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An Industry in Denial – the Impact of Pricing on Product Quality in the Brake Business

Thanks to an article published recently on HeraldNet, the website of Everett, Washington’s The Daily Herald newspaper, we have finally gotten a hint of how conflicted garage owners and technicians are about the poor quality of replacement brake parts in the American Automotive Aftermarket.

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TECHNICAL BULLETINS

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Bulletin No. 05.06.16

Delaminated Disc Brake Pads are not worn out; they are broken.

Both field and laboratory test results repeatedly prove that the friction lining on a disc brake pad can wear to within a millimeter of the mating surface of the...

Rusty Brake Pad

Bulletin No. 12.19.14

Effects of "Black" steel used in brake pads.

Recent studies have shown an increase in the use of “black” steel in the manufacturing of brake pads. The Global Brake Safety Council, using...

INFORMATION RELEASES

Release No. 01.03.17

Eric Roszman, VP of Research and Development for Akebono joins GBSC.

The Global Brake Safety Council is pleased to announce our first new council member for 2017, Mr. Eric Roszman of Akebono Brake Industry...

Release No. 12.21.16

GBSC Council Member Celebrates Victory to Have Asbestos Banned In Canada, as Federal Government Announces Legislation

Mr. Rick Jamison, President of ABS Friction and senior member of the Global Brake Safety Council, celebrated a victory last Thursday, December 15th, as the...

Release No. 06.30.16

Mr. Charles Greening Jr. joins Global Brake Safety Council

The Global Brake Safety Council is proud to announce that a new member has joined the team. Charles Greening is the president of Greening...

Release No. 05.27.16

Brake Manufacturing Council schedules "RESPONSIBLE MANUFACTURING" presentation from Global Brake Safety Council

The Brake Manufacturer’s Council has tabled a presentation from the Global Brake Safety Council (GBSC) at its upcoming Friday, June 3rd meeting, taking place...