SILICONE BRAKE FLUID DOT 5

BRAKE FLUID IS NON-HYGROSCOPIC, AND THEREFORE DOES NOT DAMAGE THE BRAKE CIRCUITS

6.5039.00

DOT5 silicone liquid brake fluid is stable over time, and non-aggressive, as it is non-hygroscopic.
Dot5 is manufactured in packs of 125 ml, 500 ml or 1 lt.

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DOT5 silicone liquid brake fluid is stable over time, and non-aggressive, as it is non-hygroscopic.SBF is an innovative solution, designed to prevent the inconvenience that traditional glycol-based fluids create in brake circuits due to their progressive deterioration.

SBF:

  • chemically stable, performance does not deteriorate over time;
  • non-hygroscopic;
  • non-corrosive, does not attack rubbers, plastics or metals ;
  • non-toxic, non-irritant ;
  • dDoes not damage painted surfaces ;
  • periodic replacements are unnecessary ;
  • ideal for vintage vehicles;
  • ensures continuous efficiency of the braking system, even in racing vehicles or those used sporadically and parked up for prolonged periods.

As normal brake fluids are hygroscopic, they gradually absorb moisture from the air; this causes a progressive decline in resistance to high temperatures, and material corrosion.To avoid this they need to be replaced frequently and, if this does not happen, a progressive chemical attack on metals, plastics and rubbers occurs, causing brake pistons to lock, especially in vehicles that are parked up for long periods of time, like vintage cars.It should be noted that normally, degenerated fluid affects paint as it is highly corrosive and dangerous.SBF does not undergo chemical modifications, and its resistance characteristics do not deteriorate over time, therefore, there is no need for frequent replacements, it is also absolutely non corrosive, non-toxic and does cause irritation if it comes in contact with the skin: it does not attack painted surfaces in any way.

SBF conforms to DOT 5 specifications (FMVSS 116).

Use and dosage

To obtain maximum stability over time and ensure corrosion doesn’t occur we recommend:

  1.   empty the circuit that contains the traditional polyglycol fluid;
  2. check the circuit and gaskets are in order;
  3. fill the circuit with SBF ;
  4. drain thoroughly to ensure you remove as much of the old brake oil as possible.

Do not mix SBF with traditional brake oils. Purge out eventual air bubbles. Do not use in rare old systems that demand the use of mineral fluids, for example, some old Citroen vehicles.

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