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How long does a renewed ceramic brake disc last?

The service life of carbon ceramic brake discs is enormous, renewed discs should last over 100,000km

How long does a renewed ceramic brake disc last?

The service life is comparable to a new one.

Motorsport fans, environmental politicians and activists and even ordinary motorists actually agree on this point: carbon ceramic brake discs are the future. Particulate matter is the subject of city centres. Ceramic brake discs in our vehicles could effectively counteract this problem. About one third of particulates is caused by tyres and conventional brakes. Ceramic brakes are capable of reducing brake abrasion by around 90 per cent. So far, innovative braking systems have been installed in racing cars, sports cars and sedans of the luxury class. Once you“ve experienced them, you won“t want to miss them. They are low-wear, largely maintenance-free and extremely trenchant. Carbon ceramic brake discs have become indispensable in motor racing.

Carbon ceramic reprocessing by REBRAKE returns ceramic brakes to mint condition

Even in the event that brake discs do wear down and need to be renewed, there is a highly efficient solution. With REBRAKE, FOXX-Automotive Components has established a process for ceramic brake discs that is not only reliable but also impressively powerful. With REBRAKE“s carbon ceramic reprocessing, worn ceramic brakes are simply restored to their original condition. The diameter, age or manufacturer of the brake disc does not matter. The service life of a restored ceramic brake disc is also comparable to that of a new brake disc.

Service life of a restored ceramic brake disc is comparable to a new one

The proven reprocessing procedure takes place in a multi-stage process. First, the brake disc is weighed and x-rayed to rule out damage to the basic structure. This is followed by a thorough cleaning. In the third step, the brake disc is face milled. The carbon ceramic disc is then impregnated with carbon polymers in a vacuum. Pyrolysis then takes place at over 1,000 degrees Celsius. The precise amount of polymer material is applied until the brake disc“s target weight is reached. A siliconizing process at 1,500 degrees Celsius and final sanding complete the procedure.

Rebrake is the specialists in refurbishing ceramic brakes. The company can used and worn ceramic brakes discs can be refurbished. REBRAKE gives refurbished brake discs the best properties.

Contact
FOXX Automotive Components UG
Wolfgang Dietz
Argelsrieder Feld 1a
82234 Weßling
Phone: +49 (0)8153 9015171
E-Mail: info@rebrake.de
Url: http://www.rebrake.de/

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Which types of ceramic brake discs are there?

High-performance and environmentally friendly: REBRAKE renewal service for ceramic brake discs of all manufacturers and diameters

Which types of ceramic brake discs are there?

A worldwide unique process with rebrake.

The company FOXX Automotive Components from Weßling near Munich has established a worldwide unique process with REBRAKE, a powerful and reliable process for the renewal of ceramic brake discs. Brake discs of all sizes and manufacturers, even older brake discs can now be restored to mint condition at low cost. While replacing a broken brake disc with a new one can cost 5,000 euros or more, a renewal procedure only costs around 1,200 euros. Basically, a distinction is made between two different carbon ceramic brake discs (CCB). Experts assume that ceramic brake systems will continue to gain traction. The advantages are obvious – the innovative braking systems are not only especially efficient (road safety argument), but also generate extremely low levels of particulate matter (environmental argument).

In general, a distinction is made between two different carbon ceramic brake discs

It can therefore be assumed that further suppliers will establish themselves on the market in the future. For one, there are brake discs by Brembo SGL. These are mainly mounted by Porsche, Mercedes / AMG and Audi. The special feature of this type of ceramic brake discs: The surface is especially hard and therefore much less susceptible to wear, which is particularly noticeable in racing. In addition, there are conventional, older state-of-the-art brake discs which do not have a particularly hard surface layer and are therefore more susceptible to wear.

