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Ceramic brake pads versus semi-metallic

Ceramic brake pads versus semi-metallic — which is better? What is a ceramic brake pad? Ceramic brake pads are made with ceramic particles and fibers along with slightly abrasive materials, lubricants, filler and binding resin. Ceramic brake pads use an adherent friction method to stop your vehicle, while semi-metallic brake pads use abrasive friction (more on that later). Ceramic brake pad advantages: • Quieter than semi-metallic brake pads • Able to handle extremely high braking temperatures and still provide a quick recover. • Cause less wear to rotors than semi-metallic … Read More


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