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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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We Now Offer Air Disc Brake Calipers

We Now Offer Air Disc Brake Calipers

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Air disc brakes are steadily increasing in popularity in the heavy-duty industry and due to the high-temperatures, it’s relatively common to see component failures in the air disc brake caliper.  Traditionally, most truck-owners try to buy rebuilt calipers or have them rebuilt with rebuild kits which include new seals, tappets, boots, guide pins and other…

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Air Disc Brakes: Increasing Demand and Steady Growth

Air Disc Brakes: Increasing Demand and Steady Growth

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In the last 5 years, air disc brakes (ADB) penetration in heavy-duty applications has grown from a range of 12 -15% to about 18-25%. This is strong growth for what’s still a relatively new option, but many of the brake makers see ADBs carving out an even larger slice of the pie in the near…

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Heavy Duty Market Acknowledges Air Disc Brakes Have Arrived

Heavy Duty Market Acknowledges Air Disc Brakes Have Arrived

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In less than 3 years, air disc brakes (ADB) penetration in heavy-duty applications has grown from a range of 12 -15% to about 18-25%. This is strong growth for what’s still a relatively new option, but many of the brake makers see ADBs carving out an even larger slice of the pie in the near…

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