SureStroke shows correctly adjusted brakes
Apr 1, 2002 12:00 PM
Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems' SureStroke Indicator is a visual-gauge device that measures brake stroke travel length, allowing operators to determine quickly if the vehicle's air brakes are adjusted correctly.
SureStroke consists of a metal bracket that bolts onto the brake chamber, a pre-measured reference unit that attaches to the bracket, a replacement clevis pin, two yellow pin covers that establish the acceptable limits for stroke length, a red clevis pin pointer attached to the slack adjuster, and various hardware. If the brakes are adjusted properly, the red pointer pin will align with the center of the rear yellow marker when the air brakes are applied between 90-100 psi.
Because the SureStroke is a visually indicative system, it reduces the time required to determine if brakes are in adjustment from 20 minutes to less than five.
This product is available in two universal formats: one for power units, trucks, and buses; another for trailers. In addition, the pre-measured reference unit comes in 2½", 2", and 1¾" sizes. Any air-braked Class 6, 7, or 8 vehicle using S-Cam brakes and slack adjusters can use this system.
SureStroke is fabricated with high-quality steel, and all metal components are zinc-plated. For more information, contact Bendix, 901 Cleveland St, Elyria OH 44035.
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