Brake clamp load


The clamping load is assumed to act on all friction surfaces equally. For dry disc brakes it doesn’t matter whether the brake is of the sliding type or opposed piston.

Related formulas


CBrake clamp load (N)
TBrake Torque (N*m)
reEffective radius (m)
μfFriction coefficient of lining material on disc material (dimensionless)
nNumber of friction faces (dimensionless)