KINGPIN SPECIALISTS

OUR PROCESS

STEP 1: POSITIONING

STEP 1: POSITIONING

Once the target trailers have been identified, repairs begin. Trailers are marked out of service and are positioned

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STEP 2: CLEANING

STEP 2: CLEANING

The pin is first cleaned and inspected to ensure the bolster plate is free from cracks and warping.

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STEP 3: WELDING

STEP 3: WELDING

When clean, our CWB certified welders begin welding using a special seat design to deposit weld material evenly

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STEP 4: MACHINING

STEP 4: MACHINING

The machining is done using a portable lathe. Our "POVOL" (Portable Orbital, Vertical Operating Lathe) is a patented

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STEP 5: REPAIRED KINGPIN

STEP 5: REPAIRED KINGPIN

When complete, OUR remanufactured kingpin is dimensioned to SAE J700 and J2228. Our pins are tested at this

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FROM OUR BLOG

LATEST NEWS

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Trailer Upper Coupler Least-Maintained Truck Component

Even since the Technology and Maintenance Council released its RP 750 report on the recommended practices for maintaining the “upper coupler structure

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It’s The Little Details That Affect a Truck’s Performance
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It’s The Little Details That Affect a Truck’s Performance

I read an interesting article on TruckingInfo.com about the myriad problems a

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Why King Pin Repair Makes More Sense Than Replacement
Sep18
Why King Pin Repair Makes More Sense Than Replacement

Every semi-truck or tractor-trailer depends on one small piece of equipment for

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