MGM Improves Spring Brake Capabilities

March 1, 2001
The MGM Brakes Magnum Performance Plus series of piston-type spring brakes has an improved ability to handle space, weight, performance, safety, life

The MGM Brakes Magnum Performance Plus series of piston-type spring brakes has an improved ability to handle space, weight, performance, safety, life expectancy, and quality requirements. Advantages of this series of actuators include:

  • 3" (76-mm)-long stroke design ensures increased reserve stroke and greater safety.

  • Patented "roll-in" tamper-resistant design prevents inadvertent disassembly of the power spring housing, while eliminating the large-outside-diameter flange.

  • Patented dual-thread release bolt design offers minimal bolt protrusion at maximum release.

  • New push-rod boot (for ball end adjuster disc brake applications only) seals the non-pressure chamber to the caliper upon installation with a two-lipped compression seal.

  • Power spring has a corrosion protection coating of electrostatically applied and baked-on epoxy.

  • External breather tube system prevents entry of liquid and airborne contaminants, allowing the exchange of only clean atmospheric air from the inside of the non-pressure chamber to the power spring chamber.

  • Double protective coating on the head increases the actuator's impact and corrosion resistance.

  • Compatible with S-cam, wedge, and air disc brake designs.

Current range of model variations: parking brakes from 1,550 to 2,600 pounds of push-rod braking force (at 1.25" stroke); service brakes in sizes 20, 24, 30, and 36.

For more information, contact MGM, 8530 Cliff Cameron Dr, Charlotte NC 28269-9786.

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