Hot Stuff and Cool Services – October 2020
Cordless and powerful
The cordless M18 Fuel 1-inch D-handle high torque impact wrench with One-Key from Milwaukee Tool is designed to improve productivity for users who fasten 2-inch and larger bolts. The M18 Fuel replaces the need for pneumatic wrenches with the Powerstate brushless motor delivering up to 2,000 foot-pounds of nut-busting torque and 1,900 foot-pounds of fastening torque. Redlink Plus Intelligence ensures maximum performance and protects the tool against overloads, overheating, and overdischarge. The Redlithium battery pack provides more work per charge and more work over the life of the pack. A four-mode drive control feature provides users the versatility to switch between modes to match the power and speed for the application. One-Key provides the ability to customize, track, and manage the wrench, as well as set a repeatable torque. For more information and to locate a dealer, visit MilwaukeeTool.com or call 800-SAWDUST (800-729-3878).
On-the-go muscle treatment
Theragun mini from Therabody is a pocket-sized muscle treatment that is scientifically calibrated to deliver therapeutic benefits for the body. Compact but powerful, Theragun mini goes wherever you do. Slip it into a jacket pocket or stow it in your gear for easy access to help ease cramps, knots and tension after a long day on the road. Built-in QuietForce Technology provides nearly silent operation at 1750, 2100 or 2400 percussions per minute. The smooth, ergonomic grip is easy to hold while reducing strain on your hands and wrists, and the battery offers up to 150 minutes of sustained run time. The Theragun mini comes complete with a soft case, standard ball attachment and a power adapter. It is available in both black and white. Visit Theragun.com for more information and to order.
LED surface-mount versatility
The 358 Series of LED interior lighting from Peterson Manufacturing is a lower-profile, flat-back bar light ideal for surface mounting to a trailer’s center ceiling or sidewall. The multiple-volt design is compatible with 12-volt and 24-volt systems. Each model is available with either standard 7.5-inch stripped leads or terminated with 0.18 bullet connectors. The lights come in three bar lengths: 6-inch, 12-inch and 18-inch, with outputs of 300, 500, and 1000 lumens, respectively. The 18-inch light features wires on both ends to accommodate daisy-chaining multiple lights. All lights in the 358 Series feature an integral molded seal that meets IP67 ratings for dust, moisture and vapor resistance, also making them suitable for exterior use. More information is available at PMLights.com or by calling 800-821-3490.
Headphones designed for staying present
Aeropex wireless headphones from AfterShokz allow open-ear listening by using patented bone-conduction technology. Unlike traditional headphones that use speakers to transmit sound, AfterShokz use transducers that send mini vibrations through the cheekbone and deliver sound directly to the inner ear, bypassing the eardrum. Aeropex headphones are fitted for long-term wear without compromising comfort, feature a long-lasting battery and provide premium sound for music, phone calls, and audio books. Constructed of durable components like OpenFit titanium, all AfterShokz headphones are designed to stand up to high-impact activities or life on-the-go and feature wraparound flexibility for reliable stability. For more information and to order, visit AfterShokz.com.
Protection for your SCR system
BlueDEF Platinum diesel exhaust fluid from Old World Industries is designed to significantly reduce harmful deposits in the selective catalytic reduction system. BlueDEF Platinum is a mixture of high purity synthetic urea, deionized water and a proprietary formulation featuring its new Advanced System Shield Technology. When used regularly, it can help optimize fuel economy, save money on costly repairs and sustain the life of your SCR system. It is manufactured under ISO 22241 guidelines to ensure the highest product quality and is API registered, meeting or exceeding original equipment manufacturer specifications for diesel exhaust fluid. Visit BlueDEFPlatinum.com or call 800-323-5440 for more information and to locate a dealer.
Ride in comfort
Link’s ROI Cabmate, now available in retrofit kits, delivers an immediate improvement in ride quality, stability and comfort. The aftermarket kits are designed and engineered to replace original, factory-installed cab suspensions. ROI Cabmate’s electronic control unit uses proprietary algorithms to interpret a constant data stream from an accelerometer monitoring the motion of the cab. It also uses a position sensor that measures the position and velocity of the cab relative to the frame. The system responds at speeds beyond human perception, adjusting shock absorber stiffness with computer-controlled precision. The kits are available for Freightliner Cascadia, Kenworth T680, International LT Series, Peterbilt 579 and the Volvo VNL and VNR Series. Visit ROICabmate.com or call 800-222-6283 for more information and to locate an OEM dealer. Read contributing editor Tom Berg’s review of the product here. LL