Getting to Know Your Starter
Have you ever wondered your semi-truck, manages to turn on? The secret behind their powerful ignition lies in a crucial component called the starter. In this blog, we'll dive into the world of semi-truck starters, exploring what they are, how they work, and what to do when they fail.
Getting to Know Your Starters and Alternators
When you turn the key in your semi-truck's ignition, you're setting off a chain of events that ultimately powers up the engine Two critical components that play a vital role in this process are the alternator and the starter. These unassuming devices play a huge role behind the scenes, keeping your engine running smoothly. In this article, our team of experts will dive into the basics of semi-truck alternators and starters, shedding light on their functions and mechanisms.
National Truck Driver Appreciation Week
National Truck Driver Appreciation Week (NTDAW) is coming up from September 10th through the 16th and we’re excited to celebrate! NTDAW is the perfect time for Americans to show that they appreciate the men and women who tirelessly deliver their goods on a daily basis. How can you show appreciation? That’s easy! There are a multitude of ways in which you can show appreciation to truck drivers around the nation. Read on to learn more about how you can contribute to the NTDAW!
Getting to Know Your HVAC System: Coils
Next up in our series on the HVAC system in your semi-truck, HVAC coils serve as an important piece in the process. To help you learn a little bit more about the coils in your heavy-duty vehicle’s HVAC system, the crew that makes up our team of experts has compiled the following information for you to look through. Read on to learn more about HVAC coils!
Getting to Know Your HVAC System: Evaporators
The HVAC system in your semi-truck or heavy-duty vehicle plays an important role in making sure you are in a comfortable driving environment. Your semi-truck’s HVAC evaporator is an essential component of this system is. To help you learn a little bit more about your HVAC system, we will delve into the world of semi-truck HVAC evaporators, their purpose, function, types, and signs they may be ready for replacement. Read on to learn more about HVAC evaporators!
Getting to Know Your HVAC System: Driers
If you’ve been following our series on the components that make up the HVAC system in your semi-truck, then you may be ready to ask about HVAC driers, what they do, and how they work. If so, you are in luck! Our team of product specialists have put together the following for you to read through. Read on to learn more.
Getting to Know Your HVAC System: Compressors
When it comes to the components that make up your semi-truck’s HVAC system, the compressor is one of the most important to be sure is working properly. To help you learn as much as possible about the commercial HVAC compressor in your heavy-duty truck, our team of product specialists has written the following article for you to look through. Read on to learn more!
Getting To Know Your HVAC System: Clutches
In the world semi-trucks, there's a hidden hero that plays a crucial role in keeping things cool - the HVAC fan clutch. But what exactly is it? Imagine you're driving your car on a hot day, and the engine starts to overheat. You turn on the air conditioner to cool down and keep yourself comfortable. But did you know that big trucks have their own cooling system specifically designed to keep the engine cool? That's where the HVAC fan clutch comes in.
Getting To Know Your HVAC System: Heaters
As drivers encounter different types of weather conditions on the road, ensuring their comfort and safety is incredibly important. That's where HVAC heaters come into play, acting as the unsung heroes that maintain optimal cabin temperatures. Our team of trucking product specialists has put together the following article to give you some insight into the workings of HVAC heaters, exploring how they function, their key components, and the essential maintenance practices to keep them operating.
Getting to Know Your HVAC System
One of the essential components that contribute to the comfort and safety of truck drivers is the Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) system. These systems play a crucial role in maintaining a comfortable cabin environment for drivers, regardless of the weather conditions outside. In this article, our team of experts has provided you with you a deep dive into the intricacies of semi-truck HVAC systems, exploring their functions, mechanisms, and key components. Read on to learn more about the HVAC system in your commercial truck!
Getting To Know Your Engine Cooling System: Cooling Tanks
Among the various components that ensure the smooth operation of a semi-truck, the cooling system plays a pivotal role in maintaining the optimal operating temperature of the engine. At the heart of this system lie cooling tanks – an essential element that aids in preventing overheating and sustaining the truck's performance. If you would like to learn a little more about the cooling tanks that make up parts of your engine cooling system, then you’re in the right place! Our experts have put together the following article for you to look through.
