WINMAX is a racing division of MK Kashiyama Corp. JAPAN. Manufacturers of high performance brake pads which are designed and produced primarily for high performance and motorsport. Established in 1960 in Japan, the Winmax brand has been recognized by many professionals as their premier choice of friction material across the globe and also manufacture the CIRCO Racing Brake Pads range.
Compound: Low-Metallic Carbon Friction: 0.36 – 0.39 Temp range: 0 – 600degC
Works from low temperatures and fade resistant so is suitable for heavy duty and GVM upgrade vehicles. Winmax WP2 brake pads are a low-steel carbon based compound and will work much harder than other ‘heavy duty’ pad options with lower pedal pressure required to pull up those big loads.
Compound: Non metal, organic Friction: 0.29 – 0.32 Temp range: 0 – 450degC
Winmax W1 brake pads are an organic based material suitable for performance street use. Low dust, Low noise properties make this pad popular for those looking to upgrade standard brake pads for something with some more oomph!
Compound: Low metal, organic Friction: 0.32 – 0.35 Temp range: 0 – 500degC
Winmax W2 brake pads are another organic based material like W1, but suitable for heavy duty street and performance use. W2 is a heavy duty street pad which is excellent for fast street cars such as Jeep SRT, C63 Mercedes and Nissan R35.
Compound: Semi-metallic Friction: 0.34 – 0.37 Temp range: 0 – 600degC
Winmax W3 brake pads are a semi-steel based compound suitable for performance and light trackday use. Low steel properties means this pad is popular for those looking to upgrade to exceptional performance without compromising on too much comfort.
Compound: Low steel Friction: 0.37 ~ 0.40 Temp range: 50 – 650°C
W4 is designed for track use and occasional street use as well. The W4 will expand the capability of the driver through pedal-to-braking force control that rivals racing pads, yet is tame enough for occassional street use.
Compound: Semi Metallic Friction: 0.40 – 0.43 Temp range: 100 – 750degC
Made with high steel ingredients but perfectly balanced for club level circuit racing and rally, W5 is the choice for seasoned track enthusiasts. Recommended for road registered cars where the main focus is lap times and where protection against extreme brake fade is required.
Compound: Semi-metallic Friction: 0.47 – 0.50 Temp range: 50 – 800degC
Winmax W6.5 brake pads are a steel based compound designed for use in rallying. This compound is extremely consistent throughout the temperature range offering the driver repeatable brake pedal performance and confidence.
Compound: Metallic Friction: 0.48 – 0.53 Temp range: 100 – 850degC
Professional class brake pads that have the highest heat tolerance and effectiveness in the Winmax range as well as break-neck coefficient of friction stopping power.
Reduce Noise and Dust
Standard brake pads can get noisy especially once they have been overheated, our Winmax performance pads reduce noise and ugly dusting especially on front mags.
non-metal organic & semi metallic
Winmax W series brake pads offer unparalleled stopping control for discerning races around the world. Our brake pads are made from non-metal and semi metallic materials providing unparalleled stopping control.
designed for speed & handling
We take pride in the best materials and manufacturing in our pads and our various compounds all work together to provide maximum stopping capability, durability and value for money.