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Air disc brake line unveiled

August 20, 2018 by John Smith

Centric Parts, a division of APC Automotive Technologies has unveiled a new air disc brake program for Class 7 and 8 vehicles.

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Meritor optimizes air disc brakes

September 27, 2017 by John Smith

ATLANTA, GA – Meritor has unveiled an optimized EX+ air disc brake that will be available to Original Equipment Manufacturers in 2018.

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More trailers to benefit from disc brakes, ESC

March 23, 2017 by John Smith

LOUISVILLE, KY – Air disc brakes appear to be gaining ground on their drum-based counterparts, and their stopping power has a role to play in emerging automation options like platooning trucks, according to Bendix officials.

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Air discs on East trailers

December 21, 2016 by Rolf Lockwood

East Manufacturing now offers the Hendrickson MAXX22T as its preferred air disc brake package option

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Statistics prove air disc brakes coming on strong: Bendix

November 21, 2016 by Peter Carter

ELYRIA, OHIO-More than 16% percent of class 6-to-8 trucks across North America are running air disc brakes. The air-disc market has seen a 50% market increase since 2013. Also, a full 85% of those brakes are the Bendix ADB22X and this week, the ADB22X surpassed the 1.5-million-unit production mark.

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Bendix Wheel-End Package

September 28, 2016 by Rolf Lockwood

A full wheel-end portfolio from Bendix is now available on a range of International’s medium- and heavy-duty trucks

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Steerable Lift Gets Air Discs

July 8, 2015 by Rolf Lockwood

The SAF-Holland Neway LSZ steerable lift axle is now available with Bendix ADB22X air disc brakes

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ALUTREC OFFERS AIR DISCS

October 30, 2014 by Martin Smith

Quebec trailer maker says it’s the first in Canada to introduce Hendrickson
suspension systems equipped with air disc brakes.

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Steerable Lift Axle

October 30, 2014 by Martin Smith

Watson & Chalin has introduced the SL13K-1190 Tru-Track lift axle with steerable suspension and air disc brakes

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Air Disc Brakes For All Kenworth Trucks

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Air disc brakes from Bendix will be standard on all Kenworth Class 8 tractors and trucks.

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FRAS-LE AIR DISC PADS

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Product line covers more than 59 applications

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Spec Drum or Air Disc Brakes

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Meritor has introduced a universal knuckle for use with its non-drive front steer axles, giving global customers an easy way to spec either drum or air disc brakes. And making the parts-inventory challenge easier

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CTA chairman urges national solidarity

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

HALIFAX — Claude Robert, chairman of the Canadian Trucking Alliance, made an impassioned plea for a uniform regulatory regime across the country in his address to delegates at the Atlantic Provinces Trucking Association annual convention.

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TRAILER DISC BRAKES

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

WABCO shows off air disc brakes for commercial trailers

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Stop Distance Rule: Coming Summer ’08

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

LAS VEGAS — A U.S. rule requiring a 20 to 30 percent stopping-distance reduction for highway trucks will be officially announced this summer, a National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) official confirmed this week.