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  • Brake Safety Week to focus on brake hoses, tubing

    June 18, 2019 11:39AM by johng@newcom.ca

    GREENBELT, Md. – The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) is scheduling its annual Brake Safety Week for Sept. 15-22, and will place a particular focus on brake hoses and tubing. Brake hoses and tubing needs to be properly attached, undamaged,

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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

  • Fras-le expands brake lineup

    January 30, 2019 3:28PM 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 MRS (Mechanical Retention System) have been designed to help keep water from

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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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    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

  • Brake blitz grounds 12.4% in Canada

    July 17, 2018 11:20AM by johng@newcom.ca

    GREEBELT, Md. – A surprise Brake Safety Day inspection blitz in Canada and the U.S. put 1,595 trucks out of service for brake violations on April 25, the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) reports. There were 11,531 inspections conducted overall,