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.

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.

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
  • 100% Copper-free pad formulation
  • 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.