New Year New Machines! Installation of new Shear Strength Test Machine (SST)


The installation of the Shear Strength Test machine in China for the first time was a major step for the commercial expansion of TecSA in Asian countries.

The latest model of the SST machine is used for the Measurement of the shear strength of the friction material to the lining or backplate.

It is possible to execute ISO 6312 Tests in real scale (for commercial vehicles at reduced scale) with two main capabilities: horizontal for brake pads and vertical for brake shoes.

The self-centering system that we have developed helps the operator to put in the correct way the brake pad avoiding and reducing time and mistakes in the test execution.

The SST’s range of application is suitable for the following dimensions of Pads: 8-250 cm² with a maximum surface (with basement): 125×300 mm. This solution allows to cover all the main models of brake pads present in the automotive market.

TecSA developed two models for this machine according to the Shear Strength needed by the customer (Shear Strength: 100/200 kN), The vertical pressure applicable is of 50 N/cm² with an Incremental Rate of Shearing Force of 4500 N/sec.

New Shear Strength Test Machine - TecSA