Metallic Brass Single - MBS

Metallic Brass Single - MBS

A semi-metallic lining designed specifically for severe service truck applications


Marathon developed MBS brake linings to address the most severe duty braking requirements. This semi-metallic friction material provides high temperature stability and therefore consistent stopping power in even the toughest applications. This long life brake lining easily meets Federal regulations for brake effectiveness, fade and recovery in accordance with FMVSS 121 test procedure and is rated for 23,000 lb axle loads.

MBS linings feature the Hi-Density Marathon formulation that will improve your bottom line through better performance and fewer maintenance headaches.

MBS Delivers

  • Ideal for the most severe duty truck applications
  • Longest lining life in its class
  • Hi-Density formulation for excellent heat dissipation
  • Dependable stopping performance
  • Excellent brake fade and recovery characteristics
  • Extremely drum friendly

Test Results

Testing conducted in accordance with FMVSS 121 criteria @ 23,000 lb axle load: 16 1/2 x 7 inch S-cam air brake; type 30 air chamber and 5.5 inch slack adjuster; and a 20.7 inch tire rolling radius. Shaded area indicates non-compliance.

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