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2nd Annual Railway Brake and Friction Conference

Optimise your brake systems

 

15 November 2017, Derby, UK 

More focussed information on railway brakes and friction materials than at any other conference

Railway Brake and Friction Conference brings together brake professionals like you – policy makers, industry experts, and academics – to discuss strategies for optimising brake systems. 

This is the largest and most comprehensive conference dedicated to railway brake and friction materials, and where the railway brake community comes together for one day in order to network, learn new information and develop new business opportunities.

You will find a conference programme full of technical information, regulatory updates, and new insights from different stakeholders  so that you take away actionable insights.

The conference programme is under development. If you would like to nominate speakers or sessions for the conference, please email hello@brakefriction.org today

The conference will be organised around the following topics:-

  • Brake homologation
  • Design optimisation of brake pads, shoes and discs
  • Testing
  • Environmental aspects (dust, noise, emissions and energy)
  • Data gathering and predictive maintenance 
  • Assessment of brake friction materials
  • Wheel-rail interface
  • Tribology of railway brake

Attend this conference and you will:-

hear new technical information from industry, policy makers and researchers 

save time and money by meeting buyers and sellers under one roof in one day  

I  network with your peers from across the world in Derby, home to the largest cluster of railway companies anywhere in the world

Book your exhibition space today and put your organisation in the spotlight so that you can:-

I increase your number of business meetings

I meet your customers face-to- face 

I make it easy for people to find your products and services

we can create a package that is just right for your needs and your budget

Your colleagues from the following organisations attended last year:-

Akebono

Alstom Transport

Atkins

Becorit

Bombardier

Bremskerl

CARS (China Academy of Railway Science)

DB Systemtechnik

Ecobrake

ERA (European Railway Agency)

ESG Rail

Faiveley

Federal-Mogul Corporation

FH Aachen University of Applied Sciences

Flertex

Frenoplast

Irish Rail

Knorr-Bremse

Link

Microface

MLP Friction Braking

Nabtesco

Rockwool B.V Lapinus Fibres

RSSB (Rail Safety and Standards Board)

SNC-Lavalin

Strainstall

The Imagination Factory

Transport for London

Trenitalia

TUEV Rheinland

UIC (International Union of Railways)

University of Applied Sciences Munich

University of Huddersfield