With the REBRAKE reconditioning processes ceramic brake discs can be repaired

Regardless of manufacturer, size and type – all ceramic brake discs can be repaired with the REBRAKE reconditioning process. The basic structure is the same for all ceramic brake discs. The REBRAKE process is based on a hardened surface with silicon carbonate. This surface is usually harder than with new discs. The procedure has been sufficiently tested and has fully proved its worth. Renewed brake discs have outstanding properties – especially the surface behaves particularly heat- and abrasion-resistant after the pyrolysis and siliconizing process.

Rebrake is the specialists in refurbishing ceramic brakes. The company can used and worn ceramic brakes discs can be refurbished. REBRAKE gives refurbished brake discs the best properties.

Contact
FOXX Automotive Components UG
Wolfgang Dietz
Argelsrieder Feld 1a
82234 Weßling
Phone: +49 (0)8153 9015171
E-Mail: info@rebrake.de
Url: http://www.rebrake.de/

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What to do when a ceramic brake disc wears down?

High-performance substances such as carbon ceramic require innovative procedures

What to do when a ceramic brake disc wears down?

Ceramic brakes: FOXX Automotive.

High-performance materials are increasingly being used in the automotive sector in particular. They are especially effective and light. With regard to innovative ceramic brake discs, these materials are also particularly durable and therefore environmentally friendly. The high-performance ceramic also ensures significantly lower levels of particulate matter. Experts are certain that carbon- ceramic brakes will establish themselves. They are still mainly used in the top models of Mercedes, Lexus, Audi, Porsche, Mercedes, Ferrari, Maserati or Lamborghini. Ceramic brake discs offer many advantages – not only a significantly shorter stopping distance. They are half as light as conventional cast iron brake discs and have significantly less wear.

Renewed ceramic brakes have at least as good properties as brand-new ones

And if wear and surface grooves do occur, REBRAKE, the renewal service for ceramic brake discs from FOXX Automotive, is here to help. With this globally unique service, ceramic brake discs can be restored to their original condition. And this is independent of the manufacturer, diameter and age of the vehicle. If ceramic brake discs wear down, only the surface is usually affected. In very rare cases, cracks or damaged fastening elements with which the brake disc top is connected to the actual disc (rotor) can be detected during an entry inspection.

Older ceramic brake discs should be renewed in good time

Superficially damaged discs can still be used thanks to the new and innovative REBRAKE process. Even older ceramic brake discs, which are often sent in with cracks in the bolt holes, can also be renewed. Especially with older discs, a renewal should be considered in good time. If the damage and wear are too extensive, a renewal is no longer an option at one point. What is behind the REBRAKE renewal service? First, the surface of the disc is milled off. Damage caused by wear and tear is often 1 to 1.5 mm deep. The ground surface is replaced by new sublayers and a new surface. The properties of repaired ceramic brake discs are at least as good as brand-new discs.

Rebrake is the specialists in refurbishing ceramic brakes. The company can used and worn ceramic brakes discs can be refurbished. REBRAKE gives refurbished brake discs the best properties.

Contact
FOXX Automotive Components UG
Wolfgang Dietz
Argelsrieder Feld 1a
82234 Weßling
Phone: +49 (0)8153 9015171
E-Mail: info@rebrake.de
Url: http://www.rebrake.de/

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Renew ceramic brake discs? This is how to!

From the incoming inspection to pyrolysis at 1,100 degrees Celsius – how a worn ceramic brake disc becomes a product in mint condition again

Renew ceramic brake discs? This is how to!

It is as trenchant as no other, suitable for racing and highly efficient. It may be durable, but it is also shockingly expensive. Many owners of sports cars and high-quality limousines or sedans rely on the durability of their ceramic brake system. Wear can be very expensive. If a brake disc breaks, it can quickly cost 5000 euro and more. The company FOXX Automotive Components from Weßling near Munich relies on a specially developed process with which ceramic brake discs are not only renewed, but rather put into a condition which, depending on the type, exhibits better properties all around than a brand-new carbon ceramic brake disc. At its core, the special process focuses on restoring the damaged or worn surface of the brake disc.

If the basic structure of the ceramic brake disc is intact, the brake disc is reprocessed.

