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Feb 9, 2004

Anodized Gladhands from Phillips Industries Fight Wintertime Corrosion

Santa Fe Springs, CA (February 10, 2004) Gladhands, a critical component in the trailer air-brake system, are one of the most vulnerable to corrosion caused by magnesium chloride, salt and other de-icing chemicals. Phillips Industries, the leading supplier of this product to the heavy-duty industry, offers STA-DRY® Anodized Gladhands as the best protection against harsh winter corrosion-causing conditions. Anodized to MIL-A-8625, Type II, Class 1, they are fitted with color-coded steel connector plates and E-coated hardened steel screws for additional corrosion resistance. Further, the optional urethane seals on service and emergency, straight and angle mount Anodized Gladhands ensure a longer life than standard products.

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Philips Industries is a leading supplier, innovator and manufacturer of advanced electrical and air brake interface equipment for the commercial vehicle industry. The company is a supplier to virtually every major tractor and trailer manufacturer in the U.S. and a leader in the North American parts aftermarket. Based in Santa Fe Springs, CA, Phillips Industries is QS9000 certified and has manufacturing and distribution facilities throughout the U.S. and Canada.