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Purchasing Practices
(Purchased Items)


To ensure that we provide our customers with unobtrusive safety and impressive braking performance mentioned in our Brand Statement, Akebono purchasing practices emphasize attentiveness to quality, cost and delivery dates.

The main items purchased from our suppliers are shown below:

Disc Brakes

Major Components of the Floating Caliper Type Disc Brake (AD Model)

  1. Mounting Bracket
  2. Shim
  3. Pad
  4. Pad Clip
  5. Boot Ring
  6. Piston
  7. Piston Boot
  1. Piston Seal
  2. Pin Boot
  3. Cylinder Body
  4. Bleeder Screw
  5. Bleeder Screw Cap
  6. Guide Pin
  7. Lock Pin

Drum Brakes

Major Components of LT Type Drum Brake

  1. Wheel Cylinder
  2. Adjusting Lever
  3. Return Spring
  4. Leading Shoe
  5. Lining
  1. Shoe Hold Spring
  2. Trailing Shoe
  3. Parking Lever
  4. Backing Plate
  5. Anchor

Relevant Information

How Brakes Work
Akebono Corporate Video