45mm Round Mechanical Drum Brake Axle assembly | 9 inch
45mm Round Mechanical Drum braked axle assembly to suit 9″ drums. Suits 2000kg override couplings. Single Axle rating 1450kg.
Round axles are ideal for trailers up to 2000 meters, however, axles over 2000 meters can tend to bow in the middle. We recommend using square axles for lengths longer than 2 meters.
The rating of this axle is 1450kg as this axle uses Ford Slimline bearings. Axle rating is controlled by bearing sizes.
- 12749 – Outer Bearing.
- 68149 – Inner Bearing.
9″ mechanically braked axles are very simple to install. Attached the mechanical backing plates to a weld ring, welded to the rear of the axle shoulder.
Mechanical weld rings are identical to electric weld rings. The hardest part of the entire job is to align the weld rings perfectly.
We recommend customers dry fit the backing plates and weld ring, without grease. Once the drum is in position and locked with the axle nut, tighten the brake shoes.
Align the backing perfectly with the drum and then sport weld the ring in 4 places. Re-adjust where necessary and then finished the welding on the ring.
Your 45mm round mechanical drum braked axle is finished once the other end is completed.