Brakes

Webb Wheel Aftermarket’s brake drum

April 14, 2014

Webb Wheel Aftermarket’s Vortex Unlimited brake drum features the company’s wear indicators and Cool Running Technology vents designed to conduct heat away from brakes and increase airflow to facilitate cooler operating temperatures, improved braking performance ...

Meritor’s enhanced brakes

March 07, 2014

Meritor has renamed and enhanced two braking products to help customers better identify them while improving their total cost of ownership. Meritor’s QPlus drum brakes now are named Q+ and have been enhanced for upgraded ...

High frequency brake drums

November 13, 2013

Webb Severe Duty offers a lineup of Webb Vortex brake drums for applications such as refuse trucks that are subjected to a higher frequency of braking stops. The drums are designed to help dissipate brake ...

Lightweight brake drum

September 25, 2013

Accuride’s 4000X Gunite Silver Lightweight Brake Drum uses engineered design enhancements and advanced metallurgy to provide an alternative to lightweight steel-shell drums while improving durability and performance at the reduced weight. The high-strength full-cast drum uses ...

TRP remanufactured brake program

January 10, 2013

TRP now offers brake linings for both 20,000- and 23,000-pound applications. Single brake shoes and kits are available in 15-by-4-inch and 16½-by-7-inch sizes for both tractors and trailers. The shoes are coined in a 1,000-ton ...

BrakeSentry brake-stroke indicator

March 28, 2012

The brake-stroke indicators are designed to meet new safety requirements. The universal indicators fit on any vehicle equipped with airbrake chambers that have an exposed 5/8-inch diameter pushrod. They take about three minutes per wheel ...

Peterbilt air disc brakes standard

January 25, 2012

Peterbilt has made front-axle air disc brakes standard across its entire Class 8 truck and tractor line. Also, Peterbilt has a Speed Control Management System that provides drivers with progressive, fuel efficient shifts while coaching drivers ...

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