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Simply restore particularly heavily used ceramic brake discs

The main component silicon carbide gives the ceramic brake discs their extreme hardness

Simply restore particularly heavily used ceramic brake discs

Ceramic brakes are very stable.

The main component of the ceramic brake disc is the chemical compound silicon carbide (SiC), also known as carbon. Silicon carbide makes the brake disc particularly hard and resistant. It gives the discs their special properties. The carbon fibres give the material extra strength and reinforcement, as well as the necessary fracture toughness. Ceramic brakes are also characterised by a low weight, extreme hardness and stability. And even under maximum stress. It“s no wonder that ceramic brake discs were first used in racing cars and then spread to series production sports cars and top-range limousines. Ceramic brake discs are very long-lasting and can last up to 300,000km, depending on usage.

Carbon-ceramic brake discs have many advantages

A car“s brake system is its most important safety system. They are always adapted to the model, specific to the car. Particularly if the brakes are subjected to high thermal loads, the higher fading stability of ceramic brakes makes them superior. Normal brake systems that use grey cast iron brake discs lose braking power under high loads. Further advantages of ceramic brakes:

– better steering behaviour,
– better brake responsiveness,
– much better resistance to corrosion.

Finally it“s possible to refurbish ceramic brake discs

According to usage and age, the friction layer of a brake disc can become prematurely worn. Before the REBRAKE restoration service from FOXX Automotive existed, worn brake discs had to be replaced with new ones. It was expensive, costing at least 5000 Euros per brake disc. Thanks to the REBRAKE service, the refurbishment costs only a fraction of that. Using a highly complex and proven procedure, the worn surface of the ceramic brake discs, irrespective of the brand or diameter, is milled off after an initial inspection. The newly applied extremely hard surface provides properties that match or surpass those of new brake discs. After the final grinding, the brake disc is weighed again and all the individual process steps are comprehensibly documented so that every step can be traced. For further information about the REBRAKE restoration service: http://www.rebrake.de/refurbishment/.

Rebrake is the specialists in refurbishing ceramic brakes. The company can used and worn ceramic brakes discs can be refurbished. REBRAKE gives refurbished brake discs the best properties.

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FOXX Automotive Components UG
Wolfgang Dietz
Argelsrieder Feld 1a
82234 Weßling
Phone: +49 (0)8153 9015171
E-Mail: info@rebrake.de
Url: http://www.rebrake.de/

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How does the restoration of ceramic brake discs work?

Restored brake discs are at least as good as brand new ones

How does the restoration of ceramic brake discs work?

The process of restoring brake discs is very innovative.

News has spread that worn, even well-used ceramic brake discs can be restored by the unique procedure. The results can be seen- all the properties of refurbished ceramic brake discs are at least as good as those of new brake discs. The initial inspection is decisive for the restoration. Every worn brake disc delivered to us must pass this test. Clear exclusion criteria for our close inspection are damage affecting the core of the brake disc. If the x-ray examination reveals hairline cracks, the disc cannot be refurbished because only the surface of the disc can be restored.

The initial inspection of the ceramic brake disc is decisive for the restoration

Once the upper layer has been milled off, the refurbishment procedure is carried out. Material is added to the ceramic brake disc at 1100 degrees Celsius until it has reached its target weight. The new surface is extremely hard and gives the brake discs the properties of a brand new disc. The refurbishment of ceramic brake discs does not depend on the car make or model. Experts are certain that now it is possible to restore ceramic brake discs, they will become increasingly prevalent. In 2001, Porsche first fitted carbon ceramic brake discs in the sports car model 911 GT2 of model series 996.

Porsche first used carbon ceramic brake discs in 2001

the much better steering and responsive behaviour, toughness, corrosion-resistance, extreme durability and much lower weight of ceramic brakes in comparison with normal grey cast iron brake discs means that more and more manufacturers are following suit and fitting the innovative brake system in their cars. The secret to the success of ceramic brake discs is their special material properties. The brake discs comprise a core, the so-called disc body and friction layers that are applied to both sides. Silicon carbide is the main component of brake discs. It is responsible for the material“s particular hardness. Carbon fibres provide the necessary toughness and fracture resistance.

Rebrake is the specialists in refurbishing ceramic brakes. The company can used and worn ceramic brakes discs can be refurbished. REBRAKE gives refurbished brake discs the best properties.

Contact
FOXX Automotive Components UG
Wolfgang Dietz
Argelsrieder Feld 1a
82234 Weßling
Phone: +49 (0)8153 9015171
E-Mail: info@rebrake.de
Url: http://www.rebrake.de/

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Unique worldwide: Restoration of worn brake discs

All the properties of restored carbon ceramic brake discs are at least as good as new ones

Unique worldwide: Restoration of worn brake discs

It’s innovative to restore ceramic brake discs.

