Accuride designs lightweight brake drum

Published July, 11 2013
Accuride’s 4000X Gunite Silver Lightweight Brake Drum uses engineered design enhancements and advanced metallurgy to provide an alternative to lightweight steel-shell drums while improving durability and performance at the reduced weight. The high-strength full-cast drum uses a high-strength gray iron featuring improved mechanical and structural material characteristics and weighs 99½ pounds, providing a 12½-pound weight savings over a standard full-cast drum. Consistent section thickness helps facilitate uniform heat transfer performance. For more information, go to
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