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Sumitomo Bakelite signs partnership with GRIP Metal

Sumitomo Bakelite and GRIP Metal have entered into a strategic agreement to develop innovative, lightweight composite applications.

19th December 2017

Innovation in Textiles
 |  Tokyo

Transport/​Aerospace, Construction

GRIP Metal is derived from the PACE award winning NRS technology, which enables metal surface modification resulting in mechanical bonding between friction material and steel backing plates in brake pads.

In addition to automotive products, Sumitomo Bakelite and GRIP Metal will explore markets such as aerospace and building infrastructure, where cost effective thermoset composite solutions can add value.

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