Route 66 Truck & Trailer, a division of Farmers Oil Inc, opened in 2011 in Afton OK and specializes in MC330/331 pressure vessels. The R-Stamp shop is fully certified for DOT code tank repairs.
Route 66 Truck & Trailer is a family operation that includes Jeremey Graves, Julie Martin, and Larry Graves.
Route 66 Truck & Trailer can be found off a small stretch of the original US Rt 66 in Afton OK.
Technicians inspect a new suspension box on a trailer being refurbished.
Lifts from Stertil-Koni make it easier for mechanics to work under tractors.
During refurbishment, parts are staged on a pallet next to the trailer.
The parts room recently was reorganized with trailer and truck parts segregated from each other.
Trailer Shop Superintendent, Jon Meyer rewires trailer lighting. Meyer is one of the ASME-certified welders at the shop.
This Alkota unit is used in the hydrostatic testing operation.
Miller welding machines are used throughout the trailer shop.
This Scotchman metal worker is part of the fabrication equipment in the shop.
Welders replace a lot of upper coupler assemblies during refurbishment.
To prevent the sort of damage seen here, technicians line hose tubes with rubber.
A Lite-Check 920 is used to test trailer electrical systems.
Nitrogen is used as an inert atmosphere in tank trailers and to inflate tractor and trailer tires.
Tires are balanced on this Coats unit.
A Uni-ram solvent recycling system is used to separate solvents from paint solids. Solvents are reused while the solids are disposed of.
MC330/331 trailers get three to four coats of primer and two coats of paint in the 84-ft paint booth.
Ingersoll Rand compressors are used throughout the Route 66 Truck & Trailer operation.
All items of tank hardware are painted during refurbishment.