If you've had hands-on experience with Commercial Vehicles, especially European Commercial Vehicles like trucks and buses, you have heard the name WABCO before!
WABCO is one of the leading suppliers and manufacturers of safety and control systems for commercial vehicles. They have been around since 1869, and WABCO is an acronym for Westinghouse Air Brake Company.
Trucks and buses nowadays are very advanced. As you get more advanced, you will need more control to finely tune the system, which is why WABCO has risen in prominence in the past few decades. So much so that ZF has acquired WABCO for USD 7 billion!
What parts does WABCO provide?
As mentioned above, WABCO specializes in safety and control systems. A Control system is an air system regulated in the vehicle's body system. So don't be surprised when you see the WABCO logo on a brand-new truck's valves and air processing system components! Likewise, when you visit the WABCO brand listed on genuine spare parts, WABCO is the legit OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) for that particular product.
WABCO brand is hugely popular among fleet users due to its reputation and reliability. Here are some items that the users will vouch by:
• WABCO-9325100090 (Electronic Controlled Air Dryer, OEM for SCANIA-2089579),
• WABCO-4800200280 (Central Brake Unit, OEM for MAN-81521306311, one of the few OEM parts trusted by SMRT to be installed in its fleet of buses!),
• WABCO-9254921020 (Universal Tristop Brake Chamber 30/30, not OEM for any particular vehicle, but its reputable and tested quality makes it highly sought after by users in the mining industry, such as PAMA),
• WABCO-4213500870 (3 Position Cylinder, OEM for MERCEDES-BENZ-A0022608663), and many more!