North Central Utility Blog

Brake Safety Week Sept 6-12

Brake Safety Week is upon us.  Next week, September 6-12, 2015, tens of thousands of vehicles will be inspected by state and federal inspectors nationwide. According to CVSA, inspectors are looking for "brake-system components to identify loose or missing parts, air or hydraulic fluid leaks, wor...

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Why Mandrel Foam Trailers Beat Panel Foam Construction

When thinking of refrigerated trailers, also known as "reefers",  they may be described as a big white box on wheels.  To many, these trailers "all look the same", but inside are products like cheese, meat, ice cream or blood plasma. The construction of the trailers is an exterior aluminum pane...

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Repairs, the Right Way!

At Badger Utility we have a vast list of trailer service capabilities.  We do everything from DOT inspections up to rebuilding and trailer fabrication.  We have been at this since 1976, and our repair procedures and quality standards are second to none.  Simply put, “we stand behind our repairs...

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Reefer Foam Methods

In this edition of the Badger Blog, we will talk more about Reefer Trailer repairs.  In the first installment called Delamination Explanation, we talked about the quality of interior liners, how they have changed over the years,  their mode of failure and different ways to repair the punctures and...

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Tire Inflation Systems – Their Time Has Come

Tire inflation systems were introduced over 15 years ago. Arm chair engineered products have become more sophisticated and major vendors to our industry are plowing time and money into further development of these products. An under-inflated tire creates excess heat resulting in premature wear ...

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