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CVSA Offers Brake Safety Education at Symposium Event

The CVSA Brake Safety Symposium is a two-day program covering braking and brake-related technologies, regulations, inspection procedures, tools, and maintenance concepts.

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Hendrickson Adds Brake Maintenance Videos to Online Training Portal

Hendrickson Trailer Commercial Vehicle Systems has added more air disc brake maintenance training videos to its online training portal, Hendrickson-Academy.com.

TMC Developing S-Cam Brake Troubleshooting Guide

Work is underway on a long-overdue TMC Recommended Practices document addressing excessive applied stroke in S-cam brakes – a problem too often incorrectly addressed by adjusting the automatic brake slack adjuster.

DuraBrake Launches Truck and Trailer Caliper Parts Line

DuraBrake has introduced a line of caliper parts including guide bolts and seals to its current Air Disc Brake component offering.

Tool Measures Brake Wear without Removing the Wheel

Hendrickson Trailer Commercial Vehicle Systems debuted its air disc brake wear indicator tool at the Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week event in Las Vegas.

Meritor Launches Aftermarket Air Spring Line, Expands Kingpin Portfolio

Meritor made a series of announcements at Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week in Las Vegas, including launching an aftermarket air spring line, expanding king pin kit offerings, and providing a corrosion-resistant coating on hydraulic brake rotors.

Bendix Expands Heavy-Duty Aftermarket Brake Shoe Line

Bendix expanded its aftermarket brake shoe line to include a new steel/coreless shoe through its Bendix Basic Friction or Bendix Advanced Friction lines.

Brake Rotors Designed to Resist Corrosion

Federal Mogul’s Abex Brand has introduced a series of brake rotors designed to work in conjunction with the company’s air disc brake pads on heavy-duty vehicles.

DuraBrake Launches Air Disc Brake Program for Trucks and Trailers

DuraBrake, formerly Durametal, has introduced a new all-makes air disc brake program for heavy-duty trucks and trailers.

Q&A: Bendix's Bracht on the Changing Truck Industry

We recently caught up with Berend Bracht, president and CEO of Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems, at an industry event to talk about his first two years on the job in a rapidly changing industry, from electrification to connectivity to automation.