Newsletter - Issue 16 (April 2015)
Welcome to our March newsletter. Hoping our customers and families had a wonderful Easter !!
Franchise of the Year Award 2015
In our last newsletter we featured an article about our recent donation to “Give Me 5 For Kids” following our award from Natrad. We are proud to have this plaque displayed in our reception area.
With winter almost here, is your vehicle ready for the cold ? Now is a good time to check your anti-freeze !! It might also be a good idea to check that your heater, demister and wipers are functioning correctly. We are always available for technical or fault diagnosis assistance. Superior Radiators has “all your cooling needs covered”, so feel free to contact us with any of your cooling/heating queries.
This is a truck header tank; the original steel tank had rusted out so we fabricated a complete new tank in aluminium. All the work was completed in house.
We were contacted by a customer in the aerospace / aircraft industry to supply some cooling coils for an industrial autoclave. Autoclaves are used to produce aircraft structural components such as wing and fuselage. They can process a wide variety of materials such as thermoset and thermosplastic based composite aircraft parts with varying contours and complex shapes.
In addition, they are used to improve the efficiency and cost effectiveness of aircraft structural systems and ensure reliable and consistent processing methods.
We were able to have the coils produced in Australia by our supplier. They were manufactured and delivered in 10 working days.
A customer approached us with a overheating problem on a Isuzu Giga Truck. The issue was that the vehicle was being used for spraying and was set up with a large pump.
Because the truck was operating at high revs and low speed the standard radiator couldn’t cope with the load. We fabricated a complete new radiator assembly with a thicker core and aluminium tanks.
This is just an example of the many types of work we do and solutions we can offer.
FXR1000 / FXDY55 / CYJ330 GIGA
Did you Know
Did you know that Superior Radiators are a registered service depot for Air Radiators who supply original equipment for Kenworth, Iveco and Caterpillar?
We are able to offer original equipment replacement cores for these vehicles, also we can offer replacement cores and new radiators to suit all trucks including Western Star, International, Freightliner, Mack, Volvo, Scania, Sterling, Mercedes, Hino, Isuzu, Mitsubishi, Nissan UD and DAF.
We also offer the option to service or repair your existing radiator.
Q: What was the first official White House car?
A: A 1909 White Steamer, ordered by President Taft.
Q: Who opened the first drive-in gas station?
A: Gulf opened up the first station in Pittsburgh in 1913.
Q: What city was the first to use parking meters?
A: Oklahoma City , on July 16, 1935.
Q: Where was the first drive-in restaurant?
A: Royce Hailey's Pig Stand opened in Dallas in 1921.
Q: True or False? The 1953 Corvette came in white, red and black.
A: False. The 1953 'Vett's were available in one color, Polo White.
Q: What was Ford's answer to the Chevy Corvette, and other legal street racers of the 1960's?
A: Carroll Shelby's Mustang GT350
Q: What was the first car fitted with an alternator, rather than a direct current dynamo?
A: The 1960 Plymouth Valiant
Q: What was the first car fitted with a replaceable cartridge oil filter?
A: The 1924 Chrysler
Q: What was the first car to be offered with a "perpetual guarantee"?
A: The 1904 Acme, from Reading, PA. Perpetuity was disturbing in this case, as Acme closed down in 1911.
Q: What American luxury automaker began by making cages for birds and squirrels?
A: The George N. Pierce Co. of Buffalo, who made the Pierce Arrow, also made iceboxes.
Q: What car first referred to itself as a convertible?
A: The 1904 Thomas Flyer, which had a removable hard top.
Q: What car was the first to have its radio antenna embedded in the windshield?
A: The 1969 Pontiac Grand Prix
Q: What car used the first successful series-production hydraulic valve lifters?
A: The 1930 Cadillac 452, the first production V16
Q: Where was the World's first three-color traffic lights installed?
A: Detroit , Michigan in 1919. Two years later they experimented with synchronized lights.
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