COMPANY AND TECHNOLOGY
During this month of November, we are celebrating the 40th Anniversary of BRAID's conception.
The company's founders began the operation in 1976, with the design of the first 3 piece wheels, under Stral brand, which is the matrix company.
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HIGHLIGHTSForged I: this forged wheel has hollow spokes with spherical milling, in I-beam structural shape. The final result is a wheel even ligther and stronger than the other standard Forged wheels. In some cases this reduction in weight can reach down to 1 Kg. less.
MONO BRANDED CHAMPIONSHIPS
Braid is specialized in supplying wheels for mono-branded cups and championships, both rallies and circuits. Because of the unbeatable quality/price relation, manufacturers are choosing our wheels as an official and exclusive part to equip their cars. This tradition started back in 1988, equipping the AX Circuit Championship from Citroën with Serie 1R 3-Piece wheel. After that we start equipping the Hyundai cups, and for the next 15 years our wheels was used in all Hyundai championships, starting with the Hyundai Pony Rally championship, followed by Accent 1 and Accent 2 cups, Coupe and Getz Cup. Also we have been involved in challenges such as Nissan Raid, Nissan 350Z Cup, Suzuki Swift Rally Cup, Mitsubishi RMC cup, Fiat 500 cup and many others. Later we got the deal to develop and manufacture a specific design for Seat Leon Eurocup in size 9,5"x18" and also collaboration with Peugeot Sport France to equip in exclusivity the asphalt and gravel rally wheels for 207 RC. We have accomplished a new partnership with Renault Sport France, to develop, manufacture and equip in exclusivity the asphalt and gravel rally wheels for the new Renault Clio 4 R3T.
Formula SAE is an international competition aimed for universities around the world. Engineering schools compete with each other to draft a formula designed by the students. The racing car is subjected to strict regulations but gives enough freedom for creativity and technical excellence of each team from each university.
Braid is always specialized in customized projects for the competition, individual projects. Facing the needs and challenges of our future engineers, we created a department prepared to meet their requirements.
We are completely opened to the future and the future, now, are the next generation of engineers that in this global world will fill up very soon the forefront of the competition expertise.
For them, our engineers are ready to provide all the support they need from the beginning.
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