Thermofiber 1200G

TF1200G is a ProTec Friction standard formulation offering an extra high friction level. It is a rigid material, with low wear and very stable friction performance. The material’s main composition consists of phenol resins with a NBR bonding system, short fibers, friction modifiers and fillers.

TF1200G is fully cured and suitable for bonding and riveting.

TYPICAL APPLICATIONS Industrial Clutches, Ring Segments, Torque Limitor, Standing Press, Brakes

AVAILABLE FORMS Disc Brake Pads, Gear Tooth Facings, Flat Sheets, Special Molded Pieces

TF1200G Technical Data


Static Friction Coefficient (15bar, from box): 0.55 ± 0.05 μ
Static Friction Coefficient (15bar, 100oC): 0.55 ± 0.05 μ
Dynamic Friction Coefficient (10bar, 10m/s): 0.60 ± 0.05 μ
Wear Rate (10bar, 15m/s): 90 ± 10 mm3/Kwh
Temperature Fading (10bar, 10m/s): >660°F


Hardness (DIN53505): 88±5 Shore-D
Specific Gravity (ASTM D792-91): 1.8±0.05 gr/cm3
Ignition Loss (ASTM D-2524): 0.40 ± 2 %
Acetone Extraction (ISO 2859-1): 0.15 ± 0.02 %


Tensile Strength (ASTM D638-10): 15 ± 5 N/mm2
Compressive Strength (UNE 53205): 175 ± 5 N/mm2


T° Max. Continuous Operation: 570 °F
T° Max. Intermittent Operation: 750 °F

The above test data is provided for informational purposes and represents standards in controlled laboratory settings. Actual performance will vary by application and operating conditions.