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Transfer layer

Transfer layer — brake pads There are two types of brake pad friction materials; abrasive and adherent Abrasive brake pad friction material In simple terms, abrasive brake pads act like sandpaper and the rotor acts as the wood. It’s this mechanical rubbing of an abrasive material against the metal rotor that converts kinetic energy into heat that stops the vehicle. Abrasive pads wear away the rotor surface much faster than it wears out the brake pads. Adherent brake pad friction material and the transfer layer Adherent brake pads operate differently. … Read More

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