Hayes Brakes Introduces Bison: A Game-Changer for the Turf Industry

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Hayes, a renowned manufacturer of braking systems, has launched Bison, a high-performance mechanical parking brake designed for the turf vehicle industry. The Bison offers exceptional clamp force, premium materials, and reliable performance in challenging conditions.

Key Highlights

  • Exceptional Clamp Force: Bison provides a clamp force of 2,500 pounds with a maximum input force of 200 pounds.
  • Durable Construction: Made with long-lasting steel components and plated with durable nickel, Bison withstands aggressive conditions.
  • Versatile Mounting: Features a floating mounting system and multi-lever offset options for various vehicle configurations.
  • Dependable Performance: Ensures vehicle stability on inclines and trailers, regardless of terrain or weather conditions.

Designed for Optimal Hold:

Bison is created to provide a consistent hold on inclines, trailers, and beyond. It instills confidence in end-users, ensuring their vehicle remains stationary, regardless of the elements or terrain challenges.

Impressive Clamp Force:

Hayes Bison calipers can create 2,500 pounds of clamp force with a maximum input force of 200 pounds.

Durable Materials:

Bison uses lasting steel components and is plated with durable nickel, capable of withstanding an aggressive 96-hour salt spray protection test.

Versatile and Reliable:

The Bison system offers a floating mounting system and multi-lever offset options to suit a variety of vehicle configurations. These precisely designed brakes perform reliably with a steady force, even in the toughest terrain.

Hayes Brakes Introduces Bison: A Game-Changer for the Turf Industry

Specific Features Include:

  • Clamp force: Capable of 2,500 lbs.
  • Max input force: 200 lbs.
  • Durable plating: Components are zinc or nickel plated with 96-hour salt spray protection.
  • Actuation: Capable of clockwise (CW) and counterclockwise (CCW) actuation.
  • Mounting: Includes a floating mount.

Technical Specifications:

  • Unit weight: 2.4 lbs.
  • Rotor diameter: Ranges from 5” to 8.5”.
  • Rotor thickness: 0.125” to 0.260”.
  • Lining type: Non-asbestos organic.
  • Lever offset: Ranges from 0” to 2.9”.

For More Information: To learn more about the Bison mechanical park brake, visit hayesperformance.com. For OEM and Aftermarket opportunities, consult the Hayes sales team at [email protected].

About Hayes Performance Systems:

Hayes Performance Systems is a global manufacturer of premier braking systems, suspension systems, wheels, and components for a wide range of vehicles and specialty applications, from bicycles to powersports to defense. Headquartered in Mequon, Wisconsin, Hayes Performance Systems owns and operates Hayes, Manitou, Reynolds, ProTaper MTB, SUNringlé, and the ACI Industries brands with domestic and international manufacturing. As a global OEM and Aftermarket components manufacturer, Hayes Performance Systems is strategically positioned to employ its extensive knowledge base, engineering capabilities, and production capacity to serve an increasingly wider breadth of customers.

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