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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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