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No more boiled fluid at CMP.

No more boiled fluid at CMP.

I forgot to get back to you on those shields for the PBR twin piston Mustang/Corvette calipers.They definately work as I haven't boiled my fluid...
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Key to Enduro Victory

Key to Enduro Victory

Team Sahlen competes in Long Endurance Races. These are not your ordinary 90 minute enduros. No,were talking long, long races, 9 to 14 hours long,...
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Track Wisdom

"Very high [brake] temperatures can also cause the brake fluid to boil with a resultant increase in pedal travel. This should be detected immediately by the driver, as a very small quantity of boiling fluid is enough for the pedal to go right to the floor without any effect; in contrast to the liquid brake fluid, the boiling part is compressible. It is particularly important that when the car has been stopped for a short time -- up to 15 or 20 minutes after a drive in which the brakes have become very hot -- the pedal is depressed for a check. When the car is at rest, brakes act as a heat sink from which heat spreads to the fluid contained in the calipers; brakes which were fully operative when the car was driven may have become totally inefficient after it has stood awhile."

-- Paul Frere, Sports Car and Competition Driving

Brake Heat Shields


Hard Brakes provides two categories of brake heat shields. Our patented ventilated brake heat shields, and our solid brakes heat shields in a variety of thicknesses. All of our heat shields are made only from top grade 6AL-4V titanium alloy.

Ventilated Titanium Series (Model # TS-V-xxxx)

Ventilated Titanium Series heat shields are our revolutionary new patented technology that uses a multilayer design with overlapping cross ventilation channels to provide air flows to the critical boundary between the brake pad and caliper piston. The unique multi-layer air channel design allows excessive heat to be vented away from the boundary even under high pressure hard braking. It also allows cooling air to flow quickly into the boundary when the brakes are released, so that you get more effective cooling between braking zones. The result is that your ventilated heat shields act as a heat pump, using the heat generated by the friction of your brakes to force out hot air and draw in cooler air. This design is particularly effective when used in conjuction with brake cooling ducts that direct air into the caliper system, as they allow the cooling air to go straight into the area of the caliper piston that most needs it. Our Ventilated Titanium Series heat shields are made from top grade 6AL-4V titanium alloy.

Solid Titanium Series (Model # TS-T-xxxx)

Titanium Series heat shields provide excellent thermal protection in a thin, solid format that will usually fit even with new pads or rotors. They are made from top grade 6AL-4V titanium alloy to provide excellent resistance to corrosion and the best resistance to heat transfer, several times better than stainless steel or other grades of titanium alloy, 6 times better than regular steel, and 30 times better than aluminum. Hard Brakes offers Titanium Series heat shields in a range of thicknesses to meet your individual requirements.

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