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UTC OTIS UTC CLIMATE, CONTROLS & SECURITY PRATT & WHITNEY UTC AEROSPACE SYSTEMS

DELIVERING SAVINGS WITH EACH LANDING

Wheels and carbon brakes from UTC Aerospace Systems include the latest in electric, prognostic and advanced materials technology. Offering operators improvements in performance and reliability, as well as a reduction in maintenance costs, our systems are in use on over 200 commercial, civil and military aircraft applications worldwide.

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LEADING THE WAY

Goodrich wheels and brakes were the first to be certified for the Airbus A350-900

DURACARB® CARBON DISK TECHNOLOGY

Our proprietary DURACARB® heat sink material delivers a significant advantage over steel heat sinks and competing carbon materials. With the weight and durability benefits of DURACARB® carbon disks, operators can expect a greatly lowered cost of operation related to their landing systems.

Lower Weight
For example, on Boeing 737NG, savings up to 700 lbs (318 kg)
per airplane compared to steel brakes
Longer Life
Significantly longer (2-3x) brake life compared to steel brakes, and superior life compared to competing carbon materials
Faster Cooling
Higher energy absorption capability and faster cooling rates allow for shorter turnaround times
Lower Costs
Reduced maintenance and operating costs due to brake life improvement and weight reduction

DURACARB® Platform History

Airbus A340-600
Certified 2002
Boeing 777LR
Certified 2003
Airbus A320
Certified 2004
Embraer ERJ
Certified 2005
Boeing 737NG
Certified 2009
Boeing 787-8
Certified 2011
Boeing 747-8
Certified 2011
Lockheed Martin C-130
Certified 2012
Boeing 787-9
Certified 2014
Airbus A350-900
Certified 2015
Boeing F-15
Certified 2016

Lock Ring Wheel and Carbon Brake for Lockheed Martin C-130

A prime example of the benefits our wheel and brake technologies bring to operators is the Lockheed Martin C-130. Our wheel and brake retrofit for the C-130 includes  DURACARB® carbon disk technology, providing extended wear life, low vibration, and improved strength for years of reduced maintenance operation. In addition, Our two-piece aluminum lock ring wheel provides easier overhaul maintenance as well as reduced service and labor requirements. This patented lock ring design eliminates the need for tie bolts, providing significant time and cost savings.

Enhanced Maintainability
Wheel Brake Maintanability Chart
Longer Life
Wheel Brake Life Chart
Increased Performance
Wheel Brake Performance Chart
Reduced Cooling Time
Wheel Brake Cooling Chart