TMD Friction touts Textar brake pad material

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TMD Friction of North America announced that its air disc brake pad friction material, Textar T3070, has met the FMVSS 121 dynamometer requirements of TMC’s Recommended Practice No. 628 – “Aftermarket Brake Lining Qualification” – as verified by SAE’s Performance Review Institute. As a result, TMD’s friction material for 225 size calipers is listed on TMC’s list of approved replacement linings.

TMD says its premium drum brake lining, Textar T5000, also has passed RP 628 qualification testing for standard 16.5-by-7 drum brakes.