However, before the ceramic brake disc can be reprocessed, the worn or abraded disc is subjected to a multi-stage incoming inspection. Background: Not every ceramic brake disc is suitable for very elaborate processing. If, for example, the X-ray machine detects that even the smallest cracks run through the entire brake disc, this rules out a reprocessing of the brake disc. In a further step, the brake disc is weighed to determine to what extent the basic structure of the ceramic disc is still intact. Normally this involves wear and damage to the surface of the brake disc. The material can be very worn, grooves can be clearly visible – no problem for the experts at FOXX-Automotive Components.

The renewal of a ceramic brake disc costs between 790.00 and 900.00 euro

After the surface of the brake disc has been milled off mechanically until all grooves have been levelled, it is filtered in several steps in a vacuum with polymer material and pyrolised at over 1,000 degrees Celsius. The precise amount of polymer material is applied until the target weight is reached. The new material conjoins perfectly with the old material both chemically and structurally. Only after the ceramic brake disc has been siliconized at 1,800 degrees Celsius and finally ground to achieve a particularly smooth and extremely hard surface is it considered renewed. All operations are precisely documented.

Rebrake is the specialists in refurbishing ceramic brakes. The company can used and worn ceramic brakes discs can be refurbished. REBRAKE gives refurbished brake discs the best properties.

Contact
FOXX Automotive Components UG
Wolfgang Dietz
Argelsrieder Feld 1a
82234 Weßling
Phone: +49 (0)8153 9015171
E-Mail: info@rebrake.de
Url: http://www.rebrake.de/

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Uniquely efficient: simply renew ceramic brake discs

The maintenance service of REBRAKE makes worn brake discs made of ceramic new again

Uniquely efficient: simply renew ceramic brake discs

Ceramic brake discs can be restored.

REBRAKE – that is the innovative renewal service for used and worn, ceramic brake discs of FOXX Automotive / REBRAKE. The service is the missing piece of the puzzle in the field of high-performance brake systems, which are used primarily in motor sports, but increasingly also in high-quality, series-produced vehicles. The idea behind the very complex renewal process is quite simple. Ceramic brake discs wear more or less quickly depending on the stress, diameter, age and manufacturer. Grooves forms, the surface gradually wears down. With the special REBRAKE process, worn brake discs are returned to mint condition.
Reconditioned ceramic discs have better properties than brand-new ones.

Depending on the type, renewed ceramic discs generally have even better properties than brand-new ones. Ceramic brakes are still comparatively expensive. The concerns that car buyers have:

– Are the high procurement costs worth it?
– What should I do if the ceramic brake discs break prematurely? After all, the replacement of a single brake disc can easily cost 5,000 euro.

REBRAKE provides the answer to these questions with a unique maintenance service for ceramic brake discs. How can ceramic brake discs be fully renewed? The process starts with the incoming inspection. Whether the brake discs are suitable for renewal is determined here. One excluding criterion is cracks and damage that extend far into the interior of the discs and thus render the ceramic brake disc unusable overall. However, these types of damage are rarely found. As a rule, there are surface abrasions and grooves, which can be removed very effectively with the REBRAKE renewal process. After the incoming inspection, the brake discs are weighed – this allows you to determine how much material has to be applied in a special process so that the exact target weight is achieved.

Rebrake is the specialists in refurbishing ceramic brakes. The company can used and worn ceramic brakes discs can be refurbished. REBRAKE gives refurbished brake discs the best properties.

Contact
FOXX Automotive Components UG
Wolfgang Dietz
Argelsrieder Feld 1a
82234 Weßling
Phone: +49 (0)8153 9015171
E-Mail: info@rebrake.de
Url: http://www.rebrake.de/

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Wear on ceramic brake discs? No problem!

Carry on braking with power – save money with Rebrake

Wear on ceramic brake discs? No problem!

More than 20 years: REBRAKE restoration service.

