Using brake temperature paint

Written by Site Admin.

Controlling brake rotor temperatures is the easiest way to improve lap times, by allowing the brake pads and rotors to operate in their optimal temperature range, therefore increasing the frictional coefficient and decreasing stopping distances. Rotor and pad temperatures greatly affect the braking performance of the vehicle.

Most race and semi-race compound pads require a temperature range of 300° to 800° C (572° to 1470° F) for optimal braking performance. This Brake Temperature Paint delivers the widest temperature range in one bottle. Temperature readings ranging from 0° to 800°+ C (0° to 1471° F) are displayed over a six color change from cold to hot.

Simply apply paint evenly to a clean, grease free surface, allowing to dry to touch, and to remove used paint off of surface, use a disposable towel or rag and wipe off remaining paint material. Brake temperature color code guide on the bottle for quick temperature reference.

Know your brake temperature and use it as a guidline for compound change/modification to improve the longevity of your brake components and lap time.

Price: $64.95/1oz bottle. Good for approx 30-40 applications.

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