An Account of Copper-Free, Non-Metallic Friction Material Designs—Current Issues and Solution

  • K. L. SundarkrishnaaEmail author
Part of the Springer Series in Materials Science book series (SSMATERIALS, volume 171)


Copper-free, nonmetallic composites in brake pad application with heat transfer aspect, its braking efficiency on both cold and hot conditions, its exceptional impact on braking effectiveness and squeaks are highlighted. Heat dissipation in inhomogeneous thermodynamic system is explained. An account of ceramic as a superior substitute with data, information on issues of dust generation from rotor are explained.


Friction Material Total Maximum Daily Load Positive Plate Negative Plate Disk Thickness Variation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Ellen Centre for Advanced Friction Products Limited (ECFAFPL)ChennaiIndia

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