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 metal, organic
Friction: 0.32 – 0.35 Temp range: 0 – 500degC

Winmax W2 brake pads are another organic based material like W1, butsuitable 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: 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: 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: 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. These pads are also designed to work with competition vehicles with the booster removed.