KVT - Transit

KVT Transit

A quiet, long life friction material designed for intracity and intercity bus fleets


OE Transit Approved KVT is specifically formulated to handle the high heat of multiple stopping of a city bus and the heavy-duty demands of a motor coach. KVT is an organic, non-asbestos brake lining that combines stopping power and quiet operation with a long lining life. KVT is a proven formulation easily meeting Federal regulations for brake effectiveness, fade and recovery in accordance with FMVSS 121 test procedure and is rated for 28,660 lb axle loads.

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

OE Approved

KVT Delivers

  • OE Transit Approved
  • Ideal for intracity and intercity bus fleets
  • 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 F.M.V.S.S. #121 criteria @ 28,660# axle load: 16 1/2 x 8 5/8" S-cam air brake; 30 x 6.5 input power; and a 18.5 inch tire rolling radius. Shaded area indicates non-compliance.

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