Getting to Know Your Engine Cooling System: Oil Coolers
Semi-truck engine cooling oil coolers are the unsung champions of heavy-duty machinery, ensuring optimal performance and longevity. These specialized devices regulate engine oil temperature, preventing excessive heat buildup that could lead to wear, inefficiency, and even catastrophic engine failures. By harnessing the principles of heat exchange, these coolers facilitate the transfer of excess heat from the oil to the surrounding environment, either through air or coolant. With various designs, from air-cooled to liquid-cooled and tube-and-fin to plate-type, these unassuming components play a crucial role in maintaining engine health and reliability, keeping the wheels of industry turning smoothly.
Getting To Know Your Engine Cooling System: Fan Clutches
In the realm of heavy-duty machinery and transportation, the importance of managing engine temperature cannot be overstated. One vital component that contributes to this effort is the fan clutch. If you have been reading our series on engine cooling and want to know more about fan clutches, then you are in luck. To help you learn more about fan clutches, out team of trucking specialists has put together the following article for you to read through.
Getting to Know Your Engine Cooling System: Water Pumps
Semi-truck engine cooling water pumps play an important role in the proper functioning and longevity of heavy-duty truck engines. These pumps are a vital component of the engine's cooling system, which is essential for maintaining optimal operating temperatures and preventing overheating. For those of you looking to learn a little bit more about the water pump in your heavy-duty vehicle’s engine cooling system, our experts have written the following article on the significance of semi-truck engine cooling water pumps, their functionality, maintenance, and advancements in this field.
Getting to Know Your Engine Cooling System: Charge Air Coolers
Amon the systems designed to help keep your engine cool, the charge air cooler is one of the most important components. To help you learn as much as possible about the impressive system that is the charge air cooler in your semi-truck’s, our team of product specialists has decided to put together an article that provides you the information you need to know as much about charge air coolers as possible. Read on to learn more about your truck’s engine cooling system!
Getting To Know Your Engine Cooling System: Radiators
It goes without saying that semi-trucks are one of the most important pieces of the transportation industry that we know today. At the center of commercial, heavy-duty, and semi-trucks, lies the cooling system radiator – a component that is integral in ensuring performance and longevity. The semi-truck radiator plays a critical role in maintaining the correct engine temperature at all times. In this article, our expert team of trucking specialists will dive into the inner workings of cooling system radiators and explore why they are the unsung heroes of the open road. Read on to learn more about the radiator in your commercial truck’s engine cooling system!
Getting to Know Your Engine Cooling System
Behind the powerful engines and robust frames that make up your semi-truck’s engine, there is a complex web of components that ensure heavy-duty machines operate efficiently and reliably. Semi-trucks and commercial vehicles generate immense heat during their operations, so engine cooling is one of the most critical aspects their functionality. To help you get better acquainted with the engine cooling system that helps keep your heavy-duty vehicle running as smoothly as possible, our team of trucking specialists has put together the following article where we will explore radiators, charge air coolers, water pumps, fan clutches, oil coolers, and cooling tanks.
Getting to Know Your Hydraulic System: Pistons and Rods
Among a semi-truck’s crucial components that ensure smooth operation and control are the hydraulic systems. At the heart of these systems lie a system of pistons and rods that play a pivotal role in converting hydraulic pressure into mechanical work.
Getting to Know Your Hydraulic System: Hydraulic Cartridges
To maintain the safety and efficiency of semi-trucks, advanced hydraulic systems that utilize hydraulic cartridges are designed to be essential components. For those of you looking to advance your knowledge on semi-truck hydraulic cartridges, their functioning, and the ways they optimize efficiency and performance in this critical industry, you’ve come to the right place. To help you learn more about the hydraulic cartridge in your commercial vehicle’s hydraulic system, our experts have out together the following article. Read on to learn more!
Getting to Know Your Hydraulic System: Gearboxes
Semi-trucks, heavy-duty vehicles, and commercial equipment are all made with a wide range of components that ensure efficiency and safety on the road. A crucial element that contributes to the smooth operation of semi-trucks is the hydraulic gearbox. A hydraulic gearbox is responsible for providing a constant supply of transmission fluid to the transmission and torque converter. To help you learn more about the hydraulic gearbox in your vehicle’s hydraulic system, our team of product specialists has put together the following article for you to look through. Read on to learn more!