ASIA BRAKE 5th Annual Conference and Exhibition 2019


Sunday 24 - Tuesday 26, February 2019

Sunday, February 24, 2019

From 07:00 hrs

Golf Tour - (Assembly point – Pullman Lobby at 6:45am)

From 08:00 hrs

Delhi City Tour - (Assembly point – Pullman Lobby at 8:15am)

From 17:00 hrs

Booths set-up.

Registration Desk for Event KIT distribution

From 17:30 – 18:30 hrs

Advisory Board Meeting

From 19:00 – 21:00 hrs

Dinner reception at Pullman

Monday, February 25, 2019

From 08.00 - 09.10 hrs


From 9.10 - 9.15 hrs

Opening Remarks By General Chair, Program Co-Chair and Executive Advisor

From 9.15- 9.25 hrs

Introduction of the Steering Committee and Advisory Board Members

From 9:25 - 9.30 hrs

Lamp Lighting

From 9:30 – 9:45 hrs

Welcome Address

From 9.45 - 10.45 hrs

Panel Discussion

Electric Vehicle/Hybrid Vehicle Trends in Asian Countries:

Potential Impact on Brake Design

Yukihiro Shiomi,Project General Manager, Toyota Motor Corporation, Japan

Joo Sang Park, Mando Corp., Korea

John Mack, VP China, Link Engineering

Dr. Yossapong Laoonual, Electric Vehicle Association, Thailand

M P Raajha, Vice President-Sales, Marketing & Engineering, Chassis Brake, India

Moderator: Meechai Sriwiboon, Technical Director, Compact International

From 10.45 - 11.30 hrs

Coffee Break and Exhibition Area visit

From 11.30 – 12.15 hrs

Invited Lecture

•Environmentally Friendly Brakes

Prof. David Barton of the University of Leeds, UK

Moderator: Roy H. Link, Chairman & CEO, Link Engineering

From 12.15 – 12.30 hrs

NATRAX: Asia’s largest Automotive Proving Ground- An overview.

Sagar Bendre, Project Engineer, NATRAX (NATRiP), Indore

From 12.30 – 13.45 hrs

Lunch Break

From 13.45 – 15.00 hrs

Session 1

• Carbon fibre (Recycled)

Gianni Minetto, Friction and Sintering Product Manager, CAME, Srl

• Different functionalities of mineral fibres for reduced wear and noise in friction applications

Arno Kerssemakers, Senior friction material specialist, LAPINUS FIBRES

• The use of different zirconia powders in copper-free ceramic friction pads

Dr. Angelika Priese, Head (Development), Imerys

• Titanates for Friction Materials

Dr. Roberto C. Dante, Friction Team Manager, Quartz Srl

• EPB brakes and special consideration to shims from a performance and durability perspective - especially for “cold noise”

P-A Jarnestrom, Vice President Asia Pacific Trelleborg Sealing Solutions Kalmar AB (Rubore)

Session Chair: Satya Priye, Director, Satya Cashew Chemicals (P) Ltd.

From 15.00-15.45 hrs

Coffee Break

From 15.45-16.45 hrs

Session 2

• Non-Asbestos Organic (NAO) Disc Pad Wear Behaviour: Divergence of Thickness Loss and Weight Loss

Kritsana Kaewlob, Friction Materials Development Manager, Compact International

• Test Rig Configurations for Measurement of Residual Brake Drag within the Laboratory

Adam Link, Technical Director, Link Engineering

• Phenolic Resins-Still a preferred binder in friction composites

Dipak Kumar Ghosh, Director (Technical), Forace Polymers P. Ltd

• Rapid Screening of Brake Material – Correlating Benchtop test with Dynamometer Tests

Dr. Yogesh Jeyaram, Key Accounts Manager at Bruker Nano Surfaces

Session Chair: Vijay Subramanian, Representative-India, Alroko GmbH & Co KG

From 18.30-21.00 hrs

Cocktail Dinner

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

From 9.00 – 9.45 hrs

Invited Lecture

• Stainless Steel Wool - An alternative to copper in brake-pads - Pros & Cons"

Prof. Jayashree Bijwe, IIT Delhi

Moderator: Yukihiro Shiomi, Project General Manager, Toyota Motor Corporation, Japan

From 9.45- 10.45 hrs

Session 1

• Friction Materials Standards Update

Tim Duncan, Executive VP, Business Development & Global Test Operations, Link Engineering

• Future Trends and Evolution for Brake Pads

Dr. Eros Sales, R&D Director Global Application, ITT Italy

• MIOX® AS - A cost efficient and high quality raw material for Brake pads

Veronika Mayer, Application Manager, Kärntner Montanindustrie GmbH

• Various performance controlling aspects of Potassium Titanate in Brake pads

Harsh Gupta, Technical Director, Noble Alchem Pvt. Ltd.

Session Chair: Boonyawat Teeraprawatekul, Director, ACME International

From 10.45-11.30 hrs

Coffee Break

From 11.30– 12.30 hrs

Session 2

• Advanced Techniques for Brake Judder Detection and Problem Solving

Narcís Molina Montasell, Project Manager, Braking Systems, Applus IDIADA

• Revision of Indian Regulations for Safe Axle Weights/Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW) of Heavy Motor Vehicles and its Effect on Brake Performance and Durability

Charles W. Greening Jr., President, Greening Inc.

• Brake Judder and DTV – An Overview and Possible countermeasures

Alberto Dall'Aglio, R&D Product Manager, ITT Italy

• Experimental Evaluation of Creep Groan Propensity on Friction Materials

Alexandre Casaril, Dr. Eng., Chief of Engineering and Innovation, Fras-le

Session Chair: Dr. Yossapong Laoonual, Electric Vehicle Association, Thailand

From 12.30 – 13.45 hrs

Lunch Break

From 13.45 – 14.30 hrs

Invited Lecture

• Introduction and Applications of CAE Technology in Brake Systems

Joo Sang Park, Mando Corp., Korea

Moderator: Prof. Jayashree Bijwe, IIT Delhi

From 14.30-15.00 hrs

Session 3

• Divergence of Thickness Loss from Weight Loss: Friction and Wear of Heavy Truck Brake Blocks/Liners

Shivraj Singh, VP-Operations, ASK AUTOMOTIVE PVT. LTD., INDIA

• Squeal prediction using finite element method for commercial vehicle drum brake system

Luciano Tedesco Matozo, Application Engineering, CAE, PMO Manager, Fras-le

Session Chair: Adam Link, Technical Director, Link Engineering

From 15.00-15.45 hrs

Coffee Break

From 15.45- 16.30 hrs

Invited Lecture

• The Latest on Disc Brake Squeal Mechanisms: Disc In-Plane (Circumferential and Radial) and out-of-Plane Squeal Vs. Caliper Squeal

Dr. Seong K. Rhee, President, SKR Consulting LLC

Moderator: Joo Sang Park, Mando Corp. Korea

From 16.30-16.45 hrs

Closing Remarks

Wednesday, February 27, 2019


7:00 hrs

Assembly point – Pullman Lobby at 6:45am

11:00 hrs

Arrival at Taj Mahal, Agra

From 11:00 – 12:30 hrs

Tour of Taj Mahal

From 12:30 – 14.00 hrs

Lunch at Jaypee Place Hotel (Tentative)

From 14:00 – 18:00 hrs

Arrival at the Hotel

Exhibition Hours

Monday, February 25, 2019

10:00 - 17:00

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

10:00 – 15:45