Visual Brake Stroke Indicators by BrakeSentry™ for Fleets
BrakeSentry effectively reduces our maintenance costs, improves compliance and is consistent with our commitment to safety, both for the public and our drivers.
Director of Maintenance
Pitt Ohio Express

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How Visual Brake Stroke Adjustment Indicators Work


Figure A:

Brakes Released

Indicator reference identifies those brakes not fully releasing due to mechanical or pneumatic problems.  While traveling, indicator functions as a brake chamber seal preventing road spray from entering brake chamber.


Figure B:

Brakes Applied

-Brake stroke within Acceptable range.

Reference is used to determine brake adjustment and balance.


Figure C:

Brakes Applied

-Brake stroke outside of acceptable range.

Indicates ineffective braking, needs maintenance attention.

The visual brake stroke indicator provides drivers and technicians
with an effective means to quickly identify
defects for prompt correction.