More Friction Material Manufacturer Listings

An Authoritative List of the Best Friction Materials Available

Cleveland, OH  |  800-626-6540

You only need to know one name for your friction material needs: Cook Bonding & Manufacturing. We have been working hard for over 3 decades and specialize in the manufacture of high quality friction materials, gear tooth facings, press blocks, crane brake shoes and hoist frictions. Most products are in stock; custom-made products are also available. Let our experience and expertise work for you.

Cook Bonding & Manufacturing Co., Inc. $$$

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.

ProTec Friction Group $$$

Concord, ON  |  800-268-1291

Northern Friction Technology is a diverse manufacturer of custom friction materials. We have over 40 years of experience, we serve a multitude of industries and applications, including clutches and brakes for transit systems, and friction components for balers, tractors, and combines. We have the capabilities to build a custom component from the ground up, or rebuild pre-existing parts. Contact us today to learn more!

Northern Friction Technology $$$

Eugene, OR  |  800-547-6180

At Champion Technologies, we pride ourselves in providing the highest quality brake and friction products in our industry since our founding in 1927. Products include clutch facings, brake blocks, and brake linings, all of which are made from premium raw materials. For more details about our products and services, contact us today and let us help you find the perfect product to suit your needs.

Champion Technologies, Inc. $$$

Waukesha, WI  |  262-547-5450

At Accurate Specialties, our innovative, integrated manufacturing supports our specialties in chill casting, centrifugal casting, spuncast gear blanks, continuous casting, and more. We deliver complete, fully machined, ready-to-hob bronze gear blanks made to exact customer specifications. With us, you can guarantee quick turnaround times and delivery in as little as one week. We are ISO 9001:2008 certified.

Accurate Specialties $$$

Warren, MI  |  800-525-4503

Founded in 1950, Midwest Brake is a leading manufacturer of asbestos free friction material for industrial applications. Products include brake linings, clutch plates, brake bands, gear tooth facings, friction discs, brake shoes, integrally molded parts, bonded brake assemblies and brake bonding services.

Midwest Brake® $$$

Elizabethtown, KY  |  270-234-5500

Akebono has over 75 years of experience innovating, designing & producing friction materials for leading OEMs, Tier I brake suppliers and the automotive aftermarket. Our products, such as our disc brake calipers & drum brakes, provide the most effective noise, vibration and harshness (NVH) reduction solutions available. With customers like Audi, Ford, GM, Honda and Toyota, it’s no wonder we’re #1.

Akebono Brake Corporation $$$

Portland, CT  |  860-342-2001

As a complete friction materials company you can send us your custom fabrication, bonding, relining, riveting, brake lining or clutch assembly questions and we will provide you with fast & competitive quotes. At All Frictions we understand the importance of finding reliable, timely & cost-effective solutions for your friction material problems and that is why strive for 100% customer satisfaction.

ALL FRICTIONS CO., LLC $$$

Atmore, AL  |  251-368-7777

Alto Products designs and manufactures bonded friction materials plus friction and steel clutch plates. Our friction clutch plates are used for agricultural and heavy-duty applications. Over 60 years of business and over 2 billion clutches have made us the most complete line manufacturer of clutch plates throughout the world.

Alto Products Corp. $$$

Humble, TX  |  281-441-9420

Brake bands, brake blocks, clutches, clutch parts and brake rims are available through American Friction. We have large inventories and top-quality products. We can even custom manufacture brake bands, install brake lining and rebuild your clutch. Call us today for your friction material needs.

American Friction $$$

Lake Bluff, IL  |  847-362-2634

Since 1980, American Metal Fibers has been serving the needs of its customers in automotive brake manufacturing. We produce friction materials used in such products as disc brake pads and drum brake linings plus other products. Our friction material is clean, oil-free, steel and nonferrous fibers.

American Metal Fibers, Inc. $$$

Tallassee, AL  |  334-252-8270

ASNC manufactures 3 & 4D carbon products. Our quality products stand up in the most extreme conditions. So if it is friction materials or structural components, ASNC products will meet all of your needs. The aerospace and transportation industries use us. Contact us for your next application.

American Structural Needling Company (ASNC) $$$

Charlotte, NC  |  704-588-5610

Boston Gear is a leading global supplier of quality power transmission products to most major industrial markets including, but not limited to food processing, packaging machinery, material handling and most others - including yours. We offer the industry's most diversified line of clutches, with mechanical, electrical, and pneumatic clutches to suit most any application.

Boston Gear $$$

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.

