Tag: brake discs

Tamworth motorsport, high performance brakes firm secures £3m finance

Tamworth motorsport, high performance brakes firm secures £3m finance

20th December 2018 | 0 Comments

A Tamworth based manufacturer of high-performance brake components for the motorsport and performance vehicle market has secured a £3 million finance package from HSBC UK to fund new state-of-the-art machinery to boost production. Alcon has used the funding to purchase five Computer Numerical Control (CNC) machines as well as a noise, vibration and harshness (NVH) dynamometer.

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Comline Auto Parts announces backing for Formula Student Team Vermillion

Comline Auto Parts announces backing for Formula Student Team Vermillion

30th November 2018 | 0 Comments

Comline Auto Parts will support Denmark-based Vermilion Racing as the team’s official supplier of brake discs in Formula Student. Comline ADC1503 coated brake discs will feature on the team’s 2019 all-electric single-seat racer.

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National Auto Parts adds to brake discs range

National Auto Parts adds to brake discs range

6th March 2018 | 0 Comments

National Auto Parts has introduced new-to-range additions to its ever-expanding aftermarket portfolio, with three new brake discs for both passenger car and light commercial vehicles, allowing customers to benefit further from its OE matching quality components.

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Delphi launches braking portfolio updates at Automechanika Birmingham 2017

Delphi launches braking portfolio updates at Automechanika Birmingham 2017

7th June 2017 | 0 Comments

Delphi’s new range of brake products are currently featured on the company’s stand at Automechanika Birmingham 2017. Products include R90 certified discs, an extended range of coated discs, copper-free pads and a new programme of caliper slider kits.

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Delphi launches ECE R90 certified brake discs

Delphi launches ECE R90 certified brake discs

24th May 2017 | 0 Comments

While Delphi states that its brake discs have been fully compliant with R90 quality standards for many years, its discs for new vehicles launched after 1 November 2016 will now be R90 homologated and certified. The recently introduced R90 legislation only applies to discs or drums for vehicles launched after 1 November 2016. Delphi is also securing R90 certification for discs fitted to older vehicle applications.

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Brake Engineering to display increased caliper coverage at Automechanika

Brake Engineering to display increased caliper coverage at Automechanika

17th May 2017 | 0 Comments

Brake Engineering has introduced eight new brake calipers and one pair of brake discs to its range. The additional brake calipers are part of Brake Engineering’s original colour painted caliper range for the independent aftermarket and include two new grey painted calipers for the Vauxhall Insignia (2009) and four new black painted calipers for Audi A6, A7, RS6, RS7, S6 and S7 (2010), and S4 (2009).

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Comline braking development shows no signs of stopping

Comline braking development shows no signs of stopping

21st April 2017 | 0 Comments

Comline Auto Parts (Comline), the award-winning British distributor of European, Japanese and Korean replacement parts, has enhanced its brake pad and disc offering with over 50 new part numbers. The company says its friction offering is a major reason for its status as one of the fastest-growing automotive brands in Europe.

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New additions to Brake Engineering product range

New additions to Brake Engineering product range

10th March 2016 | 0 Comments

Brake Engineering has extended its product range with the addition of six new parts, including four new brake calipers and two new brake discs.

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Tarox disc and pad range for BMW E36 M3

Tarox disc and pad range for BMW E36 M3

28th January 2016 | 0 Comments

BMW’s E36 M3 is well on its way to classic status, meaning that owners will potentially want to upgrade components. Italian brake manufacturer Tarox now provides such a product, with front disc and pad sets for all models. The kits offer a direct replacement to the OEM parts, but with significantly improved performance and less tendency to fade, Tarox claims.

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Brake Engineering expands product range

Brake Engineering expands product range

21st September 2015 | 0 Comments

Brake Engineering is building on its Original Aftermarket approach by adding a number of new products to its entire braking range, focusing not just on first to market parts, but on developing “aftermarket” ranges that are relevant to the vehicles in independent garages.

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Brake Engineering expands disc range

Brake Engineering expands disc range

27th July 2015 | 0 Comments

Seven new brake discs have been added to the Brake Engineering range, covering no fewer than 70 vehicle applications.

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Brake Engineering adds braking components for Nissan, Mercedes, Suzuki and more

Brake Engineering adds braking components for Nissan, Mercedes, Suzuki and more

11th June 2015 | 0 Comments

Following up its brake disc range expansion last month, Brake Engineering has introduced a number of new product additions across its entire braking range of calipers, cylinders, discs and hoses.

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Borg & Beck argue the benefits of fully coated discs

1st June 2015 | 0 Comments

Although coated discs are a relatively recent addition for volume suppliers distributing comprehensive braking programmes to the mainstream aftermarket, there are two very distinct routes to which these suppliers have committed themselves. The first is the partial coating using an oil-based formula; the second, as adopted by the First Line Group, is the complete coverage of the disc, with a water-based coating.

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‘Don’t coat over the real issue of fitting discs,’ says Brake Engineering

‘Don’t coat over the real issue of fitting discs,’ says Brake Engineering

22nd May 2015 | 0 Comments

Braking systems specialist, Brake Engineering has called on the automotive aftermarket not to “coat over the real issues of fitting brake discs.” The company states that training is more important than ever for the independent automotive aftermarket.

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Brake Engineering expands disc range

Brake Engineering expands disc range

14th May 2015 | 0 Comments

Braking systems specialist, Brake Engineering has added six new part numbers to its product range. The new references cover more than 50 vehicle applications for the following makes and models: Nissan Juke, Volkswagen Amarok, Ford B-Max and Fiesta, BMW 1, 3, and 4-series and Renault Clio.

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