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Brake Pad Chamfer

What are the different types of brake pad chamfers? Why brake pad manufacturers use chamfers A brake pad chamfer is cut or ground into the brake pad after it’s formed and cured. The chamfer’s main goal is to reduce vibration noise from the leading or trailing edge of the brake pad when it first touches the rotor. In addition, the taper provides a smaller contact area in the center of the pad where maximum braking pressure is applied. The car makers usually determine the type of chamfer based on the … Read More


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