Dynamic driving, fast wear, high costs – this proportional order is mostly correct, and this simple equation will always put financial strain on fans of fast cars. If you don’t want to throw money down the drain, but don’t want to miss out on sporty driving and the fun of the race track, Rebrake’s efficient resurfacing of ceramic brakes discs are the ideal solution.
Manufacturers state that there is less wear than on standard cast iron brake discs, but it does still exist. This means that, after no more than 100,000 kilometres, even the best ceramic brake discs won’t brake the same as they did on their first day. Replace or renew? That is the question.

Rebrake resurfaces ceramic brakes discs by all car brands for all models

Race car body owners can breathe easy. Until now, exchanging ceramic brake discs could quickly add up to a four-figure sum, but now 1,050 EUR to 1,350 EUR plus VAT is all you need. Thanks to special resurfacing processes for ceramic brake discs with Rebrake, owners of high HP cars can save money without sacrificing safety or the comfort of their ceramic brake discs. FOXX Automotive Components has completed more than 850 jobs with what is most likely a world first in the efficient resurfacing of ceramic brake discs – in just three years.
„We’ve had no complaints so far. Quite the opposite in fact – vehicle manufacturers themselves are now among our customers. This is because we spent years developing our tried and tested process. We have more than 20 years of know-how in composite materials,“ summarises Wolfgang Dietz, founder of FOXX Automotive Components from Weßling, to the south-west of Munich.

Restoring ceramic brake discs: cheap and effective with a sophisticated process

Resurfacing brake discs – it might sound simple, but it’s a complex seven-step chemical thermal process. The idea behind it all is quite simple. „We asked ourselves how we could retain the expensive ceramic brake disc core and „only“ restore the top layer so that we could restore the composition and performance of the original. The result on CCM discs (e.g. as used by Ferrari) is even better than a brand new ceramic brake disc straight off the rack,“ explains Maximilian Heilmeier, one of the company’s owners. Rebrake has been a success. The process allows ceramic brake discs to be restored to brake just as effectively and tenaciously as they did on their very first day. At least!

Rebrake is the specialists in refurbishing ceramic brakes. The company can used and worn ceramic brakes discs can be refurbished. REBRAKE gives refurbished brake discs the best properties.

Contact
FOXX Automotive Components UG
Wolfgang Dietz
Argelsrieder Feld 1a
82234 Weßling
Phone: +49 (0)8153 9015171
E-Mail: info@rebrake.de
Url: http://www.rebrake.de/

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How can ceramic brake discs be cheaply resurfaced?

Rebrake offers resurfaced ceramic brakes in all sizes from 1,050 EUR

How can ceramic brake discs be cheaply resurfaced?

High-tech materials are standard.

High-tech materials are standard in high HP sports cars. The problem: even the most high-end body includes consumable parts that must be renewed from time to time. Ceramic brake discs are some of the most effective yet most expensive consumable parts.
The company FOXX Automotive Components from Weßling to the west of Munich has developed a special process that not only matches the performance of the original carbon ceramic brakes, but exceeds it.
Rebrake offers an effective process for both types of ceramic brake discs as well as CCB and CCM disks, whereby the brakes“ original performance is restored. Put simply, the process restores the extremely robust surface, i.e. the thin top layer on the carbon ceramic brake disc.
To ensure that this is achieved, the much thicker core of the ceramic brake disc can be retained to reduce costs compared with completely replacing with a new ceramic brake disc. These can quickly add up to 5,000 to 7,000 EUR or more, depending on manufacturer.

From 1,050 EUR instead of 5,000 EUR for a fully restored ceramic brake disc

Ceramic brake discs come in two different types with different diameters. Rebrake offers a tried and tested resurfacing process for all variants. This restores the special surface of the ceramic brake disc, physically connecting this with the core to form one unit. This is achieved through chemical thermal processes, the most significant being „pyrolysis“. At 1,100 degrees Celsius, carbon polymers can be concentrated on the top layer of the ceramic brake disc.

