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50 • May 2017 www.concreteproducts.com FEATURE TRUCKS & COMPONENTS HENDRICKSON TRUCK CVS | TRAXX ROD TORQUE RODS Company bills Traxx Rod as a new benchmark in voca- tional torque rod weight and bushing walk-out perfor- mance. The design achieves up to 3x longer life versus conventional forged or cast torque rods, engineers note, and incorporates high strength materials utilizing Hendrickson's expertise in robotically-welded fabrica- tions. Traxx Rod bushings and rod bodies are specif- ically designed for each capacity and application cri- teria. The flexible rod design can accommodate a straddle or taper pin bushing and package with any hub size and length. — Hendrickson Truck Commercial Vehicle Systems, 630/910-2800; www.hendrickson-intl.com Construction-grade Armor Max Pro Grade MSD features cool-running base compound plus rugged tread design for enhanced on- and off-road traction, and is available with DuraSeal technology, which helps seal nail- hole punctures up to ¼-inch in diameter in the tire's repairable tread area. "All of our tires have been designed to offer optimized performance, along with low cost of ownership, thanks to our cutting-edge research, development and manufacturing capabilities," says Goodyear Marketing Man- ager Evan Perrow, adding that the company is also expanding its bias tire product offering in order to better meet construction industry needs. Along with the Armor Max series, Goodyear offers fleet operators a range of management tools, including EMTrack, a performance mon- itoring system that provides custom reports based on tire tread depth, inflation level and other important measurements. The Tire Trac online management tool helps construction operations monitor commercial truck tire installations, field performance and main- tenance opportunities. — Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co., www.goodyearotr.com, www.good- yeartrucktires.com GOODYEAR TIRE | ARMOR MAX CUSTOMER TRAINING PORTAL Hendrickson Academy, a new interactive online education portal, presents video-based mainte- nance and or repair procedures for Hendrickson suspensions and components, among them: Maxx22T trailer air disc brake systems; TireMaax Pro automatic tire pressure control systems; HXL3, 5, 7 Ready-To-Roll wheel-end compo- nents; and, vocational application-geared Haulmaax suspensions. Training is available to fleet and service technicians looking to hone technical skills and add to their own professional development. Educational pods are designed for those who want to learn on their own time and at their own pace. Ideal for fluctuating technicians' schedules, three- to 100-minute videos can be viewed any time day or night. Technical liter- ature is also available for downloading. Upon successful completion of a course, including a brief test, a certificate file is provided with a printable option. Courses can be found at www. hendrickson-academy.com. www.hydronix.com 692 West Conway Rd, Suite 24, Harbor Springs, MI 49740 Tel: (231) 439-5000 Fax: (231) 439-5001 Microwave Moisture Measurement Technology Reliability Service and Support Nobody Does It Better!

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