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1. (WO2018141604) BRAKE PAD AND MANUFACTURE THEREOF

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/141604    International Application No.:    PCT/EP2018/051756
Publication Date: Fri Aug 10 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Thu Jan 25 00:59:59 CET 2018
IPC: F16D 66/02
F16D 69/02
Applicants: VYNCOLIT N.V.
Inventors: DE KEYSER, Hendrik
Title: BRAKE PAD AND MANUFACTURE THEREOF
Abstract:
A brake pad comprising a layer of friction material integrally moulded with a backing plate, wherein the backing plate comprises an electroconductive member moulded within a plate of a fibre-reinforced polymer resin, the electroconductive member extending along a plate direction, the backing plate having a front surface forming an interface with a rear surface of the layer of friction material, wherein the electroconductive member is profiled in a thickness direction of the backing plate to provide at least one projection extending towards the interface or into the layer of friction material and arranged to function as a wear indicator for the brake pad. Also disclosed are methods for manufacturing the brake pad.