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
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