Eliminator LP Dump Body Design
The Eliminator LP line is available in carbon steel, aluminum, and stainless steel construction in 9-ft and 11-ft lengths with interchangeable parts. A 12-ft model is available in carbon steel and aluminum. All Rugby Eliminator LP models are available with fold-down sides and feature Rugby’s patented EZ-LATCH™ upper tailgate mechanism. New features include a front corner post, standardized cabshields, understructure with installed wire harness loops, and bolt-on tarp hooks. Stainless steel Eliminator LP is corrosion-resistant and highly durable. The aluminum Eliminator LP bodies weigh up to 50 percent less than traditional carbon steel.
Mud Truck Series Line-Up
Vac-Tron Equipment, the industry leader in industrial vacuums, announces the addition of the MT (Mud Truck) series to its product lineup. Features of MT units include: a full-open, hydraulic locked and lifted rear door; 50 degree tank lift; reverse pressure for pressurized off-load of slurry materials through a 6-inch rear discharge valve; a 3-inch intake valve; a 12-inch primary shut off; a 12-gallon secondary capture tank; and full-length hose trays with 80 feet of 3-inch suction hose. MT units also include American-made vacuum pumps capable of 25 Hg mounted to the truck frame for PTO drive and a 2-year warranty. MT units’ debris tanks sizes range from 1500-4000 gallons.
Shell Rotella ELC-NF
Shell Lubricants introduces Shell Rotella® Extended Life Coolant-Nitrite Free (ELC-NF). The new coolant acts as a companion to Shell Rotella Ultra ELC™. Both products are designed to meet the requirements of nitrite free engine antifreeze/coolant formulations to better protect aluminum components. Shell Rotella ELC-NF provides improved protection of aluminum components. The coolant is proven for extended life operation in medium- and heavy-duty diesel, gasoline, LNG, and natural gas vehicles and engines, and may also be used in light-duty trucks. Rotella ELC-NF offers superior heat transfer compared to conventional coolants; it is compatible with other extended-life coolants and has no supplemental coolant additives (SCA). With consumers’ challenges in mind, the Shell Rotella coolant product portfolio has been designed to help make maintenance needs easier.
The first release in Advantage PressurePro’s TPMS+ platform, the PressurePro PULSE display gives users the most customizable and user-friendly tire pressure monitoring solution on the market. Providing users with fully adjustable vehicle configurations and viewing screens, PULSE features customer set-able, comprehensive alert offerings. PULSE alerts operators to problem tire situations before they become unsafe or costly. With numerous advanced monitoring options including built in data logging and RS232 and CAN protocols, PULSE not only gives users real-time tire performance data, either in-cab or remote, but delivers the information needed to add savings and efficiencies to operations.
MUNCIE POWER PRODUCTS, INC.
The Advantage+ Snow and Ice Control System
Muncie Power Products, Inc.’s Advantage+ snow and ice control system provides real-time support, better technology, cost savings, and ergonomic controls in a compact package. The Advantage+ system features a Wi-Fi powered, real-time support link with the ability to remotely view hydraulic system information. This support link allows Muncie Power engineers to electronically adjust valves and system parameters in real time to keep trucks on the road. The system features revolutionary snow and ice technology with its smart phone/tablet app, available for Android devices.
The Ox SuperDump from Ox Bodies® is ideal for sand-to-large aggregates up to 3- to 5-inch rock, wet batch cement, dirt, and asphalt. Featuring four, six, or seven axle configurations, the Ox SuperDump increases payloads up to 25 tons and 80,000 GVWR (in most states). The unit reduces operating costs by using fewer trucks and operators, increasing fuel savings, and maximizing profit potential. The Silent Drive Maxle® air-suspension trailing axle is designed to carry the extra weight of the payload and ensure a smooth ride with superb stability and long-term durability.
MAXON LIFT CORP.
Next Generation BMR Columnlift® Liftgate
MAXON Lift Corp.’s Next Generation BMR Columnlift® liftgate has a 6,600-lb max lifting capacity. It will feature a new bolt-on design concept, new platform opening/closing design with a single-piece mechanism, interchangeable rollers and slide pad tandem assemblies, and Polyethylene lower column protection pads. The Next Generation BMR Columnlift liftgate offers easier access to the main control switch and power down on demand feature, plus mechanical platform adjustments for all platform versions. Other features include new chain anchor position, new retention ramp locking mechanism, standard flashing lights, redesigned pump box, and much more.
MODERN WORKTRUCK SOLUTIONS: DECEMBER 2015 ISSUE
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