1980-06-01

Lightweight Separate Function Calipers with All Aluminium Alloy Housings 800785

An unusual design approach has been used to produce an unprecedentedly thin bridge section in an all aluminium disc brake caliper housing. This feature was employed in the Girlock Slimline Colette caliper making it the first production caliper having - a) separate members for the brake torque and clamp functions b) sealed lubricated slides c) low total weight d) the facility of using a larger diameter disc.

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