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Haldex unveils Midland air, electrical products

May 2, 2019 by John Smith

Haldex has unveiled a lineup of Midland 3IN1 ConnectSets, seven-way cable assemblies, tractor-trailer jumper air lines, tender kits, and a wider array of brake hose assemblies that include dual live swivel fitting configurations. In 2016 the company relaunched the Midland […]

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Truck air systems are under pressure in cold temperatures

February 1, 2019 by John Smith

TORONTO, Ont. — Cold temperatures and water can lead to only one outcome, and ice has no place in a truck’s air system. Frozen moisture can disable compressors, along with any of the multitude of air valves in the system. Plunging temperatures, like we have seen across much of the Lower 48 in recent weeks will be put air systems to the test. Hopefully your systems are not found wanting.

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Tramec Sloan integrates filter in gladhands

January 31, 2019 by John Smith

Tramec Sloan has introduced a new gladhand that will help take care of your air. Integrated Filter Gladhands, as the name implies, incorporate a serviceable inline filter in their bodies to keep debris out of the air system. No separate […]

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Clear and Present Danger: Your trailer air system

November 1, 2016 by John Smith

Tractor and trailer air systems may be among the least proactively maintained parts of trucks. Put another way, fleets tend to ignore them until there’s a problem.

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AIR SYSTEM BASICS

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Air is just as essential as fuel to keep your truck running. Here’s how to keep from running out.