The Brake Releaser®

Designed to dissolve ice crystals in the air brake system, The Brake Releaser® by Milton® can be used to either release already frozen brakes or pre-treat trailers to reduce the risk of froze air brake lines. The Brake Releaser® is great for use with semi-trailers, flatbeds, or any other plaform with an air brake system. Available in two kit versions: The Brake Releaser® Standard Kit and The Brake Releaser® Kit w/ Accessories.

The Brake Releaser®

Unit Only


The Brake Releaser®

With Accessories


The Brake Releaser®

Air Brake Tool Kit


How to Use:

  • 1

    Install The Brake Releaser®

    • Evacuate air from trailer brake system.
    • Disconnect emergency line glad hand from trailer
    • Attach The Brake Releaser® to the trailer glad hand
    • Connect tractor emergency glad hand to the Brake Releaser®
    • For best results, make sure The Brake Releaser® sits level
  • 2

    Add De-icing Fluid to Frozen Brake Lines

    • Remove The Brake Releaser® lid from bowl
    • Pour the appropriate de­icing solution for your trailer’s brake system into The Brake Releaser® bowl and replace lid
    • Turn valve to the “open” position
    • Move to cab and engage the trailer air supply to send de­icing fluid to frozen brake lines
    • Turn valve to the “closed” position
  • 3

    Uninstall The Brake Releaser®

    • Move to cab and evacuate air from trailer brake system
    • Relieve pressure from the bowl
    • Detach The Brake Releaser® from tractor and trailer glad hand connections
    • Re­connect the emergency line to trailer, and you’re on your way

Product Features:

  • Quickly and easily de-ice air brake-lines and systems
  • Max pressure: 150 PSI; Max low temp.: -40° F (-40° C)
  • Compatible with semi-trailers, flatbeds, or any other trailer with an air brake system
  • Attach The Brake Releaser® to the emergency side line via its durable glad hand connections for easy installation
  • Release already frozen brakes or pre-treat air brake lines to reduce the risk of jackknifing on the highway
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