The main objective of this investigation is the synthesis and characterization of a non-asbestos carbon nanotube (CNT) reinforced Boscage pad material that offers superior tribological properties similar to those of conventional brake pads. Padding, lubricants, binders and abrasives were added to the polymer resin matrix to incorporate anti-dissociation and wear packages. Compound segregation and wear packages were measured using a computerized wear tester. Carbon nanotube-reinforced Boscage liners showed increased wear and cracking compared to conventional Boscage liners. Characterization of the breakliner was performed by EDX, SEM and XRD, showing invariant dissipation of the carbon nanotubes within the malix. Buchliner thermogravimetric analysis showed enhanced thermal stability of the CNT-reinforced blends.
A. R. Shashikala,
Department of Chemistry, Presidency University, Bengaluru, India.
B. S. Sridhar,
Department of IEM, MSRIT, Bengaluru, India.
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Keywords: CNTs, iron fibers, phenol formaldehyde resin, brake liner