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    International makes Fusion standard

    February 13, 2019 1:51PM by johng@newcom.ca

    International Truck is now offering Bendix Wingman Fusion as standard equipment on all its on-highway tractors, including the LoneStar, LT Series, and RH Series. The system has been an option since 2015. Bendix Wingman Fusion integrates radar, cameras, and vehicle

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    Value-priced disc pad kit from Bendix

    February 12, 2019 1:37PM by johng@newcom.ca

    Bendix Spicer Foundation Brake has added the BA235 air disc brake pad kit to support buyers such as second or third vehicle owners. The product offers a lower-cost option while retaining performance, warranty, and post-sales support that Bendix customers have

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    Wabco remans trailer ABS, steering gears

    January 31, 2019 3:00PM by johng@newcom.ca

    Wabco has introduced remanufactured versions of its Easy-Stop trailer ABS systems, as well as steering gears. The ABS is available in one- and two-modulator configurations with the options that will help keep wheels from locking up, and avoiding excessive tire

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    Meritor expands air disc portfolio

    January 31, 2019 2:16PM by johng@newcom.ca

    Meritor has added caliper and brake pad offerings to its expanding air disc brake aftermarket portfolio. The new remanufactured caliper for ADB22x applications enhance a portfolio that includes calipers for SN7 and SB7 applications, while the additional brake pads expand

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    WABCO offers retrofit safety systems

    January 31, 2019 2:12PM by johng@newcom.ca

    Wabco is ensuring advanced safety systems are not limited to the newest equipment off an assembly line. OnSide and OnGuardActive systems are now both available as retrofit kits, introducing collision-mitigation technology onto existing trucks. OnSide Blind Spot Detection uses radar

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    Fras-le expands brake lineup

    January 31, 2019 2:05PM by johng@newcom.ca

    Fras-le has expanded its lineup of hydraulic brake pads and added a new value-priced friction material called durbloc into the mix. Pins and other features in a related Mechanical Retention System (MRS) have been designed to help keep water from

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    Gladhand filter helps clear your air

    January 31, 2019 2:02PM by johng@newcom.ca

    Tramec Sloan has introduced a new gladhand that will help take care of your air. Integrated Filter Gladhands, as the name implies, incorporate a serviceable inline filter in their bodies to keep debris out of the air system. No separate

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    Bendix unveils reman disc brake calipers

    January 28, 2019 10:10AM by johng@newcom.ca

    Bendix Spicer Foundation Brake is now offering remanufactured air disc brake calipers, promising a combination of price advantages along with performance, warranty, and post-sales support. Air disc brakes have been available in North America for about 15 years and are

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    Cardone unveils brake program

    December 11, 2018 10:09AM by johng@newcom.ca

    Cardone Industries is launching a complete heavy-duty brake program that includes air disc calipers, brake pads, rotors, and other accessories for Class 7 and 8 vehicles. While engineered and tested to meet or exceed OE performance, the products will save

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    Centric disc pads designed to perform

    October 18, 2018 4:22PM by johng@newcom.ca

    Centric Parts, a division of APC Automotive Technologies, has unveiled a line of premium performance disc brake pads. Posi Quiet Pro has been designed to address service issues including brake fade, weak braking response, excessive noise, and time-consuming break-in procedures,

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    Meritor’s Elsa brakes go hydraulic

    September 21, 2018 12:06PM by johng@newcom.ca

    Meritor is offering optional hydraulic actuation on all ELSA disc brakes for applications that require hydraulic disc brake variants. The traditional mechanical, pneumatically operated brake housing is replaced by a hydraulic single- or twin-piston variant. The bridge, carrier and slide

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    Wingman Fusion now standard on T680

    July 10, 2018 11:43AM by johng@newcom.ca

    Kenworth’s T680 on-highway tractors will now come standard with the Bendix Wingman Fusion advanced driver assistance system. The system combines radar, camera, foundation brakes, and SafetyDirect from Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems, providing collision mitigation, lane departure warnings, braking when approaching

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    Webb drum running cooler

    July 10, 2018 10:55AM by johng@newcom.ca

    Webb’s latest brake drum has incorporated the company’s Cool Running Technology that maximizes airflow into the wheel end, better managing heat in the process. Officially known as the 56864B brake drum, it runs 10% cooler and lasts 10% longer in

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    T680 goes all disc

    July 9, 2018 10:25AM by johng@newcom.ca

    Kenworth T680s will now come equipped with Bendix ADB22X air disc brakes on all axles, rather than the steer axles alone. At highway speeds, a tractor with disc brakes on every axle will stop about 15 feet sooner than one

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    T680 get front and rear discs

    June 28, 2018 1:19PM by johng@newcom.ca

    Bendix ADB22X rear air disc brakes are now standard on Kenworth T680 on-highway tractors, adding to their existing standard position on front axles. Brake features include a two-pin floating caliper design that distributes consistent braking forces. And disc brakes also