International makes Bendix brakes standard on severe service trucks

International Truck has announced the standard availability of air disc brakes for the International HV Series and HX Series models. The HV507, HV607, HV513 and HV613 models and the HX515, HX520, HX615 and HX620 models now feature Bendix ADB22X air disc brakes as a standard offering and are available for order.

“Through the DriverFirst design philosophy, our product development team constantly evaluates how we can improve the driver experience,” says Mark Stasell, vice president, Vocational Truck, International Truck. “Offering standard air disc brakes on the HV Series and HX Series is part of our uptime promise to build trucks with the latest safety technologies, that stay on the road and that drivers want to drive.”

As part of International Truck’s commitment to providing safe and reliable trucks, the Bendix ADB22X disc brake from Bendix Spicer Foundation Brake LLC features a lightweight air disc brake design that allows for increased payload, helps reduce stopping distance considerably and extends brake system life. Rated for severe service, the ADB22X also offers the advantages of quicker pad replacement and longer pad life, leading to greater uptime and lower maintenance costs, according to an announcement.

Both the HV Series and HX Series are purpose-built to deliver uptime for a full range of severe service applications. Redesigned from the inside out, the HV Series interior was crafted with driver and body company feedback to ensure a comfortable and productive environment, while the exterior continues with powerful styling. The HV Series features the intelligence of the Diamond Logic electrical system for the automation of tasks and interlocks to help protect both equipment and crew. Furthermore, both HV Series and HX Series trucks offer customers a versatile foundation for any configuration necessary to be productive at any job and include power options like the International A26 engine.

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