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FMC was established in the United Kingdom in 1991 with a specific goal to supply ‘wet’ friction plates. Today we manufacture for a wide variety of industries and specific specialised markets worldwide including:

  • Mining
  • Earthmoving
  • Agricultural
  • Industrial
  • Automotive and Motorsport
  • Military
  • Marine
  • Bus and Truck

FMC offer a vast range of parts, developed through many years of research and development, generated from our expertise and dedication, our understanding of business solutions and precision engineering.

Laser cutting at FMC

Our strategy is to continually strive to understand the changing needs of our markets by researching, developing and ultimately introducing new friction materials to meet the ever-growing demand from our customers. This includes constant dynamometer testing of new friction qualities, investments in the latest technology and working with clients in developing bespoke vehicle and machinery friction solutions.

measurement testing

Our products include:

  • Advanced Friction paper
  • Bronze Sintered
  • Carbon
  • Molybdenum
  • Graphite
  • Ceramics
  • Elastomer
  • Steel Counter Plates

These materials are used in specific applications including a wide range of heavy duty transmissions, clutch and braking systems. Many of our products are precision engineered at our United Kingdom base in Nottinghamshire.

Friction plates manufactured by FMC

Our team of expert staff employ ‘state of the art’ engineering and testing facilities to ensure our quality, from raw materials through all manufacturing processes to final inspection and testing, are maintained and ready for distribution at the right time.

typical plate and friction surface arrangement for a clutch cassette

Other friction products are specially manufactured from our tooling at key manufacturing plants around the world. These plants play a strategic role in supplying OEM solutions to our market.
With our distributors and agents located on every continent in the world, most notably Australia, South Africa, USA, Germany, India, Mexico, Chile, UK, Indonesia, and South Korea we are able to serve 1000’s of customers per year. This makes FMC the correct choice for your wet friction needs no matter where you are in the world or what you need to achieve.

Contact us as we are well placed to advise you on your nearest agent or we will deal with your queries directly.