Rick's Free Auto Repair Advice

Posts Tagged: Brake pad friction material types

Adherent versus abrasive brake pads

Adherent versus abrasive brake pads Brake pads use either adherent or abrasive friction material But no brake pad is 100% abrasive or adherent. Abrasive brake pads contain some lubricant additives and have some adherent qualities. Adherent brake pads contain some abrasive components. Abrasive brake pad friction material explained In simple terms, abrasive brake pads create stopping power by grinding away at the rotor. The brake pad acts like sandpaper and the rotor is the wood in this analogy. It’s this mechanical rubbing of an abrasive material against the metal rotor … Read More

Custom Wordpress Website created by Wizzy Wig Web Design, Minneapolis MN