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Brake and Clutch Relining services by Custom Brakes and Hydraulics Ltd, Sheffield. We have been servicing the Industry since 1980.

Our services cover every type of Brake Relining or Friction product you would ever require.

Call us today on 0114 276 7971

Based in Sheffield our clients are located around the world as well as throughout the UK and Ireland. With over 40 years experience, we offer advice and expertise on the relining of all types of Brake Relining and Clutch components.

We offer a full in house Brake, Clutch, Bonding and Riveting, Relining and Machining service here at our workshop in Sheffield.

Our first class services cover a wide spectrum of applications such as, Mobile Crawler Cranes, Overhead Cranes and Elevators, Presses and Forging, Off Highway Heavy Plant, Forestry and Agriculture, Paper and Packaging, Marine Industry, Vintage and Classic, Renewable Energy, Automotive and Commercial and Industry Engineering Friction.

We cover the rest of the UK and Ireland by a dedicated next day / same day courier service for both collection and delivery of your goods if you are not local to Sheffield.

We also supply our friction services and parts to our customers Worldwide. We can offer next day airfreight on most shelf stocked items.

We are committed to service and quality to the highest standards with a great understanding that time is of the most importance to our customers – that is why we offer same day or next day turn around service for your goods depending on the application.

Mobile Crane Friction Product Manufacturer

Mobile Crawler Cranes

Mobile Crane customers save on expensive downtime, using our service exchange brake shoe scheme. We keep all the most popular mobile crane brake shoes on the shelf for the Kessler axle.

Overhead Crane Friction Product Manufacturer

Overhead Cranes and Elevators

Here at Custom Brakes and Hydraulics Ltd we offer a 24 hour / 365 days reline service for the overhead crane and elevator service industry. We understand valuable down time costs money. Also if required we can provide Asbestos Lining Disposal Documentation.

Presses and Forging Friction Product Manufacturer

Presses and Forging

We Reline Brake and Clutch Plates, Bands and Shoes for any Press. We also Reline and reset all your hammer forging straps either by Thermal Bond and Rivet or just straight Rivet, we use the latest Friction Materials that are excellent all round for wear life and reduce wear on your vital mating and run without Brake squeal.

Off Highway Heavy Plant Friction Product Manufacturer

Off Highway / Heavy Plant

We stock a full range of replacement Brake Pads, Calliper Seal Kits and Pistons for all modern Dump Trucks, Loaders, Shovels and Scrapers. For the good old machines we supply Linings, Rivets or Nut Bolts and Plugs, we also Reline any type of Brake Shoe or Band or Clutch Plate.

Forestry and Agriculture Plant Friction Product Manufacturer

Forestry and Agriculture

Relining for all makes of Agricultural Trailer and Tractor Brake Shoes by Thermal Bonding or by Riveting, we also supply a full range of Wet Brake Transmission and Park Brake Discs. We Reline your Clutch and PTO drive plates and can offer a full re building service of Agricultural Clutch Assemblies Covers for all makes and Models, Including Plant and Off Road Applications.

Paper and Packaging Friction Product Manufacturer

Paper and Packaging

Reline all types of Tension and Stopping Brakes and supply new Pads, Friction Discs and Blocks for all types of Paper and Packaging Machines and Reel Stands. We supply Brake and Clutch parts for the following: Airflex, Alanco, Binder, Coremo, Eaton, Hagglunds, Horton, Jagenberg, Lenze, Ortinghaus, Montalvo, Passaban, Simplatroll, Svendborg, Twiflex, Tidland, Taylor, Twin Disc, Warner and Wichita.

Marine Industry Friction Product Manufacturer

Marine Industry

Reline and reset Marine Brake Bands, we supply Woven Asbestos Free Brake Lining Materials cut to size suitable for heavy offshore applications. We can also supply Brass Slotted Countersunk Screws and Nuts or Copper Rivets for fixing the Brake Lining Material to the Brake Band. We manufacture Brake Bands from sample or Engineering Drawings.

Vintage and Classic Friction Product Manufacturer

Vintage and Classic Brake and Clutch Reline Service

Using our knowledge accordingly for the Friction material used for the Reline of your Classic and Vintage Car, Motorcycle or Commercial Brake Shoe and Band Applications. We offer a full Reline Service to Cast Alloy, Aluminium, Steel or Cast Steel Shoes by the use of either Thermal Bond or Rivet Procedures.

Renewable Energy Friction Product Manufacturer

Renewable Energy

Wind Turbine Brakes, Pads, Brake Callipers and Parts for Turbine Winches.

Hydro: We supply and Reline various Generator Pads and Centrifugal Brake Shoes.

Wind: Custom Brakes and Hydraulics Ltd offer a full range of friction products for the wind turbine industry, where we can offer the most popular replacement parts for the current UK wind turbine brake market.

Automotive Light Commercial Friction Product Manufacturer

Automotive, Light Commercial, HGV/PSV Parts

Custom Brakes and Hydraulics Ltd also supply service and body parts from the leading OE approved manufacturers from stock and can provide a competitive tailor made package to suit your fleet of vehicles.

Industry Engineering Friction Product Manufacturer

Industry Brake Service

As in the world of friction there are too many items to list that use friction. If we have not covered your particular product or item, here at Custom Brakes and Hydraulics Ltd we are proud to say that if it uses friction of some kind we can most likely reline it with no job being too small.

Laser Forks Friction Product Manufacturer

Laser Forks

Custom Brakes and Hydraulics are the official UK distributor of Laser Forks. Call 0114 276 7971 for more information.

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A local company called us out for a clutch and brake fail on their Massey 1946 Press and after collection we identified that the brake/clutch was a Taylor size 26. As this is an older setup, we looked at our historic specification records to see what grade of friction and thickness was required. We then relined the brake plate by thermal bond and copper rivet as well as sourcing and supplying the new gear cut friction clutches. The job was completed and delivered back to our customer in a turnaround of less than 48 hours - great work team!#brakeandclutch #massey [...]

1000 Ton Hasenclever Friction Press

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Cutler-Hammer 503 18″ Type M Brake

Cutler-Hammer brakes are used for both holding and stopping heavy loads. Common applications include hoists, conveyors, cranes and machine tools. These brakes are from the steel manufacturing industry, specifically off of an overhead crane hoist brake. Not only were these brake shoes relined by thermal bonding procedure some of them were hole line bored on our jig. This process enables us to oversize the diameter of the pin hole after which we can machine and fit a phosphor bronze bush. This removes the excess play out of the oval pin holes and the bushes which then leaves the brake [...]

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