About Saftek

Saftek was established in 1985 to develop and market a unique range of non-asbestos friction materials.

With over 25 years experience we have secured a leading position in the manufacture of quality non-asbestos brake and clutch materials through our continuous investment in high technology production facilities and ready access to raw materials. We supply a wide range of friction components to Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) and our fully equipped UK based production facilities in Telford, Shropshire and  Cleckheaton, Yorkshire allow us to respond quickly and help you to achieve your manufacturing goals.


Our comprehensive range of non-asbestos materials represent some of the latest developments within our industry and offer an excellent combination of consistent performance, safety and economy. Covering the complete spectrum of dynamic and static friction requirements from anti friction plastic bearing materials with friction levels in the order of 0.05 to high coefficient static duty materials at 0.6.


In addition to a wide range of standard stock items, we manufacture bespoke engineered friction products - from integrally moulded or bonded disc pads to precision machined friction cones.  Our specialist classics division offers a unique range of materials to satisfy the demands of all vintage & classic car, motorcycle and commercial vehicle enthusiasts. Using the latest non-asbestos technology the performance of asbestos materials is reproduced without the environmental and health hazards.

is recognized as the industry leader in the development and manufacturing of organic friction products as well as Phenolic bearings and laminates.  Saftek are delighted to be the sole European distributors of Scan-Pac products. 

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