The internationally unique service from REBRAKE – cost-efficient restoration of worn ceramic brake discs – is the reason why the innovative brake system is gaining increasing popularity. Restored ceramic brake discs fulfil all the properties of new brake discs. They are often even better than brand new ceramic brake discs. Ceramic brake discs are highly effective, biting, extremely stable and expensive. It is primarily super sports cars and limousines that use ceramic brakes. The innovative brake system is gaining increasing popularity. Experts say that mid-range cars will soon be fitted with ceramic brake discs. And there are good reasons why:

– the considerably lower weight of ceramic brakes in comparison with normal grey cast iron brake discs is noticeable during usage. They can achieve a weight saving of up to 40kg.
– Ceramic brakes are not only light, but also particularly hard and stable. They are reliable in extreme situations and particularly long-lasting.

None of the deficits of grey cast iron brake discs under heavy load apply to ceramic brake discs. The secret lies in their composition: polymer composite material strengthened with carbon fibres. The only thing against ceramic brake discs is their high purchase price.

Ceramic brake discs are reliable and particularly long-lasting.

Manufacturers calculate the average lifespan of ceramic brake discs as approximately 300,000km. Depending on usage, brake discs can also wear sooner. Wear is evident from grooves that form on the surface of the brake discs. Before the existence of REBRAKE restoration service from FOXX Automotive, brake discs had to be replaced. Replacing a worn brake disc would cost 5000 Euros or more. The refurbishment service does not depend on the brand or type of the ceramic brake disc. Already refurbished brake discs are usually available, so that customers don“t have to be without their car for long.

Rebrake is the specialists in refurbishing ceramic brakes. The company can used and worn ceramic brakes discs can be refurbished. REBRAKE gives refurbished brake discs the best properties.

Contact
FOXX Automotive Components UG
Wolfgang Dietz
Argelsrieder Feld 1a
82234 Weßling
Phone: +49 (0)8153 9015171
E-Mail: info@rebrake.de
Url: http://www.rebrake.de/

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Restored ceramic brake discs are often better than new ones

More expensive and with more bite than any other brakes: Ceramic brakes have many advantages:

Restored ceramic brake discs are often better than new ones

REBRAKE: For Porsche, AMG Mercedes and Audi.

whether you own a sports car or a top range fast car – if you“ve ever enjoyed a ceramic brake system, you“ll never want to go without it. Ceramic brake discs are always winners. News from the car industry reveals that ceramic brakes will soon be available in mid-range cars. Ceramic brake discs provide perfect deceleration, excellent driving comfort and are also extremely long-lasting. Thanks to REBRAKE refurbishing service from FOXX Automotive, worn and damaged brake discs can be cost-effectively restored.

Thanks to REBRAKE refurbishing service, worn ceramic brake discs can be cost-effectively restored.

The secret to the success of ceramic brake discs is their high-tech material. The innovative brake discs are made from carbon fibre-reinforced composite material. There“s no chance of rust or corrosion on ceramic discs. Ceramic brakes also do not accrue the brake dust of grey cast iron discs. Basically, we differentiate between discs made by Brembo SGL (CCB) and discs made using an older production method by Brembo in Italy. CCB discs are used in models such as Porsche, AMG Mercedes and Audi. CCM discs are primarily used in Ferrari and Maserati.

Brembo SGL discs are used in Porsche, AMG Mercedes and Audi.

What“s the difference? In contrast to CCM discs, ceramic brake discs from Brembo SGL have a particularly hard surface made of silicon carbonate, which is much less prone to wear. Refurbished discs generally have a very hard surface. During the initial inspection we determine whether the brake disc is suitable for refurbishment. Then we measure the degree of wear. After milling off the surface, we use a special procedure to apply a new brake layer until the target weight is achieved. The new surface is extremely hard and gives the refurbished brake disc properties that at least match a new disc. Load tests prove the special properties of restored discs. To ensure that customers aren“t without their car for too long, we use an efficient process for refurbishment. Customers know that FOXX Automotive Components UG is an efficient partner for the brand Rebrake.

Rebrake is the specialists in refurbishing ceramic brakes. The company can used and worn ceramic brakes discs can be refurbished. REBRAKE gives refurbished brake discs the best properties.

Contact
FOXX Automotive Components UG
Wolfgang Dietz
Argelsrieder Feld 1a
82234 Weßling
Phone: +49 (0)8153 9015171
E-Mail: info@rebrake.de
Url: http://www.rebrake.de/