LOUISVILLE, Ky. – ArvinMeritor new Meritor Severe Service Q Plus (SSQ Plus) is a heavy-duty brake system for vehicles that operate in harsh or rugged environments.
The system is designed to extend service life and improve asset utilization in vehicles used in construction, refuse collection, firefighting, off-road and other severe use situations.
“Our new SSQ Plus foundation brake package targets customers who need to avoid downtime and keep their vehicles on the road as much as possible,” said Gary Ganaway, director, Commercial Vehicle Systems, Systems & Product Strategy. The SSQ Plus system consists of larger, more robust brakes along with upgraded bushings, seals and hardware.
The SSQ Plus package will be available as an original equipment option on new vehicles and for aftermarket applications. Ganaway said two OEM truck manufacturers already have committed to the system and will make it available later in 2006.
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