Tesla’s Mannequin 3 and Mannequin Y are among the many best-selling electrical vehicles in Australia and New Zealand, and Bendix now has new disc brake pads for them.
A part of a current enlargement of its EV-hybrid vary, the most recent additions – obtainable in each entrance and rear units – had been particularly designed domestically for Tesla Mannequin 3 and Mannequin Y EVs.
The natural friction materials used within the EV-hybrid disc brake pads comprise a variety of substances together with artificial glass fibres, aramid fibres and pure natural fibres as the principle reinforcing components. Added to those are natural modifiers and binding resins, Bendix explains.
“Collectively they ship sturdy stopping energy, and low noise and dirt emissions whereas offering low environmental influence.”
The copper-free natural brake friction supplies used within the pads are licensed to the Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers’ Affiliation (AASA) ‘N’ score. This score confirms Bendix EV-hybrid disc brake pads include lower than 0.5% of copper by weight and permits Bendix to make use of the AASA LeafMark ‘N’ icon.
Hexcel Wrap, a paper product that’s absolutely recyclable, is used to wrap the pads.
Bendix EV-hybrid disc brake pads are additionally obtainable for different in style EV and hybrid fashions from main manufacturers together with Toyota, Lexus, Honda and Mitsubishi.
Further releases are deliberate in coming months.