Oil and Gas Industry

Established for many years within the oil and gas industry Trimat asbestos free friction solutions are supplied as original equipment and replacement spares for use on drawworks, winches and cranes. Our products are installed on land and off-shore drilling rigs, drill ships, workover rigs, pipe laying, dredging and heavy lift vessels.

Park-emergency brake pads, service-dynamic brake pads, ATEX environment
The full range of woven, press moulded and roll formed friction materials are developed and manufactured at our UK production facility within our ISO 9001:2008 quality approved system. Products are available in the following forms:

Drawwork Brake Blocks

  • Solid Woven Blocks: Available to suit all drawwork brands including Varco, National Oilwell, Continental Emsco, Dreco, Ideco, Gardner Denver.
  • Trimat Combat Brake Blocks: Developed in conjunction with National Oilwell, combat blocks are a unique
    hybrid woven/composite brake component, providing significant advantages over traditional woven
    brake blocks and removing the need for wiper blocks... read more

Drawwork Disc Brake Pads

  • Service-Dynamic and Park-Emergency Braking Systems: Available in a range of friction levels and configurations to suit any brake calliper design, our materials are of a non-metallic construction and contain an active flame retardant which behaves as a spark, smoke and afterglow suppressant.  These vital characteristics assist clients to comply with the latest ATEX regulations.

Band Brake Linings

  • Woven: Available with a brass wire inclusion or non metallic formulation the materials can be supplied in
    rolls or cut pieces to suit individual requirements.
  • Roll Formed: Several different materials are available that offer a variety of mechanical and
    frictional properties.
  • Rigid Brake Blocks: Manufactured to customer specification, these products are produced from a
    broad range of materials that include medium to high frictional properties.

Friction Plate Brake and Clutches

  • Rigid Moulded: Produced from customer drawings or samples Trimat have a broad range of moulded
    friction materials that can be supplied in segment, disc or ring form.
Trimat combat blocks, solid woven drawwork brake blocks