Patent Number: 6,251,519

Title: Friction member

Abstract: A friction member is provided which can suppress judder without impairing wear resistance. The friction member is prepared by impregnating or coating base fibers with a composition containing rubber and/or resin to prepare the yarn for the friction member, preshaping the yarn into an annular form, and then thermally molding the preshaped yarn. The friction member has porosity in a range from about 10% to about 20%.

Inventors: Yamamura; Shozo (Itami, JP), Sanai; Hisao (Hirakata, JP), Hata; Takashi (Hirakata, JP)

Assignee: Exedy Corporation

International Classification: F16D 69/02 (20060101); D01F 006/00 (); F16D 069/02 (); C09K 003/14 ()

Expiration Date: 06/26/2018