Sustainable Surface Engineered Ceramic Friction (SurFace)

Lead Participant: Surface Transforms Plc


The objective of this collaborative research is to engineer the surface of a ceramic disc to improve it’s robustness to the environment in which it operates and to potentially improve wear and make the surface renewable for sustainability.

Lead Participant

Project Cost

Grant Offer

Surface Transforms Plc, ELLESMERE PORT £1,204,051 £ 513,691


Alcon Components Limited, TAMWORTH £306,122 £ 130,603
Bentley Motors Limited, Crewe £103,795 £ 44,283
Loughborough College Loughborough £392,007 £ 392,007
Faiveley Transport Birkenhead Limited, BIRKENHEAD £40,369 £ 17,223
Federal-Mogul Friction Products Limited, MANCHESTER £65,736 £ 28,045


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