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Backing Plates

Util Group offers a range of more than 4,500 metal supports for disk brake pads for passenger and commercial vehicles.
The absolute quality of the products, together with high standards of customer service and satisfaction, make the Util Group the absolute leader in the metal supports market for original equipment and aftermarket plates. The latest blanking technologies and the best know-how allow offering excellent product qualities, on time deliveries, and guaranteed low PPM figures.

Accurate tooling design supports the manufacturing of several kinds of blanked supports to satisfy car manufacturer’s solutions for disk brake pads like:

  • new SL5 friction mechanical retention program
  • hammer heads plates with several sliding surfaces on disk brake pads
  • coined or semi-blanked wear sensor slot
  • type with chamfer and coined surfaces
  • square supports with lateral sliding area
  • small radial holes for return spring location
  • semi-blanked or reinforced ears to increase the sliding surfaces

Enhancing a close relationship with customers and a full participation in the design and optimization of products, Util Group can ensure better services and customized solutions in the shortest time.

Please see our catalogue for a complete listing of available backing plates.

The aggressive and robust hook pattern is designed to give the optimum mechanical retention and not “flatten” out during the molding process.

Solution to increase the sliding surface, reducing weight and noises during utilization.

Coined areas and materials with a relative decrease in thickness without further costly machine tool operations.

 

Original equipment solutions with strict technical specifications are obtained with a single blanking operation, always complying required tolerances.

Coined areas and materials with a relative decrease in thickness without further costly machine tool operations.

When used with adhesive, the SL5 technology gives added assurance in those demanding applications where extra retention is required.