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AP Racing Brake Temperature Paint
An important factor in consistent brake performance is maintaining the operating temperature within the effective range of the pad material being used by controlling the flow of cooling air from the brake ducts.
There are several different methods of monitoring the brake system temperatures:-
1. Thermal paints. CP2649-1
The three different paints Green, Orange and Red are applied to the outside edge of the brake disc and will give a good indication of the maximum temperatures the disc has reached during use.
Three different paints are used :-
Green paint : Turns to White at 430°C.
Orange paint : Turns to Yellow at 560°C.
Red paint : Turns to White at 610°C.
These paints are available in a kit form only :-
Kit part number CP2649-1.