A versatile high performance premium brake lining designed for a wide range of over-the-road hauling.

The other member of our flagship Heat Star family is HS20, a premium, OE approved, long life friction material that will lower your cost per mile and reduce overall brake maintenance costs. HS20 is a versatile and high performance lining ideal for a variety of over-the-road hauling applications. This proven formulation easily meets Federal regulations for brake effectiveness, fade and recovery in accordance with FMVSS 121 test procedure and is rated for 20,000 lb axle loads. In addition, HS20 meets NHTSA requirements for reduced stopping distance (RSD).

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.

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

HS20 Delivers

  • The longest service life of any brake lining in its class
  • 100% Copper-free pad formulation
  • Hi-Density formulation for excellent heat dissipation
  • Dependable stopping performance
  • Excellent brake fade and recovery characteristics
  • Extremely drum friendly
  • Meets NHTSA requirements for RSD - reduced stopping distance

Test Results

Testing conducted in accordance with FMVSS 121 criteria @ 20,000 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 19.6 inch tire rolling radius. Shaded area indicates non-compliance.