Brakes

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February 7, 2017

Bendix Brake Shoe Kits Reduce Installation Time

Bendix Brakes brand automotive brake shoe kits are designed to reduce installation time and include all of the necessary components for a complete brake shoe job.

January 13, 2017

Volvo Recalls Over 6,000 Trucks Due to Potential Brake Issue

Volvo Trucks North America has issued a recall of certain VNL, VNM and VNX truck models to incorrect software for controlling the electronic air dryer that may result in oil and water contaminating the brake system.

November 15, 2016

Stemco Introduces Lunar Air Disc Brake Line

Stemco’s Lunar line of air disc brakes are designed to meet original equipment manufacturer stopping distance standards from the National Highway Safety Traffic Administration.

November 14, 2016

Brake Service Violations Increase to 13.2%, CVSA Says

The results from the 2016 Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s Brake Safety Week have revealed a slight increase in out-of-service violations compared to last year’s inspection period.

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.

October 10, 2016

Navistar and Meritor to Co-Brand Fleetrite Brake Shoe Line

Navistar has agreed with Meritor to co-brand brake shoe kits offered through the Fleetrite heavy duty parts brand.

August 25, 2016

Bendix Wheel-End Package Available on International Trucks

A full wheel-end portfolio from Bendix is now available on a range of International Trucks medium- and heavy-duty models.

August 23, 2016

Raybestos Offers Complete Line of Class 1-8 Brake Pads

Raybestos truck and medium-duty brakes line offers all sizes of disc brakes from Class 1-8 vehicles, designed for everyday, heavy use in fleet applications.

August 15, 2016

Bendix Offers Remedy for Recalled Parking Brake Valve

Bendix has released a repair solution for the voluntary recall of about 200,000 of its SR-5 trailer spring brake valves.

July 26, 2016

CVSA Brake Check Puts 12% Out of Service for Violations

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance held its annual, unannounced brake check day on May 4, inspecting 6,128 vehicles in the U.S. and Canada.

July 19, 2016

Bendix Expands Formula Blue Hydraulic Brake Parts Line

Bendix Spicer Foundation Brake is expanding coverage of its Formula Blue line of hydraulic brake parts for light- and medium-duty vehicles ranging from Class 1 to Class 6.

May 3, 2016

Cotter Pin Designed to Prevent Brake Seizing

Cotter Pin Solutions’ Anit-Seize Cotter Pin is designed to prevent clevis pin seizing by holding it stationary, forcing a slack adjuster to rotate around it each time a brake is applied.

April 21, 2016

Fleet Specs Bendix Air Disc Brakes on Trucks and Trailers

Boyle Transportation is equipping Bendix ADB22X air disc brakes on all steer and drive axles of its fleet tractors as well as on all of its new refrigerated trailers.

April 20, 2016

Video: Wabco Talks Air Disc Brakes

Air disc brakes are every so slowly gaining market share and could be at 20% on heavy duty trucks within five years, predicts Jon Morrison, president of Wabco Americas. Senior editor Tom Berg interviewed Jon Morrison at the 2016 Mid-America Trucking Show.  

April 6, 2016

UL-Disc Air Brake Actuators Designed for Corrosion Resistance

TSE Brakes has released the UL-Disc Air Brake Actuators, designed specifically for use with transportation equipment.

March 31, 2016

Wabco Building U.S. Factory to Make Air Disc Brakes

LOUISVILLE, KY -- Sales of air disc brakes are now enough to justify American manufacturing, which should reduce prices and encourage more sales, says Wabco.

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.

February 28, 2016

Haldex Re-enters North American ADB market

The first member of the ModulT family to be introduced in North America is the 22.5-inch optimized trailer brake, weighing 70 pounds including pads. It will soon be followed with 19.5-inch and 22.5-inch air disc brake sizes for trucks and buses

February 8, 2016

Visi-Chek Shows Out of Compliance Brake Strokes

The Visi-Chek from TSE Brakes is a visual brake stroke indicator designed to quickly show if a vehicle brake stroke is in compliance.

February 1, 2016

SimpleCheck Tool Identifies Out-of-Adjustment Brakes

Meritor has released the AllFit SimpleCheck, air brake stroke measurement tool on its automatic slack adjusters designed to identify out-of-adjustment brakes.

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