HYDRAULICS ELIMINATED FROM TRUCK DISC BRAKES

Researchers at Kelsey-Hayes have developed a straight air disk brake which combines basic disk brake advantages with air systems on trucks, tractors, and trailers. The air disk brake is a direct air/mechanical-actuated caliper incorporating an automatic adjuster and spring applied parking brake. This system is said to offer a 40% improvement in lining wear over drum brakes.

Media Info

  • Pagination: p. 43-49
  • Serial:
    • Automotive Engineering
    • Volume: 87
    • Issue Number: 11
    • Publisher: Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE)
    • ISSN: 0098-2571

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00324987
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Apr 15 1981 12:00AM