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NRS Brakes expands coverage for Class 4, 5, 6 Hino Trucks

NRS Brakes is expanding its galvanized brake pad coverage for Hino Class 4, 5 and 6 trucks. The pads are re-engineered to exceed the performance of the original brake pads to help operators reduce downtime, the company says. The pads are re-engineered and manufactured in North America by NRS Brakes. NRS Brakes use fully galvanized

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Meritor offers of all-makes Aftermarket air disc brake rotors

Meritor Inc. announced Meritor-branded, all-makes aftermarket air disc brake (ADB) rotors for linehaul, refuse, vocational, coach and trailer applications. The announcement came at Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week. Designed with high-quality cast iron to keep peak temperatures low during brake operation, Meritor rotors offer durability and long friction life as well as excellent fade resistance, the

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Wheel ends in the winter: What you need to know

Safety systems like full stability and collision mitigation can be valuable on winter roads, but they perform at their best only when the brakes at the wheel-ends are also in peak condition to deliver stopping power.

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WABCO launches intelligent anti-lock braking system for trailers

WABCO Holdings Inc. has introduced the Intelligent Anti-Lock Braking System, iABS, its anti-lock braking system for commercial trailers.

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NRS Brakes Launches New Galvanized Brake Pad Line

NRS Brakes’ new brake-pad program for national fleet accounts covers vehicles up to Class 7 and is tailored to the individual fleet operator’s vehicles, the company says.

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Bendix unveils wear sensing technology in air disc brake pads

Bendix introduced pad wear sensing on all versions of the Bendix ADB22X air disc brake (ADB), available for order on new equipment from select truck and trailer manufacturers. Bendix ADB wear sensing technology determines when a pad is nearing its replacement period and provides a signal via telematics that fleets can use to proactively schedule

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Meritor offers N-Type brake friction to meet state 2025 copper compliance laws

Meritor, Inc. is offering high-performing N-type brake friction engineered for a range of gross axle weight ratings and validated to offer performance and durability across multiple brake systems.

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Meritor launches single-piston EX+ LS air disc brake

Meritor Inc. announced the launch of the lightweight, single-piston EX+ LS air disc brake, a braking solution designed and engineered for linehaul and trailer applications. “After years of development, more than 300 lab tests and over 1 million miles of validation on the road, our EX+ LS air disc brake is designed to offer the

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Phillips reorganizes, promotes two presidents

Five distinct strategic business units (SBUs) have been created to focus resources on specific markets in order to be even more responsive to customer needs and innovative in product development.

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Jacobs Vehicle Systems delivers eight-millionth engine brake

This delivery comes less than two years after Jacobs shipped its seven millionth brake, and nearly 60 years after the company’s first engine brake.

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WABCO named supplier of the year by Wabash National

WABCO Holdings Inc. has received Wabash National’s Pinnacle Award for 2019, which recognizes Wabash National’s supplier of the year.

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Safety system service issues

Identifying brake component wear
trends, training technicians and implementing best practices leads to
increases in uptime and lower costs