Brakes

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 ...

Bendix EverSure double-diaphragm spring brake

January 23, 2012

The Bendix EverSure double-diaphragm spring brake for drum brakes has a lightweight construction designed to improve fuel efficiency, reduce vibrations and increase payload, the company says. The brake also comes with NoTouch technology, which eliminates ...

Haldex automatic brake adjuster covers

January 23, 2012

The Haldex covers for the self-setting automatic brake adjusters help maintain optimum brake lining-to-drum clearance to reduce stopping distances and increase control, the company says. The front and rear covers do not have rivets and ...

Haldex ModulX Air Disc Brake

January 20, 2012

The Haldex ModulX DB22LT Air Disc Brake slides on four stainless steel slide pins, providing a more compact, stable design than the standard two-pin design. The stainless steel pins increase corrosion resistance and require no ...

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