New Meritor brake package introduced

New Meritor brake package introduced

ArvinMeritor announced the availability of the Meritor Severe Service Q Plus heavy-duty brake system for vehicles that operate in harsh or rugged environments.

The system is designed to extend service life and improve asset utilization in vehicles used in construction, refuse collection, firefighting, off-road and other severe use situations.

The SSQ Plus system consists of larger brakes along with upgraded bushings, seals and hardware. The manufacturer said that fleet testing on 30 refuse vehicles over a period of 26 months, indicated that time between brake relines could increase from 2.3 months to 13 months, a potential increase of over 500 percent.

The SSQ Plus package will be available as an original equipment option on both new vehicles and for aftermarket applications.

For more information, visit www.arvinmeritor.com.

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