A vital, but often neglected part of the braking system are the Disc brake chambers. This is because they are reliable and usually replaced as a unit if there are any problems. Read more
Available through ZF Services Australia, the TRW brake pad line up sets a new standard for commercial vehicle braking, with an expert range transforming the premium end of the replacement aftermarket. Read more
Trucks, trailers and buses demand a lot from their brake components as they have to perform in the toughest of applications and it is important for a truck workshop to work hard on getting to know your brakes. Read more
No, we’re not talking about the Australian 80s pop band. Let’s talk about air supply, as the crucial link between the driver’s brake pedal and the trailer braking system. Read more
An important part of disc brake maintenance is that for those working with disc brake callipers, check and adjust is the rule.
Diesel News’ Tech Know has been talking to Nick Schubert, who runs Schubert Haulage, where he has started using a simple solution to an age-old problem for the last few years and has seen a serious reduction in trailer brake wear. Read more
While certainly not new, air disc brakes are a quickly growing portion of the heavy vehicle braking systems, this is a disc brake inspection guide covering the basic principles. Read more
For what is such an essential part of a well-maintained and safe vehicle, it is vital to get it right when keeping it safe in brake operations. Bob Woodward, Chief Engineer, Australian Trucking Association, reckons there can often be confusion around brake systems, especially when it comes to mixing brake airlines and park brake operations. Read more