Automotive Tribology

Few industries are as affected by test standards as the automotive sector. Brakes, clutches, seatbelts, engines, tires, etc., are all tested for their material properties in accordance with ASTM, DIN, JIS, ISO and other standards. The problem is finding test equipment that has a versatile configuration to perform all of these standard tests as well as custom tests requested by OEMs.

Many automotive component and material tests are possible with a flexible, high-performance Bruker tribometer. Learn how tribology in the automotive industry helps overcome challenges in mass production and automation.

UMT TriboLab Reduces Material Development Times

Are government regulations constantly driving material replacement projects at your organization? It’s happening in the world of automotive brakes. In this short video, we demonstrate how the UMT TriboLab has been used as a fast, easy and inexpensive way for companies in the automotive friction material world to reduce their material development times. 

Tribology: Detroit and the Automotive Industry

View the full three-episode miniseries on automotive tribology. Focusing on Detroit and its rise, fall and comeback as an automotive powerhouse, see how tribology in the automotive industry helps overcome challenges in mass production and automation.