Brake Parts

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July 20, 2017

Federal-Mogul Boosts Air Disc Brake Production Capacity

Federal-Mogul's Abex ADBHD1369 air disc brake pads will now be produced at an ISO/TS 16949:2009-certified manufacturing facility in Glasgow, Kentucky.

January 31, 2017

Webb’s New Brake Drum Addresses Trailer Airflow Issues

Webb Wheel Products has introduced a new brake drum to its wheel end portfolio of products, optimized for use in trailer applications.

October 12, 2016

Opti-Lite Brake Drum Offers Fleets a Lightweight Aftermarket Option

Meritor has expanded its wheel end portfolio to include Opti-Lite brake drums, positioned as a cost-conscious lightweight drum option.

August 2, 2016

Brake Parts Inc. Taps Cameron for National Sales Post

Aftermarket industry veteran Jack Cameron has joined Brake Parts Inc. as national sales manager of commercial vehicles, BPI announced.

March 18, 2016

ConMet Offers Lightweight Version of TruTurn Brake Drum

ConMet has added a new lightweight version of its popular TruTurn brake drum called the TruTurn Lite.

January 27, 2016

Accuride Previews Lightweight Composite Brake Drum

Accuride president and CEO Rick Dauch spoke about the company’s recently acquired metal matrix composite technology during a briefing at HDAW, explaining the role MMC would play in Accuride’s lightweight components.

September 30, 2015

Stemco Changes Brake Drum Color to Counter Fakes

Stemco has switched its Genuine CentriFuse brake drum product line to a new blue color to distinguish the products from fake overseas copies.

May 29, 2015

Opti-Cast Brake Drum Made for Light and Medium Duty

The Meritor Opti-Cast 16.5-by-7 inch brake drum is designed for light- and medium-duty, on-highway applications.

April 6, 2015

Webb Wheel Newsletter Gives Drum Removal Tips

Webb Wheel has published a newsletter providing tips on how to remove brake drums that are stuck due to corrosion.

December 18, 2014

ConMet Releases Lightweight Brake Drum

Consolidated Metco released the TruCast brake drum which the company calls competitively priced and designed for optimum braking performance. ConMet has also updated its line of hub rebuild kits.

September 2, 2014

Stemco Launches CentriFuse HD Line of Brake Drums

Stemco says its new CentriFuse HD brake drums designed for severe service applications provide up to double the service life of full-cast brake drums.

July 31, 2014

Accuride Reports Strong Second Quarter Results

Accuride Corp. says its Fix and Grow strategy is working, reporting operating income for the second quarter doubled year over year. The first half of 2014 is the first time it's reported positive net income since 2007.

February 17, 2014

Stemco Motor Wheel Becomes a Lightweight Supplier to Freightliner and Western Star

Stemco Motor Wheel, manufacturer of brake drums for commercial vehicles, announces its CentriFuse Lightweight Brake Drum is now a published option for certain Freightliner and Western Star trucks models.

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