CentriFuse® Brake Drums

The Proven Standard in Brake Drum Technology

Performance on the move

CentriFuse brake drums set the standard for being lightweight, durable and improving fuel efficiency while reducing maintenance. Proven for more than 80 years, their steel jacket technology and precision balancing provide unparalleled performance and a smooth ride.


Features & Benefits

  • Lightweight
    Up to 232 pounds lighter than competitive options, increasing fuel economy or revenue-producing payload.
  • Performance
    Permanently bonded steel shell provides proven resistance to heat cracks.
  • Longer Life
    Proprietary alloy provides superior heat absorption, for reduced fade and wear.
  • Precision Balanced
    Mass centering process improves balance for a smoother ride.
  • Four Configurations
    Available in Lite, Original, HD and Wide options to suit a range of loads and driving conditions.
  • OEM Approved
    Selected by a wide range of truck and trailer OEMs for proven performance in both new and aftermarket applications.
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The CentriFuse® Family

CentriFuse® Lite

The industry’s premier lightweight brake drum

  • 83 lbs. (16.5” x 7”)
  • 20,000 lb. axle load rating
  • Weight sensitive applications
  • 10-year written limited warranty*

Original CentriFuse®

Proven performance for approved applications

  • 89 lbs. (16.5” x 7”) – Additional sizes available!
  • 23,000 lb. axle load rating
  • The trusted brand with over 80 years of excellence
  • 10-year written limited warranty*

CentriFuse® HD

For long life, performance & durability in severe service applications

  • 100 lbs. (16.5” x 7”), 104 lbs.(16.5” x 8”), 111 lbs. (16.5” x 8.62”)
  • 26,000 lb. axle load rating
  • Specifically engineered for heavy-haul, multi-stop, and rugged terrain applications
  • 3-year severe service written limited warranty*

CentriFuse Wide Brake

The lightweight solution for maximum brake life

  • 90 lbs. (16.5” x 8”),100 lbs. (16.5” x 8.62”)
  • 23,000 lb. axle load rating
  • Available in 16.5” x 8” and 16.5” x 8.62”
  • 10-year written limited warranty*

*Contact your local Motor Wheel representative for complete warranty terms, conditions, and limitations.


Genuine CentriFuse® brake drums have no equal, but some of our competitors believe that if their product looks like ours, fleet managers will think it performs like ours. Our customers know better, the quality you demand is the quality you get. Choose performance and weight savings. Choose Motor Wheel — Performance on the Move.