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1. (WO2018077882) A BRAKE PAD

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/077882    International Application No.:    PCT/EP2017/077176
Publication Date: Fri May 04 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Wed Oct 25 01:59:59 CEST 2017
IPC: F16D 65/092
Applicants: KNORR-BREMSE SYSTEME FÜR SCHIENENFAHRZEUGE GMBH
Inventors: ELSTORPFF, Marc-Gregory
HAEMMERL, Bernhard
SIEGL, Christoph
LANGWADT, Marco
Title: A BRAKE PAD
Abstract:
A brake pad for a railway vehicle with a brake disc, the brake pad comprising at least one friction element (100) non-rigidly attached to a pad carrier. The friction element (100) comprises a friction surface (105) being in contact, during braking, with the brake disc to provide a friction force acting along friction lanes (110) on the friction surface The friction element (100) comprises at least one groove (130) extending along the friction surface non-parallel to a friction force acting during braking of the railway vehicle, wherein the at least one groove (130) is arranged symmetrically or asymmetrically in respect to a geometric center of the friction surface (105).