Brake & Equipment Warehouse $$$

McHenry, IL  |  800-323-0354

We lead the worldwide industry in the manufacture & distribution of top-quality & competitively priced industrial friction materials. Our products are used in various clutch & brake applications & include flexible molded, rigid molded, woven friction materials, & specialty composite molded friction materials. Our brake pads & clutch facings are used in a variety of wind turbines.

Brake Parts, Inc. $$$

South Elgin, IL  |  800-939-4047

Bremskerl North America is a leading manufacturer of friction materials. Our offerings include brake linings, clutch linings, brake bands and brake friction materials. We are a worldwide manufacturer serving a range of industries and applications, including industrial, railroad and commercial vehicles.

Bremskerl North America Inc. $$$

Newark, NJ  |  800-322-7365

Cardolite manufactures friction materials from cashew nutshell liquid (CNSL). These products include brake linings, disc pads, asbestos and asbestos free friction materials and other brake friction materials. We also maintain a state-of-the-art research and development laboratory.

Cardolite Corporation $$$

Solon, OH  |  440-528-4000

With over 50 years of experience, Carlisle Industrial Brake & Friction designs, develops and manufactures friction materials such as brake friction materials, brake linings, clutch facings and asbestos free friction materials. We also produce custom friction material products. ISO-9000 certified.

Carlisle Brake & Friction $$$

Landis, NC  |  800-633-1880

When catering to heavy duty industrial companies like the military and off-highway vehicle manufactures, you must produce the best. CECO Friction Products is a company that embraces quality and dependability when manufacturing their standard and custom built friction materials and products, including drum linings, brake kits and assemblies, clutch bands and more.

CECO Friction Products, Inc. $$$

Canton, OH  |  800-745-5808

Cleveland Oak's friction material products division designs & manufactures friction products such as brake shoes, clutch facings, bands, disc brake pad products plus clutch pads. We keep metric & standard molded, sheet & woven friction materials in stock & perform friction materials bonding and riveting. In business since 1916, our high quality friction materials are economically priced as well.

Cleveland Oak $$$

Concord, ON  |  905-738-3682

Corsteel has been a leading custom manufacturer of friction production equipment to the global market for over 20 years. Being the primary machine designer, builder and supplier for North America's largest manufacturers testifies our product quality and after-sales service that we continue to provide. We supply production equipment to mix, preform, cure, scorch and finish friction materials.

Corsteel Hydraulics $$$

Southfield, MI  |  248-354-7700

Federal-Mogul® and Wagner® provide a range of products, including friction and brake products. Our friction products include pads, shoes and brake blocks for most light and commercial vehicle applications. Serving the global automotive industry, our products have been used by repair shops for over 100 years.

Federal-Mogul Corporation $$$

Buffalo, NY  |  716-833-6900

Fenner Precision is a global leader in the design and development of engineered fabrics for use in various industries and applications throughout the world. We manufacture low friction Fenlon&trade PTFE bearing liner fabric that are coated with reinforcing thermoset resins and are custom-manufactured for self-lubricating plain bearings, slip clutches and drag brake applications.

Fenner Precision $$$

Mount Joy, PA  |  717-492-9600

Ferotec Friction leads the worldwide industry in the manufacture & distribution of top-quality & competitively priced industrial friction materials. Our products are used in various clutch & brake applications & include flexible molded, rigid molded, woven friction materials, & specialty composite molded friction materials. Our brake pads & clutch facings are used in a variety of wind turbines.

Ferotec Friction $$$

Buffalo Grove, IL  |  847-495-4700

GMT manufactures friction materials in the form of metal wool and fibers (brass, carbon steel, copper). Our product is used for the manufacture of brake pads, brake shoes, clutch facings and linings. Metal wool is also good for reinforcing high-temperature composites.

Global Material Technologies Inc. (GMT) $$$

Akron, OH  |  330-633-1226

As the originators of sintered metallic friction materials, GMP Friction Products develops unique clutch plate and brake pad solutions tailored to our customers` needs. We have a dedicated staff for research and development, devoted to engineering materials that provide the optimum blend of durability and effectiveness. We serve the agricultural, vehicle, aerospace, and other specialty markets.

GMP Friction Products $$$

St. Louis, MO  |  314-481-0300

GMP Metal Products is a contract manufacturer of quality metal stampings, fabrications and assemblies. Our commitment to quality and overall improvement has resulted in our attainment of ISO 9001:2008 certification. With out extensive capabilities we manufacture clutch/separator plates and press brakes to name a few.

