Heat Star Transit - HST

A reliable brake lining for long service life and noise-free operation in transit applications

Marathon's Heat Star Transit is a specially developed formula designed to handle the industry-specific challenges of transit applications. HST provides city bus and motor coach fleets with high temperature stability and consistent stopping power in even the toughest applications. HST is an asbestos-free lining that is noise free and is known for its long lining life. Rated for 26,000 lb axle loads, Heat Star Transit meets FMVSS 121 testing standards.

Marathon's DiscStar family of air disc brake pads now feature 100% copper-free formulations and in complete compliance with applicable state and federal regulations as part of the Copper-Free Brake Initiative.

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

HST Delivers

  • Ideal for high temperature transit applications
  • 100% Copper-free pad formulation
  • Hi-Density formulation for excellent heat dissipation
  • Longest lining life in its class
  • Dependable stopping performance
  • Excellent brake fade and recovery characteristics
  • Extremely drum friendly

Test Results

Testing conducted in accordance withFMVSS 121 criteria @ 26,000 lb axleload: 14 1/2 x 10 inch S-cam air brake;30 x 7.0 input power; and a 20.7 inchtire rolling radius. Shaded area indicates non-compliance.