Element3™ New Plated Caliper

Element3 New Plated Calipers are a revolutionary line of calipers for quality-driven customers. The Element3 line:

  • Is precision engineered to meet or exceed OE performance and durability
  • Covers a multitude of applications, including popular applications and applications with high replacement rates
  • Doesn’t require a core return, freeing up space on shelves and providing customers a hassle-free purchase

Specifications

Each Element3 caliper is:

  • Designed to match OE specifications
  • Made with 100 percent newly manufactured materials, offering unparalleled style and performance
  • Zinc plating on cast iron housings and brackets delivers superior corrosion resistance in the harshest of elements
  • Friction-ready, giving you the freedom to customize the brake pads for each application
  • EPDM70 rubber components for superior heat resistance, performance and durability
  • Silicone boots for heavy-duty applications
  • Brackets and pad abutment hardware included, where applicable
  • Pre-lubricated guide pins
  • Surface finish to closely resemble OE

Testing

Raybestos works tirelessly to ensure our calipers are tested to the highest multinational industry standards.

Tests: 
Our calipers are put through extensive testing to ensure you are receiving the highest quality product, including:

  • SAE J1603 – Rubber components and seals performance and testing
  • JASO C446 – Caliper assembly performance testing
  • SAE J1713 – Recommended practices for strength and fatigue life of calipers
  • ASTM B117 – Humidity and salt spray corrosion resistance

Parameters
Testing parameters include:

  • High and low-pressure leak testing
  • Extreme pressure strength and leak testing
  • Cyclic durability under extreme temperatures
  • Piston retraction, fluid displacement and residual drag torque
  • Humidity and salt spray testing for corrosion resistance
  • Rubber aging and degradation resistance