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Clear the Air: Don’t be sidelined by a failing air compressor

March 16, 2018 by John Smith

TORONTO, Ont. — Admit it. A truck’s air system probably isn’t your most pressing maintenance concern. The systems are pretty reliable, and beyond changing the air-dryer desiccant cartridge every couple of years, you probably don’t give the rest of the system any more attention than it absolutely needs. While its primary function is supplying air for the brake system — an important task in its own right — other components on the truck need air, too. Automated transmissions, for example, and certain emissions system components.

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Power to the job site

January 30, 2018 by John Smith

Larson Electronics’ trailer-mounted work station brings plenty of portable functionality to a job site. The WAT-18×6-TNDM-LT.WLD.DG.AC-MOD1 comes with a 30-foot telescopic light tower with  6kW generator, a second 11kW stand-alone generator, Lincoln multi-process welder, two-stage air-compressor, and digital meter for […]

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Bendix Adds Reman Parts

May 12, 2015 by Rolf Lockwood

New all-makes line of remanufactured parts launches with more than 100 compressor part numbers

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Oil Separator from Chicago Rawhide

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Chicago Rawhide has introduced an internal oil separator as an accessory for its Turbo-2000 and HD-2000 Brakemaster air dryers.

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AIR COMPRESSOR

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

The new Haldex 365 meets the needs of demanding applications

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FOUL-WEATHER PREPARATIONS

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

If it’s not wintertime in your neck of the woods, it’s time to get ready. Pay special attention to your air system.

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AIR DRYERS: AVOIDING FREEZEUPS

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Your air-brake system never likes too much moisture, but especially not in winter. From the December 2002 issue.

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CAT’S NEW AIR COMPRESSOR

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

The Cat 270 provides cleaner air and greater reliability, plus quieter operation than current models.

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Work Truck Power

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Miller Electric’s newly enhanced EnPak for work trucks improves productivity and jobsite functionality. It reduces truck idle time, fuel usage, engine hours, and maintenance costs