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DuraBrake Ranks Highest in Customer Service, Second in Availability

DuraBrake Ranks Highest in Customer Service, Second in Availability

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DuraBrake likes to survey the industry about its performance and ways to improve as an ongoing commitment to continuous improvement.  We recently sent out a survey to almost 2,000 WD’s and dealers asking which of five wheel-end companies they believed was best in customer service and which has the best availability.  We received 110 responses that included…

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DuraBrake Blue™ Steel Shell Brake Drums Replacing Cast Brake Drums?

DuraBrake Blue™ Steel Shell Brake Drums Replacing Cast Brake Drums?

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With the onset of rotors, and the uncertainties of production of Motor Wheel’s Centrifuse drum, many predicted that the steel-shell drum would soon phase out.  Then came COVID, which caused all types of supply chain issues.  Our industry has learned to be resourceful and accommodating and be much better planners during this time.  WD’s, dealers, and end-users have…

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DuraBrake Now an HDA TruckPride Supplier

DuraBrake Now an HDA TruckPride Supplier

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DuraBrake has recently become an HDA TruckPride supplier.  While we have supplied HDA’s Commercial Vehicle Logistics with rotors and many HDA TruckPride WD’s for many years, this will be the first time our entire line will be available to all HDA TruckPride members.  We are excited to be a part of the network and look forward to…

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2022 Brake Drum & Rotor Pricing Update

2022 Brake Drum & Rotor Pricing Update

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As we saw our standard cast brake drum (our part number16792X) price increase by approximately 100% over the year, we wondered how much higher it could go?  In January, we thought maybe we saw some pricing stability.  Fast forward a few months later to March, and pricing is moving upwards again.  Let’s look at why: Meritor – In January,…

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What Makes an Air Disc Brake Caliper Great?

What Makes an Air Disc Brake Caliper Great?

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The caliper is the heart of an air disc brake system and it is important that it is designed and made to effectively stop your truck, trailer or bus. There are a few key features that we’ve considered to make DuraBrake calipers great! When a driver steps on the brake pedal, the generated air pressure…

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