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Element3™ New Plated Caliper

Element3 New Plated Calipers are a revolutionary line of calipers for quality-driven customers. The Element3 line:

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


Each Element3 caliper is:

  • Designed to match OE specifications
  • Made with 100 percent newly manufactured materials, offering unparalleled style and performance
  • Zinc plating on cast iron housings and brackets delivers superior corrosion resistance in the harshest of elements
  • Friction-ready, giving you the freedom to customize the brake pads for each application
  • EPDM70 rubber components for superior heat resistance, performance and durability
  • Silicone boots for heavy-duty applications
  • 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.

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

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