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June 22, 2018 9:45 AM, EDT

International Makes Bendix Air Disc Brakes Standard on Severe-Service Trucks

Bendix ABD22 Bendix ADB22X air disc brakes. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

International Truck announced the standard availability of air disc brakes for the International HV Series and HX Series models used in severe service.

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.

“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,” Mark Stasell, vice president vocational truck business, said in a statement.

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 Lisle, Ill.-based International.

International is a brand of Navistar Inc.