Tread Brake Unit

Wabtec westinghouse air brake locomotive products Tread Brake Unit

TBU (Tread brake unit) is a pneumatic- mechanical unit for brake application on wheel. It can be permanently fixed on to bogie frame or freely mounted (floating attachment) with a possibility of double action upon wheel (type BCRT, BCRK). In dependence of needed output force Tread brake units can be adjusted. Unit is made without hand brake (HB).