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The only sintered wind turbine brake pads company certified in North America.
KUMA Brakes designs and manufactures optimal lifetime durability brake pads made from metallurgical powders for wind turbine applications. Our certified products are formulated to have a high resistance to corrosion and are subjected to rigorous quality control processes to guarantee the best quality product to our customers. As a result, our North American brake pads are qualified by one of the world’s leading manufacturers in the OEM market : General Electric.
KUMA Brakes was founded in 2010 by wind power sector engineers with a focus on designing innovative and superior brake pads to supply local manufacturers. In collaboration with Université Laval and Technische Universität Berlin, it took 5 years of research and development to find the perfect friction material combination.
In 2015, we were ready to design high performance brake pads and opened our production facility in Quebec, Canada. Through 100% in-house production capabilities and our comprehensive replacement parts offering, KUMA Brakes becomes the one-stop-shop for all wind turbine brake pads needs.
Over the years, we have expanded our production internationally and developed long term relationships with the leaders in the global wind turbine OEM market. Actually, KUMA Brakes’ brake pads are in operation on more than 50% North American wind turbines and continue to reach new heights across the globe.
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