Brake pads Archives - Counterman Magazine
Brake Parts Inc Names Paul Oleandi Sales Director, National/Key Accounts

In his new role at BPI, Oleandi will be responsible for business development for the Raybestos and Maval brands for assigned key accounts across the United States.

Bosch Expands Line Of Severe-Duty Brake Pads For Ford And Lincoln Vehicles

The new replacement brake pads will fit more than 120,000 Ford and Lincoln MKT vehicles currently in operation in North America.

New YouTube Video On Brake Pad Testing By ‘Engineering Explained’ Trending With More Than 1.3 Million Views

This popular video compares five brake pad sets (for the same application) using industry-standard tests at NRS’ certified testing laboratories. Four tests were performed on the pads using a brake dynamometer, corrosion test chamber and shear testing machine.

ZF Aftermarket Launches Newly Formulated TRW-Branded Brake Program

Both lines feature a blend of 100% copper-free formulations, putting the product lines ahead of the California copper-free legislation deadline of 2025.

NRS Brakes Adds To Its Galvanized Brake-Pad Offering

The offering covers vehicles including Honda, BMW, Ford, GMC Trucks, Nissan and more.

Bosch Expands Portfolio Of Brake Pads, Oxygen Sensors And Engine-Management Products

The additional SKUs expand coverage to more than 30 million vehicles in operation in North America.

Akebono Expands ProACT, EURO Brake-Pad Coverage

The product release adds coverage to an additional 3.8 million vehicles.

Don’t Forget New Brake Hardware

New brake hardware is cheap insurance for the technician – and an easy add-on sale for the parts pro.

Centric Parts’ PQ PRO ‘Experience the Best’ Promotion Lets Technicians Try Premium Brake Pads for Free

In addition to receiving a free set of PQ PRO brake pads, technicians who complete a pre-/post-trial feedback form will be entered to win a $100 e-gift card to the Centric Parts online apparel and promotional store.

Friction Materials Standards Institute Database Now Lists OEM Brake Pads that Include Mechanical Attachment

The part numbers and associated applications represent about 30 percent of the cars, trucks and school buses on the roads in North America, according to the institute.

Continental Ramps Up European Coverage with ATE Brake Pads, Rotors

“The combination of the ATE Original brake pads and the ATE Single Pack rotors deliver the optimal comfort characteristics to ensure smooth operation, and the OE materials we use ensure long-lasting performance,” said Dan Caciolo, head of product management for Continental Independent Aftermarket Powertrain & Brake Systems.

NUCAP Industries Introduces Galvanized NRS Brake Pads

NUCAP galvanized NRS brake pads feature mechanically attached friction on a galvanized-steel backing plate.