Road calls, tow trucks, door traffic and out-of-service issues can kill any maintenance budget. Air leaks that prevent brakes from releasing are all too often a common occurrence on vehicles equipped with air brakes. The brake chambers could be the culprit of this costly situation. Learn the value of a piston brake chamber.
Sealed chambers offer various benefits to both OEM vehicle manufacturers and aftermarket suppliers for replacement units.
Since 1956, ABC Brakes has been the leader in specialty brake chambers. Our first brake chamber was designed out of sheer necessity, when heavy, over-the-road vehicles, lacking a reliable air brake system safety device, experienced air system failures that occasionally resulted in a runaway vehicle.
ABC Brakes releases white paper on Breather Tube Technology.
The North American commercial vehicle industry has been steadily transitioning to the use of Air Disc Brakes (ADB) for many years and the presence of ADB systems in virtually every market segment certainly cannot be ignored. While traditional S-Cam air brake systems have been reliable and effective in many ways, there are distinct advantages of Air Disc Brakes over S-Cam.