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Copper Use Reporting Program Model Year 2003 Update Mark Phipps Ph.D. Product Development Manager Federal-Mogul Friction Products Brake Pad Partnership Stakeholder Conference June 22 nd 2005 Purpose of the Report Track trends in the use of copper in OE automotive brake pads.

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copper use reporting program model year 2003 update

Copper Use Reporting ProgramModel Year 2003 Update

Mark Phipps Ph.D.

Product Development Manager

Federal-Mogul Friction Products

Brake Pad Partnership

Stakeholder Conference

June 22nd 2005

purpose of the report
Purpose of the Report
  • Track trends in the use of copper in OE automotive brake pads.
    • Monitor the BMC/PEC* members voluntary commitment to reduce the use of copper in the event that it is determined to be a significant cause of water impairment.
  • Provide information for the fate and transport modeling studies

* BMC/PEC = Brake Manufacturers Council - Product Environmental Committee

data strengths
Data Strengths
  • Best Data Available
    • Data provided by the manufacturer (BMC/PEC members)
  • Coverage
    • Reliable information on approx. 40% of total car and truck sales in each model year
  • Trend Indicator
    • Indicates trends in the use of copper in brake pads
data limitations
Data Limitations
  • Coverage
    • ~60% of new cars sales not included
    • The data covers new cars and light trucks. It does not include usage in:
      • Aftermarket (replacement) brake pads
      • Motorcycles
      • Heavy duty trucks
      • Off-road vehicles
      • Rail cars
  • Results are not designed for total mass load calculations
    • Only one of the several inputs needed
    • Less than half of total new sales are included
    • Does not reflect regional variations in fleet mix
    • Regional driving patterns affect wear rates of brake linings
data generation
Data Generation
  • Voluntary submission of copper content by BMC/PEC members
  • Proprietary information
  • Basis of “representative” wear debris sample
  • Vehicle selection (target is to sample ~40% of new car sales)
    • 1998 to 2001
        • Top 20 best selling vehicles.
    • 2002and2003
        • 20 of the top 25 best selling vehicles.

(Actual Coverage: 1998 = 42.8% 1999 = 41.0% 2000 = 39.3% 2001 = 39.7% 2002 = 39.4% 2003 = 42.1%)

copper monitoring results
Copper Monitoring Results
  • Trend in OE automotive industry towards larger brake systems and larger pads compared to previous model.
  • Evidence of a slowing of the shift in material type from semi-metallic to NAO/Low Steel friction materials. (Semi-metallic generally do not contain copper; NAO and Low Steel usually contain copper or copper compounds.)