WABCO to provide advanced air disc brake to Hendrickson

WABCO to provide advanced air disc brake to Hendrickson

WABCO announced it has signed a long-term supply agreement with Hendrickson Trailer Commercial Vehicle Systems to provide an advanced air disc brake (ADB) system for trailers in North America.

As part of the agreement, WABCO will launch its MAXX22T in North America, the most optimized ADB system for trailer applications in the region. The new system combines WABCO’s braking technologies with Hendrickson’s medium- and heavy duty suspension and axle systems.

WABCO’s single-piston design features approximately 25% fewer parts compared to other air disc brakes available in the market, the company said. WABCO’s MAXX22T represents the commercial vehicle industry’s lightest air disc brake in North America. It contributes to WABCO and Hendrickson’s system offering overall weight reduction of up to 100-lbs. on tandem axle trailers, thereby, helping to improve vehicle fuel efficiency or enable an increase in transport payload, the company stated.

To find out more information, visit www.meritorwabco.com.

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