10 inch Brake Drums

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  • 10 inch electric drum

    10 inch Electric Brake Drum

    $92.26$185.95 inc GST
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  • 8 stud parallel ford F250, F150, F350

    Electric Parallel Brake Drum – Australian Made

    $98.75$188.98 inc GST
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  • 10-inch Dexter Electric Drum

    10-inch Dexter Electric Drum (Genuine)

    $235.00$250.00 inc GST
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10″ Brake Drums include Ford, Holden, Landcruiser, Landrover, Jeep, F Series
A drum brake is a device that uses friction caused by a set of shoes or pads that press outward against a rotating cylinder-shaped part called a brake drum.

Caravans and campers use 10″ electric brake hub drums on all trailers over 750kg.

Couplemate produces Australian made brake drums to suit electric brakes for the caravan and RV markets.
What makes Couplemate Electric Brake Drums Different?
Our engineers discovered a little talked about a problem called porosity as a major cause of braking inefficiencies.

Porosity is a series of holes in a casting that causes lower brake shoe adhesion.

In simple terms, a porous surface will have less braking resistance than a non-porous surface.

The best way to explain how to remove air from steel is to understand how air is expelled from concrete. The process of shaking or vibrating the tooling containing a drum casting effectively removes air bubbles, thereby greatly reducing porosity.

Further, during the machining process, our craftsman is on the lookout for the sign of porosity. When found, drums are rejected, scraped and returned to the furnace. As a result, you can be assured the drums you have purchased have undergone rigorous testing and inspecting processes.

Hub drums are then studded to any P.C.D.

Read how to calculate P.C.D. Here.

Trailer brakes are required on axles over 2t and activated by an electric brake controller.

A 10-inch electric drum is paired with 10-inch electric backing plates to produce the braking capability needed to stop the caravan.

Braking is achieved when a brake controller activates the electric magnets enabling the magnets to attach to the brake drum.

As a result of magnet attachment, the backing plate brake shoes engage on the drum surface, causing braking.

Brake drum failure occurs via magnet damage to the drum magnet face.

Couplemate Trailer Parts manufacture high-quality trailer brakes and drums.

We are also an Al-ko stockist.