Classic Vehicles

Brake and Clutch Materials for Vintage and Classic motorcycles, cars and commercial vehicles

We offer its unique range of materials to satisfy the demands of all vintage & classic car, motorcycle and commercial vehicle enthusiasts. Using the latest non-asbestos technology the performance of asbestos materials is reproduced without the environmental and health hazards.

Our non-asbestos brake and clutch linings are widely used in the vintage and classic fields, replacing originally specified asbestos based materials. Our standard and premium grades use the latest technology in material formulation to reproduce and improve upon the performance of the original outdated materials.

One of our many satisfied customers: Oxford Universites Motorsport Foundation

Oxford Universites Motorsport Foundation uses Saftek Classic Brake Parts 

"Thank you so much for your continued generous support for OUMF and the students.  Your brake shoes are phenomenal, and have never faded or let us down.  They are the Riley 1.5's secret weapon .. nobody realises that our drum brakes are better than discs every time ..." 

Bonding & Relining Service

Our
brake shoe and clutch plate bonding and re-lining service is available from our Cleckheaton, West Yorkshire, factory, providing fast turnaround and a UK wide collection and delivery service. Our professional staff have 100 years combined experience in the specialist re-lining area and provide a high quality service using our range of non-asbestos materials. We will take your brake shoes and clutch plates, strip off old material and bond and/or rivet the material to suit your application. Oversized thickness linings and drum skimming are available. Both 'soft' and 'hard' grade materials may be specified in accordance with the duty required.

"Just a line to let you know how delighted I am with the re-shod Matchless brake shoes. I received these this week only three days after I despatched them to you by second class post! Sch excellent and rapid service is all too rare these days and your firm is to be congratulated, particularly as my order was so modest. I shall not hesitate to recommend your services and thank you again for an excellent job, dealt with so expeditiously." J.E.B. - Aylesbury.


  • Our Brake Lining Material Range

    Standard Duty - Relatively soft with quick bedding in feature giving medium to high friction suitable for normal road use.

Premium Duty - A tougher material for heavier duty road use and touring - can be bonded or rivetted - also suitable for some competition applications. Woven - the original 'style' material ideal for those restoring to 'original' specification but, of course, without the asbestos.

Competition - a rigid moulded lining to replace your asbestos AM4 (limited stocks only).

Our Clutch Lining Materials.

We also offer a selection of non-asbestos clutch linings to reline wet or dry clutch plates and assemblies. We can replace your original friction plate inserts with full bonded friction rings and finish grind to modified thicknesses if required