These castings have been used typically for parts requiring a combination of light weight, high yield strength up to 570 °F (298 °C), and relatively high corrosion resistance, but usage is not limited to such applications.
This SAE Aerospace Recommended Practice (ARP) covers the functional, design, construction, and test requirements for Brake Temperature Monitoring Systems (BTMS), and sometimes referred to as Brake Temperature Indication Systems (BTIS). The BTMS is limited to aircraft where a dispatch indication and brake temperature indication is required. The scope of this BTMS equipment shall be limited to the 1) brake temperature sensor or indicator, 2) temperature reference measurement, if required, and 3) processing and communication of brake temperature. This recommended practice will not address cockpit ergonomics and aircraft operating procedures.