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Aug 25, 2014

Phillips Industries Introduces Award-Winning Swivel Technology

Phillips Industries Introduces Award-Winning Swivel Technology For Single and Dual Pole Liftgate Sockets

Santa Fe Springs, CA (August 25, 2014) Phillips Industries has introduced single and dual pole liftgate sockets with the swivel and automatic disconnect features of their award winning STA-DRY® S7™. The new S1™ and S2™ Single and Dual Pole Swivel Sockets are designed to extend the life of the liftgate charging cable and socket by offering cable strain relief near the base of the plug and eliminating pull-away damage to the socket.

The S1™ and S2™ Swivel Socket features include:

  • Functionality that allows socket to swivel 80 degrees side to side following the tractor
  • Automatic disconnect
  • Anti-corrosion components throughout
  • Long-life and reliability
  • Necessary hardware included for ease of installation
  • Tested to over 1 million cycles

The STA-DRY® S7™ was the first Phillips socket introduced to the industry with the swivel and automatic disconnect features. It is being increasingly adopted by fleets that operate tractor/trailer combinations required to move in tandem in tight spaces.

Please visit us at to learn how Phillips products can make a difference in your operation.

About Phillips Industries

Based in Santa Fe Springs, CA, USA Phillips Industries is a leading innovator and manufacturer of advanced electrical and air brake interface equipment for the commercial vehicle industry. Phillips is a major supplier and partner to many top OEMs around the world and is a first choice for top fleets. They have manufacturing and distribution facilities throughout the U.S. and Canada as well as in Mexico, China and Belgium. Phillips maintains active memberships in key industry associations including TMC, SAE, Heavy Duty Manufacturers Association and state trucking associations. Their manufacturing facilities have received the top quality accreditations including ISO 9001, TS 16949 and ISO 14001.