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Webb Wheel purchases Stemco Trifecta pre-adjusted hub assembly product line

Webb Wheel says it will continue production of the Trifecta line as it is manufactured today.

Five reasons application matters when spec’ing wheel ends, wheels

Let’s take a step back from the focus on efficiency and talk about application. Sure, getting the most out of your truck is important, but if you aren’t putting just as much consideration into the impact your application has on your equipment, then you’re potentially setting yourself up for maintenance issues that could cost more

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Top brake questions, answered

The No. 1 job of truck brakes is safety; within that application, there’s more than one way to stop a truck. Drums have been the brake of choice for many trucks, but air disc brakes (ADBs) continue to gain popularity in nearly all heavy-duty on-road applications. “Current [ADB] market penetration is in the 12% to

Webb Wheel OEM explains wheel end installation procedures

Webb Wheel‘s OEM business unit published its Q2 newsletter containing information about the proper wheel end installation procedures for mounting outboard brake drums onto piloted hubs. According to Webb, correct installation procedures need to be followed to avoid damage to both the drum and hub. To prevent damage to both the drum and the hub, Webb

Webb Wheel’s LifeShield technology protects rotors from corrosion

Webb Wheel disc brake rotors are now available with an added barrier against corrosion to extend rotor life and replacement intervals. Webb’s new LifeShield technology creates an invisible protective layer across the entire rotor surface to resist corrosion beyond what traditional coatings offer. Vehicle testing through an entire winter on roads treated with salt and other

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Webb Wheel OEM launches quarterly technical advice newsletter

The OEM business unit of Webb Wheel has launched a quarterly newsletter containing  information about wheel end specifying and maintenance practices. The one page newsletter will include technical advice for maintenance management, technicians, drivers and others who interface with wheel end components on their trucks and trailers. The inaugural issue published in February gave guidelines