Wheel Ends

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February 12, 2015

Stemco Buys ATDynamics, Integrates Product Lines

ATD's trailer aero devices will complement Stemco's tire-inflation products, executives say.

January 9, 2015

Webb Wheel Launches Specialty, Vocational Business Unit

Webb Wheel OEM launched its new Specialty Truck Business Unit focused on dedicated sales and service support for specialty and vocational equipment operators and OEMs.

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.

November 26, 2014

Accuride Reaches Contract Agreement for Illinois Facility

Accuride Corporation successfully reached a new four-year collective bargaining agreement with the union at its Rockford Operations facility in Rockford, Ill. The accord gives Accuride long-term agreements with all four U.S. and Canadian union represented operations.

November 20, 2014

SKF Offers Extended Warranty on Wheel End Products

SKF launched new premium wheel end system extended warranty packages with the SKF Trouble-Free Operation program for trailer OEM and retro fit markets.

September 8, 2014

More Secure Wheel Ends from a New Manufacturer

A new company offering wheel-end parts which it says are designed to fit more securely and last longer.

July 29, 2014

Webb Ductile Iron Hub Sheds 3.5 Pounds

Webb Wheel OEM has redesigned its ductile-iron TN-model trailer hub to make it lighter and to simplify brake drum installation. The hub now weighs 35 pounds, which Webb claims is the lightest ductile iron hub available for 25,000-pound-rated TN trailer axles.

June 24, 2014

Wheel-end Maintenance Saves Tires, Brakes

A little extra diligence in the shop, or a bit of mechanical assistance, can help fleets avoid the irritants associated with loose wheel bearings, like irregular tire wear, premature brake relining and even wheel-offs.

April 16, 2014

SAF Integral Air Disc Brake Axle System

SAF Holland introduced its new SAF Integral Air Disc Brake Axle System with P89 Wheel End Package.

December 12, 2013

Low-Cost Wheel End Brake Components Increasing Penetration in the Aftermarket

The growing Mega Trend of urbanization and the consequent increase in vehicles in operation has culminated in more stop-and-go traffic than ever before. This has lead to higher wear and tear in wheel end brake components, creating a strong case for the class 4-8 commercial vehicle wheel end brake components market, according to a new analysis from Frost & Sullivan.

October 7, 2013

Why Do Wheels Come Off Trucks?

We don't hear many reports of wheel separations anymore, but that doesn't mean we have solved the problem. Reliable estimates suggest unplanned separations still occur at a rate of probably several per day. Exact numbers are hard to determine because many incidents go unreported.

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