Stemco and Duroline SA have teamed up to launch high-performance friction material for brake linings utilizing a proprietary “Wave Process” designed to deliver superior stopping performance, longer life, reduced noise and reduced drum wear. The companies say the new offering includes friction for standard, premium and specialty applications rated from 20,000 to 29,000 pounds.
New friction products include Horizon SP, designed for on-highway customers looking for a value-based option; Crest XL, for extra life in demanding highway applications; and Vista HP, a high-performance option for more demanding applications. Completing the product line on the high end is the Ultra Peak family: The companies say Ultra Peak offers extraordinary life by utilizing the next generation in film transfer technology; a variation of this product, UltraPeak BRT, is designed designed for bus, refuse and transit applications; and UltraPeak HH is designed for severe heavy-hauling applications.
For more information, go to www.stemco.com.