KVT - Vocational

A long life friction material designed for severe duty and multiple stop braking

Marathon developed KVT brake linings to handle the high heat and heavy-duty demands of refuse, concrete, logging, sand and gravel, oil delivery, beverage transport and other tough applications. KVT is a premium, organic material rated for 25,000 lb axle loads that provides stopping power you can count on with a long service life. This versatile lining meets Federal regulations in accordance with FMVSS 121 test procedure for applications up to 25,000 lbs.

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.

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

KVT Delivers

  • Ideal for high heat, severe duty applications
  • 100% Copper-free pad formulation
  • 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 @ 25,000 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 20.8 inch tire rolling radius. Shaded area indicates non-compliance.