THERMOFIBER 1479 is ProTec’s upgraded flexible molded, metallic libonding segment, providing stable GG level friction and excellent machinability.
THERMOFIBER 1479’s HI-TENSILE characteristics provide a tough yet pliable material with superior rivet-hole strength.. It has good resistance to both fade and wear over a wide range of temperatures and is particularly effective in overcoming braking problems like squeal, shudder and grab.
THERMOFIBER 1479 comes in most industrial and drum passenger car sizes.
AVAILABLE FORMS Bonding Segments, Roll Lining
TF1479 Technical Data
Aramid Yes (Trace)
MAIN FIBER Glass
TYPE OF SERVICE Dry
COEFFICIENT OF FRICTION (μ)
WEAR RATE Very Good
SHEAR IMPACT STRENGTH 12MN/N2 @ 77 F
SPECIFIC GRAVITY 2.00-2.15
MAX. RUBBING SPEED 25 m/s
MAX. DRUM TEMPERATURE 650 F
MAX. PRESSURE 180 psi