Researchers developing high-durability brake rotor for mass market.
NEW YORK – A New York researcher and engineers with a Michigan-based company are developing an aluminum-alloy brake rotor that could replace today's cast-iron versions at far less cost than the ceramic parts now available only in high-priced sports cars and racing vehicles. Nikhil Gupta, a professor at the Polytechnic Institute of New York University, tells WardsAuto that a prototype of the new rotor will be ready in about a year. Gupta's team, consisting of three graduate ...
Premium Content (PAID Subscription Required)
"Aluminum-Alloy Brake Rotor Designed for 200,000 Miles" is part of the paid WardsAuto Premium content. You must log in with Premium credentials in order to access this article. Premium paid subscribers also gain access to:
Hundreds of downloadable data tables including:
• Global sales and production data by country
• U.S. model-line inventory data
• Engine and equipment installation rates
• WardsAuto's North America Plant by Platform forecast
• Product Cycle chart
• Interrelationships among major OEMs
• Medium- and heavy-duty truck volumes
• Historical data and much more!
Current subscribers, please login or CLICK for support information.