Study on Development of Flexible Pad for High Speed Train Disk Brake

고속철도 디스크 브레이크의 유연 패드 개발에 대한 연구

  • 이민규 (인하대학교 공과대학 기계공학과) ;
  • 김주용 (인하대학교 공과대학 기계공학과) ;
  • 김재민 (인하대학교 공과대학 기계공학과) ;
  • 양영민 (인하대학교 공과대학 기계공학과) ;
  • 김상호 ((주)다윈프릭션) ;
  • 조종두 (인하대학교 공과대학 기계공학과)
  • Received : 2010.12.30
  • Accepted : 2011.03.25
  • Published : 2011.04.26


This paper investigates the structural stability and reliability on improving performance of flexible brake pad used in high speed train. To this end, an improved model of flexible pad was obtained through structural analysis. Brake pad specimens were subjected to modal, stroke and endurance tests to examine the dynamic characteristics and mechanical stability. The hot spot generation with increasing rotational speed was observed on chassis dynamometer equipment and then the structurally uniform contact between the disc and pad was achieved. The temperature distribution of flexible pad was measured using the infrared camcorder. Hence, the proposed flexible pad showed the better structural stability and thermal energy emission.


Supported by : (주)다윈프릭션


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