The Improvement of the Operational Characteristics of the Ventilated Front Brake Discs

The Improvement of the Operational Characteristics of the Ventilated Front Brake Discs

Denis Boldyrev, Maxim Kharchenko, Sergey Nefedyev, Elena Suvorova

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Abstract. Wear and crack resistance are important operational characteristics of brake discs. The paper presents the most optimal concentration of sulfur in cast iron, which ensures its least wear, and discusses the implementation of the front brake discs manufacture from Gh190 cast iron having 0.11 … 0.13% sulfur content at contrast to the 0.01 … 0.03% sulfur content, and proves the change leads to a significant increase in wear and frictional properties of the discs. In the course of research, it is found that the increase in the crack resistance of brake discs is possible due to the improvement of the thermophysical properties of cast iron with the increase in the carbon content (up to 3.55 … 3.60%) and the decrease in the silicon content (up to 1.45 … 1.50%), while the carbon equivalent is constant.

Ventilated Brake Disc, Wear Resistance, Cast Iron, Sulfur Content

Published online 1/5/2022, 7 pages
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Citation: Denis Boldyrev, Maxim Kharchenko, Sergey Nefedyev, Elena Suvorova, The Improvement of the Operational Characteristics of the Ventilated Front Brake Discs, Materials Research Proceedings, Vol. 21, pp 88-94, 2022


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