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.
- Maintaining battery cables can save time and money invested in making unnecessary repairs.
- Perform routine maintenance on the vehicle's battery to stop corrosion from battery acid build up that
has the potential to make its way into the charging system.
- Store cable in moisture free, dry environments, and use gloves when handling exposed copper wiring.
- Never pierce the battery cable jacketing and always use heat shrink tubing to protect the crimp connections between the lug and the cable.
From this month's issue...
Phillips' product solutions!