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Prevent ABS Problems with New Brake Rotor Technology



The ABS Ring Problem

With the older technology OE brake rotors, the ABS ring is cast into the brake rotor, resulting in inconsistent tooth sizing and spacing. The problem is worsened by the fact that as iron increases in temperature, magnetism decreases and corrosion is accelerated on the brake rotor, which may result in ABS signal faults.

The Solution

Medium-duty trucks can be retrofited with brake rotors that have isolated ABS rings (patent pending). We offer Performance Friction's new line of retrofit brake rotors that feature a solution to the known problem of ABS signal loss. This problem is commonly found on medium duty truck applications with hydraulic brake rotors.

    Faultless ABS operation
  • Isolated tone ring for reduced heat transfer
  • Protective plating to prevent corrosion
  • Precision machined alloy ring for improved signal strength

In third party GM9540P corrosion testing with high temperature heat soaks, the Performance Friction brake rotors with isolated ABS ring lasted more than 5 times longer than rotors from the Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM).

This problem of ABS signal loss may be most prevalent with medium truck brake rotor applications equipped with the 66mm and 73mm pin slider hydraulic brake calipers (0786 pad shape). Our part numbers for these pads are R63 078610 and R63 078611

    This new technology offers;
  • Longer brake rotor service life and improved braking performance
  • Runout less than .0005 inches, thickness variation less than .0002 inches, and surface finish less than .7 microns to prevent pulsation and vibration.
  • Brake rotor vanes turned OD and ID for balance to reduce thermal warping and vibration.
  • 48 vanes for superior thermal capacity
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