Brake Disc With Temperature Indicating Paints

The designers and engineers of F1 constantly strive to understand the behavior of the race car and are always looking for methods to quantify its operation.  F1 brakes generate phenomenal stopping power and as a consequence become extraordinarily hot. Paints were manufactured to turn black when a certain temperature was reached and each paint was color coded to indicate a specific temperature range. The result is an elegant, visually beautiful data collection system.

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