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.

CentriFuse Lightweight Brake Drums are designed for weight-sensitive applications to increase payload or fuel efficiency.

The 16.5-inch by 8.62-inch CentriFuse drum now available weighs 100 pounds, which is the lightest brake drum in the industry for that specification, according to the company.