Developed to address the problem of wheel removals caused by tread defects, TreadGuard® brake shoes have been proven as an effective method to increase wheel life since 1999.
- Extended wheel life through continuous “cleaning” of wheel tread
- Reduces high impact wheel readings by removing minor tread imperfections before they become condemnable tread defects
- AP design taper reduces the potential for wheel overheating
- Reduces wheel set inventory and out of service time
- Longer shoe life