SKF has teamed with MacLean-Fogg/Metform, the U.S. manufacturer of the original Securex two-piece wheel nut, to be the sole aftermarket supplier of the SKF Securex two-piece nut solution for hub-piloted wheels.
“As a knowledge engineering company, SKF strongly values its partnerships with other leading OE aftermarket manufacturers, and we are eager to work with MacLean-Fogg in this product area,” says Leslie Kern, SKF heavy-duty product development manager. “The SKF Securex nut is an excellent addition to our product portfolio. We look forward to incorporating the SKF Securex in our technical-based training literature to educate customers about this safety critical component.”
The nut is designed to provide increased clamp force through more torque while maintaining optimized torque/tension, reducing total operating costs with extended life and improving fuel economy. Premium materials, including a PTFE coating that protects against corrosion and friction, are used to help protect against unplanned downtime and premature failures.
“We are pleased to have the opportunity to work with SKF and look forward to combining MacLean-Fogg’s OE quality two-piece wheel nuts – still preferred by OEMs – with the extensive distribution network that SKF has to offer in North America,” says Jay Pawlak, sales director commercial vehicles of MacLean-Fogg/Metform.