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EBC Brakes is a world leader in the manufacture of disc brake wear components. Back in the 70’s, EBC Brakes was the first to 
develop a complete aftermarket range for the motorcycle industry and supplies the majority of the world aftermarket volume 
in motorcycle brake and clutch parts with continued innovations such as the adoption of the NUCAP NRS hook system for back 
plates, the world’s first chrome plated back plates, the worlds first semi sintered Vee pad range and numerous innovations 
in the motorcycle brake rotor market.
 
Expanding rapidly in the automotive industry, EBC Brakes has become a world leader in sport, high performance and race brake 
pads and disc/rotors with a massive trademark range of products. Recently EBC launched another ground breaking material with 
its ECO friendly Ultimax 2 brake friction material that completely eliminated all heavy metals and sulfides.
 
EBC produces 100% of its brake pad range in its own factories in the UK and USA, 100% of its own motorcycle brake discs/rotors 
in its UK facility and a huge proportion of its automotive brake discs are also UK and USA made.
 
 
EBC Greenstuff Brake Pads:
 
Premium street sport brake pad for cars. General spirited street driving.
 
Designed for premium street driving offering better brake effect up to 600°C (1100°F). EBC Greenstuff has a high initial brake
effect and gives drivers confidence from first application of the brake pedal. There is no such thing as a NO DUST pad. The
very nature of how a brake works requires that some dust be generated to avoid rotor vibration (shimmying). The EBC pad creates
less dust and dust is more easily washed off than most.
 
All brake pads create more dust as they are bedding in especially if rotors
are worn.. For heavier faster cars and vehicles we strongly recommend Redstuff which DOES offer much less dust.
Since EBC Brakes launched its sport range in 1997 EBC Greenstuff has sold well over 3 million sets of performance automotive
brakes all over the world and has become the number one selling EBC sport pad..
 
EBC Redstuff Brake Pads
 
High Performance LOWEST DUST rating pads for Prestige imports and faster street driving.
 
There are TWO reasons our customers love Redstuff brake pads:
 
  • First because they are the lowest dust pad we have encountered by reducing dust by 60-90%. Plus the minimal dust you see is very easily removed with a simple sponge wash as it contains no steel fibre particles as in ALL OTHER pads.
  • Second they brake like an alligator right from cold (as good as Original pads or better) and just get better as they heat up.
 
This material is a Kevlar® fibre based brake compound enhanced with ceramic particles. If you have previously tried EBC redstuff
(pre-ceramic compound) this material is light years ahead. It lasts longer, it brakes better and is quieter. Being a hard wearing pad,
bed-in times can be as long as 1,600 kilometres and drivers must be patient until the pad takes up the shape of their disc (brake rotor).
 
This is a truly impressive fast road pad for repeated heavy braking. It emits far less dust than semi-metallic pads and has been proven
to stop a passenger car/sedan/sport compact/hot hatch 13 metres quicker than OEM pads from 100mph/160kph. Features EBC Brake-In surface coating which conditions rotor surface and accelerates pad bed-in. Nominal Friction coefficient 0.5 with approx. 50% dust reduction.
 
As EBC's flagship street brake pad material for prestige and faster cars, the 09 version on EBC Redstuff sets new standards
in brake performance. Redstuff has always been known for its low dust ability but the latest blend has greatly reduced the phenomenon
of pad "Pick up" or disc scoring and reduced dust even further.  EBC Redstuff should be used at both front and rear for optimum balanced
brake performance.
 
 
EBC Yellowstuff - 4000 "R" Series - Full Race Pad
 
Ultra High Friction Pads for Race, Track day and Street Use.
 
EBC Yellowstuff is an Aramid fibre based brake compound with high brake effect form cold and is possibly one of the first ever compounds that can be used for STREET AND TRACK DRIVING. These pads do not require warm up but do get even stronger under the heat of hard driving.
 
These are not a low dust pad and if your desire is for a low dust premium street use pad, you should consider EBC Redstuff. EBC Yellowstuff is currently produced in two compound versions - DM1846 and DM1793, both of which have been used with some success in racing.
 
HOWEVER, for standard OEM brakes, as fitted to your car, there is no doubt that the DM1793 is getting better feedback, as it is slightly harder, slightly longer lasting and more appropriate for track day driving.If using a high efficiency aftermarket race calipers with 4, 6 or 8
piston set ups. the sheer efficiency might allow the use of 1846 compound. DM1846 is currently the choise of the majority of GT3 drivers
which are pretty serious competitors.
 
DIRECT CLUTCH RECOMMENDATION:
If you have any doubts about which compound to choose for your street and track combination pad, go for the 1793.
 
The most grippy pad in the EBC arsenal EBC Yellowstuff is a high friction pad for the driver who wants nothing but performance brakes.
Not only a high friction pad but very resistant to heat and loads of heavy braking means that Yellowstuff has been used with great
success in race cars and on high speed road vehicles alike.
 
Because of its huge heat range , the applications where EBC Yellowstuff
will deliver benefits range from fastest street use on higher horsepower sedans to Track day and Race use on most street based cars
and even as a brake upgrade on Trucks and SUV.
 
Yellowstuff is especially appreciated on Trucks for towing and heavy loads and where wheel and tyre oversized upgrades have been fitted.Yellowstuff is NOT rated as low dust and creates similar dust to OEM pads, if low dust is what you seek, Redstuff should be your choice for fast street use. Nominal friction coefficient 0.5.
 
EBC Bluestuff Racing Brake Pads.
 
For several years EBC Brakes has been developing its full race pads for cars called Bluestuff and after a final modification in 2009
is preparing to release this material known as Formula NDX in time for the 2010 season.
 
The NDX Formula is a harder and longer lasting pad than its stable mate the Yellowstuff compound and has been very successfully run on heavier cars including the Holden(Vauxhall) Monaro which weighs in at over 3600 lbs ( almost 1.7 tons) and as such is a much better test of the typical race car.
 
Whilst EBC Brakes Yellowstuff has worked out very well in Europe on Track day and short even closed circuit racing, its high friction characteristics cause it to wear quite quickly on heavier cars and longer races, making the Blue NDX grade the ideal upgrade.
 
 
PREPARATION & INSTALLATION
 
Ensure rotor surface is clean of all foreign materials and meets with the manufacturers minimum thickness requirements.
 
Avoid sudden braking for the first 100kms after fitting RDA Brake Pads to allow them to bed-in.
 
Correct bedding-in procedure is as follows:
 
Accelerate to 60 km/h and apply brakes with moderate to firm pressure and slow to 10km/h. Then accelerate back to 60km/h and repeat
the process above "8-9" times. "Please refer to technical bulletin numbers 5 & 8 in our technical section in respect of detailed
bedding in procedures to avoid any mistakes" This will ensure you get the maximum use from your RDA and EBC Brake Pads.