attention they deserve by inspecting and maintaining them on a regular basis.

December 29, 2014

Wix Releases Water Absorber for Hydraulic Oil

Wix Filters has launched a new proactive molecular hydraulic oil water absorber that offers ongoing protection from all forms of water including bound, free and emulsified.

December 12, 2014

DEF Transfer System is Corrosion Resistant

Innovative Products of America released the DEF Transfer System, expanding its line of fuel management equipment.

December 10, 2014

Prestone Releases Additives and Extenders for Heavy Duty

Prestone Products has added Supplemental Coolant Additives and Extender Liquid Coolant Additive corrosion inhibitors to its line of heavy duty cooling system solutions.

November 24, 2014

Avoiding Damage From Aggressive Cargoes

The Liquid Products Database lists 5,000-plus substances and how they affect the interior walls of tank trailers.

October 14, 2014

Lightweight Antares Flatbed is Easy to Fix

Antares Equipment’s new 48 foot flatbed trailer comes with a fixed wide-spread air suspension and is designed to be lightweight for better efficiency. The trailer is aimed at specialty vocations like steel and chicken hauling.

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