Towards a better understanding of the structures existing on the surface of brake pads

Volume: 105, Pages: 135 - 147
Published: Jan 1, 2017
Abstract
In the present investigation, optical microscopy, confocal laser scanning microscopy (CLSM), microindentation and image segmentation were employed to investigate the different structures existing on the worn surface of a non asbestos organic (NAO) and a low metallic (LM) brake pad. The following structures were identified on the surfaces of the studied pads: (i) deformable and non-deformable primary plateaus, (ii) secondary contact plateaus...
Paper Details
Title
Towards a better understanding of the structures existing on the surface of brake pads
Published Date
Jan 1, 2017
Volume
105
Pages
135 - 147
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