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Replacement Brake Lining Assemblies, Drum Brake Linings, Discs and Drums for Power-Driven Vehicles and Their Trailers

‘Replacement Brake Lining Assemblies, Drum Brake Linings, Discs and Drums’ are special and critical safety parts. Since November 2014, UN Regulation No. 90 is mandatory for all replacement brake lining assembly, brake disc and brake drum manufacturers. Vinçotte’s experts have huge experience for all the necessary tests and worst-case scenarios.

Vinçotte helps you towards a successful approval, certification and/or homologation of your product e.g. by:

• conducting inspections on site by experts;

• testing your products in specialized laboratories;

General required tests are;

  • Performance requirements
  • Mechanical properties
  • Shear strength
  • Compressibility
  • Material hardness
  • Comparison of dynamic friction characteristics with original part
  • Integrity testing
  • Dimensional controls

• checking out the conformity of production (COP) in audits.

You can always count on high-quality tailored services from us. Vinçotte has more than 40 years of experience in the homologation and is a recommended and accredited inspection body for UN Regulation No.90.

Who we do it for

Our services are for all manufacturers of replacement brake lining assemblies, brake discs and brake drums, intended for the automotive industry.

Relevant legislation and standards

• UN Regulation No. 90

About Vinçotte

Vinçotte is an accredited inspection body and one of the largest players in Belgium. Through the years we have become a respected reference in terms of quality, safety and the environment. With inspection, verification and certification as core activities, Vinçotte is the expert in testing, inspecting and homologation of replacement brake lining assemblies, brake discs and brake drums.

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