With the automotive industry changing fast, what trends will brake pads, brake systems and car manufacturers see over the next few years?

Mark Segeren

Business Manager Lapinus
Power
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Over 100 kW of power are generated when stopping a 1300 kg car travelling at 100 km/hour in 5 seconds

Area
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This heat is generated in an area of just 50 cm2

Temperature
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The temperatures can reach 600°C whithin seconds.

anchoring effect in friction material fibres brake pad

Figure 2

The mineral fibre is in direct contact with the disc, forming a primary braking plateau. Wear debris accumulates in front of the fibres and forms a secondary plateau. The interaction between them produces a third body layer that determines braking performance.