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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

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    Peterbilt 579 combined with Fusion

    June 28, 2018 12:05PM by johng@newcom.ca

    Bendix Wingman Fusion is now a standard offering on Peterbilt’s 579. Combining camera, radar and braking system, Fusion effectively acts like a driver’s second set of eyes. When necessary it issues alerts, reduces the throttle, and even applies the brakes.

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    Bendix discs standard on HV, HX

    June 27, 2018 10:14AM by johng@newcom.ca

    Bendix ADB22X air disc brakes are now standard equipment on International’s HV and HX Series trucks, used for severe-service applications. The lineups include the HV507, HV607, HV513, and HV613, as well as the HX515, HX520, HX615, and HX620 models. The

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    Air-Defense Swinger gladhand incorporates filter

    June 27, 2018 10:05AM by johng@newcom.ca

    Phillips Industries has combined its Air-Defense System and a swinger gladhand, creating a new generation of in-line air brake system filtration products known as the Air-Defense Swinger System. A replaceable Quick-Change Cartridge keeps the trailer air lines free of debris

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    Bendix expands brake shoe offerings

    January 25, 2018 11:26AM by Truck News

    LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Bendix has expanded its aftermarket brake shoe line, and now offers a remanufactured brake shoe with original equipment friction and coating and the same five-year warranty as on OE shoes. The announcements were made during Heavy-Duty

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    Hendrickson showcases air disc brake wear indicator

    January 25, 2018 10:07AM by Truck News

    LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Hendrickson Trailer Commercial Vehicle Systems has introduced a new air disc brake wear indicator. The patent-pending tool, introduced during Heavy-Duty Aftermarket Week, allows maintenance personnel to check brake pad and rotor thickness without removing the wheel