centrifuge style brake drums

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

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

centrifuge style brake drums

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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Stemco Exits the Brake Drum Market

Stemco Exits the Brake Drum Market

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In a recent turn of events, Stemco has announced that they have made the difficult decision to depart from the brake products segment in addition to halting production of the Motor Wheel brake drums and Crewson brake adjuster product line at the end of July.   Stemco is making these changes in order to focus efforts and…

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Steel Shell (Composite) Brake Drum: Breakthrough in Pricing

Steel Shell (Composite) Brake Drum: Breakthrough in Pricing

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Meritor X30 and Stemco’s CentriFuse brake drums for long have successfully dominated the centrifugally cast brake surface inside a steel shell. DuraBrake introduced its own version of the lightweight steel shell brake drum in 2018 so we have had these in service for a little over a year now. This new lightweight steel shell brake…

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