Fras-le launches new disc and drum ranges

By Categories: Commercial NewsPublished On: Thursday 22 February 2024

Fras-le has launched 96 brake discs and 28 brake drums into its new-to-the-UK range, suitable for popular trucks, trailers, coaches and buses, as it continues to expand its offering to meet a more extensive vehicle parc.

The latest part numbers have been developed by the Fras-le product team to conform to original equipment manufacturer (OEM) specifications for dimensional integrity, hardness, strength and chemical composition, says the company.

Matt Leeming, marketing manager at Fras-le owned Juratek, commented: “The disc-optimised venting design of the Fras-le discs gives equal surface area to both sides of the disc, ensuring correct cooling of the disc in operation, maximising airflow for an even heat distribution.”

The new additions have been put through rigorous tests and specifications including materials and cast-iron properties, adds the firm, and are manufactured at a controlled constant temperature to guarantee hardness, plus smooth, even and free of blow-holes, to ensure very good durability.

Leeming added: “Our cutting-edge CV braking solutions have been designed according to OE standards and are also ECE R90 certified for the ultimate in driver safety.”

Fras-le highlights its regime of high load and thermal fatigue tests. The high load test consists of 500 brake applications at 90 percent maximum brake torque.

The thermal fatigue test consists of 15 cycles. Each cycle contains 54 brake applications at a mix of speeds and temperatures, with 810 brake applications in total.

Readers can find the correct part numbers for their applications, and more information on the range, at the website.