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CTT readers’ top 10 posts of the year

By / December 31, 2012

What did our readers think were our top stories of the year? Rather than do an unscientific poll, we combed through our Google Analytics report and came up with the following. #1—Healing glass fibers now available for pet and animal treatments While the our original story focused on a case study of human patients with…

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New ceramic–aluminum composite brake rotor developed for mass market

By / January 24, 2012

Nikhil Gupta, associate professor in the Polytechnic Institute of New York University Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department, is developing a new generation of ceramic brakes to be used in mass-market automobiles. Today’s ceramic brakes are found mostly on race cars, exotic sports cars and motorcycles. Credit: NYU-Poly. Ceramic-containing brake pads and rotors first began to…

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Ceramic Matrix Composite Brakes

By / February 10, 2010

At the ICACC’10 conference in Daytona Beach, one of the keynote speakers was the University of Bayreuth’s Walter Krenkel.

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Video(s) of the week: Ceramic matrix composite brakes

By / January 27, 2010

I’m currently in Daytona Beach, Florida for the ICACC’10 conference. One of the keynote speakers was the University of Bayreuth’s Walter Krenkel. Krenkel invented a liquid silicon infiltration process for the manufacture of SiC-based ceramics for disks and pads in high performance brake systems.These brakes are hard and heat resistant, plus their light weight translates…

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