Rebrake: resurfaced ceramic brake discs with a guarantee

Even if this layer is just a millimetre thick, it“s still very resistant to heat and abrasion. The ceramic brake discs with larger diameters are understandably more expensive to restore than smaller discs.
It is somewhat cheaper to resurface CCM discs from Aston Martins, Corvettes, Ferraris, Maseratis, McLarens and Nissans than the CCB brake discs used by Audi, Bentley, BMW, Lamborghini and Porsche. Depending on diameter, prices range from 1,050 EUR to 1,350 EUR plus VAT. Rebrake provides a 12-month guarantee for all resurfaced ceramic brake discs.

Rebrake is the specialists in refurbishing ceramic brakes. The company can used and worn ceramic brakes discs can be refurbished. REBRAKE gives refurbished brake discs the best properties.

Contact
FOXX Automotive Components UG
Wolfgang Dietz
Argelsrieder Feld 1a
82234 Weßling
Phone: +49 (0)8153 9015171
E-Mail: info@rebrake.de
Url: http://www.rebrake.de/

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Resurface ceramic brake discs? Yes, you can!

Benefits of repairing ceramic brake discs using the Rebrake process

Resurface ceramic brake discs? Yes, you can!

Reprocessing procedure for ceramic brakes.

Even extremely durable and tenacious carbon ceramic brakes will wear out at some point. Even if manufacturers state a lifetime of up to 300,000 kilometres, the brakes can give up much earlier. What to do? Original replacement brakes from Porsche, Audi, Ferrari etc can easily add up to more than 5,000 EUR. „We don“t just offer our customers the reliable repair of their ceramic brakes, no matter what diameter or how old – we can actually restore their original quality,“ states Wolfgang Dietz of FOXX – Automotive Components from Weßling near Munich.
The FOXX Automotive company has established a reliable, high-performance process in „Rebrake“, whereby ceramic brakes undergo carbon ceramic restoration to restore their original quality. This is achieved through each ceramic brake disc being put through a set reprocessing procedure. This consists of several different steps.

Reprocessing procedure for ceramic brake discs in seven steps

Firstly, the ceramic brake disc is separated from the brake cover, then weighed and X-rayed to rule out any hairline cracks. The disc is then thermally steamed to remove any surface residue and impurities.
In the third step, the ceramic brake disc is face milled, removing all striations. One of three fundamental steps now takes place, which are what make the FOXX Automotive Components process so unique: the roughened discs are treated with carbon polymers in a vacuum. Pyrolysis then takes place at 1,100 degrees Celsius.
Steps four and five are repeated three times so that the resurfaced ceramic brake disc reaches its target weight. Next, the disc undergoes siliconisation at 1,500 degrees Celsius. Final sanding takes place in the seventh and eighth work steps.

Enormous braking performance for high HP cars with restored ceramic brake discs

Treatment with carbon polymers, pyrolysis and siliconisation are what make the FOXX Automotive Components process so unique, and ensure that the carbon ceramic composite that makes up real ceramic brake discs is restored. This composite is especially resistant to heat and abrasion, explaining the enormous braking performance. High HP sports cars with performance levels similar to race cars need to speed up extremely fast but also slow down safely. To achieve this, ceramic brakes are the material of choice.

Rebrake is the specialists in refurbishing ceramic brakes. The company can used and worn ceramic brakes discs can be refurbished. REBRAKE gives refurbished brake discs the best properties.

Contact
FOXX Automotive Components UG
Wolfgang Dietz
Argelsrieder Feld 1a
82234 Weßling
Phone: +49 (0)8153 9015171
E-Mail: info@rebrake.de
Url: http://www.rebrake.de/

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Cost-effective restoration of worn ceramic brake discs

Experts count on the REBRAKE restoration service from FOXX Automotive

Cost-effective restoration of worn ceramic brake discs

Carbon-ceramic brake discs are the result of a highly complex production process that can take 20 days until the product is finally ready. All steps of the production process are monitored and documented to ensure the high standards of the car industry are observed up to the final inspection. The first step forms the green body of the ceramic brake disc ring. The successive high temperature production steps first product carbonisation, and then siliconization in a a high vacuum. The complex production process comes at a price. It“s no wonder that ceramic brakes are not only highly effective, but also very expensive. Sports car owners often have to pay at least 12,000 Euros for their brake systems if they choose the ceramic variant.

