Development

The development team at Schaeffler Friction Products comprises the perfect combination of experience and eagerness to learn. This combination is a perfect mixture to push forward the process of material development. Good internal and external communication as well as short distances within our company help us to provide the required information for a quick and flexible reaction on our customers' demands.

Friction materials have to fulfil a variety of different requirements. Continuously growing demands with respect to higher thermal and mechanical stability, comfort, and noise together with a required constant level of quality offer new challenges in this field. The development team at Schaeffler Friction Products meets these challenges again and again. In a close co-operation of:

  • Product and process development
  • Sample department
  • Testing department and
  • Laboratory
we develop customized solutions for friction applications and transfer the product into mass production.

Consistency and investments in new materials and equipments are key points in the development process. Many years of experience in the composition of materials and their handling in process give us the possibility to introduce innovative materials for different market applications. Together with our production specialists we develop and deliver products with good and constant quality for the customers.