Opti-Cal™

Raybestos® Opti-Cal™

Raybestos is proud to introduce Opti-Cal™, a revolutionary new line of calipers for quality-driven and value-conscious customers. The Opti-Cal™ line:

  • Is precision engineered to meet or exceed OE performance and durability
  • Covers a multitude of applications, including:
    • Popular applications
    • Applications with high replacement rates
  • Doesn’t require a core return, freeing up space on shelves and providing customers a hassle-free purchase

Features
Each Opti-Cal™ caliper is:

  • Designed to match OE specifications
  • Made with 100 percent newly manufactured materials, offering unparalleled style and performance
  • Zinc plated or aluminum, delivering superior corrosion resistance in the harshest of elements
  • Rigorously tested to ensure a safe, reliable performance after thousands of miles
  • Friction-ready, giving you the freedom to customize the brake pads for each application

Every Opti-Cal™ caliper includes:

  • OE-matched design and specifications
  • EPDM70 rubber components for superior heat resistance, performance and durability
  • Silicon boots for heavy-duty applications
  • All-new components that function at or above OE requirements
  • Zinc plating on all cast iron housings and brackets for superior corrosion protection
  • Brackets and pad abutment hardware included where applicable
  • Pre-lubricated guide pins
  • Surface finish to closely resemble OE

Raybestos works tirelessly to ensure our calipers are tested to the highest multinational industry standards.

Tests:
Our calipers are put through extensive testing to ensure you are receiving the highest quality product, including:

  • SAE J1603 – Rubber components and seals performance and testing
  • JASO C446 – Caliper assembly performance testing
  • SAE J1713 – Recommended practices for strength and fatigue life of calipers
  • ASTM B117 – Humidity and salt spray corrosion resistance

Parameters
Testing parameters include:

  • High and low pressure leak testing
  • Extreme pressure strength and leak testing
  • Cyclic durability under extreme temperatures
  • Piston retraction, fluid displacement and residual drag torque
  • Humidity and salt spray testing for corrosion resistance
  • Rubber aging and degradation resistance
  • OE-matched (or better) performance testing