Lighting

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June 13, 2017

International LT to Come Standard with Truck-Lite Mirrors, Lights

Truck-Lite announced that three of its components will be standard equipment on International Truck’s 2018 LT Series heavy-duty truck.

March 20, 2017

Commentary: See the Light…and Everything Else

North American headlight standards are inherently dangerous because they don’t allow brightness levels to match the speeds we travel, says executive contributing editor Rolf Lockwood. It’s just too easy to “over-drive” your lights.

December 2, 2016

Power Converter Features Waterproof Design

The DCP-5-HD heavy duty power converter from Larson Electronics is a 5-amp waterproof power supply that converts 120- or 240-volt AC electrical current to 12- or 24-volt DC current.

October 20, 2016

Grote Offers Snap-In Cover Plates for Lights

Grote’s Snap-In Cover Plates are a quick and simple to install light cover for retrofits and lighting upgrades on commercial vehicles.

September 13, 2016

Phillips Expands Permalite XT Lighting Lineup

Phillips Industries’ Permalite XT 4-inch round clear reverse light offers high durability with improved resistance to impacts, corrosion, harsh chemicals and UV exposure.

July 1, 2016

Truck-Lite Launches Redesigned Website

Lighting products manufacturer Truck-Lite has launched a redesigned version of its website with improvements to its navigation, design, search and online commerce section.

February 28, 2016

Trailer Light-Out System Shown by Truck-Lite

Truck-Lite says its new Light-Out Detection System alerts drivers of one or more trailer lights that are dark. The system replaces the nose box and distributes power among lighting circuits, and signals a light-out condition by illuminating a warning lamp on the trailer’s nose.

November 17, 2015

LED Backup Lamps Can Replace Incandescents

Optronics International says its new LED backup lights are a cost-effective replacement for incandescent backup bulbs on tractors.

October 12, 2015

Permalite XT Features Brighter Illumination

Phillips Industries’ Permalite 4-inch Round Stop-Tail-Turn Lights use 9 diodes for brighter illumination.

August 26, 2015

HD 500 Series Lights Designed to Stand Out

Optronics' HD 500 Series LED stop, tail, turn lamps are designed with a three-dimensional lens feature and brighter illumination for improved ability to stand out compared with other lighting.

July 8, 2015

Rechargable Shop Light Lasts For up to 6 Hours

Snap-On’s ECFBAR300 Rechargeable Shop Light can operate for three- or six-hour runtimes depending on the setting.

February 16, 2015

Optronics LED Lamps Impervious to Damage, Resistant to Theft

SuperLamps are waterproof and highly resistant to contaminants, while LampLock fixtures cannot be removed without destroying them, making them useless to a thief.

January 22, 2015

Grote Industries Hires New VP of Engineering

Grote Industries has hired Michael R. Henderson as its vice president of engineering. Henderson will be responsible for all Grote Engineering and be tasked with implementing the company’s new product development process.

January 12, 2015

Frozen Foods Fleet to Install Forward LED Lighting on 700 Trucks

KLLM-Frozen Food Express announced that it would be installing Truck-Lite LED forward lighting on all of its new trucks. It will begin installing the lighting on all 2016 Freightliner and Volvo models, nearly 700 trucks.

January 8, 2015

Why Can't Those 3 Upper ID Lights Be Mounted Low?

The three identification lights at the top-rear of the trailer, mounted around the center line of the vehicle, are to alert following drivers that the vehicle equipped with these lights is wider than 80 inches.

October 23, 2014

QuickSpin: LED Headlights vs. Halogen

A comparison between a set of standard halogen headlamps and LED headlamps reveals, well, there is no comparison.

October 14, 2014

Phillips Pigtail Harnesses Sealed for Protection

Phillips Industries released three new trailer harness pigtail products that are sealed to keep out moisture and contaminant. There are separate harnesses for stop-tail-turn, mid-turn and marker/clearance lights.

August 5, 2014

Optronics Redesigns, Cuts Costs of GloLight Lamps

Optronics International announced that its newest GloLight LED stop/tail/turn lamps will be smaller and less expensive.

July 2, 2014

Truck-Lite Starts Online Courses on Lighting, Wiring

An online series of technical courses is part of a Truck-Lite Training Institute recently begun by the lighting products manufacturer. A Lighting and Harness module is the first to launch.

July 2, 2014

Squinty Tail Lights Have a Reliability Benefit

Tom Berg spots an unusual trailer lighting system on the road. Grote LED light bars need only three pigtails to connect to the sealed wiring harness, reducing the chances for corrosion and electrical failures, he explains in his Trailer Talk blog.

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