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Meet Dave Holsinger, Your Semi-Trailer Parts Supplier

Submitted by mbair on Thu, 06/03/2021 - 08:58
Utility Keystone's New Parts Manager Dave Holsinger

A PERFECT FIT FOR THE UKTS PARTS TEAM

Accommodating and determined are two words that help make Dave Holsinger a perfect fit at Utility Keystone Trailer Sales. And our parts team is proud to welcome him as our new parts team manager.

Dave has been in the trucking industry since he was 16 years old, starting as a technician in a small diesel shop. After 12 years, he moved on to a parts dealership, where he became the parts manager.

Bulkheads and Dividers for Multi-Temp Trailers

Submitted by mbair on Tue, 02/09/2021 - 17:49
Bulkheads and Dividers for Multi-Temp Trailers

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Load Dividing Bulkhead Types, Options, and Varying Product Volumes.

The term bulkhead in a single temp operation typically refers to the air-return bulkhead on the front wall behind the refrigeration unit. But in a multi-temp operation, the term bulkhead refers to the insulated divider between zones. And there’s a whole book of options you can use.

Multi-Temp Trailer Interior and Exterior Lighting

Submitted by mbair on Tue, 02/09/2021 - 17:43
Multi-Temp Trailer Interior and Exterior Lighting

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Interior and exterior lighting and controls are critical elements in the design of your trailer. And it is difficult to retrofit, so you've got to get it right when designing the trailer upfront.

Interior Lighting.

There has been significant innovation and technological improvement in LED lighting recently to create a bright environment for your driver to work inside the trailer.

Heat Evaporator Placement and Airflow in Multi-Temp Application

Submitted by mbair on Tue, 02/09/2021 - 16:49
Heat Evaporator Placement and Airflow in Multi-Temp Application

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Proper placement of your heat evaporator is crucial for controlling airflow.

If you place the evaporator too close to a side wall, or rear door, or bulkhead, you won’t get proper airflow.

You must work with your trailer salesman and evaporator provider to work out a strategy that will get you the proper airflow.

Lightweight Options for Reefer Trailers

Submitted by mbair on Tue, 02/09/2021 - 15:41
Lightweight Options for Reefer Trailers

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Hey everybody, Bill Zeamer here from Utility Keystone Trailer Sales.

In this series, we’re discussing Standard Trailer Options and Upgrades you’ll want to consider when spec’ing your next reefer trailer. Today’s topic is Lightweight Savings Options.

Some of those lightweight options you can build into your trailer are: