These days, it seems like there is a lot of focus on getting trucks in-and-out of the service bays as quickly as possible. That certainly is an admirable goal because we all know the name of the game in trucking is uptime. It’s maddening to have trucks sitting in the yard or on a service provider’s lot waiting for bay space availability or parts.
Those are the areas where speed should matter. Better service scheduling can help eliminate some of that pointless waiting time.
Benecor, a manufacturer of Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) systems and a Husky Corporation strategic alliance partner, has introduced a new line of products designed to make DEF bulk storage and dispensing a reality for a wider cross-section of customers.
Benecor’s Mini-Bulk Standard Duty Series is available in three different sizes of DEF storage and dispensing capability. All are designed for use on standard fueling islands, with turnkey installation, the company noted.
Exa Corporation and Denso Corporation have announced a new collaborative partnership that the companies say will transform the way car makers have traditionally interacted with suppliers.
“The partnership enhances the product development process by moving key engineering and design work from automotive suppliers to a certified simulation-driven process that can be done much earlier in the development process, reducing the number of late-stage vehicle design changes,” the companies said.
Specific payload and towing numbers released today for the new 2017 F-Series Super Duty truck – a vehicle officially unveiled late last year – result in Super Duty models that offer “more towing and hauling capability than ever before,” according to Ford Motor Co.
Some of the data Ford is releasing includes:
Meet the next generation of Fumoto. The new Fumoto SX-series comprises two distinct, yet fully integrated parts: the through bolt and oil-flow control body, according to the company.
“The SX can rotate 360° which allows orientation to achieve a smaller profile and maximum protection,” the company said. “The unique through bolt design can be tightened independent of the valve body, allowing for a simple installation that easily avoids obstructions.”