Carlisle’s New School Bus Brake Pads

MEDINA, Ohio – CentroMotion’s Carlisle Brake & Friction went to Linkedin to introduce its HAWK FLEET line of premium brake pads for school-bus applications.

The company has two formulations, designated F1 and F3.

Hawk Performance Fleet™ by Carlisle Brake & Friction, offers the F1 and F3 Carbon Semi-Metallic disc brake pad. The F1 pad compound is designed for severe-duty automotive and truck fleet applications. The unique friction formulation of F1 combines the performance and heat resistance of carbon fiber composites with the durability of traditional semi-metallic disc brake pads.

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About: CentroMotion

CentroMotion is a growing portfolio of highly respected global brands that add value through innovative motion, actuation and control technologies. Its skilled subject-matter experts develop solutions that enable its global customers’ products to be smarter, safer and more productive. Its well-known brands include Power-Packer for hydraulic motion control and stabilization systems; CrossControl and maximatecc for operator information and human-machine interface systems; Elliott Manufacturing and Weasler Engineering for power and force transmission through flexible and rigid driveline systems; Gits Manufacturing for high performance engine thermal and emission control solutions; and Carlisle Brake & Friction for materials and mechatronic solutions for off highway brake and transmission products.

About: Carlisle Brake & Friction

Carlisle Brake & Friction is a globally recognized leader in the development and manufacture of highly innovative brake and friction system solutions to service a diverse range of motion control applications and markets, including the agriculture, construction, mining, heavy duty truck, industrial, aerospace and military sectors. The comprehensive nature of Carlisle’s brake system expertise includes hydraulic control products, industrial brake assemblies, wet and dry friction materials for brake, clutch and transmission applications as well as aftermarket replacement kits. Our full-system product offering, supported by our industry-experienced team of experts, provides our customers with brake system solutions that set them apart from our competition.


Mike Geylin
Mike Geylin

Mike Geylin is the Editor-in-Chief at Hagman Media. Geylin has been in automotive communications for five decades working in all aspects of the industry from OEM to supplier to motorsports as well as reporting for both newspapers and magazines on the industry.