March 2020 Part Pride Winner: Clive Murphy of Powerbrake
Part Pride, Doosan’s social media part-making competition, has its first monthly winner. Congrats to Clive Murphy of Powerbrake, who used his DNM 350/5AX to craft a beautiful inner caliper half.
If you want to get in on the fun, show us what you’re making and gain eligibility for the monthly prize box, it couldn’t be easier. Just share your part and your Doosan machine with the hashtag #PartPride on Instagram or Twitter.
Here are all the details on Clive’s win, direct from the man himself.
- DNM 350/5AX
- FANUC 31i-B5 control
- 12k spindle
- 30x tools and tool setter
- Built in 2017, Powerbrake purchased in 2018
- Inner caliper half (1st op) for their next gen, 6-piston x-line 4x4 calipers
- Launching April 2020
- Part machined from 6082-T6 billet aluminum
Powerbrake specializes in the design, manufacture and sales of high performance and race brake systems for the 4x4 and off-road race markets. Their brake systems have been used to win Multiple FIA Cross Country World Championships as well as the infamous Dakar Rally. Dakar is considered by many to be the toughest motorsport event on the planet.
The machine is dedicated to caliper manufacture in the Powerbrake factory. “We love the machine. It’s rock solid and the surface finishes we achieve with it are always impressive, as you can see in the video.”