GMP Metal Products $$$

Milwaukee, WI  |  414-365-1550

When catering to heavy duty industrial companies like the military and off-highway vehicle manufactures, you must produce the best. Great Lakes Friction Products is a company that embraces quality and dependability when manufacturing their standard and custom built friction materials and products, including drum linings, brake kits and assemblies, clutch bands and more.

Great Lakes Friction Products, Inc. $$$

Spring, TX  |  832-482-4830

GUMMI® is a leading designer, marketer, and manufacturer of power transmission components for industry worldwide. It manufactures a variety of different style couplings, a broad line of pneumatic (air) clutches / brakes, various types of friction materials, and also provides for supply chain solutions through our extensive worldwide distributor network.

Gummi® $$$

Orange Park, FL  |  800-252-4295

Hawkhead manufactures friction materials such as brake and clutch bands and offers related services. We serve many fields including the heavy duty industrial applications and automotive. Our brake friction materials offer high heat resistance and there is no fade under extreme loads. We are able to create solutions that will adhere to your specifications. Contact us today!

Hawkhead $$$

New Castle, IN  |  765-529-7001

Hibbing International Friction manufactures asbestos free friction materials for industrial product OEMs and the aftermarket. We offer friction material bonding services. Our products are used for crane brakes, tension control brakes, material handling equipment, overhead hoists and more.

Hibbing International Friction $$$

Walton, KY  |  800-543-1906

Industrial Brake & Supply provides a full line of asbestos-free friction materials and friction material products, including brake friction materials, disc pads and brake linings and friction materials bonding. Let us produce brake parts and assemblies from your personal design. In business since 1971.

Industrial Brake & Supply $$$

Cleveland, OH  |  800-525-8824

Manufacturing friction materials for niche markets in machine, construction, mining & off-highway industries since 1975, Logan Clutch leads the industry with clutch facings, friction discs, brakes, clutches & combinations made stock or tailored to your business’s specific needs. Call our experts today!

Logan Clutch Corporation $$$

Plainview, NY  |  516-694-7222

For over 40 years we have manufactured products such as slip clutches, friction hinges, over-running clutches, mechanical clutches, indexing clutches, spring wrapped clutch brakes, single revolution clutches, friction clutches, and much more. We serve, Aerospace, Military, Security, Entertainment, Telecommunication and Commercial sectors.

Machine Components Corporation $$$

Buffalo, NY  |  716-668-5555

For over 50 years, Magtrol has provided customers with high-quality products to test, measure and control torque-speed-power, load-force-weight, tension and displacement. We are a leading manufacturer of motor test equipment and hysteresis brakes and clutches. We offer customers a wide array of measurement and control solutions, combined with excellent worldwide sales and service.

Magtrol, Inc. $$$

Troy, MI  |  248-435-1000

Meritor is the worldwide braking leader in both size and capability for the commercial vehicle industry. For over 65 years, we have grown our portfolio to remain on the cutting edge of the industry. We have been supplying more than two million brake assemblies per year for trucks, trailers, buses and coaches. Our brakes can be found on trailers, buses and coaches, and in such vocational applications as emergency, linehaul, fire and defense.

Meritor $$$

Sterling Heights, MI  |  586-939-0620

The Friction Group of Miba HydraMechanica designs and manufactures friction materials and brake friction materials for wet and dry applications. We serve various industries, including automotive and agricultural. Visit our website today for more information on our friction materials.

Miba HydraMechanica Corporation $$$

Bethlehem, PA  |  610-250-3000

MINTEQ® International produces pyrolytic graphites and related components, which are applied as friction materials and brake friction materials for aircraft brakes and high-performance clutches. We operate in 41 markets worldwide and have 18 manufacturing sites.

MINTEQ® International -  A Mineral Technologies Company $$$

Solon, OH  |  440-498-7458

The various uses of Ortlinghaus products such as industrial brakes and clutches in industrial drives are just as numerous as the types of machines and systems themselves that they are installed on. One thing is always in the foreground: proper function and thus the optimum control of the transmission of force – The Control of Torque.

Orttech $$$

Boca Raton, FL  |  561-368-5324

Come to Palm Beach Overseas Trading for all your friction material needs. We can help solve the day to day problems of the friction industry by providing brake friction materials such as brake plates and brake shoe cores. We also have friction paper, particles, powders, and production equipment.

Palm Beach Overseas Trading Corp. $$$

Middlesex, NJ  |  877-570-5630

As a complete friction materials company you can send us your custom fabrication, bonding, relining, riveting, brake lining or clutch assembly questions and we will provide you with fast & competitive quotes. At Phoenix Friction we understand the importance of finding reliable, timely & cost-effective solutions for your friction material problems and that is why strive for 100% customer satisfaction.

