Dexter Nev-R-Adjust Electric Trailer Brakes

Electric drum brakes (10” and 12”) are the norm for most trailers rated less than 15000 lbs. These brakes have always been considered cantankerous because of the problems caused by brake lining wear. This normal wear requires periodic adjustment of the brakes that may or may not be performed. If not performed, the trailer could […]

Kodiak Vented Disc Brakes for Trailers

The Trailer Disc Brake assemblies from KODIAK TRAILER COMPONENTS offer the following advanced features: Corrosion Resistance is important on all types of trailers and of major consideration in salt water or other corrosive environments. Kodiak pioneered the use of brass fittings, stainless steel guide bolts and sleeves, and stainless steel pistons as standard items in […]

Hydraulic Disc Brakes for RV’s & Electric Brake Trailers

The traditional braking system for Utility and RV trailers has been the standard electric drum brake. This design has been in use for decades without much change. While electric drum brake systems still perform well in most trailering applications, a more versatile braking option has recently emerged. Hydraulic Disc Brakes coupled with an Electric-over-Hydraulic Actuator […]

Hydraulic Trailer Brakes – Drum-to-Disc Conversion

There are two basic types of hydraulic trailer brakes typically seen on trailers: Drum brakes and Disc brakes. Drum brakes are an older style and use a hydraulically actuated wheel cylinder to force a pair of spring loaded brake “shoes” against the internal braking surface of brake drum, which also acts as the hub. Disc […]

Electric Trailer Brakes – Introduction

Electric brakes are a very common and reliable means to control your trailer while towing. They are used most often used on utility and smaller equipment trailers. When the time comes to repair or replace them there are many choices available. It can be confusing to decide what brakes or parts you need for your […]