Friction Materials

Since the 1950s, Palmer International has been at the forefront in providing additives and binders used to advance braking performance. Based on our core CNSL technology, these additives are used to improve critical braking parameters such as friction stability, wear, noise, vibration and harshness (NVH), and “pedal feel”.

With the exception of aircraft brakes, Palmer’s particles find utility in a myriad of wet and dry applications:

  • Passenger Car Disc Pads
  • Passenger Car Drum Linings
  • Commercial Vehicle Disc Pads
  • Commercial Vehicle Blocks
  • Rail and Transit Friction Materials
  • Off-Road Friction Materials
  • Wind Turbine Friction Materials
  • Oilfield Drilling Friction Materials
  • Automatic Transmission Papers
  • Specialty Materials (washing machines, etc.)

With greater and greater emphasis on greener, lighter vehicle components, Palmer’s low gravity (1.0 to 1.2) cashew particles provide real value to the compounder. Truly a functional additive as opposed to a filler, Palmer can customize key product attributes to meet your needs.

To learn more about Palmer CNSL products for friction materials and how they could help in your application, contact us today.