Phoenix Friction Products $$$

Woodbridge, ON  |  800-446-7851

Phoenix Friction Products is a Friction Products Distributor and Rebuilder, serving quality and service for over 40 years. We specialize in friction materials and industrial clutch and brake rebuilding. Our plant is capable of relining any size, shape, or quantity of friction products such as brakes, clutches, bands, shoes, disc pads, cones, rings, plates and discs for various applications.

Phoenix Friction Products, Inc. $$$

Newark, NJ  |  973-589-1410

Reddaway Mfg. (REDCO) manufactures a full line of non-asbestos friction materials. Woven (RNAW), flex mold, flat sheets, centrifugal (sugar industry), brake blocks, oil field sets, antique cars, custom brake and clutch lining, rivets, adhesives, full re-lining shop. Providing quality friction since 1870.

Reddaway Manufacturing Company, Inc. $$$

Menomonee Falls, WI  |  888-880-6388

Scan-Pac specializes in the production of asbestos free friction materials, both standard and custom. We manufacture clutch facings, brake friction materials and disc pads. Our capabilities include just-in-time production and laboratory analysis. Our service to customers comes first and foremost.

Scan-Pac Mfg., Inc. $$$

Schenectady, NY  |  518-347-4200

SI Group produces and markets liquid and powdered resins for friction material applications such as clutch facings and disc pads. We have 21 operations in 14 different countries around the world. Our global presence enable us to serve a wide range of industries, including adhesives, health and wellness, fuel, and chemical. Let us meet your friction material needs!

SI Group $$$

Mount Kisco, NY  |  914-244-3600

Strategic Friction, is a business dedicated to the manufacture and distribution of friction material for the clutch facing and brake lining industry. Our range of products is wide enough to meet virtually any client requirement. For more information visit our website or give us a call today!

Strategic Friction $$$

Chicago, IL  |  800-325-0337

Superior Graphite formulates advanced raw materials to meet the demands of rigorous friction applications. Our FormulaFX&trade and Resilient Graphitic Carbons&trade (RGC) product lines are the new generation of friction materials, combining cushion, lubrication, thermal conductivity and strength.

Superior Graphite Co. $$$

Philadelphia, PA  |  800-925-8824

In business since 1732, The Rowland Company is a specialty distributor/fabricator of industrial power transmission components and friction materials. The company specializes in problem solutions tailored to our customer's specific needs from clutch sets and brake assemblies to couplings, gear boxes, variable speed drives and other related items, all designed to withstand rugged industrial use.

The Rowland Company $$$

Mequon, WI  |  262-242-1430

Thermoset leads the industry in manufacturing high-quality extruded rubber friction materials and fabricating friction components, as well as performing friction materials bonding. Our products are environmentally responsible. Call or visit our website today for more information!

Thermoset Friction Material Specialists $$$

Troy, MI  |  248-280-4050

TMD Friction develops unique clutch plate and brake pad solutions tailored to our customers` needs. We have a dedicated staff for research and development, devoted to engineering materials that provide the optimum blend of durability and effectiveness. We serve the agricultural, vehicle, aerospace, and other specialty markets. To learn more about our friction materials and other products, call us today!

TMD Friction $$$

Cleveland, OH  |  216-486-2000

Tribco, Inc. specializes in the manufacturing of friction materials, brake friction materials, brake linings, clutch facings & bonded friction materials that are asbestos free. Our friction material products last up to five times longer because they are made with Kevlar® fiber composites.

Tribco, Inc. $$$

Saginaw, MI  |  888-678-5377

Our primary business is friction, wear and durability testing of materials and lubricants. Custom Test Specimens made fromany material you can imagine, including aluminum, bronze, tungsten, nickel alloy, stainless steel, brass, ceramic, plastic, and more!

Tribology Testing Labs $$$

Tonawanda, NY  |  716-768-6500

Unifrax manufactures several specialty fibers, including Fiberfrax® ceramic fiber products, which are used in friction material applications, including automotive brake linings and brake pad reinforcement. We lead the industry in high-temperature insulating solutions.

Unifrax I LLC $$$

York, PA  |  717-767-3200

Voith Turbo is an industry leader and manufacturer of drive systems, power transmissions and braking systems. We develop innovative and reliable products that offer mechanical, hydrodynamic, electrical and electronic solutions. Our extensive product line includes flexible couplings, hydrostatic pumps, pressure relief valves, cooling systems, electronic control systems and much, much more.

Voith Turbo, Inc. $$$
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