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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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