trimat friction materials, brake lining manufacturer

Trimat Ltd

Specialist UK manufacturer of friction materials.

transmission brake linings, friction material manufacturer

Power Transmission

Our non-asbestos friction materials are critical to the performance of a wide range of motion control and power transmission applications.

motion control friction material, brake linings manufacturer

Drive Technology

Our drive technology friction products have been specially developed to provide precise, reliable and durable performance, even in the most humid environments.

escalator, elevator friction materials, clutch lining manufacturer

Elevator Industry

Our friction materials are trusted by the world’s leading elevator and escalator producers, to deliver durability, reliability and consistent performance.

low noise yaw brake linings

Wind Power

Our specially developed wind power friction materials, offer high friction and strength with the advantage of low noise, making them the ideal choice for turbines operating in any environment.

brake linings for salt and sea water

Marine Industry

Our non-asbestos brake and clutch linings are established world leading materials, for use on the full range of marine applications.

drawworks woven brake blocks, brake block manufacturer

Oil and Gas Industry

Our asbestos free brake and clutch linings are installed on a wide variety of applications within the Oil and Gas Industry, providing reliable, safe and efficient performance in the most challenging conditions.

asbestos free woven friction materials

Mining Industry

Our non-asbestos friction materials are integral to the safe, reliable and efficient performance of mining and excavation equipment around the globe.

asbestos free brake and clutch linings

General Industry

Our range of asbestos free brake and clutch linings are installed around the world, helping industry stop and control motion, safely, reliably and effectively.

forestry, farming, lawnmower and logging brake linings

Agricultural Industry

Our non-asbestos friction materials are used on a broad spectrum of agricultural plant and equipment, providing dependable performance and long service life.

trimat, european brake lining producer, european friction material producer

Friction materials, brake and clutch linings.

Trimat Ltd is an advanced developer and manufacturer of friction materials for use in a wide variety of equipment and environments. Established in 1962 the company has an excellent reputation for supplying premium quality products and customer service, at competitive prices to a worldwide customer base.

Press Moulded
flat sheet rigid moulded brake lining
Disc Brake Pads
heavy duty disc brake pads, linings and segments
Woven Lining
industrial woven brake linings, woven friction rings
Friction Components
friction cone linings, clutch facings, brake bands
Roll Formed Lining
roll formed brake linings, rubber friction material, semi cured flexible friction material

Our asbestos free brake and clutch linings, friction material products and components are the preferred choice for many world-leading original equipment manufacturers. Installed on a diverse array of industrial, marine, mining, aerospace, elevator, construction, oil and gas, off and on highway vehicles, Military, agricultural and domestic applications, anything from vacuum cleaners to offshore drilling rigs, even satellites. Our products provide consistent, durable performance often in the most difficult circumstances and environments; salt water, subsea, high humidity, sub-zero temperatures, hot and dry dusty climates, Trimat friction products are successfully applied in all.

Producing a broad range of friction materials that include, press moulded, woven and roll formed qualities including organic and semi metallic formulations, each offering different frictional properties and mechanical characteristics. Our friction products are available as finished machined or moulded parts, bonded assemblies or alternatively sheets and rolls for machining locally.

All Trimat friction materials and products are manufactured at our modern, environmentally friendly UK production plant, in a quality driven, clean, well- organised and flexible manufacturing facility suitable for low or high volume requirements. Every process is regulated by stringent quality controls and a quality management system accredited to ISO9001. As an established OEM supplier we are familiar with the requirements of PPAP, FMEA and FAIRs and of course have dedicated control plans in place for specific products and customers.

Research and development is an integral part of our business model. Our in-house expertise and expansive knowledge of brake and clutch applications enables us to collaborate closely with clients to develop materials specifically for their needs. Our development team work with the latest raw material technology including Kevlar, Panox, Triton, Ceramics, Aramid products to ensure that our materials are at the forefront of friction technology. Supported by our manufacturing facility and lab scale production processes, we have the ability to manufacture prototypes and samples quickly for test and evaluation purposes.

If you have a requirement for brake and clutch linings, friction materials, disc brake pads or friction components, no matter what the application or environment, large or small, please contact us.

Trimat News

ATEX - Customer Approval

Trimat MN1050 gains another customer approval for use in an ATEX environment – for more information please contact us.


We’re pleased to announce our registration for Hannover Messe 2020 – Hall 5, Stand F59 (20th – 24th April 2020).