How to Back off Automatic Slack Adjusters: Maintenance Techniques

How to Back off Automatic Slack Adjusters: Maintenance Techniques To back off automatic slack adjusters, turn the adjusting nut ½ turn anti-clockwise to release the brakes. This will loosen the adjusters and allow for manual adjustment. Automatic slack adjusters are an essential part of a vehicle’s braking system. They automatically adjust the clearance between the […]

What Is a Brake Booster and How Does It Work? 

truck brake parts

A brake booster is designed to boost brake performance. It is also known as a vacuum booster or brake servo. By boosting the force produced by breaks without requiring additional force from the driver, these brake boosters help minimise road accidents. There are many different types of boosters provided by brake disc suppliers. The most […]

<strong>The Significance and Functions of a Brake Chamber</strong>

Functions of a Brake Chamber

Vehicles equipped with air brakes must have distinct braking systems for both routine stopping and emergency and parking braking. These systems are separately regulated. Service brakes are the brakes that are utilized for regular stopping. Each tyre has an air brake chamber, which is a spherical metal container where compressed air is transformed into mechanical […]

Elevate Your Truck’s Performance with GAPASA’s Automatic Slack Adjuster

Automatic Slack Adjuster

The air brake system on your semi-truck has a complicated array of moving parts. It’s usually made up of hundreds of parts, including slack adjusters. If you own a semi-truck, you most likely have an air brake system with slack adjusters. Slack adjusters are lever arms that are connected to the push rod of the […]