From the manufacturer
Phenolic Piston FAQs
What is a Phenolic Piston?
- Phenolic Pistons are pistons made from a combination of, phenol and formaldehyde.
CARDONE Remanufactured Brake Calipers are pressure-tested to deliver consistent braking performance. Each unit arrives with a complete set of hardware for a simple, complete installation. Caliper brackets are included when applicable.
- Phenolic pistons are uniformly dense and are made from a structurally strong material that withstands the reapplication of heat.
- Rubber seals are replaced with new high temperature EPDM rubber for extended life and optimum performance.
- Calipers are treated with a special formulated rust inhibitor and kept in the original equipment finish.
|CARDONE Ultra Remanufactured Calipers||CARDONE Remanufactured Color-Coated Calipers||CARDONE Remanufactured Heavy-Duty Calipers (only replaces O.E HD)||CARDONE Remanufactured Calipers|
|Offered w/Phenolic Piston||✓||✓||✓||✓|
|Offered w/ Steel Piston||✓||✓||✓||✓|
|New EPDM seals||✓||✓||✓||✓|
|New stainless steel hardware and mounting pins||✓||✓||✓||✓|
|Available in proprietary silver weather-proof coating||✓||NA||NA||NA|
|Available in protective weather-proof color coating||NA||✓||NA||NA|
|Treated w/ proprietary rust inhibitor||NA||NA||✓||✓|
|HD piston and high-grade seal||NA||NA||✓||NA|
We Fix What Fails
Since we’ve seen where – and why – original parts typically fail, our engineers incorporate improvements into our CARDONE product designs. That’s why we can say CARDONE products are 'built better from the start'.
On-Car Tested in Real-World Environments
CARDONE products are tested across a wide range of real-world driving conditions - Ensuring the safety and effectiveness of all our products.
We Are a Family
CARDONE Industries, Inc. is a leader in engineering and innovation for the automotive aftermarket. Three generations and four decades strong, we build auto parts that meet or exceed O.E. designs, at a fraction of the cost.
You may return most new, unopened items within 30 days of delivery for a full refund. We'll also pay the return shipping costs if the return is a result of our error (you received an incorrect or defective item, etc.).
You should expect to receive your refund within four weeks of giving your package to the return shipper, however, in many cases you will receive a refund more quickly. This time period includes the transit time for us to receive your return from the shipper (5 to 10 business days), the time it takes us to process your return once we receive it (3 to 5 business days), and the time it takes your bank to process our refund request (5 to 10 business days).
If you need to return an item, simply login to your account, view the order using the 'Complete Orders' link under the My Account menu and click the Return Item(s) button. We'll notify you via e-mail of your refund once we've received and processed the returned item.
We can ship to virtually any address in the world. Note that there are restrictions on some products, and some products cannot be shipped to international destinations.
When you place an order, we will estimate shipping and delivery dates for you based on the availability of your items and the shipping options you choose. Depending on the shipping provider you choose, shipping date estimates may appear on the shipping quotes page.
Please also note that the shipping rates for many items we sell are weight-based. The weight of any such item can be found on its detail page. To reflect the policies of the shipping companies we use, all weights will be rounded up to the next full pound.