Air Brakes Replacement and Machining Practices

In this day and age speed is everything in all customer service categories. We have drive thru fast food joints, self check out at the markets, bank machines and everything else in the service industry that’s designed for speed. This video of a brake lathe machining a drum is slow as it can get compared… Continue reading Air Brakes Replacement and Machining Practices

School Bus Garage Machining Brake Shoes

School buses are fussy sometimes so fine tuning is required once in a while. In this case the front brakes were grabbing and pulling the bus to one side at slow speeds. The best method to repair this problem is machining the brake shoes and brake drums. It’s not a unusual step to take in… Continue reading School Bus Garage Machining Brake Shoes

Complete Breakdown of the Air Brake Systems in Transport Trucks

Air brakes are used in transport trucks as well as many school buses and other trucks for several reasons. The main reasons include the fact that using air lets several vehicles are coupled and since air is used, each individual vehicle has the capacity to brake when necessary. Air also allows the emergency brake system… Continue reading Complete Breakdown of the Air Brake Systems in Transport Trucks