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NASA spin on automotive brake rotors

Automotive manufacturers work to reduce weight to improve vehicle performance and in the case of brake rotors, lighter is better for acceleration, reliable stopping, and mileage. NASA has patented technology to accomplish that and more, as described in their latest issue of ‘Spinoff’. The revolutionary brake disc design is at least 42% lighter than conventional cast iron rotors, with performance ...