Federal-Mogul Introduces Abex Reduced Stopping Distance Brake Block
June 2012, TruckingInfo.com - Feature
Federal-Mogul's Abex commercial-vehicle drum brake block is now available and meets Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard 121 Reduced Stopping Distance requirements.
FMVSS 121 has been amended to reduce the specified stopping distance to 250 feet, a 30% reduction, for new truck tractors built on or after August 1, 2011.
FMVSS 121 has been amended to reduce the specified stopping distance to 250 feet - a 30% reduction - for new truck tractors built on or after August 1, 2011.
The new Abex RSD drum brake block include three application-specific formulations engineered to enhance overall performance while meeting the new FMVSS requirement:
- RN: Premium organic, 20,000-pound axle rating, copper-free formulation
- RSM: Premium semi-metallic, 29,000-pound axle rating, for RSD and severe service applications
- RSC: Premium semi-metallic combo formulation, 23,000-pound axle rating
For more information, click here