The ConTractor Rack combines features from the company's standard TracRac system–100 percent rust-free 6000 series aluminum construction and overhead racks with 1,000-pound carrying capacity–with upgrades for pros, including accommodation for side boxes, toolboxes, and bed liners; a built-in cantilever extension for safe support of longer loads; and a snap-in sign bracket for the owner's information and logo. The unit has full modular construction; its bolt-on design requires no drilling into the truck for installation. 800-501-1587. www.tracrac.com.
The Genesis Tri-Fold tonneau cover is made of double-sided, tear-resistant fabric with a black matte finish and all-black rails and bows. The unit comes completely assembled for installation in less than two minutes, says the maker. It features a quick-release cam-action design for tension and security and buckle-style closure straps for storage while open. 888-588-6049. www.lundinternational.com.
Reading Truck Body
The company has added new features and options to its Classic II service body, including a removable stainless steel knee brace to protect against corrosion and allow the tail to swing down completely; twice as many compartment dividers; a flat cargo area on most models for additional space in the cargo area including room for flat storage of 4x8 sheets; rectangular rear lights; redesigned top-opening Spacemaker lids with two props, rotary catches, and push-button release; and a cargo area light. Other details include heavy-duty hidden door hinges; galvannealed pressed diamond floor plate and tailgate inner panel; wider, automotive-grade rubber door seals; lock striker reinforcement; and an audible alarm system. 800-458-2226. www.readingbody.com.
Diamondback Truck Covers
The three-panel DiamondBack Truck Cover features front and rear panels that allow for easy access to both ends of the truck bed; users also can fold back one panel to open a portion of the truck bed space for hauling. The cover features center-panel water channels, a full compression seal, stainless steel external hardware, and zinc-plated steel internal hardware. 800-935-4002. www.diamondbackcovers.com.
The Tonn-O-Rac is designed to work with the company's Top Spin soft tonneau cover, allowing users access to the truck bed without having to remove the rack or its contents. The system installs directly to the tonneau cover's rail system with easily adjustable and removable crossbars and also features upper and lower T-slots for flexible mounting. The aluminum rack has a black powder-coat finish and comes with stainless steel hardware. 800-736-1610. www.global-accessories.com.
The BedRug "lifestyle liner" is versatile for work and play: Users can haul rough materials like concrete blocks without damaging the bed, but the cushioned, non-slip surface also can securely carry personal items like groceries. Made of polypropylene bonded to a molded, closed-cell foam, the product is weatherproof, fade resistant, and resistant to sulfuric, hydrochloric, and battery acids. 800-462-8435. www.bedrug.com.
The self-contained, vehicle-mounted PowerPlant combines an air compressor and a winch. The winch has a three-stage planetary geartrain, Gen II motor, contractor design with less current draw and improved reliability, and an automatic load-holding brake. The air compressor has a 4.6-hp motor, built-in intercooler, high and low pressure regulating switches, a thermal sensor, and an airflow rating of 12 cfm at 0 psi and 5 cfm at 90 psi. PowerPlant comes in 9,500-pound and 12,000-pound versions. 503-659-8750. www.warn.com.
With the capability to mount on the inside roof of a van, truck with metal cap, or enclosed trailer, the Knaack Sliding Ladder Rack gets the ladder off the floor, providing more room for other storage and making it easy to remove the ladder without disturbing other tools and equipment. The rack accommodates up to an 8-foot A-frame or extension ladder. It holds the ladder in place with a tension-locking device, eliminating the need for buckles, latches, or ties. 800-456-7865. www.knaack.com.
Creative Material Technologies
Creative Material Technologies
The CrystaLiner spray-on bed liner is made without solvents or VOCs and contains no MDI, which has been associated with safety and health concerns in the spray-on bed-liner industry, the firm says. The liner is weather resistant and is guaranteed not to split, crack, peel, bubble, or rot when properly installed. 413-284-0000. www.clearbedliner.com.