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BRAKING HISTORY - DISCS BRAKE IN 1958

Thos. Winnard & Sons Ltd have been at the forefront of brake drum production since the 1930’s but
Winnard also manufactured one of the first heavy commercial brake discs fitted to passenger vehicle in the late 1950’s.

The Midland “Red” Motor Services (BMMO & MROC) BMMO D9 was a prototype high capacity double decker bus with range of innovative features including:

  • Disc brakes
  • Independently sprung rubber suspension
  • Fully integral half cab construction.

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WINNARD - SOLID BRAKE DISCS

For some applications, operating in specific environments or under harsh conditions a solid brake disc can prove to be a better working option than a conventionally vented version.

To help customers maximize the operating performance we have developed a range of SOLID brake discs - See the attached PDF for performance benefits and range details.

WINNARD - THE ORIGINAL AFTERMARKET SUPPLIER

Proven Quality - Proven Service - Proven Value

Thos. Winnard & Sons Ltd have been manufacturing and distributing commercial vehicle braking products since 1930 and have been supporting the independent aftermarket
since its inception. While the marketplace has changed significantly over the last 89
years the company’s fundamental principles remain the same; to supply quality products at a fair price with market integrity and respect. 

WINNARD BREXIT EVALUATION

If everything proceeds as planned the United Kingdom will officially end its membership of the European Union On the 29th March 2019. While nobody can accurately predict what impact this will have it makes sense to take an overview of any potential issues with the objective of reassuring our customers and suppliers that we are doing everything we can to safeguard our position and to make the transition as simple and smooth as possible.

Listed below are the most common question being raised by our trading partners and our assessment of what impact there will be on our business and any actions we have taken to mitigate any risk:

Download the attached file for an overview:

Online Catalogue

Reduce the amount of time you spend searching for and ordering the parts your business needs. Use our improved online catalogue to: quickly lookup product cross-references; search for parts that are built to fit specific vehicles; discover discs and drums that match specific dimension specifications; and much more.

Once you've found the parts you need we'll recommend related parts that you may be interested in, whilst showing you live-updating stock levels, all before allowing you to place and confirm your order safely and securely. And you never had to pick up the phone or trawl through a traditional printed catalogue.

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