Here are some videos we think may be useful for people taking our Air Brakes Courses:

Air Over Disc Brakes Versus Drum Brakes

Here is a link to a video from Bendix Corporation, a leading manufacturer of Air Brake system components:

https://youtu.be/cpb8yQm-y3w

This one has been disabled for use on websites so we have provided the link instead.

Brakes Overheating

Overheated Brakes & Runaway Lanes

Overheated Brakes & Runaway Lanes

Drum Brakes – S Cam

Identifying and Understanding Brake Chambers

Air Brake System Components

This is an older video, circa 1980, which shows manual slack adjusters and other air brake system components. Bear in mind that its statements about Manual slack adjusters being common and Automatic Slack adjusters being relatively uncommon are outdated. But the other information it contains is still relevant.

Bendix Corporation video No. 1 of 4 – The Air Supply System

This is an older video, circa 1980, from Bendix Corporation, one of the leading manufacturers of Air Brake system components. Don’t worry about part numbers or the internal operation of valves (unless you are interested in that); just pay attention to the way the system works overall and the function of individual components within that system.

Air Brake Basics – The Air Supply System

This is a video from Rick August, an Air Brakes Instructor in Vernon, B.C. who has a good YouTube channel called Smart Drive Test. He has a number of good videos on Air Brakes.

Air Brake Relay – How it Works. Air Braking Systems and Commercial Vehicles

Bendix Corporation video No. 2 of 4 – Service Brake System

This is an older video, circa 1980, from Bendix Corporation, one of the leading manufacturers of Air Brake system components. Don’t worry about part numbers or the internal operation of valves (unless you are interested in that); just pay attention to the way the system works overall and the function of individual components within that system.

Spring Brake Chambers

Bendix Corporation video No. 3 of 4 – Emergency And Parking Brake System

This is an older video, circa 1980, from Bendix Corporation, one of the leading manufacturers of Air Brake system components. Don’t worry about part numbers or the internal operation of valves (unless you are interested in that); just pay attention to the way the system works overall and the function of individual components within that system.

Bendix Corporation video No. 4 of 4 – Tractor Trailer Air Brake System

This is an older video, circa 1980, from Bendix Corporation, one of the leading manufacturers of Air Brake system components. Don’t worry about part numbers or the internal operation of valves (unless you are interested in that); just pay attention to the way the system works overall and the function of individual components within that system.

How the Air Dryer Works

This is a video from Rick August, an Air Brakes Instructor in Vernon, B.C. who has a good YouTube channel called Smart Drive Test. He has a number of good videos on Air Brakes.

An Introduction to the Bendix® AD-HF® Air Dryer

This is a promotional video from Bendix Corporation, one of the leading manufacturers of Air Brake system components. This will give you an idea of the latest generation of Air Dryers.

Servicing the Bendix® AD-HF® Air Dryer

This is another promotional video from Bendix Corporation, one of the leading manufacturers of Air Brake system components. This will give you an idea of the latest generation of Air Dryers.

 

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