Electrical maintenance problems are one of the top maintenance costs facing commercial vehicle operators today.
The Qwik Tech Tips newsletter published monthly by Phillips Industries addresses specific issues that can cause problems and offers "Qwik" solutions.
Phillips Industries is a leading supplier, innovator and manufacturer of advanced electrical and air brake interface equipment for the commercial vehicle industry. Their expertise in finding solutions through an aggressive testing and product development program can help any heavy vehicle operator reduce their own costs from electrical problems. For instance, corrosion build up in electrical systems causes enormous cost, in both time and money and Phillips is doing testing every day to find ways to reduce those costs. Phillips personnel are in constant contact with vehicle operators, asking about their problems and offering solutions.
- The molecular size of calcium and magnesium chloride are about half the size of ordinary salt (sodium chloride) and are highly soluble in water, creating a finer mist of spray that coats the vehicle, and fits into tighter spaces and cracks.
- Hygroscopic chemicals can absorb moisture from any source, including the air in low humidity conditions.
- Once dried, ordinary road salt on a vehicle generally will not start corroding until it becomes wet. However, hygroscopic chemicals pull moisture out of the air, and continue to do damage even after winter months have passed.
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