A Review on Friction and Wear Behaviors of Brake’s Friction Materials

B. V. Varade*, S. N. Shelke**
* Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, R. H. Sapat college of Engineering, Nasik, University of Pune, Maharashtra, India.
** Principal, Sir Visvesvaraya Institute of Technology (SVIT), Chincholi, Nasik, University of Pune, Maharashtra, India.
Periodicity:April - June'2018
DOI : https://doi.org/10.26634/jms.6.1.14637


The friction brake pads are an important component in the braking system of an automotive. As there is conversion of kinetic energy to heat energy, temperature of friction pair increases which causes coefficient of friction to decrease. This paper gives information about the work done by many researchers to stabilize the coefficient of friction and to decrease the wear of the friction brake pads by taking different combination of friction material. Most of the researchers have proved that, initially coefficient of friction increases up to certain temperature, then it decreases which causes poor friction performance of the Brake.


Friction Brakes, Friction and Wear, Friction Coefficient, Thermal Conductivity.

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Varade, B. V., and Shelke, S. N. (2018). A review on Friction and wear behaviors of brake’s friction materials. i-manager’s Journal on Material Science, 6(1), 57-62. https://doi.org/10.26634/jms.6.1.14637


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