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DOT Safety Inspection Clinic

 YOUR SHOP—2018: Your technicians just concluded a complete suspension rebuild of a customer’s road tractor. They replaced the king pins. They replaced the springs, pins, and hangers. They replaced the bushings on the tandem air-ride suspension. They aligned the tandems to the steer axle. They set the toe, set the caster and corrected the axle camber. All is good! You completed an expensive repair and now, you are ready to send a happy customer out … Continue reading

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Reminder: Membership Dues

REMINDER To those of you who have already submitted your 2018 Annual Dues for ACOFAS, many thanks. To those who have yet to respond, remember that all ACOFAS training sessions, such as the one listed above, are offered at a reduced rate to those companies that are members.  Please refer to last month’s Newsletter and attachment regarding reduced dues and free banner orders. Remember: ACOFAS 2018 Dues are due by April 15, 2018.

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3M Composite Training Clinic

Tuesday, November 28, and Wednesday, November 29, 2017 Minneapolis, Minnesota The use of composites is increasing in all industries. Aerospace and marine industries are close to 50 percent composite use. The automotive industry is using composites for bumpers, hoods, grills, fenders, doors, and for much of the interior. The integration of composites into automotive design lightens the weight of the vehicle, resulting in fuel reduction, creates more flexible components, eliminates rust from salt or calcium … Continue reading

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