A premium brake lining ideal for heavy loads and a wide range of over-the-road hauling applications

Marathon created FS23 for fleet operators looking for a premium quality friction material to use on applications like liquid tanker, grain, cement, or standard duty refuse, as well as general over-the-road hauling. FS23 delivers dependable stopping power with excellent wear characteristics and is a formulation that easily meets Federal regulations in accordance with FMVSS 121 test procedures and is rated for 23,000 lb axle loads.

FS23 linings feature the Hi-Density Marathon formulation (detailed at right) that will improve your bottom line through better performance and fewer maintenance headaches.

FS23 Delivers

  • Ideal for general freight hauling and most 23,000 lb. GAWR applications
  • Hi-Density formulation for effective heat dissipation
  • Excellent brake fade and recovery characteristics
  • Dependable stopping performance
  • Extremely drum friendly

Test Results

Testing conducted in accordance with F.M.V.S.S. #121 criteria @ 23,000# axle load: 16 1/2 x 7" S-cam air brake; 30 x 5.5 input power; and a 19.6" tire rolling radius. Shaded area indicates non-compliance.