Trends in flatbed flooring
- MAC Unveils Drop-Deck Moving Floor. // Trailer/Body Builders Exclusive Insight;7/10/2013, p3
The article previews MAC Trailer's first drop-deck moving floor.
- Newly Designed Aluminum Floor System Now Available on all 2003 Transcraft Trailers. // Fleet Equipment;Jan/Feb2003, Vol. 29 Issue 1/2, p42
Reports on the introduction of the interlocking aluminum floor system from Transcraft Corp. Features of the product; Availability of the product; Process of installing the floor system.
- Stuck like glue. Kilcarr, Sean // Fleet Owner;Apr2005, Vol. 100 Issue 4, p64
The article reports that Vanguard National explores new adhesive technology. It is finding ways to make trailers cost less, yet last longer. The article adds that one of the most costly parts of manufacturing a trailer is the man-hours it takes to rivet the sidewall to the frame, and every rivet...
- Floor polish. van der Meer, Iep // Truck & Driver;Nov2007, p62
The article focuses on the trucks of Floor Truck Factory (FTF). The FTF trucks, built in 1966, were the first trucks powered by Detroit Diesel engines, with Rockwell axles and Allison or Fuller gearboxes. The first FTF cabs were self-made jobs but later, they were ordered from Motor Panels. The...
- ALUMINUM FLOORING PRODUCT. // Environmental Design & Construction;Jun2008, Vol. 11 Issue 6, ps13
The article reports on the composition of aluminum floor tiles with a wide range of applications and aesthetics from AlumaFloor in the U.S. It notes that the re-smelting aluminum saves as much as 95 percent of the original energy to produce the product and to recycle building materials made of...
- Don't Be Bamboozled by Bamboo. Sullivan, C. C. // Buildings;Dec2011, Vol. 105 Issue 12, p26
The article offers guidelines on how to specify and install a high-performance commercial bamboo floor. It says that the maturity of bamboo at harvesting is crucial in terms of material quality. The author adds that it is important to check into the milling process when sourcing bamboo because...
- Floorboard Safety Check. Riley, Rene E. // Horse & Rider;Oct99, Vol. 38 Issue 10, p48
Outlines steps on how to clean, inspect, and condition a trailer's floorboards. Equipment needed; When to restore, repair or replace; Procedure.
- Focus on hard-surface flooring. // Buildings;Feb96, Vol. 90 Issue 2, p58
Presents a variety of hard-surface flooring. Includes solid vinyl tiles; Epoxy terrazo flooring systems; Granite floor tiles; Cementitious terrazo tiles; NI-wax sheet vinyl flooring; Resin flooring systems.
- `Wet' or `dry' system? Here's how they compare. Cole, Clayton // Air Conditioning Heating & Refrigeration News;9/25/95, Vol. 196 Issue 4, p22
Compares the wet and dry methods of heating suspended wood-frame floors. Design and installation; Operation.