Brakes Archives - Page 10 of 18 - Fleet Equipment Magazine
Bremskerl introduces air disc brake pads

A full line of air disc brake pads for OEM and aftermarket use is now available from Bremskerl North America. The company’s 8010 formulation is currently in use on truck, trailer, transit, coach bus, fire truck and refuse applications and is available from distributors in the U.S. and Canada.

Roll Stability Control now available on Western Star Trucks

Meritor WABCO Roll Stability Control (RSC) is now available on Western Star 4700, 4800 and 4900 truck models equipped with Meritor antilock braking systems.

Meritor distributes brake shoes with corrosion fighting coating

Now available for new Meritor lined aftermarket brake shoes is the company’s PlatinumShield II coating. To fight rustjacking corrosion caused by road salt and solvents, PlatinumShield II was developed to resist micro-abrasion caused by the movement of the brake lining against the shoe table during normal use.

Fras-le launches block production

Marking the first time the company has produced heavy-duty brake linings in the U.S., production has begun at the Fras-le friction manufacturing plant in Prattville, Ala.

TRP introduces reman brakes

TRP now offers an aftermarket brake program that offers brake linings for 20,000- and 23,000-lb. applications. The range includes single brake shoes and kits in 15×4-in. and 16.5×7-in. sizes for tractors and trailers, as well as medium-duty trucks and severe-service products.

DTNA names Meritor WABCO as exclusive supplier

Meritor WABCO has been named the standard position steer axle service brake chamber supplier for all Daimler Trucks North America air brake-equipped vehicles.

BrakeSentry indicators help in meeting CSA requirements

BrakeSentry visual brake stroke indicators improve brake safety, maintenance and compliance by providing drivers with a convenient and effective means to inspect critical brake adjustment conditions without having to crawl under vehicles to mark and measure pushrod stroke at each airbrake chamber.

Meritor WABCO receives fifth consecutive Wabash supplier honor

Meritor WABCO has been awarded a 2012 Platinum Supplier Award from Wabash National Corp., marking the fifth consecutive year the company has earned the honor.

Meritor launches Fras-le hydraulic disc brake pad program

Meritor’s Aftermarket business has begun distribution of the Fras-le “Work Truck and Fleet Disc Brake Pad Program” in North America. The program includes a complete line of hydraulic disc brake pads for Class 1c-7 vehicles and is positioned to help aftermarket customers expand friction sales into new vocational market segments.

Haldex receives ‘Best in Class’ marketing award

Haldex Brake Products Corp. has won a “Best in Class” Targeted Advertising & Marketing award for a direct mail campaign that generated awareness and stimulated a new product trial.

WABCO shows air disc brakes, lane departure technology

WABCO Holdings Inc. showcased its Maxx air disc brake technology, which the company said is a new and complete range of high performance, single-piston air disc brakes for trucks, buses and trailers worldwide, at IAA Commercial Vehicles 2012 in Hanover, Germany.

Daimler debuts Active Brake Assist 3

Daimler AG introduced the next evolution of its Active Brake Assist emergency braking systems for commercial vehicles, based on the radar system used in Telligent proximity control, at the IAA show in Hanover, Germany.