Akebono’s world-class brake R&D and manufacturing capabilities deliver customized brake noise, vibration and harshness (NVH) solutions for every customer. Extensive NVH testing and analysis capabilities produce disc pads linings featuring outstanding noise control and longer life.
Akebono’s innovative friction materials are less abrasive to rotors than any others in the market. The result? A decrease in disc thickness variation, resulting in minimal roughness. Akebono also increases rotor life by reducing the amount of high-hardness raw materials. In addition, manufacturer's friction material generates much less wheel dust.
The difference in µ between a normal stop and panic stop with Akebono’s technology is typically less than 10 percent compared with brand's competition, who may lose 30 percent or more. This means predictable, safe performance when it is needed most.
Akebono knows friction materials play an integral role in a vehicle’s braking system. Brand applies a total system approach to designing and manufacturing Akebono's friction products, carefully analyzing their interaction with a vehicle’s brake calipers and rotors. Optimum performance of brake disc pads and linings involves a complex interaction of raw material components combined with an exact production process to maximize braking consistency.