Brake shoes, also known as crane brake shoes, are part of a braking system in which brake lining, attached to the brake shoes, squeeze on a rotating brake wheel usually attached to a gearbox or electrical motor shaft. The brake lining is fastened to the brake shoes with rivets or glue.
Mobile Crane customers save on expensive downtime, using our service exchange brake shoe scheme. We keep the 3 most popular mobile crane brake shoes on the shelf for the Kessler axle. They are for 500mm brake drums & vary in width 180mm / 160mm / 120mm. We keep both drilling versions of Brake Linings for the 410mm brake drum & can turn these shoes around same / next day. We reline the new style drilling mobile crane brake shoes & the old style drilling brake shoes the same way, by thermal bonding & riveting, where the OEM only rivets the new style drilled brake shoe. Jim Jack Services Ltd supplies brake drums for mobile cranes, Knott brake expander, Wabco brake expander, brake expander parts and mobile crane brake shoe springs.