Metallic Brass Combo - MBC


A combination semi-metallic and organic brake block engineered for severe duty applications

Marathon developed its combination brake block to be the industry leader in lining life and stopping power. Featuring our proven Heat Star organic and metallic brass materials, MBC linings handle the high heat commonly found in severe duty applications like coal hauling or refuse collection. MBC 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.

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

MBC Delivers

  • Ideal for severe service 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.