A moving vehicle has a large amount of kinetic energy, the brakes have to absorb and dissipate this energy in order for the vehicle to stop.
How do the brakes do this? Each time you stop, your brakes convert the kinetic energy to heat generated by the friction between the pads and the disc.
Through the process of dimple drilling and slotting the rotors not only are the rotors lighter in weight, but
they cool down much quicker in turn will have less fade and brake fluid heating.
The unique slots in our rotors helps dissipate the gases released from the brake pads during braking. This "de-gassing" or "out-gassing" will keep the pads in contact with the rotor resulting in less brake fade and glazing after repeated stops.
Dimple drilling of the rotors allows air to flow over a larger area of the rotor, cooling the rotor material and the pad from
the extreme heat generated by high speed panic stops; a brake component's worst enemy.
Heavy brake users report reduced rotor warping, increased pad and rotor life, superior braking performance, faster
stops with less fade and improved wet-weather braking.
LC Engineering slots and dimple drills all of the brake rotors at our facility in Lake Havasu City, Arizona.
Our full CNC department produces over 250 sets of cross drilled rotors per year. We start with an OEM replacement rotor, then run it through our exclusive computer-controlled drilling and slotting process.
*NOTE: Not for half ton trucks.*
Contact our Tech Support Line for further information at 928-855-6341.
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