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Brake Shoe Manufacturers and Suppliers

IQS Directory is a top industrial directory listing of leading industrial brake shoe suppliers. Access our comprehensive index to review and source brake shoe suppliers with preview ads and detailed product descriptions. These brake shoe companies can design and engineer brake shoes to your specifications and application need. A quick and easy to use request for quote form is provided for you to contact these brake shoe suppliers. Each company has detailed profile information, locations, phone number, website links, product videos and product information defined. Read customer reviews and product specific news articles. We are the right resource for your information requirement whether its for a manufacturer of brake shoe lining material, brake shoe plates, brake shoe blocks.

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Our brake shoes cannot be topped! We are dedicated to ensuring that our customers are consistently receiving only excellent customer service. Our researchers work hard around the clock in order to ensure that our products are on the leading edge of technology at all times. We will work with you to come up with a product that will fit your exact requirements. Visit our website today to learn more about what we can do!
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It is our goal that we are able to work with each of our customers and together come up with a custom brake shoe to fit their exact requirements. Our researchers work hard in order to ensure that our products remain on the leading edge of innovations at all times. We supply brake shoes in a variety of shapes and sizes for your convenience. Get in touch with our customer service representatives today to learn more about what we can do for you!
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Our brake shoes are among the best in the industry! We have been around for over forty years and we have used those decades to gain valuable experience that we put to work with every business encounter that we are a part of. We are dedicated to ensuring that our customers receive only the highest levels of customer service at all times. Visit our website today to learn more about what we may be able to do for you!
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Brake Shoes

Brake shoes are an important mechanical component of any breaking system in that they apply pressure to the brake disc or spinning surface of a wheel to reduce speed due to increased friction. A block or plate curved to suit the needs of the wheel or disc, these devices carry the brake bands, blocks, linings or pads to the moving surface.

Brake shoes, which can be used with both disc and drum brakes, are found in automotive, railway, cycling and agricultural industries. Widely available, brake shoes are made specific to several applications and specifications with regards to size and material. While originally asbestos was used in nearly every brake system, health hazards related to the substance gave cause to develop and use several other materials in the making of brake shoes. Steel, copper, iron and several alloys with durable and heat resistant qualities are often used in the production of brake shoes. Ceramic components continue to grow in popularity as well due to their durability, energy absorption and decreased noise production as compared to metal counterparts which emit a grinding noise when worn. Advanced adhesives or rivets are then used to affix the necessary pad or lining. These linings are even more variable including semi-metallic compounds, plastics, mineral fibers, aramid fibers, ceramics, cellulose and even chopped glass fibers. It is important to consider wear rates and performance when selecting a specific friction material for brake systems.


The basic process of braking relies heavily on the functionality and efficiency of the brake shoe. When a lever or pedal is pressed, it sets into motion a chain of events beginning with the release of brake fluid which is put under pressure and travels to each braking mechanism where a small hydraulic pump engages the shoe. In the case of drum brakes, the brake shoe extends to apply the pad, lining or block directly to the spinning surface of the wheel. The friction created by contact between the two materials causes the wheel to slow in proportion to the amount of pressure applied. Disc brakes operate in a similar manner, though the brake shoes and pads make contact with a disc connected to the wheel rather than the wheel itself. Because this process gives off a great deal of heat, brake shoes must be able to account for thermal expansion of all components. Located near the wheel itself, the brake shoe needs to apply a great deal of pressure on the wheel when engaged yet be completely clear of it when at rest. As the pads become worn, the shoe itself may be exposed to the spinning surface. Although this still creates friction that can slow the motion, it can cause significant damage to both the shoe and the disc or wheel surface. Field experience as well as chemical and material engineering allow constant advancements in brake shoe design and the friction materials used to produce them. These advancements result in reduced maintenance and operating costs, longer wear life, better functionality and overall consumer satisfaction.




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Brake Shoes - ProTec Friction Group
Brake Shoes - ProTec Friction Group
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Brake Shoes - Champion Technologies, Inc.
Brake Shoes - Champion Technologies, Inc.
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