Brake Colloquium & Exhibition - 35th Annual

September 24-27, 2017

Orlando, Florida, USA

JW Marriott Orlando Grande Lakes

Professional Development Seminars

Brake Friction Materials: Testing, Quality and Selection
September 28, 2017
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
This seminar will provide an introduction to brake lining raw materials and formulation, manufacturing, quality control, and testing. The course covers the critical elements that must be reviewed before arriving at a lining selection decision. Different classes of friction material and their use will be defined.

Introduction to Brake Noise, Vibration, and Harshness
The offering of this course at the Brake Colloquium has been canceled. Click the course title to register for the next offering:
September 21, 2017
Troy, MI, USA
This seminar provides an introduction to brake NVH, including a concise summary of the various brake NVH problems, current lab and vehicle measurement techniques, and SAE global standards that are utilized to characterize the noise correctly to get the best option/solutions quickly.

The Tire as a Vehicle Component
September 28, 2017
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
This seminar explains how tire forces and moments are generated under different operating and service conditions and, in turn, demonstrates how these forces and moments influence various vehicle responses such as braking, handling, ride, and high-speed performance. The content focuses on the fundamentals of tire behavior in automobiles, trucks, and farm tractors, but also includes experimental and empirical results, when necessary.

Brake Noise Problem Resolution
The offering of this course at the Brake Colloquium has been canceled. Click the course title to register for the next offering:
September 22, 2017
Troy, MI, USA
This course will provide you with an overview of the various damping mechanisms and tools for analyzing and reducing brake noise. A significant component of this course is the inclusion of case studies that will demonstrate how brake noise squeal issues have been successfully resolved.

Tire and Wheel Safety Issues
September 29, 2017
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
This seminar covers these facets of tire safety phenomena. Engineering fundamentals are discussed and illustrated with numerous practical examples and case studies of current public interest.

 

Sponsors

Platinum Sponsors
  • NUCAP Logo

Gold Sponsors
  • KB Autosys logo
  • Link logo
  • UTIL Group

Silver Sponsors
  • Wanda

Bronze Sponsors
  • Ask Logo
  • Brembo
  • ITT
  • Fibrox
  • Lapinus
  • Sangsin
  • Teijin Aramid
  • Wolverine

Conference Supporters
  • Exploiter
  • KMI
  • Peerless logo
  • TMD Friction logo
  • TRC

Golf Outing Sponsor
  • Asama Logo
  • Advics
  • Brembo
  • Link Engineering Company
  • Masubrake Company
  • Nisshinbo logo
  • Otsuka logo
  • PAC
  • Showa Denko Carbon Inc
  • Timken Logo
  • Teijin Aramid
  • Trelleborg
  • UTIL Group
  • Waupaca
  • Wolverine