LAS VEGAS. The Haldex ModulT air disc brake now will be offered for trailer applications by Hendrickson, Haldex announced at Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week here.
Haldex has sold 1.5 million air disc brakes worldwide, according to Walt Frankiewicz, president, Haldex North America.
“The readiness for another air disc brake technology choice meeting the customer needs for low weight and long life is apparent by the number of fleets specifying the Haldex air disc brake, and the positive response from axle and suspension manufacturers,” Frankiewicz said.
Haldex, a leading global manufacturer of air brake systems for trucks, trailers and buses, is pleased to announce that Hendrickson, a leading global manufacturer and supplier to the global commercial transportation industry has recently added The Haldex Air Disc Brake ModulT features a unique combination of low weight and high performance for a broad field of applications.
- The single-tappet mechanism provides excellent pressure distribution. The result is superior braking capability with even load distribution on the brake pads.
- Two stainless steel slide pins requiring no lubrication.Low weight with high performance and efficiency with double roller bearings for the mechanism lever keeping hysteresis low.
- Simplified maintenance equals long service life and ease of maintenance, which results in reduced downtime.
- The innovative design has a boltless snap-on brake pad retainer, simplifying brake pad replacement and has just two bolts to perform routine caliper bushing maintenance.