Ceramic brake discs are the result of a complex production process

The advantages of ceramic breaks are compelling and far surpass normal brakes with grey cast iron brake discs:

– quick response even in wet and extreme conditions,
– corrosion-resistant,
– low weight,
– heat-resistant,
– long-lasting.

If the garage found wear on the ceramic brake discs, there would be a nasty surprise. Under heavy loads, grooves and severe abrasion can occur. Replacing a worn disc with a new one could easily cost 5000 Euros or more. But now there is another solution. The REBRAKE restoration service has made FOXX Automotive an international sensation that has given ceramic brakes a further boost.

The REBRAKE restoration service has made FOXX Automotive a sensation throughout the world.

The benefits offered by ceramic brake systems have long been enjoyed by not only racing drivers and owners of super sports cars or high horsepower top range limousines. Ceramic brake discs are gradually becoming part of the mid-range too. Experts say that ceramic brakes will continue to gain ground. The advantages are clear. And finally of course because prematurely worn ceramic brake discs can now be effectively, quickly and cost-effectively restored.

Rebrake is the specialists in refurbishing ceramic brakes. The company can used and worn ceramic brakes discs can be refurbished. REBRAKE gives refurbished brake discs the best properties.

Contact
FOXX Automotive Components UG
Wolfgang Dietz
Argelsrieder Feld 1a
82234 Weßling
Phone: +49 (0)8153 9015171
E-Mail: info@rebrake.de
Url: http://www.rebrake.de/

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Simply restore particularly heavily used ceramic brake discs

The main component silicon carbide gives the ceramic brake discs their extreme hardness

Simply restore particularly heavily used ceramic brake discs

Ceramic brakes are very stable.

The main component of the ceramic brake disc is the chemical compound silicon carbide (SiC), also known as carbon. Silicon carbide makes the brake disc particularly hard and resistant. It gives the discs their special properties. The carbon fibres give the material extra strength and reinforcement, as well as the necessary fracture toughness. Ceramic brakes are also characterised by a low weight, extreme hardness and stability. And even under maximum stress. It“s no wonder that ceramic brake discs were first used in racing cars and then spread to series production sports cars and top-range limousines. Ceramic brake discs are very long-lasting and can last up to 300,000km, depending on usage.

Carbon-ceramic brake discs have many advantages

A car“s brake system is its most important safety system. They are always adapted to the model, specific to the car. Particularly if the brakes are subjected to high thermal loads, the higher fading stability of ceramic brakes makes them superior. Normal brake systems that use grey cast iron brake discs lose braking power under high loads. Further advantages of ceramic brakes:

– better steering behaviour,
– better brake responsiveness,
– much better resistance to corrosion.

Finally it“s possible to refurbish ceramic brake discs

According to usage and age, the friction layer of a brake disc can become prematurely worn. Before the REBRAKE restoration service from FOXX Automotive existed, worn brake discs had to be replaced with new ones. It was expensive, costing at least 5000 Euros per brake disc. Thanks to the REBRAKE service, the refurbishment costs only a fraction of that. Using a highly complex and proven procedure, the worn surface of the ceramic brake discs, irrespective of the brand or diameter, is milled off after an initial inspection. The newly applied extremely hard surface provides properties that match or surpass those of new brake discs. After the final grinding, the brake disc is weighed again and all the individual process steps are comprehensibly documented so that every step can be traced. For further information about the REBRAKE restoration service: http://www.rebrake.de/refurbishment/.

Rebrake is the specialists in refurbishing ceramic brakes. The company can used and worn ceramic brakes discs can be refurbished. REBRAKE gives refurbished brake discs the best properties.

Contact
FOXX Automotive Components UG
Wolfgang Dietz
Argelsrieder Feld 1a
82234 Weßling
Phone: +49 (0)8153 9015171
E-Mail: info@rebrake.de
Url: http://www.rebrake.de/