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Friction Material: TF3083

Technical Data

Thermofiber 3083 is a black rigid friction material based on graphite provides an extra low friction coefficient along with low wear and very quiet operation. It is a fully cured material and is suitable for both bonding and riveting.

Material Description

Type: 
Rigid molded friction
Availability: 
Sheets
Availability: 
Finished parts
Applications: 
Continuous brakes
Applications: 
Calipers for industrial applications
Applications: 
Friction washers
Applications: 
Brake pads
Applications: 
Torque Limiters
Friction Properties (F.A.S.T test)

Dynamic Friction Coefficient (@79N, 7m/s): 
0.35
Wear Rate (@79N, 7m/s): 
34± 10 mm3/Kwh
Tº Fading (@100N, 11.5m/s): 
536ºF
Physical Properties

Hardness (DIN53505): 
75±5 Shore-D
Specific Gravity (ASTM D792-91) : 
1.8± 0.05 gr/cm3
Ignition Loss (ASTM D-2524): 
36 ± 2 %
Acetone Extraction ISO2859-1: 
1.85 ± 0.2 %
Mechanical Properties
Tensile Strength (ASTM D638-10): 
16N/mm2
Compressive Strength (UNE 53205): 
83 N/mm2
Others
Recommended Mating Surface: 
Perlitic cast iron, hardness HB150-200
Recommended Adhesives: 
Thermosetting adhesive.
Oil Resistant: 
Yes
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