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Monthly Archives: October 2023

What are the Different Types of Brake Pads & How Do They Differ

What are the Different Types of Brake Pads & How Do They Differ

Welcome to the world of stopping power, where not all brake pads are created equal. Yes, that means that brake pads are split into different types with distinctive characteristics. Some perform well, and others last forever - let's take a look and determine if you need a new set of brake pads! Semi-Metallic Brake Pads These are the workhorses of the brake pad world. Composed of a blend of metals, including copper, iron, and steel, they offer excellent stopping power and durability. They perform well under a variety of conditions but tend to produce more dust and can be noisier than other types. Organic Brake Pads For the eco-conscious driver, organic brake pads might be the way to go. Made from natural materials like glass and rubber, they are known for their quiet operation and low dust production. However, they can wear out faster ... read more