Hello Toyota Hybrid Team,
My name is Julien Bertone and I am leading the brakes team on Western University’s student formula racing team (FSAE). Our team is a dedicated group of engineering students who design and build a race car every year. This year the brakes team designed carbon-carbon brake discs and plan to test them on our car. We are very excited about this new technology, but we are still very new to it. As a successful team that uses carbon-carbon brake discs, we were wondering if you would be able to provide us with some tips or advice on their preparation, use and maintenance. We have a material, but aren’t sure about surface finish, frictional coatings or bedding in pads. Any advice would be greatly appreciated.