Kenworth T680 on-highway trucks now come standard with the Jost JSK37USB fifth wheel. The fifth wheel actually has just four moving parts, with a simple mechanism that allows infinite adjustments, rather than the restricted motion associated with notched adjustments. Wear […]
ATLANTA, GA – SAF-Holland has unveiled a new steerable lift axle, and a retrofit kit for its Elite electronic lock indicator for fifth wheels.
Editor John G. Smith and Samantha Sarasin, Ontario Ministry of Transportation enforcement officer and provincial Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) instructor, stop at a dual wheel assembly during a Level 1 inspection. There, they search for potential issues involving tire condition, spring hangers, fifth wheels and more.
Tractors and trailers connect at the fifth wheel, and the so-called tug test is used to ensure there is no excessive play in the connection. Editor John G. Smith and Samantha Sarasin, Ontario Ministry of Transportation enforcement officer and provincial Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) instructor, explore the steps taken to ensure a secure connection.
SAF-Holland’s severe-duty slider system for fifth wheels offers nothing less than an 80,000-pound vertical load and 200,000-pound drawbar capacity.
SAF-Holland is introducing a new enhanced fifth wheel designed for terminal tractors — an application that couples more times in an hour than a linehaul tractor might complete in a month.
Jost’s Sensor Coupling System allows the driver to confirm that the fifth wheel is properly coupled from inside the cab
ST. LOUIS, MO – SAF-Holland has added a new on-highway sliding tandem axle air suspension and an electronic fifth wheel lock indicator to its expanding product line – and there’s already the promise of more to come.
The Fontaine Armor yard-truck fifth wheel is the only fifth wheel built specifically for the yard truck market
The new Fontaine Armor fifth wheel provides greater capacity, the first fifth wheel designed from the ground up specifically for yard trucks with less downtime
TRUSSVILLE, AL — A fifth wheel manufacturer has reportedly agreed to recall 6,800 pieces of equipment following a deadly crash.
Fontaine Fifth Wheel’s new adjustable plate mount replaces two brackets with one, reduces chassis weight
Fontaine says its new Ultra LT is the industry’s lightest fifth wheel slider system
A big new line of products from Fontaine