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PanCake Brake / Brake System

PanCake Brake
PanCake Brake

EUROBIKE AWARD

EUROBIKE AWARD

Standard hydraulic brakes use pistons, limiting size/weight. Additionally the pistons/bores/seal housing must be manufactured to high tolerance impacting ease/cost of production. The PCB makes the seal the piston, using a rolling diaphragm made from Viton with a Bakelite shield for heat capability. This means packaging space/weight/cost are all reduced. The diaphragm ensures positive pad removal and doesn’t corrode so no sticky pistons. PCB has external fluid transfer improving heat dissipation aiding cooling of the brake oil. The lever housing and piston are made from plastic reducing weight/machining/cost and manufacturing carbon foot print

Client / Manufacturer

Ashima Ltd

Ashima Ltd
Changhua, Taiwan

Design

Ashima Ltd

Ashima Ltd
Changhua, Taiwan

Wayne Moore