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Terra Dura™ – 100% Sealed Dry Disc Brakes; Helping to Create a Sustainable Braking Future

Name: Mr Anthony Van Litsenborgh

Presentation Title: Terra Dura™ – 100% Sealed Dry Disc Brakes; Helping to Create a Sustainable Braking Future (EB2020-IBC-015)

Session: Poster Session, Monday 17th May 2021, 17:30 - 19:30 (Central European Summer Time - CEST)


What do you find most interesting about the topic of your presentation?

As far as I am aware we are one of the few companies specialising in sealed dry disk brake solutions. In my opinion this is an area of braking technology that is somewhat unexplored.


When discussing this topic with industry peers, what question are you most frequently asked? How do you answer it?

Question: Can you really enclose and seal disc brakes without them over heating?

Answer: Yes we have successfully been doing it for more than three years.


Who do you think will be most interested in your presentation, and who would you most like to ask questions about it?

Hopefully everyone!


What specific topics or technology are you hoping to see in other presentations or in the exhibition?

I am most interested in seeing what innovate directions others have exploded when attempting to solve the problem around braking emissions.


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About Anthony Van Litsenborgh

Anthony has been with Advanced Braking Technology as their Engineering Manager for the past two years. During this time, ABT’s innovative engineering team has successfully provided braking solutions for the mining and construction industry, defence industry, electric vehicles, autonomous vehicles, and the transport industry.

Anthony spent 14 years working in the South African automotive component industry where he held the position of Technical Manager with Dorbyl Automotive Systems which included being responsible for product and process development and implementation as well as overall management of the design office. This position gave Mr van Litsenborgh direct exposure to working on projects in the global automotive industry with original equipment manufacturers and component manufactures around the world, which included Volkswagen, General Motors, Daimler Chrysler, Mitsubishi, Isuzu, Toyota, Ford, Mazda, and Nissan.


More recently Mr van Litsensborgh has held the positions of Industrial Engineering Manager with Bell Equipment, Engineering and Operations Manager with Howard Porter and Operations Manager with G&G Mining Fabrication where he provided product solutions for the mining, road transport and heavy earth moving industries.


Mr van Litsenborgh has formal qualifications in Industrial Design and is recognised by Engineers Australia as a qualified Engineering Manager. In addition, he holds formal qualifications in both Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma Black Belt.



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