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SAF-Holland integrates Haldex, expands system product offerings

The partnership between SAF-Holland and Haldex provides a broader product offering for trailer axle/suspension systems.

Brake pad development heading into the copper-reduced era

Five years ago, an agreement between the EPA, states and automotive industry players was signed to reduce the use of copper in brake pads. Next year, brake pads will need to reduce copper to less than 5% by weight, and then less than 0.5% by 2025. There’s no magic button that will make this happen;

Haldex air disc brakes now standard on Wabash trailers

Haldex and Wabash National Corp. announced thagt Haldex Air Disc Brakes will now be standard on all Wabash National van trailer configurations where air disc brakes are specified. Wabash will install the Haldex Air Disc Brake on trailers specified to include the disc brake feature. Haldex will continue to supply its Automatic Brake Adjusters and

Haldex and Wabash extend partnership agreement

Haldex and Wabash National Corp. have announced an extended long-term agreement for Haldex to continue to be the standard brake adjuster and actuator supplier on Wabash, Transcraft, Benson, Brenner, Beall, Walker and Bulk trailers. The agreement lasts through 2021. “Haldex has a long-term relationship with Wabash, being standard position for the Haldex Self Adjusting Automatic

Watch: Heavy-duty Aftermarket Week—On the show floor

Las Vegas played host to the 2018 Heavy-Duty Aftermarket week recently, and the show offered a bevy of press announcements. (Click here for all the news from HDAW 2018.) Here are some of the highlights. Meritor announced a new product portfolio strategy with distinct aftermarket brands that includes multiple price points. The portfolio offers Mach

Haldex ModulT air disc brake now offered by Hendrickson

Hendrickson has recently added the Haldex ModulT air disc brake as a product offering for trailer applications. Features of the Haldex Air Disc Brake ModulT, according to the company, include: Features a unique combination of low weight and high performance for a broad field of applications. The single-tappet mechanism provides excellent pressure distribution. The result

Haldex partners with OptiCat to provide standardized electronic product information

  Haldex has announced a partnership with OptiCat to provide standardized electronic detailed product information. Haldex says that working with OptiCat gives it the ability has the ability to provide updated data in a standardized format for customers. Haldex says this initiative will provide customers with consistency of quality data, custom templates for custom data formatting,

Haldex partners with Fras-le to offer air disc brake pad repair kits

Haldex is now offering a full line of all-makes air disc brake (ADB) pad repair kits for its North American customers through a joint sales and marketing partnership with Fras-le, which is part of the Randon Companies group. Through this co-brand agreement, Haldex will market products under the “Midland” brand and assume the primary sales,

Haldex Automatic Brake Adjuster receives standard position with International

The Haldex Automatic Brake Adjuster (ABA) has been awarded standard position for all S-Cam Brake Assemblies for International Class 8 tractors (LT, RH and Lonestar series). “We value our partnership with Navistar and the confidence they have in our clearance sensing brake adjuster,“ said Walter Frankiewicz, president of Haldex North America and senior vice president

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Maintenance tips for truck brake friction

In terms of brake friction maintenance, there is a lot more to look out for beyond whether the pads or friction is worn. The surrounding parts should also be checked in any inspection. For our in-depth story on brake friction, we interviewed brake experts from Bendix, Haldex, Hendrickson, Meritor, SAF-Holland, TMD Friction and WABCO. These

What you need to know about brake friction

If you are spec’ing brakes, I’m sure I don’t need to tell you that lately, the brake market is increasingly split into two categories: the tried-and-true drum brakes, and the up-and-coming air disc brakes (ADBs). Although most heavy-duty vehicles on the road still use traditional drum brakes, which cost quite a bit less than disc

Haldex receives supplier recognition from Wabash

Wabash National has recognized Haldex as a top-performing supplier for the period of July 2016 to June 2017. “Even though we’ve had some delivery challenges, our dedicated and hardworking staff has resulted in Haldex being recognized by one of our key customers,” said Walt Frankiewicz, president of Haldex Brake Products and senior vice president of