Friction materials

The strength and heat resistance of phenolic resins also play an important role in the production of friction materials. No easy task, considering that brake pads have to generate a defined friction performance within an extremely short time, even in in water, dust and extreme variations of temperature.

Thanks to their outstanding thermal resistance and their compatibility with friction components our resins are extensively used in a wide range of friction materials, including brake and clutch linings and disc pads. We offer manufacturers of friction materials a complete portfolio of unmodified and modified phenolic resins and other thermoset resins in liquid as well as powder form.

Applications at a glance:
Brake pads
Clutch linings


Wolfgang Heep
Commercial Manager Construction Resins Central Europe
+49 3362 72684

Stefan Kowatsch
Commercial Manager Central & East Europe
+43 2732 74492 1291

Liam Moynihan
Commercial Manager Europe West and South
+44 1325 303 225

Timo Mäkinen
Commercial Manager Europe North
+358 50 385 2305

Ines Kendelbacher
Sales & Marketing Assistant
Contact person for inquiries outside Europe
+49 3362 72350

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