Sunday, September 24, 2017
Brake Pad Compound: BP-10

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Compound: BP-10
BP-10

BP-10


Compound Data Sheet
    Use & Caution:

  • Medium friction, smooth engagement, low abrasion on iron rotors.
  • Flat torque curve.
  • Low to medium wear rate, increases as temperature increases.
  • Street Use OK
    Application:

  • High performance street / strip, drag race, and track day categories using vented iron rotors.
  • Light to medium braking on dirt tracks including late models, modifieds, sportsman, and street stocks.
  • Disc brake conversions on street rods and muscle cars.
    Characteristics:

  • Compatible with all types of steel or iron rotors.
  • High performance street compound with improved friction, longer wear and lower dust levels than standard replacement pads.
  • Beds quickly and provides fast response without high rotor abrasion.
Compound Temperature Range & Torque Values
BP-10 Compound Temperature Range & Torque Values

BP-10 Compound Temperature Range & Torque Values

Temperature range and overall friction value are the primary considerations for pad selection. The pads must be capable of maintaining the proper amount of friction for stopping power within the temperatures that will be realized on the track during the event. Then, overall wear rate must be considered. For most asphalt and road race applications, compounds in the high temperature ranges over 1000°F range are usually necessary. Dirt track, drag race, and street performance applications usually operate at temperatures between 500° and 1000°F. Keep in mind that these are general ranges, and not absolute values. Many factors and unforeseen influences can affect brake temperatures. The best indicator for pad selection will always be on track performance. If pad fade (friction loss) due to overheating occurs, then improved cooling, a heavier rotor, or a higher temperature range pad may all become necessary.