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Carlisle Brake & Friction

Carlisle Brake & Friction (CBF) is a leading solutions provider for high performance and severe duty brake, clutch and transmission applications to original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and aftermarket customers in the mining, construction, military, agricultural, motorsports, industrial, and aerospace markets.  The company's brands, including Wellman Products Group, Carlisle Brake & Friction, Hawk Performance®, Japan Power Brake, VelveTouch® and Field Pro®, offer a diverse range of the most highly engineered braking and friction products available today.  With 10 global manufacuring facilities in the U.S., U.K., Italy, China, Japan and India, Carlisle Brake & Friction serves more than 100 leading OEMs in 55 countries.

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Products
  • High performance and severe duty brake, clutch and transmission products.
Markets Mining, construction, agriculture, aerospace, military, motorsports, industrial and renewable energy

Mining

Carlise Brake & Friction (CBF) has been the brake supplier of choice in the mining industry for decades, counting the world's largest and most respected mining OEMs as customers, including CAT, Komatsu, Liebherr, Hitachi and Sany. CBF consistently remains in the braking technology forefront by adapting to the changes in the industry, expanding the technology envelope and ultimately providing superior solutions to world class OEMs around the world.

Construction

The construction machine market has been a cornerstone of CBF for decades. Our products are used by the most recognized construction OEMs in the world in applications around the globe as diverse as articulated dump trucks to backhoe loaders. If you pass a construction site during your day, chances are you've seen a vehicle with a CBF product on it.

Agriculture

CBF has been a significant brake system and friction component supplier to agriculture and forestry industry for over thirty years. Our customer base is an extensive list of industry leaders, including John Deere, CNH, Same Deutz-Fahr, Clark Hurth, Claas and Mahindra.

Aerospace

CBF is one of the largest steel brake friction suppliers for the global aerospace market. Original equipment manufacturers including Goodrich, ABS and Parker Hannifin rely on our product quality, heat capacity, consistent performance and exceptional durability to meet the critical demands of today's aircraft.

Military

CBF products are utilized in virtually every form of military land vehicle including transports, tanks, assault vehicles and construction equipment. CBF is also a primary OEM supplier of brake friction materials for military jets, planes, helicopters and drones.

Motorsports

CBF is a leading supplier of severe duty and high performance products for the motorsports and performance automotive markets. Over the past decade our friction products have won more motorsports championships than any other friction manufacturer. From NASCAR to the weekend racer, our products provide a true competitive edge.

Industrial

CBF has been supplying braking systems and friction components to original equipment manufacturers in a diverse range of industrial markets for over 87 years. Our products can be found on material handling vehicles, oil rigs, telehandlers, transit systems, car and truck commercial fleets, cranes, elevators, amusement park rides, motorcycles, ATVs, snowmobiles, and electromagnetic devices.

Renewable Energy

CBF supplies braking solutions to leading wind OEMs around the globe both for the MegaWatt and KiloWatt class wind markets.