Analytical Services


Automotive Brake Drum

Regulatory compliance for friction material labeling is required in the sates of California and Washington. Testing of all unique part numbers are required for compliance to the regulations by a laboratory approved to provide such analysis per SAE J2975. The labeling requirements apply to metallic parameters and asbestos content for brake pads, clutch plates and any other vehicle content identified as “friction material”. RTI has been approved by NSF to provide this analysis and reporting to meet the labeling mandates.



Methods SAE J2975 (2011, 2013)
Sample Size Various
Types of Material Vehicle friction materials for sale in the States of California and Washington including brake pads and clutch plates