Alcon Launch New Armoured Car Caliper06 Sep 2017
The highly acclaimed motorsport brake and clutch company Alcon, have launched a brand new bespoke armoured vehicle brake caliper. The new CIR55 has been designed and developed to fit 8x8 type military vehicles operating at 30-40+ tonne, incorporating a custom designed eight-piston, four-pad configuration with an option for either 60mm or 64mm pistons.
The UK-based company has been sought out by global Special Forces manufacturers to provide bespoke material for the military industry including BAe, Ricardo and Jankel. Increasing braking performance and reducing weight, the CIR55 a cost-effective alternative to other products on the market. The bespoke caliper immediately offers a weight reduction of 50kg per vehicle and upgraded cooling. The CIR55 boasts 11.5% larger piston area; 34% more pad area; 33% additional torque capacity; and all delivered with a 7% weight saving over the nearest market leading alternative.
Make sure to visit Alcon at Autosport International. To read more on the new CIR55, visit the Alcon website here: http://www.alcon.co.uk/armouredcir55/