A slack adjuster is a fancy acronym for something that […]
A slack adjuster is a fancy acronym for something that is a lot less fancy. It is a nut on the back side of the brake drum which moves the wheel and springs for you. The novelty is that it makes a cool noise and a dandy one at that. There is a small catch however, it isn't easy to get your hands on. Meritor has the solution with its automatic slack adjuster line.
Meritor Automatic Slack Adjusters (ASA) are used in commercial vehicles to maintain the proper tension on brake shoes, which helps to ensure safe and efficient braking performance.There are manufacturers that produce OEM and ODM Meritor Automatic Slack Adjusters for the commercial vehicle industry. These manufacturers typically have the necessary expertise, equipment, and facilities to produce high-quality ASAs that meet the specific requirements of their customers. Many of these manufacturers have built a reputation for producing products that meet or exceed industry standards and have obtained various certifications.
Meritor is not alone in the industry. The company has made a point of releasing a technical bulletin on the subject of slack adjusters. Their automatic slack adjuster line isn't exactly the best of the lot but it does make a decent second best. If you're in the market for a new slack nut, this is the product for you. They also have a slack nut guide to boot. The company does, have a good track record of customer service and will gladly answer any questions you have.