Daimler names Meritor WABCO exclusive brake chamber supplier

Meritor WABCO has been named the standard position steer axle service brake chamber supplier for all Daimler Trucks North America air brake vehicles.

“Our strength is in engineering parts for optimized performance,” said Jon Morrison, president and general manager, Meritor WABCO. “This allows truck manufacturers to reduce the cost of ownership and increase payload capability.”

Meritor WABCO says its service brake chambers allow for increased efficiency through smaller packaging, lighter weight and increased durability.

According to the company, other benefits include:
· Proven, reliable design featuring full crimped/sealed chambers
· Very compact
· Improved corrosion protection

Production began in October for use on front axle truck applications.