Braking specialist TMD Friction UK has introduced two new brake discs and three new brake pads to its Mintex product portfolio, widening its vehicle coverage to meet the needs of the expanding vehicle parc.
TMD Friction UK has introduced six new brake pads and three new brake discs to its Mintex product portfolio. The six new brake pads cover many popular passenger car and light commercial vehicle makes and models. New parts include pad MDB3389, fitting BMW 2 Coupe, 3 Series, 4 Coupe and Convertible, Z4 Roadster and Toyota Supra (all 2018-) cars.
The team at Autosupplies Chesterfield were given a specialist Mintex Masterclass training evening by TMD Friction’s technical training team, detailing the braking company’s manufacturing processes and product care advice.
TMD Friction, through its Mintex braking brand, has expanded its exciting partnership with drifting star Pete ‘Peden’ Nielsen. The expanded sponsorship will see Mintex branding displayed prominently across the liveries of Crewsade drivers Pete Nielsen and Al Harris’ Nissan 180SX and S14 drift racing cars at a thrilling series of events this summer, kicking off with the Modified Nationals display in Peterborough in May.
TMD Friction, through its Mintex braking brand, has teamed up with Rallysport Engineering Academy in Essex to support its young students with their motor vehicle studies. Rallysport Engineering specialises in supporting a wide range of young learners aged between 14 and 16 who find the normal learning environment a challenge, or to those who find a hands-on approach to learning more beneficial.
TMD Friction given its Mintex brand a facelift including a global roll out of new brand identity, packaging and advertising.
According to the company, the strapline ‘Braking With Tradition’ plays on words to reflect the company’s commitment to safer braking whilst alluding to a programme of continuous product development that safely stops the cars of millions of families across the world.
An Ultima GTR sports car has broken the production car world record by accelerating to 100 mph and back to a complete standstill in a mere 10.3 seconds; half a second better than the previous record and more than a second faster than the McLaren F1. The car was fitted with Mintex Racing F4 compound friction on both front and rear and was fully street legal. 0-60 mph was achieved in 2.7 seconds and 100 mph in 5.5 seconds, then the car braked to a halt in only 82.2 metres.