Calipers

Raybestos offers three grades of calipers:

  • Opti-Cal™
  • Rust Prevention Technology (RPT™)
  • FRC

Each caliper is friction-ready, giving you the freedom to customize the brake pads you load into each caliper.  

Our calipers are extensively tested to ensure they meet the strictest physical, performance and safety requirements, delivering a finished product that is:

  • Safe
  • Reliable 
  • Leak-free 

Opti-Cal

Opti-Cal, our newest and most advanced line of calipers, features 100 percent brand-new parts, including the core and bracket. No core return is required, leaving you with more space on your shelves and providing your customers a hassle-free purchase. 

Made with either zinc plating or aluminum, Opti-Cal offers the best in corrosion protection. 

RPT

RPT calipers are our premium line of remanufactured calipers, featuring zinc plating that offers superior protection from the elements. 

FRC

FRC calipers are our professional-grade calipers, offering our most complete application coverage. Each caliper is made with re-manufactured products and is rigorously tested to ensure reliable braking performance. 

Comparison Chart for Calipers

Calipers Opti-Cal™ Opti-Cal™ RPT Rust Prevention Technology™RPT Rust Prevention Technology™ FRCFRC
Grade Super Premium Premium Professional
Manufacturing All New Remanufactured Remanufactured
Core Return Required? No Yes Yes
Zinc Plating? Yes Yes No
Bracket Included? Yes Yes Yes
Pad Hardware Included? Yes No No
Ideal For Newer applications and drivers who want the best quality caliper Drivers who face the toughest weather conditions Budget-minded and quality-conscious drivers
Calipers Opti-Cal™ Opti-Cal™
Grade Super Premium
Manufacturing All New
Core Return Required? No
Zinc Plating? Yes
Bracket Included? Yes
Pad Hardware Included? Yes
Ideal For Newer applications and drivers who want the best quality caliper
Calipers RPT Rust Prevention Technology™RPT Rust Prevention Technology™
Grade Premium
Manufacturing Remanufactured
Core Return Required? Yes
Zinc Plating? Yes
Bracket Included? Yes
Pad Hardware Included? No
Ideal For Drivers who face the toughest weather conditions
Calipers FRCFRC
Grade Professional
Manufacturing Remanufactured
Core Return Required? Yes
Zinc Plating? No
Bracket Included? Yes
Pad Hardware Included? No
Ideal For Budget-minded and quality-conscious drivers