Cargo Tanks/Trailers en Wabash National receives Federal Clean Industry Certification for Mexico operation <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Wabash National Corporation, a diversified industrial manufacturer and North America&rsquo;s leading producer of semi-trailers and liquid transportation systems, has received the Federal Clean Industry Certification at its production facility in San Jos&eacute; Iturbide, Guanajuato, Mexico.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cargo Tanks/Trailers News Wed, 09 Aug 2017 14:46:00 +0000 55671 at FMCSA stepping up oversight of cargo tank repair facilities <div class="node-body article-body"><p>FOR the past few years, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has been pursuing tank truck safety, focusing more on the cargo tank repair and service facility side than the transportation side.</p> </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cargo Tanks/Trailers Hazmat/Safety Fri, 04 Aug 2017 17:49:00 +0000 55401 at Elsevier updates "Bretherick's Handbook of Reactive Chemical Hazards" <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Elsevier has published the eighth edition of Bretherick&#39;s Handbook of Reactive Chemical Hazards, edited by Peter G Urben. This expanded edition provides the latest updates to help prevent the explosion and loss of containment of chemicals.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cargo Tanks/Trailers News Sun, 23 Jul 2017 15:03:00 +0000 55281 at Accuride launches ProFinish steel wheel refinishing <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Accuride Corporation has announced the introduction of ProFinish steel wheel refinishing service for the North American commercial vehicle aftermarket.&nbsp;</p> <p>Now in full operation, ProFinish will refinish all steel wheel makes with Accuride&rsquo;s advanced Steel Armor coating that delivers best-in-class corrosion protection and carries a 12-month warranty against rust damage. Accuride is the first commercial vehicle wheel manufacturer to refinish wheels for the aftermarket using the same advanced system used to apply its original-equipment wheel coating.&nbsp;</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cargo Tanks/Trailers Trucks News Wed, 19 Jul 2017 13:52:00 +0000 55151 at New OPW Twist-Lok dry disconnect couplings minimize fluid loss <div class="node-body article-body"><p>OPW Engineered Systems, part of OPW&#39;s Fluid segment within Dover Corporation, now offers its new Twist-Lok dry disconnect coupler. With its user-friendly operation and simple handling, the new Twist-Lok provides a quick, easy connection with minimal product loss.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cargo Tanks/Trailers News Wed, 19 Jul 2017 13:12:00 +0000 55141 at OPW Engineered Systems launches Kamvalok Flat Dry Disconnect coupler, adaptor <div class="node-body article-body"><p>OPW Engineered Systems, part of OPW&#39;s Fluid segment within Dover Corporation, has released its new Kamvalok Flat Dry Disconnect coupler and adaptor.</p> <p>Engineered with all the same industry-leading features and benefits as traditional OPW Kamvaloks, the major technological advancement in the Kamvalok Flat is the incorporation of flattened connection points, including patent-pending smooth, flat-face poppets. This design effectively eliminates all cavities where liquid can pool and subsequently spill upon disconnection, reducing up to 85% of fluid loss at disconnect.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cargo Tanks/Trailers News Wed, 19 Jul 2017 13:09:00 +0000 55131 at Westmor Industries adds 80,000-lb truck-and-pull tank to transport lineup <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Westmor Industries has launched its new 80,000-lb truck-and-pull tanker that is designed to meet market needs in the western United States. Built to DOT406 code, the unit is manufactured with a lightweight, ergonomic design.</p> <p>&ldquo;The advantage of the 80K transporter is that it designed to provide greater payload and still get into the tight places that it needs to get into,&rdquo; says Jason Soulon, Westmor&rsquo;s branch manager for the plant in Shawnee KS.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cargo Tanks/Trailers News Tue, 11 Jul 2017 16:36:00 +0000 55001 at Tank Conference gives, receives updates <div class="node-body article-body"><p>TANK trailer engineers gave updates on two Department of Transportation proposals during a meeting held at the TTMA convention April 27.</p> <p>The two biggest issues involved rear end protection of tank trailers and a potential regulation that would track safety-related incidents and the shops that performed the safety inspections on the trailer. John Conley, former head of National Tank Truck Carriers gave a short update on the issues.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cargo Tanks/Trailers Fleet Management Wed, 05 Jul 2017 13:48:00 +0000 54851 at <p>Participating in the Tank Conference meeting at this year&rsquo;s TTMA convention are <strong>[standing]:</strong> Dave Shannon, MAC LTT; Zach Coley, Heil Trailer International; John Freiler, TTMA; John Cannon, Wabash National; Corey Kirk, Tremcar Inc; and David Hill, Wabash National Corporation.</p> <p><strong>[Seated]:</strong> Randy Williams, Stephens Pneumatics Inc; Grant Smith, West-Mark; Bryan Yielding, MAC Trailer; Gary Christian, ED Etnyre and Company; and Tom Anderson, LBT Inc.</p> Werts Welding now selling Mac, Mac LTT trailers <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Werts Welding &amp; Tank Service Inc, a 60 year company providing tank truck &amp; trailer parts, sales, and service to the tank industry, has announced a partnership with Mac Trailer and Mac LTT as an authorized dealer at branches in Tampa FL and Birmingham AL.</p> <p>Werts Welding will now be able to offer petroleum, dry bulk, chemical, asphalt, and fertilizer trailers to the Werts customer base with the Mac brand.</p> <p>Please contact Brian Maw (813-841-1198) in Tampa FL or Travis Cross (205-238-9277) in Birmingham AL for all Mac trailer needs.</p> </div> Cargo Tanks/Trailers News Wed, 05 Jul 2017 13:06:00 +0000 54891 at Viking Pump announces $1.75 million lab expansion <div class="node-body article-body"><p>In keeping with Viking Pump&rsquo;s commitment to provide customers with innovative pumping solutions for the most challenging fluid handling needs, the company recently invested $1.75 million to expand its full-service research and testing laboratory.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cargo Tanks/Trailers Transloading News Wed, 28 Jun 2017 14:56:00 +0000 54821 at