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Brake Band Manufacturers and Suppliers

IQS Directory provides a detailed list of brake band suppliers. Find brake band companies that can design and engineer brake band suppliers to your specifications. Peruse our website to review and discover top brake band suppliers with roll over ads and complete product descriptions. Connect with the brake band companies through our hassle-free and efficient request for quote form. You are provided company profiles, website links, locations, phone numbers, product videos, and product information. Read reviews and stay informed with product new articles. Whether you are looking for manufacturers of brake band lining material, frictional brake band, and brake band strips of every type, IQS is the premier source for you.

Leading Companies:

  • Cleveland, OH 800-626-6540

    Serving the heavy duty industrial community for over 29 years, Cook Bonding & Manufacturing is your single source for all friction related products, materials and accessories. With a long commitment to the industry and producing high quality goods like brake bands, gear tooth facings and crane break shoes, Cook Bonding is ready to help find your company a friction solution.

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  • Mount Kisco, NY 914-244-3600

    ProTec Friction Group is a producer of friction components and forms. By combining our manufacturing expertise with our supply chain knowledge, we are able to bring friction solutions to our customers. Our broad stock selection includes a full line of organic and synthetic friction materials, clutch and break sets, clutch buttons and more. Specialized products are also available.

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  • Minneapolis, MN 612-378-3141

    We supply of a wide variety of friction materials, brake friction materials, brake linings and clutch facings to several industries from reputable manufacturers for over 55 years. We started as brake specialty warehouse but have evolved as a full line automotive warehouse. We do in house, custom hose manufacturing, brake shoes rebuilding, and cylinder sleeving.

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  • Canton, CT 800-569-1291

    For more than 60 years Clutch Engineering has been a distributor in industrial power transmissions. Our specialties are in brakes & clutches, flexible couplings, universal joints & driveshafts, and friction materials. With our expert team and determination, we strive to exceed the consumer's expectations.

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Brake Band Industry Information

Brake Band

Brake bands are used in vehicles and engines to aid in creating friction which is used to slow down the movement in the vehicle or engine. Also known as brake pads, brake bands are strips of friction material, such as ceramic material, leather or metal which are tightened concentrically around a spinning shaft or drum when the brake is activated. The friction is caused by the increased tightening of the band.

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Design of Brake Bands

Some engines will use up to three bands in the slowing of a drum or shaft, depending on the size and speeds which the engine typically reaches. They are fairly simple and straightforward engine components; however, problems with brake bands can occur if there are substances between the surface of the barrel and the band itself, such as small particles of dust or rust, or even drops of water. As the brake band is used to slow motion or even stop it completely, there is a great deal of heat energy that can be produced as it is being used. These high temperatures can also cause the bands to function less efficiently and so it is important to take measures to aid in removing heat from the process. The lining of the brake band helps to absorb some of the heat created in the slowing process, and transmission fluid can also be used to dissipate heat away from the brake band itself. As with any engine component, brake bands will deteriorate over time due to everyday wear and tear. Most manufacturers will replace brake bands as they are usually a critical component of vehicular activity and processes. However, some brake bands can be repaired by manufacturers who specialize in doing that.

Applications of Brake Bands

Brake bands, commonly found in vehicles and machinery, are also used in winch drums, chain saws and even in bicycle braking systems. They can be primary or secondary brake materials, but either way are required to ensure a fair amount of tension and stress during the braking process. Therefore the materials used in the construction of brake bands have to be durable and rugged. They can be made of cast iron, ductile iron, rolled steel. A common brake band is made of steel with an inner surface of friction material, it is then wrapped around a moving engine component, and as the brake is applied, the band is tightened around the shaft until it has stopped moving, or slowed. Brake bands can be constructed according to specifications in terms of size, required load and materials.



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