Friction Linings - The Vermiculite Association

Friction Linings

Friction linings and their raw material constituents including vermiculite

Friction linings and their raw material constituents including vermiculite , (Photo courtesy of Dupre Vermiculite)

Finer grades of exfoliated vermiculite are used in friction linings primarily for the automotive market. Vermiculite is used because of its thermal resistance, shape, surface characteristics and its ease of addition to other raw materials to achieve a homogenous mix.