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Performance Friction introduces new line of retrofit discs

Performance Friction Corp. announced a new line of retrofit discs fitting medium trucks equipped with the 66 mm and 73 mm pin slider hydraulic brake calipers.

Meritor WABCO introduces communications capability

Meritor WABCO Vehicle Control Systems introduced its InfoLink option for the Enhanced Easy-Stop Basic trailer Anti-lock Braking System (ABS).  The new option enables the driver to monitor and control trailer functions from the tractor, is available for semi- or full-trailers, and is compliant with FMVSS-121 requirements, the company said.

Haldex offers cross-reference CD

Haldex announced the availability of its new Master Cross Reference CD (MCR-CD) with part number cross reference for more than 128,000 OE, OES and competitive air brake and suspension control product part numbers.

Meritor WABCO brakes to be used on International MD trucks

Meritor WABCO Vehicle Control Systems will supply its new hydraulic power brake system as standard equipment on select medium-duty International Truck and Engine Corp. models.

WABCO premieres EBS for trailers

WABCO premiered its enhanced Electronic Braking System for trailers, the Trailer EBS E generation, which the company says offers a high level of integration that paves the way for simpler trailer braking.

Safety – Braking Systems

NHTSA calls for a 20 percent to 30 percent reduction in the required stopping distance for large trucks.

ArvinMeritor launches ELSA air disc brake models

ArvinMeritor introduced new 17.5 inch, 19.5 inch and 22.5 inch members of its Meritor ELSA air disc brake family.

Keep drivers happy & trucks on the road

A popular management strategy prioritizes problems according to cost or frequency of occurrence and attacks them from the most occurrences to the least. It’s a good concept because you should always be able to expect a good return for your efforts.

Carlisle now manufactures new heavy-duty brake shoes

Carlisle Motion Control Industries Inc. said it is launching a new line of OE quality brake shoes featuring induction hardened cam and anchor ends to prevent mushrooming and improve long-term durability.

Carlisle offers disc brake for fork lifts

Carlisle Industrial Brake & Friction introduced a new compact, hydraulic actuated, full circle disc brake designed for fork lifts and related equipment.

Crewson attacks automatic brake adjuster issues

MVS Crewson, a part of the MacLean Vehicle Systems group, said it has eliminated the two biggest longevity issues facing automatic brake adjuster owners with its new GENERATION II automatic brake adjuster.

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.