Heavy Duty Trucking

SEP 2014

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114 HDT • SEPTEMBER 2014 www.truckinginfo.com EquipmentReport Chicago Pneumatic high-torque pistol impact wrench C hicago Pneumatic has added a 1-inch impact wrench to its line- up, the CP7776 1-inch high-torque pistol impact wrench. The pistol grip impacts provide the operator with the power to handle applications such as off-road equipment and heavy-duty maintenance and tire repair work. The CP7776 has 1,770 pounds-feet of torque, incorporates three power settings in both forward and reverse for better operator control, and features a pinless closed reinforced rocking dog clutch, a rubber bumper to protect the tool clutch housing, an ergonomic handle and a multi-posi- tion side handle for better handling. Circle 341 on Reader Action Card or go to www.hdt.hotresponse.com Mack adds MP8 505C+ to engine lineup M ack Trucks now offers the Mack MP8 505C+, which was built on the 13-liter MP8 engine plat- form and offers 505 horsepower and 1,860 pounds-feet of torque. The MP8 505C+ delivers the maximum amount of torque in all gears to maximize fuel efficiency. According to Mack, the MP8 505C+ is ideal for long-haul applications and those requiring the muscle to easily conquer mountainous terrain. The MP8 505 C+ is available in the Mack Pinnacle Axle Forward and Axle Back models. The Pinnacle model is designed for durable over-the-road hauling with a Mack Advantage chassis to optimize payload. Circle 342 on Reader Action Card or go to www.hdt.hotresponse.com Phillips Industries liftgate sockets with swivel technology P hillips Industries has introduced new single- and dual-pole liftgate sockets with swivel and automatic disconnect features. The S1 and S2 Swivel Sockets are designed to extend the life of the liftgate charging cable and socket by providing cable strain relief near the base of the plug and eliminating pull-away damage to the socket, while also allowing 80 degrees of swivel from side to side so it can follow Kenworth T880 adds natural gas option K enworth an- nounced a natural gas option for its T880 vocational truck. The factory-installed Cum- mins Westport ISX12 G natural gas engine puts out 400 horsepower and 1,450 pounds-feet of torque. The engine is available with manual, automatic and Eaton Ultrashift Plus trans- mission options, including 10-speed LAS and 13-speed MHP series. The Cummins Westport ISX12 G can run either compressed natural gas or liquefied natural gas and is an option on the T880 day cab and 52-inch mid-roof sleeper configurations. Kenworth says the natural gas option is ideal for T880 dump trucks, mixer, refuse, pickup and delivery, and other applications with up to a maximum of 80,000 pounds gross combined ve- hicle weight. The T880 also includes air-assisted hydraulic clutch, complex reflector headlamps, a five-piece Metton hood, and lightweight, factory- installed lift axles. Circle 340 on Reader Action Card or go to www.hdt.hotresponse.com For more details on these and other new products, see our online Product News section at www.truckinginfo.com/npn. Sign up for weekly new product e-newsletters at www.truckinginfo.com/newsletters.

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